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Strategic Communications / Public Affairs Specialist

Strategic Communications / Public Affairs Specialist

ID 
2017-2200
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-AL-Huntsville
Posted Date 
5/5/2017
Category 
Strategic Communications

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Overview

BRTRC Federal Solutions is seeking a Strategic Communications / Public Affairs Specialist.  This full-time position is located in Huntsville, AL.    

Responsibilities

This position will provide top-tier communications support relevant to our government customers.  Candidate must be able to think and plan strategically, be highly organized and able to complete projects with a keen eye for detail. Candidate must also demonstrate the ability to articulate strategic messages to key stakeholders and work successfully in a team environment of writers, editors and other public affairs professionals.

 

Fundamental understanding of both traditional and new media channels is required. Additionally, the individual must be able to work within a fast-paced, often rapidly evolving environment.  Initiative, accountability and flexibility are essential qualities for success in this position.



Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field preferred; however, qualified experience may be substituted for education.
  • 3 – 8 years of related work experience.
  • Must possess excellent customer relations skills, with the ability to communicate effectively with and for senior-level government officials and assist them in the process of communicating the organization’s message.
  • Excellent professional writing skills and verbal communications skills are a must.
  • Demonstrated competence in research and planning skills to support outreach activities.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively organize and track tasks, and develop well-written business correspondence and reports. 
  • Capable of working independently with some training and oversight.
  • Ability to work within a team environment.
  • Competency in Microsoft Office including Powerpoint, Word and Excel.
  • Ability to multi-task and complete assignments on schedule.
  • Current DoD security clearance. 

Active duty military experience or prior experience working with government public affairs desired.

 

BRTRC offers a competitive salary, exceptional benefits, and a professional work environment.

 

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