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Congressional Affairs Specialist

Congressional Affairs Specialist

ID 
2017-2288
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-VA-Crystal City
Posted Date 
11/3/2017
Category 
Public Relations

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Overview

BRTRC Federal Solutions is seeking a Congressional Affairs Specialist.  This full-time position is located at the Pentagon (Crystal City, VA).

Responsibilities

Individual will receive, read, and analyze congressional communications/inquiries/actions make recommendations for tasking across the R&E Directorate.  Candidate should have a good understanding of Title 10 and other applicable DoD policies.  The individual will provide direct support to the Congressional lead in the R&E Front Office.  The office is fast-paced, highly professional, and responsive. Seeking a like-minded customer service enthusiast.

Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in English, Journalism, or Communications is required; Graduate degree in Communications, Journalism, or Media is preferred

Five (5) years' experience in communications, public relations, and/or journalism at the DoD and/or service component Headquarters level

Hill or Legislative Liaison Experience

 

STRONG working knowledge of the House & Senate Sub Committees

 

Experience working Policy

 

Strong social media skills and the ability to develop and carry out social media communication strategies 

Must possess excellent customer relations skills, with the ability to communicate effectively with and for senior-level DoD 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 

DoD and/or Military experience a plus

 

Some travel may be required

Current DoD security clearance 

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

 

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