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Communications Officer

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Job ID: 2311137
Location: RESTON, VA, United States
Date Posted: Feb 22, 2024
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Web Design
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI with Poly
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description

Description

JOB DESCRIPTION: 

This is an exciting opportunity to support an important effort that requires a self-motivated, creative developmental-level individual to serve as a Communications Officer to support a Customer department that focuses on external engagement, research, and innovation.  The successful candidate will be responsible for drafting, editing, and maintaining communications for the department and content updates to the Customer web site and associated platforms, and pushing communications to achieve the Customer’s communication goals.  S/he is a team player who takes initiative and closely collaborates with Communications Team members and with the department workforce and subject matter experts. 

The Communications Officer will work with the customer to develop communications products in multiple formats, including web content, to ensure regular and transparent communications for department personnel.  An important function for the candidate will be identifying, publishing, and refreshing content for the group’s web presence on the customer system.

 Key Responsibilities Include, but are not limited to, the following:

 

  • Helping to develop and distribute employee communications content that supports the Customer’s communications strategy and reflects key messaging.
  • Managing the Customer’s web presence to ensure relevant, interactive, and current information is available to the workforce.
  • Proactively engaging with department personnel to understand communications requirements and content updates for their web presence.
  • Drafting and publishing content across the range of internal communication channels, including the Customer’s website.
  • Drafting and/or proofreading communications distributed to team members.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications

 

  • Active TS/SCI clearance with full-scope polygraph.
  • Bachelor's degree and (14) years or more of related experience. Masters and (12) years or more experience; PhD or JD and (9) years or more experience.
  • Ten years of communications experience, including some web design and writing/producing communications content.
  • Familiar with emerging technologies and/or has a basic understanding of topics in the STEM field.
  • Experience managing web content; knowledge of web design tools.
  • Experience or working knowledge of computer-based graphic design.
  • Must have an adaptable work style and be comfortable interacting with all levels of officers and all communication styles.
  • Advanced verbal and written communication skills to help develop and generate content for meetings, briefings, documents, blogs, and websites.
  • Demonstrated experience with MS Office, WordPress, Joomla, and willingness to learn additional software/platforms.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills, and attention to detail.
  • Ability to conceive fresh ideas for new content that establishes or supports Customer’s brand identity.
  • Strong skills in editing content that targets specific audiences and meets Customer objectives.

SAIC accepts applications on an ongoing basis and there is no deadline.

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.

Overview

SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are approximately 24,000 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion, which is core to our values and important to attract and retain exceptional talent. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.9 billion. For more information, visit saic.com. For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom.

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