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Communications Specialist

Virginia
Full Time

Job description

This position, under general supervision, may be responsible for: generating print and digital content, managing content on digital platforms, evaluating communication activities, conducting audience research, and organizing events. This work requires strong organizational and production skills and the ability to apply them to strategic objectives.

Job requirements

Strong interpersonal communication and customer service skills
Ability to research and draft original content for a variety of channels and audiences
Knowledge of project management practices
Strong organizational and time management skills
Ability to implement quantitative and qualitative evaluation tools
Ability to analyze performance metrics, and quantitative and qualitative evaluation data
Experience using web content management systems including Wordpress and SharePoint
Experience organizing moderately complex events
Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel and PowerPoint
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Visio
Proficiency in Photoshop; able to crop and size images and adjust color
Ability to develop products that meet American Disabilities Act (ADA) 508 requirements
Familiarity with usability principles
Proficiency using digital channels including live chats, blogs, and microblogs
Ability to create Excel spreadsheets and graphics to represent data
Ability to work in a matrixed environment
3 years relevant experience and Bachelor’s degree in any field (degree in communications, journalism, marketing, or public relations preferred), OR High school diploma or GED plus 5 years general work experience, OR Service in the US Armed Forces with an honorable discharge.
Must possess TS/SCI clearance with polygraph at time of application.

Job location

Falls Church, VA