Senior Communications Strategist

Working from home
Aug 04, 2022
Aug 17, 2022
Full Time
Job Summary

Aptive is seeking a senior commuinication strategist to develop and support strategic communications initiatives in support of the larger client team. This support is runs across client initiatives, and the position requires the ability to work across the spectrum of client deliverables.The communications specialist will employ communications consulting, research, and storytelling. This individual will drive the development of creative marketing materials for strategic communications campaigns, digital outreach, partnership and public relations and websites.

This position requires strong customer interaction skills and a demonstrated ability to work with various stakeholders across multiple tasks. Experience developing and delivering compelling, informative, and well written prose is a requirement. The successful candidate will be proactive with demonstrated success in a multi-faceted environment, all while developing compelling stories, narratives, key messages, and well written content. Candidate must also have the ability to work and communicate effectively within a multi-disciplinary team environment.

This mid-senior, full-time position is remote.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Develop assets that support an integrated communications campaign that garners buy-in from key stakeholders.
  • Develop and/or execute communications strategies and associated tactics and metrics.
  • Develop a wide range of written communications artifacts.
  • Plan, coordinate, and execute various communications campaigns.
  • Guide the planning and implementation of stakeholder outreach activities.
  • Work closely with leadership and customers to define communication approaches.
  • Develop the themes, concepts, messaging and distribution tactics for marketing materials and manage execution of all tasks on deadline.
  • Plan, generate and deliver client-ready materials for stakeholders, including leadership.
  • Schedule, lead and attend meetings on a regular basis.
  • Review documents for stylistic and formatting consistency.
  • Collaborate with the team and stakeholders to develop and execute communications requirements, review content and gather feedback.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 5-7 years of relevant experience.
  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S.
  • Experience supporting large federal agencies.

Desired Qualifications

  • Exceptional writing and editing skills and the ability to quickly edit and proof copy.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Experience in communications, research, writing and editing.
  • Proficiency in organizing and communicating information in plain language.
  • Strong time management, creativity and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to deliver clear, compelling communications for any media
  • Understands how to collaborate on a team and take initiative as an individual.
  • Has a positive, energetic attitude with a strong desire to meet goals, priorities and commitments.
  • Ability to get up to speed quickly on complex issues; desire to work in a fast-paced, rapidly evolving environment.
  • Capable self-starter with a drive to get all types of work done and high attention to detail.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communications skills.

About Aptive

Aptive is a modern federal consulting firm focused on human experience, digital services, and business transformation. We harness creativity, technology, and culture to connect people and systems to impact the world. We're advisors, strategists, and engineers focused on people, above all else.

We believe in generating success collaboratively, leaving client organizations stronger after every engagement and building trust for the next big challenge. Our work inspires people, fuels change and makes an impact. Join our team to be part of positive change in your community and our nation.

EEO Statement

Aptive is an equal opportunity employer. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, parental status, veteran status, age, disability, or any other protected class.

Veterans, members of the Reserve and National Guard, and transitioning active-duty service members are highly encouraged to apply.

COVID 19 Vaccine Statement

This position supports a federal government contract and is subject to government vaccination mandates or other customer vaccination requirements. All new hires are required to report their vaccination status and proof of vaccination, or an adjudicated accommodation may be required for employment.

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