Strategic/Healthcare Communications Specialist

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Washington, DC
Sep 01, 2023
Oct 01, 2023
Full Time
Job Summary

Aptive seeks a communication specialist with previous experience in creating healthcare related communications for both internal and external audiences to support the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Office of Communications (10BCOM).

10BCOM serves as the corporate communications office for VHA, the nation's largest integrated health care system and the third largest civilian workforce in the federal government. 10BCOM is responsible for informing Veterans and other key internal and external audiences about the services VHA offers, organizational priorities, ongoing initiatives, health and wellness issues, advances in medical and clinical care, and a wide array of events and activities occurring both nationally and locally.

The ideal candidate will be able to create engaging patient education and public health content and tailor key messages to appeal to multiple audiences. He or she will be a polished writer who is skilled in creating content for websites, social media, newsletters, and blogs. The ideal candidate solves problems and works well independently and on a team. They give superior customer service, have a positive attitude, and can quickly shift project priorities. They also excel at creating consistent, strategic messaging across communication channels. Previous experience working with the Department of Veterans Affairs is a plus.

This full-time position is in Washington, DC. This position may also be remote.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Write website content, newsletter articles, blog posts, social media, video scripts, and other outreach materials.
  • Conduct analysis for environmental scans and strategic communications plans.
  • Partner with Aptive design team to create eye-catching graphics and materials.
  • Help on multiple projects as skills mature or demonstrated capability increases.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Outstanding written and verbal communications skills.
  • 8-10 years of relevant experience in strategic communications and written content development.
  • Bachelor's degree in a related program, such as mass communications, marketing, or public relations.
  • Consulting experience supporting Cabinet-level federal agencies or large healthcare systems.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a public trust clearance.
  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S.

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.

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