Senior Communications Product Specialist

Alexandria, VA
Sep 11, 2023
Sep 23, 2023
Full Time
Job Summary

Aptive Resources is seeking a Senior Communications Products Specialist with a strong background in strategic communications and project management to support and execute efforts for a federal client. The ideal candidate will have experience working on communications for the Department of Veterans Affairs and/or in healthcare innovation and learning.

We are looking for a candidate that is a detail-oriented product specialist with previous experience leading workflows on government contracts. They are skilled in public relations to include handling media requests and managing social media and/or advertising for a wide variety of organizations. They are a proactive problem solver who works well both independently and as part of a team. The candidate must be committed to providing superior customer service and have a positive and flexible attitude. They excel when presenting to clients and are comfortable receiving and implementing feedback on project tasks. They will develop, lead, track, and support program communications across a variety of platforms, and they will ensure themes, messages and desired outcomes are consistent across communication channels.

This is a remote position but may require attending meetings in person. Some additional travel to events may be required. This is a contingent hire position.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Support analysis of stakeholder feedback, existing resources, identify problems, risk management, and build out recommendations.
  • Support a range of communications and marketing products, including communications for executive leadership team; evaluation of internal/external social media tools; maintenance, operation, and content support of the Internet/intranet websites and SharePoint, and social media platforms through development of presentations; talking points; and web content
  • Support development of templates, reports, briefings, and other necessary materials.
  • Participate in meetings and support appropriate documentation, agenda development and meeting management.
  • Identify risks and mitigation strategies

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master's degree plus 8 years of experience or BA/BS with 10 years of experience
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a public trust clearance.
  • Experience drafting communication plans and policies, templates and style guides and digital communications
  • Experience with implementing proven successful communications campaigns in an integrated health care setting.
  • Experience providing expert advice related to strategic communications for both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S.
  • Authorized to work in the U.S.

Desired Qualifications

  • Demonstrated management and leadership skills.
  • Experience supporting federal government clients.
  • 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.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communications skills.
  • Good time management skills and ability to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work well within a team environment.
  • Ability to carry out multiple tasks under tight deadlines.

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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