Communication Specialist

Working from home
Sep 18, 2023
Oct 18, 2023
Full Time
Job Summary

Aptive Resources is seeking a Communications Specialist with a strong background in development and implementing of communication and outreach efforts.

The ideal candidate is an exceptional writer with previous experience executing communication plans, campaigns, and products. 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 an associate level, full-time position located in Alexandria, VA . This position may also be remote and is a contingent hire.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Write for a wide range of content to include technical and scientific content to writing short and catchy promotional content.
  • Project manage specific project tasks throughout the course of the contract.
  • Develop and execute communication plans, campaigns, products and while incorporating events into a communications plan.
  • Excellent communication skills, is a strong multitasker and is comfortable with Microsoft Office, graphic design tools and collaboration tools, which currently include Zoom, Box, and Slack.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 5-7 years of relevant experience in strategic communications and written content development.
  • Bachelor's degree in a related program, such as mass communications, public relations or marketing
  • Consulting experience supporting large, complex Cabinet-level federal agencies, ideally with the science and technology space.
  • Able to obtain and Public Trust clearance.
  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S.

Desired Qualifications

  • Master's Degree in Business, Journalism, Public Relations, or Communications
  • Exceptional writing and editing skills and the ability to quickly edit and proof copy.
  • Very strong ability to work collaboratively and to coordinate the team's communication efforts.
  • Strong time management, creativity, and problem-solving skills.
  • 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 with high attention to detail.
  • Deep knowledge of innovative science and technology efforts within the federal government space.

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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