Sr. Communication Specialist

Working from home
Sep 19, 2023
Oct 19, 2023
Full Time
Job Summary

Aptive Resources is seeking a detail-oriented, senior communications specialist with previous experience developing engaging content for federal clients. This candidate will support the Veterans Health Administration's Health Outcomes Military Exposures (HOME) program office, creating materials that inform Veterans and their loved ones of eligible benefits.

The ideal candidate is an exceptional writer, skilled at developing content for a variety of mediums, including websites, social media, and blogs. 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 ensure themes, messages and desired outcomes are consistent across communication channels.

This full-time position is located in Alexandria, VA. This position may also be remote.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Oversee communications workstream and manage a team of multiple communications specialists.
  • Develop and implement strategic communications plans.
  • Write website content, newsletter articles, blog posts, training materials, reports, and video scripts.
  • Conduct analysis to inform environmental scans and strategic communications plans.
  • Interface with Aptive graphics team to create professional promotional and training materials.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communications skills.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 8 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 large, complex Cabinet-level federal agencies.
  • 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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