Communications Analyst

Washington D.C.
Jun 27, 2018
Aug 01, 2018
Communications, Other
Full Time
Job Summary/Company: Sparks Group is seeking an experienced Communication Analyst to support our fully funded contract with USAID. The Office of Program and Management Operations (PMO) within the Bureau of Legislative and Public Affairs (LPA) for the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) enables and facilitates effective and efficient internal information flow and engagement among many other programmatic and operational functions. PMO is responsible for supporting and engaging in various programmatic areas to facilitate the broader efforts of USAID staff of LPA to fulfill the Agency’s mission and core values.   Responsibilities:  Original Written Content Development and Copy-Editing - 50% Serves as the primary author for original content, works closely with other members of the PMO and IC team on products related to events and projects Drafts original content for the following products, including but not limited to: Agency Notices Briefers/taskers Talking points for the Office of the Administrator and Senior Leadership team Newsletters Flyers Posters Social media content PowerPoints Email communications Meeting notes/summary of conclusions (SOCs) Effectively collaborates with technical experts from across the Agency to identify and compile relevant information for informational products Provides consistent and high-quality copy editing to all information products before delivery  Information Response and Request Management - 35% Primary POC for non-USAID audiences interested in receiving information, either by email or phone, about USAID. Researches within USAID holdings or other readily accessible sources to acquire the necessary information to respond to requests.  Interprets the information required to respond to requests and ensures it responses reflect current USAID policies and practices.  Transmits information to requestors either through email, one-on-one briefings, groups sessions, telephone or other means. Maintains records of information requests and analyzes the data to determine trends in information being requested over varying periods of time. Document Management and Clearances - 10% Serves as the team’s document manager, maintaining accessible files of current and historical products and ensuring version control for final deliverables Creates and maintains a tracking system for recording and sharing the status team’s simultaneous deliverables Provides facilitation and oversight for the clearance process Qualifications/Background Profile: Educational Requirement:  Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience Certification Preferred: Required Experience: 4 to 6 years of experience related in writing, responding to request and research information; 1 to 3 years of foreign development related experience Qualified candidates should send their resume AND call Sparks Group for additional details. Please note, resume must include a valid email address in order to be considered. We look forward to discussing your background, your current job search, and your potential career path with Sparks Group!  

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