LMI

  • Strategic Communications Specialist TS/SCI w/ Polygraph

    Job Locations US-VA-McLean
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(2/26/2019 5:51 PM)
    Job ID
    2019-2651
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Communications
  • Overview

    LMI is a not-for-profit government consulting firm, dedicated to advancing the management of government. We operate free of political and commercial bias, and we gauge our success by the mission outcomes we enable our government clients to achieve. Our clients value our objectivity, deep government IQ, and expertise in logistics, analytics, information technology, and management consulting. We seek talented, hardworking people who share our passion for public service and want to join us in solving the most pressing challenges in government management.

     

    LMI is seeking a Strategic Communications Consultant to support a federal government customer in Northern Virginia. Join our team of collaborative self-starters focused on advising senior leaders on communication strategies and delivering targeted, effective messages. As part of our high-performing team, you will augment our vital work to support a national security mission.

    Responsibilities

    If you come from the strategic communications world, this might the job for you! Our client is in need of someone with a strong communications background. If you have some previous experience with technology, that would be a major bonus. We are looking for someone who can translate what the engineers and tech experts say, and put it into user centric language – something that we can all understand. You will help to convey strategic priorities to a range of audiences, as well as execute communication plans for a variety of initiatives. Your responsibilities include the following:

    • Create and implement high-level strategic communication plans and messaging schedule.
    • Act as the liaison between developers and end users, bridging the communication gap.
    • Coordinate activities with beta users (setting up training, submitting access requests, answering questions, etc.)
    • Maintain and update SOPs
    • Maintain the client's brand and integrate it into communication vehicles.
    • Produce and edit content for internal news articles, targeted email messages, websites, print materials, blog posts, reports, talking points, and videos.
    • Assist in the preparation of weekly highlights and release notes.
    • Review all outgoing office products for grammar, consistency, and style.

    Qualifications

    • Active TS/SCI w/polygraph
    • At least 3 years of experience and a bachelor’s or master’s degree in communications, English, or a related discipline
    • Preferably prior experience with IT systems and communicating technical concepts in user centric language – essentially transforming technical content into easily understandable language
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint
    • Ability to communicate clearly with a variety of stakeholders and senior leaders
    • Ability to solve problems
    • Excellent writing, editing, and briefing skills
    • The ability to develop strategic messages for a variety of audiences
    • Experience with establishing and advancing an organization's brand
    • Demonstrated ability to work independently and effectively in a dynamic team environment
    • Demonstrated ability to balance tasks, competing priorities, and short deadlines
    • Ability to think strategically

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