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Communications Specialist

Bethesda, MD

Peraton is a next-generation national security company that drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted, highly differentiated solutions and technologies to protect our nation and allies. Peraton operates at the critical nexus between traditional and nontraditional threats across all domains: land, sea, space, air, and cyberspace.

The company serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies and supports every branch of the U.S. armed forces. Each day, our employees do the can’t be done by solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. Visit to learn how we’re keeping people around the world safe and secure.


  • Facilitate meetings and take detailed notes as a primary duty, in addition to leading communication support such as developing, preparing, producing, coordinating, and editing various products, including strategy and planning documents.
  • Prepare assignments based on input from subject matter experts, integrating gathered information into cohesive and comprehensible documents.
  • Support the team by researching, proofreading, editing, creating, writing, processing, revising, formatting, and providing quality checks on various products for both hardcopy and electronic publication, as well as dissemination on multiple platforms.
  • Ensure that documentation and editing support includes checks for accuracy and consistency in organization, style, readability, and accessibility based on the medium.
  • Draft and edit various communication materials and products, such as talking points, speeches, quotes, remarks, leadership communications, marketing copy, newsletter content, website content, and other communication products.
  • Initiate, plan, execute, and report on tasks independently.
  • Rewrite submissions as necessary to organize, balance, and apply a consistent sense of style, grammar, and flow to these written materials.
  • Convey complex information in a clear and simple manner.
  • Ensure all products are consistent with tradecraft and publication standards.
  • Proficient with tools including the MS Office suite, collaboration tools such as MS Teams and SharePoint, as well as Adobe Acrobat


  • Bachelor's degree and 3+ years of experience, or no degree and 9+ years
  • Requires an active TS/SCI with Polygraph 
  • Experience in leading communication support including the development, preparation, production, coordination, and editing of a range of products
  • Experience in mentoring and training junior staff
  • Proficiency in Adobe Acrobat and other relevant tools for content creation.
  • Skilled in researching, proofreading, editing, creating, writing, processing, revising, formatting, and coordinating the composition of products for publication
  • Ability to draft and edit a variety of communication materials and products
  • Experience in preparing and editing speeches or scripts for senior executives
  • Ability to convey complex information in a clear and simple manner

Peraton offers enhanced benefits to employees working on this critical National Security program, which include heavily subsidized employee benefits coverage for you and your dependents, 25 days of PTO accrued annually up to a generous PTO cap and eligible to participate in an attractive bonus plan.


Target Salary Range: $112,000 - $179,000 - This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.


At Peraton, our benefits are designed to help keep you at your best beyond the work you do with us daily. We’re fully committed to the growth of our employees. From fully comprehensive medical plans to tuition reimbursement, tuition assistance, and fertility treatment, we are there to support you all the way.

  • Paid Time-Off and Holidays
  • Retirement
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Career Development
  • Tuition Assistance and Student Loan Financing
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Additional Benefits
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Care

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