Senior Strategic Communications Specialist

McLean, VA

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Supports the customer by leading communication support such as: the development, preparation, production, coordination, and editing of a range of products that may include finished intelligence products, strategy and planning documents, talking points, and speeches
  • Prepares assignments based on input from subject matter experts
  • Mentors and trains junior staff
  • Utilizes tools such as Adobe Creative Cloud suite to create compelling content
  • Utilizes request management tools such as NarQuest to provide swift, high quality customer support for communications requests
  • Provides support by researching, proofreading, editing, creating, writing, processing, revising, formatting, providing quality checks, and coordinating the composition of products for hardcopy and electronic publication, as well as dissemination on multiple platforms. Products will be in a variety of formats, styles, and configurations, including written and web-based products
  • Ensures documentation and editing support includes checks for accuracy and consistency in organization, style, readability, and accessibility based on the medium
  • Drafts and edits a variety of communication materials and products, including but not limited to talking points, speeches, quotes, remarks, leadership communications, marketing copy, newsletter content, website content, and other communications products
  • Serves as the primary author on fact sheets, pamphlets, website content, articles, email messaging, and other communications products, as needed
  • Initiates, plans, executes, and reports on tasks independently, as identified
  • Prepares and edits speeches or scripts for senior executives for live or recorded delivery, testimony, and statements for Congressional Record
  • Rewrites submissions as necessary to organize, balance, and apply a consistent sense of style, grammar, and flow to these written materials
  • Conveys complex information in a clear and simple manner
  • Ensures all products are consistent with tradecraft and publication standards
  • Advises and coaches leadership on the presentation and delivery of speeches
  • Tools include the MS Office suite, collaboration tools such as MS Teams and Sharepoint, as well as Adobe Creative Suite.


QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelors degree and 18 years of experience or Masters degree and 10 years of experience.
  • TS-SCI w/Poly level clearance is required
  • Leading communication support such as: the development, preparation, production, coordination, and editing of a range of products that may include finished intelligence products, strategy and planning documents, talking points, and speeches
  • Preparing assignments based on input from subject matter experts
  • Mentoring and training junior staff
  • Utilizing tools such as Adobe Creative Cloud suite to create compelling content
  • Providing support by researching, proofreading, editing, creating, writing, processing, revising, formatting, providing quality checks, and coordinating the composition of products for hardcopy and electronic publication, as well as dissemination on multiple platforms.
  • Ensuring documentation and editing support includes checks for accuracy and consistency in organization, style, readability, and accessibility based on the medium
  • Drafting and editing a variety of communication materials and products, including but not limited to talking points, speeches, quotes, remarks, leadership communications, marketing copy, newsletter content, website content, and other communications products
  • Preparing and editing speeches or scripts for senior executives for live or recorded delivery, testimony, and statements for Congressional Record
  • Conveying complex information in a clear and simple manner


OVERVIEW

Peraton 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 and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our employees do the can’t be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.

 

An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.


FOR COLORADO RESIDENTS

Colorado Salary Minimum: $106,900

Colorado Salary Maximum: $259,400


The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position, and is just one component of Peraton’s total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include annual bonuses, short- and long-term incentives, and program-specific awards. In addition, Peraton provides a variety of benefits to employees.

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