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Job #: R-00022243
Location: Washington, DC
Category: Writing and Editing
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Civil

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Description

Job Description:

The NISC III program is seeking a proficient Speechwriter/Communication Specialist that is able to implement organizational missions and visions through positive leadership collaborative skills and a desire to cultivate relationships.

Use your excellent communications skills, strong managerial and interpersonal skills (both oral & written) to thrive in a team-oriented atmosphere, in which you will draft speeches, talking points, perform research, respond to media inquiries, track mentions in the mass-media, advise the management team in taking action in cases of communication crisis and foster in departmental brand awareness.

Duties and Responsibilities

Preserve and protect all confidences and privileged communications.

Proactively research and prepare speeches, talking points and briefing packages for FAA executives

Develop and prepare presentations, brochures, hand-outs and other information materials in various mediums 

Conduct briefings and develop quick turn briefing materials on project information for FAA senior executives. 

Apply knowledge of best practices to ensure efficient use of communications distribution channels

Recognize and identify what internal information can be disseminated and to whom.

Assist in preparing meeting agendas  

Prior experience developing speeches and talking points for executives or government officials

MS Office Suite expertise

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism or Public Relations, and 8 years of relevant experience
  • Possess outstanding verbal and written communication skills while thriving in deadline-driven, fast-paced environment
  • Strong time-management skills
  • Ability to efficiently plan, provide for contingencies, balance competing demands, adapt to change, and remain focused to deliver results

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

Public Trust

Travel:

Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Writing and Editing

Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

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