Leidos is looking for a Communications Specialist who is an experienced brand builder and great storyteller to support the NISC RITES team. The Communications Specialist should be able to work seamlessly with executives, thrive in a virtual business environment, influence strategic messaging and recommend the most effective communication vehicles that resonate with the intended audience.
The scope of this role includes the development and execution of regional and executive-level communications, as well as brand-building and team engagement initiatives. The Communications Specialist will be involved in cross-functional projects and needs to have the ability to interpret business initiatives in a simple, meaningful and compelling way for diverse audiences across the customer organization.
- 5+ years previous experience corporate communications and/or media.
- Degree in journalism, communications, public relations, marketing or related field.
- Proven track record of working as a business communications partner and advising executives.
- Demonstrated ability to write compelling content for different vehicles.
- Successful experience planning meetings/events.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office: Word, PowerPoint, Visio, Excel, and SharePoint are required; knowledge of other software including Photoshop, and Adobe Illustrator are a plus.
- Ability to obtain a Public Trust clearance
- Willingness and ability to travel as needed
- Highly-motivated with a positive, customer-first attitude.
- Agile and collaborative with strong creative, problem-solving and relationship-building skills.
- Works well under pressure and can handle tight deadlines, multiple tasks and shifting priorities in a fast-paced environment.
- Takes initiative, ownership of assignments and personal responsibility
Leidos is a Fortune 500™ company aimed at embracing and solving some of the world’s most pressing challenges.
Through science and technology, Leidos makes the world safer, healthier and more efficient.
The NISC III program within the Civil Group at Leidos offers an array of exciting career opportunities for professionals in the fields of engineering (fire protection, civil, power, electrical, structural, spectrum, environmental, construction) computer and database developers, project management professionals, instructional/training developers, air traffic controllers, aeronautical information specialists, terminal instruments procedures (TERPS), financial analysts, intelligence analysts, logistics analysts, and HR specialists as well as many other disciplines
We value and support the well-being and mobility of our employees with competitive benefit packages, complementary e-learning training, work-life flexibility, an exciting External Referral Program, and a diverse, inclusive and ethical work place. In fact, in 2020, Leidos was ranked as one of the “World's Most Ethical Companies” by the Ethisphere Institute for the third consecutive year.
External Referral Bonus:Ineligible
Potential for Telework:Yes
Clearance Level Required:None
Travel:Yes, 25% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Marketing Communications
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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