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Communications Specialist - Department of Defense

Company: Barbaricum
Location: Alexandria
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Communications Specialist - Department of Defense Barbaricum is a rapidly growing government contractor providing leading-edge support to federal customers, with a particular focus on Defense and National Security mission sets. We leverage more than 14 years of support to stakeholders across the federal government, with established and growing capabilities across Intelligence, Analytics, Engineering, Mission Support, and Communications disciplines. Founded in 2008, our mission is to transform the way our customers approach constantly changing and complex problem sets by bringing to bear the latest in technology and the highest caliber of talent. Headquartered in Washington, DC's historic Dupont Circle neighborhood, Barbaricum also has a corporate presence in Tampa, FL and Dayton, OH, with team members across the United States and around the world. As a leader in our space, we partner with firms in the private sector, academic institutions, and industry associations with a goal of continually building our expertise and capabilities for the benefit of our employees and the customers we support. Through all of this, we have built a vibrant corporate culture diverse in expertise and perspectives with a focus on collaboration and innovation. Our teams are at the frontier of the Nation's most complex and rewarding challenges. Join us. Barbaricum is seeking a Communications Specialist to plan, develop and implement communication campaigns to build awareness, promote and educate the work being done in support of The DoD Manufacturing Technology (ManTech) team, under the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering. This person will work with one other team members to support a range of communication efforts, to include website content management, outreach, events, collateral material development, and media analysis reporting. This position is remote with occasional required on-site meetings in Alexandria, VA. Responsibilities

  • Provide content management support, using AFPIMS to regularly upload content and maintain website functionality over time
  • Conduct research on outreach opportunities and engagement recommendations, including development and maintenance of conferences, events, podcasts, and calendars
  • Assist with design and production of outreach materials such as brochures, conference booths, videos, and webinars
  • Assist with development of social media posts, releases, articles, talking points and presentations for leadership engagements
  • Maintain a regular newsletter
  • Conduct regular media monitoring and analysis using open-source tools such as Meltwater
  • Collect and compile relevant news data to produce media analysis reports with charts, graphs, key takeaways, and recommendations
  • Produce regular reporting on social and traditional media landscape, key themes and audiences, sentiment, media outlets, and other key factorsQualifications
    • Active DoD Secret clearance required
    • BA/BS in a communications-related field preferred
    • 5+ years of relevant communications experience
    • Experience maintaining a website
    • Excellent open-source research skills and ability to organize resources and create forward planning for outreach and engagements
    • Ability to conduct research, gather data, assess information, interpret results, and write reports analyzing media coverage
    • Strong writing and editing skills to produce outreach content and media analysis reports with minimal formatting or grammar errors
    • Ability to work independently with little supervision
    • Reliable and able to work under tight deadlines for product submission
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)Desired Experience
      • Experience in media monitoring and analysis, especially utilizing Meltwater software
      • AFPIMS experience Additional Information For more information about Barbaricum, please visit our website at - www.barbaricum.com . We will contact candidates directly to schedule interviews. No phone calls please.

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