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Communications and Outreach Specialist
Ref No.: 17-00052
Location: Crystal City, Virginia
Experience Level: 4 Years
Start Date: 05/12/2017
Tek Source USA, Inc. (TSU) is a Woman Minority Owned Small Business providing program management, contract management and contingent workforce support to various Federal and Department of Defense agencies. TSU is currently seeking a Communications and Outreach Specialist to support a Department of Defense (DoD) professional services support contract.

Communications and Outreach Specialist

Communications and Outreach planning and activities promote the mission of our DoD customer and focuses on effectively communicating subject policies, programs and initiatives. The Communications and Outreach Specialist performs multiple tasks for the Director of Outreach.
Job Duties:
  • Support the Senior Communications Specialist/Project Lead to develop and implement communications plans and campaigns focused on delivering strategic, fully integrated tactics and products
  • Develop, implement and maintain a social media outreach strategy
  • Manage and support social media activity across the customer portfolio
  • Develop and maintain information packets, handbooks, newsletters and social media communications
  • Write relevant stories and news articles, which highlight policies, programs and initiatives
  • Provide comprehensive support for planning, managing and participating in outreach symposiums, training sessions, meetings and other events relevant to the customer's mission
  • Assist with the design and production of marketing materials such as branded banners, pop‐up screens, tablecloths, folders, brochures, etc.
  • Maintain up-to-date versions of all relevant communications products including fact sheets, brochures, talking points and standard briefings
  • Perform copy editing; review, edit, proofread and copyedit a variety of documents, website content and formal outreach products
Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Journalism, Communications, Marketing, or related field
  • Minimum four years of strategic communication and outreach experience required
  • Experience working with DoD preferred
  • Experience creating, executing and assessing social media strategies across multiple platforms
  • Must be proficient in AP Style and demonstrate proven writing and editing skills
  • Able to work in a collaborative environment, with multiple agencies and organizations
  • Familiarity with the Adobe Creative Suite
Individuals applying for this position must, at a minimum, be a US citizen, meet the experience, educational, or other background requirements set forth above, and shall be capable of performing in an efficient, reliable, and professional manner. Tek Source USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE/Veteran/Disability).