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Strategic Communications Specialist / Speechwriter

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Huntsville, AL 35808
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BRTRC Federal Solutions is seeking a Strategic Communications Specialist / Speechwriter to support our DoD customer. This full-time position is located in Huntsville, AL.

+ Draft speeches and talking points for senior leaders; draft associated PowerPoint slides

+ Engage with SMEs within the command, other military commands, and other sources as required to obtain background information and images

+ Draft senior leader messages to the workforce regarding holidays and special occasions

+ Make changes to initial drafts as directed

+ Prepare products for public release clearance reviews

+ Use existing SharePoint data storage processes to ensure all work is updated and available when needed

+ Ability to obtain a DoD security clearance; Active clearance preferred

+ Master’s degree and 10+ years of related experience; qualified experience may be substituted for education

+ Experience writing speeches and talking points and developing PowerPoint slides for general/public audiences.

+ Familiarity with military systems and capabilities, particularly in air and missile defense and/or space is a plus.

+ Skilled with MS Word to include the use and creation of defined paragraph styles, footnotes/endnotes, tables, graphics, and other Word tools.

+ Skilled with PowerPoint to include familiarity with use and creation of slide masters and templates.

+ Skilled with preparation of images (i.e., understanding of image resolution and use of basic image manipulation tools.)

+ Familiar with use of style guides (preferably GPO Style Manual and Chicago Manual of Style.)

+ Experience working with editors.

+ Familiarity with using SharePoint for file storage.

+ Must possess excellent customer relations skills with the ability to communicate effectively with and for senior-level government officials and assist them in the process of communicating the organization’s message.

+ Ability to multi-task and complete assignments on schedule.

BRTRC offers a competitive salary, exceptional benefits, and a professional work environment.

EEO/AA Employer/Vets/Disabled.

ID: 2019-2624

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Post End Date: 4/30/2020

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