Strategic Communications Specialist / Speechwriter
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Huntsville, AL 35808
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.
External Company URL: www.brtrc.com
Street: Client Location
Post End Date: 4/30/2020