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Apply your communications and outreach expertise to help to raise awareness at the local and state levels about the importance of water and its role as a lifeline sector as a Communications Specialist at GDIT. Here, you'll help to solve some of our clients' biggest challenges and help us to grow the business. Seize the opportunity to make an impact supporting programs that work with water and... wastewater utilities across the nation to assist them in becoming more resilient to disasters.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Communications Specialist you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. As a Communications Specialist at GDIT, you will be responsible for developing and revising marketing communications materials and providing related support services, including staging trade show and event exhibits, speakers' support, briefing support, brochures, white papers and reports, newsletters, website content, video/multimedia, webinar and meeting support, and other promotional activities. You will also be responsible for supporting proposal development activities, as required, and maintaining knowledge of company services, products, partners, and organization.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: BA/BS or equivalent, 5+ years of experience

HOW A COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST WILL MAKE AN IMPACT

In this role, you'll play a key part of supporting mission critical work of our customer and will:
• Develop and execute communications strategies to ensure stakeholders are informed and engaged
• Create compelling content including newsletters, infographics, brochures, slide decks, and webinars to effectively communicate critical information
• Identify how emerging technology (e.g., AI) can be leveraged to conduct effective outreach to water sector customers
• Ensure consistent, high-quality communications across various channels
• Craft clear and concise messaging through both written and visual content
• Collaborate with subject matter experts to translate technical information so that is easily understood
• Develop best practices for communication and outreach and content creation, including style guides, templates, and branding
• Increase awareness of initiatives and collect and report metrics of results
• Work collaboratively in a team environment to ensure our customer achieves its mission
• Travel to national, local, and state conferences to staff a booth and speak with water sector stakeholders; some conferences may require public speaking/presenting

WHAT YOU'LL NEED TO SUCCEED:
Education: Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science in Communications or a related field

Required Experience: 5+ years of related experience

Required Skills and Abilities:
• Exceptional written and verbal communication skills with the capacity to connect with diverse audiences
• Excellent interpersonal skills and experience and ease in public speaking and the ability to lead presentations
• Ability to creatively communicate complex topics in an understandable manner
• Current with emerging trends to determine the most effective approach to convey messages and engage targeted audiences
• Proficiency in digital marketing tools, social media platforms, and content management systems
• Fast learner and results-oriented
• Strong note taking skills with the ability to quickly turn around high-level summary reports
• Careful attention to detail, exceptional organizational skills, and the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
• Ability to prioritize workload appropriately employing effective time management skills to meet deadlines
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office especially PowerPoint and Excel and Google Suite

Security Clearance Level: Not Applicable

Preferred Skills:
• Working knowledge of Smartsheet preferred (or other project tracking software)
• Fast learner and results-oriented
• Ability to handle high-pressure situations and rapidly changing specs
• Comfort with the unknown and ability to "go with the flow"

Location:** Northern VA
• *US Citizenship Required

Work Requirements

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Years of Experience
5 + years of related experience
• may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree

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Certification
None - N/A

Travel Required
Less than 10%

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Citizenship
U.S. Citizenship Required

Salary and Benefit Information
The likely salary range for this position is $63,750 - $86,250. This is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary. Rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.
View information about benefits and our total rewards program.
About Our Work

We are GDIT. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class
Potomac MD United States

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