General Dynamics Information Technology Communications Specialist w/Polygraph in Herndon, Virginia

Job Description

Participates in the development, revision and delivery of internal and external communications materials.

Draft content for internal/external website; Practical understanding of Share Point & WordPress management systems; Responsible for uploading, maintaining and refreshing content; Capable of utilizing sponsor provided online tools; Conduct research and proper use of technical terminology; Translate technical information into clear, readable docs and presentations; Develop and update graphics presentations to improve quality and enhance usability of docs; Develop marketing and communication strategies for key product lines and support initiatives to implement them; Collaborate with key stakeholders to facilitate and support communications and marketing collateral; Assist with communication of strategies or messages from senior leadership; lead monthly overview and orientation sessions; facilitate meetings and information sessions for personnel; manage internal communications (memos, newsletter, etc.); Produce marketing materials/management plans/annual reports/various other docs; Provide justification of content and materials for review; Create briefing packages for senior management & communicating information associated with new systems development; Demonstrated experience with professional printing, publishing skills; Ability to Present concepts; Imaginative and able to capture an audience and convey information; Strong interpersonal and customer service skills; Thorough knowledge or MS Office including excel and power point; Experience creating and editing videos for communicating a message.

  1. Develops and revises external and or marketing communications materials and provides related support services, including: staging trade show and event exhibits, speakers support, briefing support, advertising, brochures, white papers and reports, newsletters, website content, video/multimedia, public affairs, professional association activity and events, philanthropic campaigns, and or other promotional activity.

  2. Develops and revises external communications materials and provides related support services, including: media and industry analyst relations, news releases, PR support for trade shows, sponsorships and speaking events, by-lined articles, media interviews, developing case histories and story pitches, and industry awards.

  3. Develops and revises internal and or executive communications materials and provides related support services, including internal web site (TeamWorks), newsletters, e-letters, magazines, reports, events, speaking opportunities, briefing material, presentations, demos, brochures, video, web casts, document reproduction, and or other communications related activity.

  4. Coordinates with more-experienced Communications Specialists and various Division and department managers to ensure accurate information is incorporated in communications messages, materials and activities.

  5. Supports proposal development activities as required.

  6. Maintains current knowledge of company services, products, partners, and organization.

  7. Maintains current knowledge of major industry, competitor and customer events, issues, and activities.

  8. Participates in special projects as required.

Education

Bachelors Degree in Communications, Journalism, Marketing or a related discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, professional training, or work experience.

Qualifications

2-5 years of directly related internal and or marketing communications or public relations agency experience.

For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs and provide mission support services worldwide. 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.

Job ID2018-47851

Number of Positions1

Job FunctionBusiness Development

Security Clearance LevelTop Secret/SCI with Polygraph

Full/Part TimeFull Time