Communications Specialist

Location: Silver Spring, MD
Date Posted: 10-12-2018
Communications Specialist
Place of Performance: Silver Spring, MD
Salary based on experience.
The Performance, Risk, and Social Science Office (PRSSO) within NOAA requires contract support for executive level planning, economics, social sciences, and communication to help achieve NOAA’s mission. This effort requires a firm understanding of NOAA’s mission and capabilities. The ability to work effectively with NOAA teams is critical for success.
Minimum Experience: 5 years of substantial and progressive experience demonstrating proficiency in managing and conducting social and behavioral science projects.
Minimum Education: Graduate degree from an accredited college or university which provides substantial knowledge in public administration, business administration, social science, behavioral science, environmental science, project management, or related field.
Desired Skills:
  • Self-Starter and attention to detail
  • Excellent communications and writing skills
  • Be able to tell a story effectively using a variety of tools
  • Be able to develop and execute a communications/marketing plan for the office
  • Experience developing online publications
  • Experience with research and analysis of data/information
  • Copywriting/Editing
  • Project Management to develop and implement a plan
  • Web Design
  • Social Media Marketing
  • User and Task Analysis for Interface Design
  • Ability to Understand User Needs and Capture Design Requirements
  • Usability and User Experience Expertise
General Responsibilities:
  • Develop and implement a communications strategy for the projects within CFO to maximize their exposure
  • Develop and review multiple communications materials, such as documents, reports, fact sheets, presentations, briefings, guidebooks, infographics, newsletter, educational materials
  • Develop data visualization and infographic materials
  • Develop website content, design, and presentation
  • Provide training on effective communication strategies to the CFO staff
 Must be willing to submit to background investigation
Please submit your résumé in MS Word format when responding
EEO and drug-free workplace

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status
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