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Speechwriter

ACD-6201
Career Area: Technical Services
City: Washington
State: District Of Columbia
Country: United States
Job Description

WHY CONSTELLIS?

In an ever-changing and complex world, security concerns are paramount. Enhanced security requires education, training and specialized skills. Constellis provides end-to-end risk management and comprehensive security solutions to safeguard people and infrastructure globally. Our team of strategic problem solvers has a steadfast moral compass and unwavering dedication to creating a safer world. Constellis is committed to the success of our customers and partners.

 

POSITION SUMMARY

The Speechwriter will support the Bureau of Political-Military Affairs (PM) and Global Defense Reform Program (GDRP) through external communications, encompassing public affairs, media relations, public outreach, and Congressional engagement. Position will provide support for shaping the Bureau’s public and Congressional messaging, and for engaging with external counterparts to implement the Bureau’s strategic communications strategy.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Speechwriting (65%): Drafts and clears public remarks for the Assistant Secretary and other Senior Bureau or Department officials that communicate Bureau policies, plans, programs and objectives to a diverse set of audiences ranging
  • Content Generation (30%): Working with subject matter experts across the Bureau and Department to draft a steady stream of media content, such as blogposts, fact sheets and editorials; content should clearly and concisely explain the goals, objectives, outputs and outcomes of PM Bureau programs to a wide audience in a manner that is engaging and informative
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Secret Security Clearance required
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Requires familiarity with U.S. foreign policy, political military affairs and current Administration objectives/policies
  • Ability to work on multiple issue areas and projects concurrently
  • Good interpersonal communications and teamwork
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • One (1) year of experience in foreign policy, media monitoring and analysis or communications
  • Graduate Degree in related field, such as International Relations, Politics or Communications
  • Published writing in old or new media

 

ABOUT CONSTELLIS

Constellis protects critical priorities safely and efficiently around the world. Operating globally and based in the Washington D.C. area, our employees bring unparalleled dedication and passion for creating a safer world and upholding the highest standards of compliance, quality and integrity. As a leading global provider of risk management, security, humanitarian, training and operational support services to government and commercial customers worldwide, Constellis’ forward-thinking solutions include a range of synergistic services, including background investigations, social intelligence tools, advanced training, logistics and life support, UAV and K9 services, and crisis response mitigation. At Constellis, our number one priority is to secure success for our customers. For more information, visit www.constellis.com

 

BENEFITS

Constellis offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflect its commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.

 

  • Medical, Vision & Dental Insurance
  • Paid Time-Off Program & Company Paid Holidays
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Insurance: Basic Life & Supplemental Life
  • Health & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
  • Personal Development & Learning Opportunities
  • On-the-job Training, Skills Development & Certifications
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach

 

WORKING CONDITIONS

Work conditions can vary from a busy office environment to field work, both subject to frequent interruptions. Travel to austere environments may also be required. Additional specific details related to working conditions may be outlined in your Statement of Work.

 

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Requires intermittent standing, walking, sitting, squatting, stretching and bending throughout the workday. Requires constant use of hands and fingers to feel, handle or operate objects, tools or controls, and reach with hands and arms. Additional specific details related to physical requirements may be outlined in the Company’s Performance Work Statement or Contract with the client.

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