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Lead Communications Consultant
Washington
DC
Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations
Communications
9/6/2018

Seeking a US Military Veteran, National Guardsman, Reservist, and/or Military Spouse to apply for a Lead Communications Consultant. Ensure colleagues and stakeholders receive consistent messaging as a Federal agency makes major organizational Enterprise resource planning (ERP) changes. The position requires a Bachelor’s in marketing/communications/public affairs, 7+ years of experience in federal management consulting, and 5 years developing and providing internal communications for a large complex ERP implementation.
 
Responsibilities: Veteran Military
Work with program management, organizational change management, and necessary work streams to:
  • Develop a comprehensive Communications Assessment for stakeholders and implementation program, to include audience specification, organization name, job classification, approximate number in audience group, preferred mode of communiqué and relevant audience attribute.
  • Develop a comprehensive Communication Strategy and Plan to facilitate the design and execution of a consistent and comprehensive process throughout the project's lifecycle. Document the strategies + resources, roles and responsibilities, work products, target messages, and necessary rationale to effect anticipated changes and benefits associated with new system and organizational change.
  • Develop campaign to stakeholders + program personnel concerning vision, purpose and strategy of project and associated information related to organizational changes.
  • Provide periodic and targeted messages to users and stakeholders.
  • Support program in Video Awareness Campaign to serve as a creative, impactful and broad-reaching vehicle for explain program goals, activities, progress and accomplishments.
 
Requirements: Veteran Military
  • US Veteran, National Guardsman, Reservist or Military Spouse.
  • Ability to obtain a US security clearance if needed & work in the US without sponsorship indefinitely.
  • Bachelor’s in marketing, communications, public affairs or closely related field
  • 7+ years in federal management consulting
  • 5+ years developing + providing internal program communications for a large complex ERP implementation
  • Experience developing and supporting external messaging for such implementations.
  • Ability to manage, lead, and motivate a small team of professional staff
  • Outstanding written and verbal abilities as well as skills in major decision making + problem solving
  • Strong proficiency with MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
 
Preferred Requirements
  • Master’s degree. Hold or have the ability to obtain a public trust clearance
  • Agile project management methodology training. Project management and process improvement methodologies and tools. Experience with financial SaaS or cloud-based solution implementations
This position is contingent on contract award.
 

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