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Communications Assessments Analyst


$33 - $39 / hour
Apply before: May 10, 2024
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  • Date posted
    March 11, 2024
  • Location
    Remote (US)
  • Salary
    $33 - $39 / hour
  • Apply before
    May 10, 2024
  • Career Level

Job Description

Barbaricum is a rapidly growing government contractor providing leading-edge support to federal customers, with a particular focus on Defense and National Security mission sets. We leverage more than 14 years of support to stakeholders across the federal government, with established and growing capabilities across Intelligence, Analytics, Engineering, Mission Support, and Communications disciplines. Founded in 2008, our mission is to transform the way our customers approach constantly changing and complex problem sets by bringing to bear the latest in technology and the highest caliber of talent.



Headquartered in Washington, DC’s historic Dupont Circle neighborhood, Barbaricum also has a corporate presence in Tampa, FL and Dayton, OH, with team members across the United States and around the world. As a leader in our space, we partner with firms in the private sector, academic institutions, and industry associations with a goal of continually building our expertise and capabilities for the benefit of our employees and the customers we support. Through all of this, we have built a vibrant corporate culture diverse in expertise and perspectives with a focus on collaboration and innovation. Our teams are at the frontier of the Nation’s most complex and rewarding challenges. Join us.


Barbaricum seeks an experienced Communications Assessments Analyst to support the US Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) Public Affairs Office and their mission of supporting the Command’s global communication and branding strategies, Campaign Plan and the Commander’s vision and intent. This position will be part of a team that will augment key internal and external Public Affairs functions and the Command’s remit as a Combatant Command, communicating with key state, national, and international audiences, and developing/executing plans and polices, strategic engagements and brand development.


This is a part-time position at 20 hours/week.


  • Conduct analysis of the information environment and measure the effectiveness of communication campaigns and plans.

  • Provide expertise to ensure digital media strategies and plans incorporate best practices for metrics and assessment.

  • Collect, compile, and analyze public affairs data from sources such as traditional media, social media, and websites. 

  • Assist in monitoring, analyzing, assessing effectiveness of, and recommending adjustments to, approved messaging, communication strategies and integrating capabilities into current operations.

  • Stay abreast of emerging technologies and industry best practices for public affairs analysis and assessments.


  • Active DoD Secret Clearance required; TS or above is a plus

  • B.A./B.S. degree in a communications-related field and at least five years of experience in digital media strategy, planning, and assessments

  • Possess formal training and/or education (Defense Information School or an industry certification) in public affairs concepts and techniques to support development of executive level communication planning and strategy products for senior executives in government and leadership positions

  • Experience assessing the effectiveness of public affairs campaign plan execution, to include of websites, traditional media, and social media

  • Experience monitoring and analyzing the information environment, using keyword/Boolean searches and open-source platforms to mine large data sets and extract relevant news items of interest to USSTRATCOM

  • Expertise developing assessment plans to include in communication plans, to include crafting S.M.A.R.T. (Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic, and Time-bound) objectives, Measures of Effectiveness (MOEs), Measures of Performance (MOPs), and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

  • Experience developing communication analysis and assessment presentations and/or products for public affairs stakeholders and leaders that include graphs, charts, key takeaways, and recommendations to improve communication results

  • Experience using or ability to quickly learn media analysis software such as Meltwater, HootSuite, and/or Sprout Social

  • Ability to take verbal concepts and rough plans to develop into actionable strategies for senior leaders

  • Experience supporting USSTRATCOM or other DoD customers a plus

Additional Information

For more information about Barbaricum, please visit our website at  We will contact candidates directly to schedule interviews.  No phone calls please.