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  • Date posted
    March 10, 2024
  • Location
    Onsite
  • Apply before
    May 9, 2024
  • Career Level
    Mid-Level

Job Description

Description

kglobal, a division of IIT, is looking for a Writer/Editor interested in developing compelling material to help our clients tell impactful and cohesive stories. The candidate will work directly on an exciting opportunity with a Department of Defense (DoD) agency in Dahlgren, VA. As a member of the creative team, this person will work in a highly visible, fast-paced, time-sensitive environment to engage with a wide variety of DoD issues and create compelling messages and stories in the form of social media, press releases, articles, feature stories, and news releases. The successful candidate is creative, fast on their feet, and self-driven. Candidates should have previous experience working with the federal government. This role is in Dahlgren, VA; candidate must be able to work onsite full-time.

Requirements

What You’ll Do:

  • Research, conduct interviews, write, edit, and obtain release/approval for articles, feature stories, news releases, and statements, including electronic, web based, and hard copy material
  • Engage with a wide variety of subject matter experts, scientists, engineers, etc. to distill and translate highly technical information and ideas into compelling and credible content
  • Provide communications engagement support for events to include the development of messages to align with client initiatives
  • Assist with the occasional creation of basic graphics, photography and video

Who You Are:

  • U.S. citizen with an active DoD Secret clearance
  • Gifted storyteller, attentive to detail, adept at balancing multiple projects and tight deadlines; and capable of forging strong relationships with internal and external subject matter experts
  • Understands writing for web best practices, information architecture, and stays up to date on social media tools
  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, public relations, or marketing and two (2) years of related experience OR 6 years of related experience in the field of public relations, public affairs, or journalism
  • Background in and working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Knowledge of Section 508 compliance standards and how to create products that adhere to these standards
  • Energetic, passionate, and intellectually curious
  • Team player with the ability to lead others or be led

Benefits

  • Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)
  • Retirement Plan (401k, IRA)
  • Life Insurance (Basic, Voluntary & AD&D)
  • Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick & Public Holidays)
  • Family Leave (Maternity, Paternity)
  • Short Term & Long Term Disability