Senior Communications Specialist
Palmer Staffing Services, ARLINGTON virginia
Senior Communications Specialist
Title: Senior Communications Specialist
Company: Palmer Staffing Services
Location: Washington, D.C.
Status: The period of performance shall be for a six (6) month base period and for a six (6) month option period.
a. Prepare outlines of content, i.e., composition, order of presentation, sections, article titles, and establishes timeframes for completion. Write articles that are informative and authoritative in nature.
b. Provide technical advice and recommendations on all aspects of written material, such as brochures, and press releases, etc.
c. Coordinate projects throughout the entire publishing process, to include typography, design, layout, printing, and various modes of electronic dissemination.
d. Proofread and edit submitted materials for style, grammar, completeness, and thoroughness, ensuring that the final product meets the standards and guidelines used by the agency and that the materials support the communication needs of the agency.
• These materials include talking points, speeches, blogs, articles, emails, PowerPoint presentations, video scripts, signage, graphics, tent cards, programs, brochures, and website copy.
e. Develop and accurately synthesize final copy based on material submitted by subject matter experts from across the agency.
f. Ensure that the language used is appropriate for the stated audience level and that necessary background information is provided so the viewer or reader will be able to understand new or difficult ideas and concepts.
g. Work with authors of written materials to convey and explain required and optional edits to these materials.
h. Develops and implements digital communications.
i. Designs and creates new and innovative ways to utilize the digital media platforms to achieve communication objectives and further the IAF mission. The incumbent plans, formulates and
Implements short-term and long-term digital media communication strategies.
j. Works with Website contract COR to ensure the official agency website and social media channels are designed to attract the maximum number of users and conform to the provisions of the Journalistic code, Style book and industry best practices as appropriate.
k. Conducts analysis of all web and social media channel performance making recommendations for improvement.
l. Collaborates with Communications Division staff on website content, online events, and other features and to produce integrated, well-balanced and targeted content.
m. Coordinates closely with staff throughout the IAF to produce and poste accurate and timely content to the website.
n. Creates web content, re-purposes, creates text, digital audio and video production, and graphics creation and selection. Locates appropriate photos, illustrations, audio, video and Internet links to add depth of knowledge to individual reports.
o. Develops, organizes, and structures content websites and social media platforms, and leads in the development of digital communications strategies, oversight of content management systems and HTML email clients in order to optimize the user experience by being attentive to live web metrics and UE best practices.
Hours: Five (5) days per week, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. through 5:30 p.m., excluding Federal holidays. The Contractor shall be required to work forty (40) hours per week.
How To Apply: Please respond with your resume for consideration. We welcome all candidates that meet the REQUIRED qualifications with recent relevant experience. Palmer Legal Staffing is an equal opportunity employer.
About Us: Palmer is a full service award-winning staffing agency offering temp, temp-to-hire and direct hire placements for clerical, administrative, records, accounting, HR, management, executive and legal positions. We represent interesting associations, worthy non-profits, exciting corporations and for-profit companies, prestigious law firms and the DC and federal government.
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