Communications Officer Job

Communications Officer (Job Number:436670)


Job Description: This is an exciting opportunity to support a new effort that requires a self-motivated, creative individual to serve as a Communications Specialist. The Communications Specialist is responsible for developing communication products in support of the customer program office. The Communications Specialist will work with the Program Manager, other members of the program office, external organizations, and senior leadership to develop communication products in multiple formats for multiple audiences across the IC.

Job Responsibilities:

- Managing internal and external communications for the team.
- Development of communication plans and protocols.
- Identification and analysis of the audience for project communication products.
- Identification of the most effective channels and tools for the audience.
- Drafting of reports, presentations, web postings, and other communications related to the program.
- Translation of detailed program information into products tailored for different audiences.
- Development of training materials, user manuals, and related user-centric documentation for the system associated with the program.
- Developing standard branding, templates, and formatting for the program.
- Interacting with external organizations to coordinate release of program information to a wide audience.

Required Education and Experience:

- Must have a current/active TS/SCI with Polygraph.
- Requires 5 (five) years of experience providing communications support for large-scale (100+ user) programs or organizations.
- Competency in desktop publishing tools include Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat, Photoshop, InDesign, or similar tools.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- The ability to multi-task and balance competing priorities.

Desired Qualifications:

- Experience producing tailored content for multiple platforms, including WordPress and SharePoint.
- Proficiency across multiple digital media types (images, video, audio, etc.), including creation and editing.
- Knowledge of digital communications strategy concepts.
- Experience working with multiple IC elements.
- Experience using intelligence production and/or dissemination systems.
- Experience with technical collection or development efforts.


SAIC Overview:SAIC is a premier technology integrator providing full life cycle services and solutions in the technical, engineering, intelligence, and enterprise information technology markets. SAIC is Redefining Ingenuity through its deep customer and domain knowledge to enable the delivery of systems engineering and integration offerings for large, complex projects. SAICs approximately 15,000 employees are driven by integrity and mission focus to serve customers in the U.S. federal government. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $4.5 billion. For more information, visit For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see ( My SAIC Benefits. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Job Posting: May 18, 2018, 12:20:03 PM
Primary Location: United States-VA-MCLEAN
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Potential for Teleworking: No
Travel: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time
Full time
Mclean, VA 22101, US