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Communications Specialist

Company: Bln24
Location: Silver Spring
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

BLN24 is an award-winning digital creative agency that supports the U.S. Federal Government in successfully achieving their mission and goals. Our service and solutions delivery start with understanding each clients end-state, and then seamlessly integrating within each Agencys organization to improve communications, operations and technology.

BLN24 is looking for a Communications Specialist to join our team.

What you bring to the Game:

  • You are a self-starter; able to take initiative and work with limited supervision
  • You are a strategic thinker; able to identify and analyze communications barriers and needs
  • You are process-driven and detail-oriented professional who can easily adapt to shifting priorities/goals
  • You have a strong background in internal communications and working in a matrixed team structure
  • You are a highly skilled writer/copy editor preferably with experience in translating highly complex/technical information into plain language deliverables including reports, presentations, talking points, etc.
  • You are proficient in strategic communications planning/implementation, including engaging/training non-communications staff to identify communications goals, objectives, key messages, target audiences in support of effective engagement with diverse stakeholder groups
  • You possess a strong background in training/supporting technical non-communications staff while engaging diverse stakeholders as a part of data collection, analysis support, management, and data update projects
  • You are all about the mission

    Starting Team Requirements:
    • You have a Bachelors degree in the Physical or Life Sciences
    • You have experience in developing, and optimizing PowerPoint presentations, FAQs, webinars, including creating presentations and talking points tailored to multiple and diverse audience groups and training non-communications staff as effective presenters
    • You have experience in supporting multi-stakeholder survey processes, including knowledge in best practices and tools for effective data collection and validation both for key informant interviews and online surveys
    • You are an expert in Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Excel, Word) and Google (Drive, Sites)

      Bonus Points:
      • You have experience conducting research and analyzes related to scientific topics
      • You have the ability to create audience-appropriate summaries and guidance on scientific topics
      • You have experience with SmartSheet, SurveyMonkey, Tableau

        What BLN24 brings to the Game:

        BLN24 benefits are game changing. We like our team to play hard and that means they need to be taken care of physically, financially, and emotionally. We make sure to keep them in the game by giving them access to generous medical, dental, and vision plans.
        • You can join one of the fastest growing companies headquartered in the Washington DC Metro Area. We give you the opportunity to work in different sectors, so you have the chance at variety while maintaining stability.
        • Flexibility at BLN24 allows each individual the opportunity to balance quality work and their personal lives. Depending on projects, we allow remote working opportunities so you can always be in the game no matter where you call home.
        • We offer competitive benefits including: 401(k), Healthcare, learning and development opportunities, and more.

          BLN24 is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe people are our strength and understand diverse talents are key to our success. We are an equal opportunity employer and place a high value on diversity and inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute, including race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. In accordance with applicable law, we make reasonable accommodations for applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.

          COVID-19 Precaution(s):
          • Remote interview process
          • Social distancing guidelines in place
          • Virtual meetings
          • Job will be remote until deemed safe to return to the office

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Keywords: Bln24, Silver Spring , Communications Specialist, Other , Silver Spring, Maryland

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