Washington Metro Area
Serve as the Strategic Communications Manager, to include specialized social media development support, for the Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence and Security. Responsible for leading in the development, administration, coordination and execution of social media and public affairs programs as well as other key strategic communications efforts. The incumbent will participate in writing, editing, and conducting workforce and external-stakeholder relations, but will devote particular effort to new media activities using social media and other online tools.
Position specific duties include but are not limited to: Develops a comprehensive 1-year communications plan for social media activities, including desired effects, audiences, and key themes/messages. Develops and refines USD(I&S)'s social media strategies and associated tactics. Researches and develops regular content for use in social media (including Twitter and LinkedIn). Maintains awareness of DoD policy and identifies opportunities to use social media outlets to publicize USD(I&S)'s mission and initiatives. Makes recommendations to the Chief of Staff on ways to improve workforce/external communications. Assists in the security and policy review of material intended for public release. Coordinates with DoD/IC social media leads on posting of social media content and best practices. Provides regular updates to the Chief of Staff on social media metrics, presence, and new initiatives.
- Experience in collaborating with Public Affairs entities and offices - Knowledge and application of best practices regarding external communications and strategic messaging - Experience in researching and developing forward facing material to address current events/pressing topics of interest - Experience in developing social media strategies and maintaining social media footprint for DoD seniors/organizational leaders -Experience developing internal communications for senior leaders
- Advance leadership skills within a highly visible OSD Component, shaping long term initiatives and programs related to strategic communication and enterprise messaging
- Enhance networking and collaboration with critical OSD counterparts in the development of social media campaigns and senior leadership messaging for the enterprise
- Develop foundational material and repeatable processes within the overarching strategic communications portfolio
Will also take a GG13 or GG 14
APPLICATION PROCESS: 1. IC employees must apply by the vacancy close date. The IC employee application should include the following ... a. A brief (two-page limit) candidate resume or biographical summary. b. A short narrative describing the applicant's qualifications (general and specific) for the joint duty rotational assignment.
2. IC employees must be nominated by their employing (home) element within 10 calendar days of the vacancy close date in order to be considered by the gaining element. Please contact your employing element's Joint Duty Program Office for nomination procedures as some agencies may require written supervisory endorsement at the time of application. IC Element Joint Duty Program Office contact info can be found at: https://ichas.dni.ic.gov/JDAT/Contacts.aspx. Any application sent directly by an IC employee to the gaining element will not be considered.