Speechwriter/Strategic Communications Analyst- Clearance Required
Arlington, VA 
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Speechwriter/Strategic Communications Analyst- Clearance Required
Job Locations US-VA-Arlington
Job ID 2021-6264
# of Openings 1
Overview

LMI is seeking a high-energy Speech Writer/Strategic Communications Analyst with an acquisitions background to provide front office support to a DoD Sustainment organization.

LMI is a consultancy dedicated to powering a future-ready, high-performing government, drawing from expertise in digital and analytic solutions, logistics, and management advisory services. We deliver integrated capabilities that incorporate emerging technologies and are tailored to customers' unique mission needs, backed by objective research and data analysis. Founded in 1961 to help the Department of Defense resolve complex logistics management challenges, LMI continues to enable growth and transformation, enhance operational readiness and resiliency, and ensure mission success for federal civilian and defense agencies.

Responsibilities
    Write prepared remarks, Town Hall addresses, emails, letters, ad-hoc video scripts, blog posts, magazine Q&As, and quotes for the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment (USD(A&S)) that are tailored to the respective audience and fora, often under short timelines.
  • Engage with the USD(A&S) on a weekly basis to plan speech messaging, content, and structure, and to strategize on event output.
  • Liaise with multiple event sponsors at a time to organize speaking engagement remarks, logistics, scheduling, and format.
  • Closely coordinate with various stakeholders within the Acquisition and Sustainment (A&S) directorates and the broader Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) to gather data and synchronize talking points.
  • Collaborate with OSD Public Affairs, the Defense Media Activity, and the Army Multimedia and Visual Information Directorate to ensure consistent messaging and direct high-quality video production for both live and pre-recorded events.
  • Prepare and update talking points for the Under Secretary in coordination with the A&S directorates.
  • Co-develop a monthly newsletter for the internal A&S workforce, with a letter from the Secretary in each issue.
  • Perform other strategic communications tasks: review content and generate ideas for social media posts, develop infographics, coordinate photo ops, etc.
Qualifications
  • Minimum of five (5) years of specialized in acquisition, sustainment, or logistics and strategic communications.
  • Active Secret clearance with the ability to upgrade to TS/SCI required.
  • Executive level support experience, experience within DoD and other federal agencies.
  • Experience in leading and providing technical guidance and direction involving multiple projects of high complexity.
  • Must have experience in managing customer expectations and working directly with customers.
  • Must have outstanding customer service abilities to initiative, judgement, creativity, flexibility, and confidence.
  • Must have the ability to multi-task across multiple projects.
  • Must have editorial experience with excellent knowledge of correct English usage, spelling, and punctuation
  • Demonstrated excellent copy-editing and proofreading skills
  • Travel as required.
LMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. LMI is committed to the fair treatment of all and to our policy of providing applicants and employees with equal employment opportunities. LMI recruits, hires, trains, and promotes people without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other factors protected by applicable law. Need help finding the right job?
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LMI is committed to the fair treatment of all and to our policy of providing applicants and employees with equal employment opportunities. LMI recruits, hires, trains, and promotes people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other factors protected by applicable law. We welcome applications for employment from qualified disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam era, and other covered veterans.

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
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