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Communications Consultant (Mid-Level)

Company: Prometheus Federal Services
Location: Washington
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Are you a storyteller at heart? Come join our team. Prometheus Federal Services (PFS), a trusted partner to federal health and social services, has an exciting opportunity for a mid-level Communications Consultant. This will support the communications workstream for our VA client. The ideal candidate will have experience working with or for federal agencies as a management consultant to implement high visibility and/or enterprise-level communications, projects, programs, and initiatives. Scope This client facing Communications Consultant works closely with and supports federal agency clients in the implementation of major organizational transformation initiatives and in the execution of the organizational communications strategy. The federal agencies have a wide range of stakeholder groups with varying priorities, interests, and needs. Communications is a key function to build awareness, understanding, confidence and support for program initiatives. Description Develop strategic communications for complex communications programs within federal agencies. Apply expertise in strategic communications to delivering increasingly complex transformation programs. Support strategic communications initiatives. Essential Consultant Duties and Responsibilities The Communications Consultant responsibilities include but are not limited to: Develop communications, including press releases, blogs, talking points, website copy, video scripts, etc. Engage with leaders, listen to what they have to say and then develop a story Executive leadership writing Speech writing Write for broad audiences Ensure quality service, deliverables, and results Manage key stakeholders and develop engagement plans Measure the success of communications strategies and tactics using analytics Support the development of innovative approaches and ideas to deliver communications solutions to clients Create intellectual capital, support business development initiatives, and participate in business development activities including whitepapers, proposals, and capability briefings Minimum Qualifications Bachelor---s degree in communications, journalism, public affairs, or other closely related field required 4-8 years of experience in federal and/or private strategic communications management consulting Knowledge of strategic communications, stakeholder engagement, and public relations best practices and core principles Demonstrated experience supporting the planning and execution of a complex external communications plan for federal and/or private clients Experience leveraging various communications channels to deliver client messaging to federal and/or public audiences Experience developing talking points, writing speeches, and crafting blogs/social media posts for senior executive level clients Excellent proficiency in copyediting, proofreading, and common publishing platforms as well as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, etc. Ability to work independently and in large delivery teams, prioritize workload to meet demands, and be well organized and proactive Proven ability to meet deadlines Comfortable working in a fast-paced, team environment with quick turnaround times Ability to get up to speed quickly on complex issues, multi-task while maintaining high attention to detail, and be willing and able to roll up sleeves and get work of all types done Comfortable responding to and managing inquiries/topics that are sometimes sensitive in nature with the highest professionalism Outstanding written and verbal communications skills Desire to work in a fast-paced, rapidly evolving environment Strong proficiency with MS Word and Excel Excellent deck- building/PowerPoint skills Ability to work in the US without sponsorship indefinitely Ability to obtain a US security clearance if needed Preferred Qualifications Master---s degree in communications- or marketing-related field from an accredited college or university Experience working with federal government entities Experience working with the VHA All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. This position may be subject to client or government vaccination and masking guidance, policy, or requirements as may be changed from time to time.

Keywords: Prometheus Federal Services, Washington DC , Communications Consultant (Mid-Level), Professions , Washington, DC

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