Position Title: Public Affairs Specialist
Location: Indian Head, MD
REQ#: Forge_022_011: Requires at least three (3) years of relevant experience. Plans, writes, edits, and disseminates information to promote goodwill and improve relationships internally and with external parties. Writes, edits, and prepares materials including publications, group emails, intranet pages, training materials, and meeting materials. Writes, edits, and prepares external communications including industry articles, press releases, speeches, scripts, blog posts, and webcasts. Develops, recommends, and maintains editorial policy and branding guidelines. Interviews source persons and research subjects to obtain information and verify facts. May handle media inquiries, create media opportunities, and work with public relations agencies to ensure placement of favorable stories in the press. Helps coordinate PR activities such as media events and trade shows. Assigns and/or directs graphic design and approves final proofs for print pages, web pages, and navigation. May coordinate production and distribution of materials. Bachelor’s degree in management, business, technical, or related discipline. Candidate must be a US citizen and have an active SECRET clearance at a minimum.