Communications Strategist- Mid-level (US Citizenship required)

Clearance Level
Washington, District of Columbia

REQ#: RQ92454

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: BI Full 6C (T4)
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT is seeking a Mid-level Communication Strategist to join our team.

Contract requires US Citizenship and candidate must be able to obtain a CBP Public Trust.

You believe that clear, effective, and forward-looking communication is critical in everything you do. You connect to your client’s mission and feel personally invested in their success. You see challenges as opportunities and are persistent in finding solutions that exceed expectations. You find opportunities for creative communication within pre-existing constraints. You are patient and flexible. If this sounds familiar, we are looking for you.

Provide strategic executive communications and organizational strategy support to a client for both internal and external audiences. Develop compelling content focused on employee engagement and workforce resilience. Identify and propose solutions that will accurately convey key messages and themes to all stakeholders. You will seek information and knowledge to develop and produce effective content; and plan and implement outreach strategies to increase awareness and cultivate relationships with partners and other relevant organizations

  • Articulate goals and objectives and effectively translate them into relevant strategies and messages, and maintain continuity of key documents supporting priorities, and strategic decisions.
  • Design a communication approach and develop products and vehicles. Implement a communication plan. Evaluate plans and make recommendations, as needed.
  • Leverage best practice strategic planning principles, theories, and methodologies to advise on and guide organizational vision, organizational transformation, and change management initiatives.
  • Draft and edit internal and enterprise-wide news and information to inform the clients workforce, including regular newsletters, announcements, leadership messages, and articles.
  • Develop and manage content for the clients web site, including blog posts, articles, and leadership messages and create collateral content, as needed.
  • Coordinate, publicize, and host periodic events, including brown bags or town hall meetings to highlight programs and initiatives of importance to the client and its workforce.
  • Perform a data collection method to include visualizing data and communicating the meaning of the results to non-technical stakeholders.

You Have:

Experience with creating executive communication strategies and materials, including speechwriting, presentation development, talking points, and managing strategic engagements on behalf of senior executive leaders.

Experience with leading and facilitating groups, making presentations, and working with senior leadership teams.

Experience as a primary author of mission and vision statements, policy or requirements statements or documents, or operating concepts.

Ability to work independently and under pressure.

Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively as a team member.

Ability to meet schedules and timelines consistently.

Experience in SharePoint, MS Teams, MS Publisher, MS Project, Adobe InDesign.

Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills.

Basic Qualifications: BA or BS degree or MA or MS, with 5+ years of experience.

Nice If You Have:

Experience with non-technical writing, including attention to detail.

Experience with conducting problem identification, analysis, including research or information gathering, and identifying recommendations or resolutions under tight deadlines and time constraints.

Possession of excellent organizational and client service skills.


Current U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) BI Clearance or Top Secret/Secret Clearance preferred or ability to obtain one.

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.