Public Affairs Specialist

Clearance Level
Military Operations

REQ#: RQ92140

Travel Required: 10-25%
Requisition Type: Regular

Directly supports the Public Affairs Director to assist in advising commanders at all levels. Assists in developing PA plans and programs. Assists the Director in formulating and releasing command messages to the RS PAO. Serves as liaison between the PA director, commander and all units. Provides coordination and representation in planning and operations as needed. Assists the Public Affairs Director in preparing, producing, and distributing printed and electronic information to down trace units and RS PAO. Assists in the development and acquisition of print and visual information products in support of command programs used in installation command communication channels. Assists the Public Affairs Director in advising the commander on audience attitudes and perceptions of policies, programs, and information needs. Conducts regular assistance visits to command units to assess their PA programs and provide recommendations to the Public Affairs Director of the commander’s needs for support. Assists in the accomplishment of campaign plan specific goals as specified by the COR. Does not speak or release information on behalf of the USG.

EDUCATION, KNOWLEDGE, AND SKILLS: Minimum qualifications required

Graduate of the Defense Information School Basic Public Affairs Writer Course, or Public Affairs Officer Qualification Course.

Possess a military background with a minimum of eight years of military experience in the field   of public affairs. Civil service is an acceptable substitution for military service.

Ability to operate a digital camera and photo editing software (Adobe Photoshop and illustrator (CS Master Suite applications).

DoD Secret Clearance

Ability to deploy and able to pass the latest CENTCOM MOD Medical exam

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.