Strategic Communications Advisor

Clearance Level
Washington, District of Columbia

REQ#: RQ92537

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular
General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT), a leading provider of systems engineering, integration, IT service operations and support solutions, is seeking talented professionals to deliver valuable services and solutions to our customers.  GDIT has a great team consisting of experienced and knowledgeable managers who lead and support the career development objectives of our employees.  Our employees consider the company to be a solid partner in their career, with an abundance of opportunities for advancement.Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work directly with TCD subject matter experts, scientists, program managers, leadership, technology performers, national and international stakeholders to assess needs to plan, coordinate and conduct outreach around project milestones. Outreach includes content creation, science writing to publish externally, content creation for internal communications, identifying speaking engagements and conferences, coordinating and supporting TCD’s presence in outreach events, association outreach, etc.
  • Demonstrate thought leadership and serve as a thought partner on all program-related communications and outreach activities. For example: Develop and pitch (to the team and clients) innovative ideas and approaches to engage current and additional internal and external audiences.
  • Draft and execute strategic communications strategies and plans.
  • Determine effective means (e.g., traditional vs nontraditional) for keeping internal and external stakeholders apprised of progress and results.
  • Create and review original content including:
  • Provide support for conference attendance and other management efforts.

Education, Experience and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field.
  • Master’s degree in a relevant field a plus
  • Experience as a science writer.
  • Demonstrated success as a scientific communication leader
  • Proven ability to communicate complex data and insights in clear and compelling ways.
  • Experience managing and guiding diverse teams of researchers, journalists, and communicators.
  • Proven ability to design, build, and maintain scientific communications products including blogs, social media channels, and dashboards.
  • Willingness to work on-site
  • Ability to travel
  • Ability to obtain a DHS suitability clearance to obtain a DHS badge
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.