Provide support to COVID Comms Response, as well as additional supervsory duties.
Understanding of basic risk communication principles (giving clear and simple communication during an emergency, providing actionable information)
Experience writing, reviewing and editing health communication materials
Strong proofreading skills and attention to detail
Experience writing in plain language
Experience in working with social media and/or digital media channels
Ability to identify gaps in existing resources
Self-sufficient (needs little supervision)
Ability to be flexible and to periodically work after hours and/or on the weekend. May be required to do rotations for on-call during weekends and evenings, as well as holidays, and to rotate through different shifts to fulfill a 24-hour, 7-day week schedule, should the need arise
Sound interpersonal communication, telephone, email and business etiquette
Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
Experience in facilitating quick turn-around for complex documents
Experience in assisting in the preparation of documents for public audiences
Experience in the use of MS Teams and Microsoft Office software (i.e., Word; Excel; PowerPoint; Outlook)
Must be U.S. citizen with the ability to obtain a National Agency Check with Inquiries (NACI) clearance
Desired Skills and Experience:
Previous Team Leadership role preferred
Previous CDC and or public health experience highly desirable
Familiarity with CDC response-specific clearance processes as well as key clearance terminology.
Previous experience in an emergency response setting highly desirable
Demonstrated experience with formative research to inform communication strategies; audience segmentation
Previous work on or managed large scale multi-media communication campaigns, with an emphasis on using social media strategies to reach priority audiences.
Experience applying risk communication principles to outbreak situations.
Superior multi-tasking and organization skills. Must manage multiple simultaneous projects and prioritize assignments and tasks accordingly, remaining flexible to changing priorities and new initiatives.
Attributes for Success:
Demonstrated proactive approaches to problem solving with strong decision-making capabilities
Forward looking thinker, who actively seeks opportunities and proposes solutions
Analyze organizational goals and objectives, operating environment and business processes to determine most efficient methods of accomplishing work
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.