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Company: Scientific Research Corporation
Location: Alexandria, VA
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Manufacturing, Engineering, Aerospace


Scientific Research Corporation is an advanced information technology engineering company that provides innovative products and services to government and private industry, as well as independent institutions. At the core of our capabilities is a seasoned team of highly skilled engineers and scientists with multidisciplinary backgrounds. This team is challenged daily to provide cutting edge technology solutions to our clients.


SRC is seeking a Communication Specialist to support our Department of Defense customer located in Alexandria, VA. The Communication Specialist will support the strategic communications team in the monitoring and execution of the organizational marketing and communications plan. Duties may include the following:

  • Assist in the management and implementation of communication strategies and projects
  • Work with engineers and other subject matter experts to ensure the delivery of timely, executive-quality communications deliverables
  • Track team progress to plan and ensure compliance with all applicable policies
  • Establish and document business processes or procedures Scientific Research Corporation offers a competitive salary, an extensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages excellence. Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Scientific Research Corporation is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate in employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, disability or protected veteran status. [
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  • Active DoD Secret clearance
  • Bachelor's degree in a field related to Journalism, Communications, Marketing, English, Public Administration, Legislative Affairs, or a related field
  • Minimum 10 years of experience; minimum 5 years of relevant professional experience in communications; Department of Defense experience strongly preferred
  • Demonstrated proficiency in developing and advising on communications strategies, to include focused messaging to specific audiences
  • Experience in the development, drafting, editing, publishing, distribution, coordination of various communication deliverables, to include information papers, guidance memorandums, policies, technical reports, congressional reports, annual reports, responses to media inquiries, briefing cards, and presentations
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively interact with and elicit information from engineers and other technical subject matter experts, locate primary sources, synthesize disparate data points into a focused message, and communicate technical topics to non-technical audiences
  • Experience tracking team progress to plan
  • Ability to work effectively both individually and as a member of a team
  • Willingness to work on all aspects of team priorities
  • Ability to work with a wide range of contributors, to include engineers, subject matter experts, functional teams, senior leadership
  • Strong planning, organizational, and time management skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and work within tight deadlines
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills including copy editing experience
  • Ability to design and produce high-quality products and documents
  • Excellent professional writing and editing skills
  • Familiarity with Office of the Secretary of Defense and Department of Defense writing styles as contained in DoD Manual 5110.04-M, Volume 1, DoD Manual for Written Material: Correspondence Management and DoD 5110.04-M, Volume 2, DoD Manual for Written Material: Examples and Reference Material
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office


  • 2 years Congressional Staffer / Hill experience
  • Familiarity with the DoD public release process
  • Knowledge of and experience with the think tank and academic communities
  • Technical or general journalism experience
  • Experience working with the media, to include writing press releases
  • Proficiency with infographics THIS POSITION REQUIRES AN ACTIVE DoD SECRET CLEARANCE FILLING THIS POSITION IS CONTINGENT UPON GOVERNMENT ACCEPTANCE Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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