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Veteran Friendly Communications Planner and Outreach Specialist, The Crux Firm

DCG Communications
Washington, DC
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

CruxDCG is a joint venture between The Crux Firm, a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), and The District Communications Group (DCG). For over a decade, we have provided program management, strategic communications, and public affairs expertise across the federal government. Our work encompasses the development and execution of research-based, results-driven campaigns for the Departments of the Army, Commerce, Defense, Education, Homeland Security (DHS), Housing and Urban Development, State, Transportation, and Veterans Affairs; the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; and the Small Business Administration.

The Crux Firm is seeking a Communications Planner and Outreach Specialist to provide planning and assessment support for the Meet Your Army program. This public outreach initiative seeks to connect the American people to their Army through direct engagement by Army leaders, both in-person and online through social media. Meet Your Army support will inform and educate the American communities about the Army’s readiness, roles, mission, capabilities, people, and challenges in geographic areas where there are minimal Army connections.

Location: The team has returned to the Pentagon at 80% capacity and will soon return to 100% capacity.

In this role you will:

  • Plan numerous engagements throughout the year to take place within a 24 to 48-hour time span, primarily in the 22 priority cities in support of Meet Your Army
  • Develop a detailed analysis of Meet Your Army focus areas
  • Support all planning for visits and engagements by Army Senior Leaders
  • Research Center of Influence (COI) and audiences to help plan for Meet Your Army trips and provide key stakeholders talking points and/or topics to address with these specific audiences to maximize interest and reach
  • Coordinate with key internal and external organizations to ensure continuity of messaging
  • Provide assistance to Army commands and organizations in planning Meet Your Army trips
  • Analyze internal and external data to determine the efficacy of Meet Your Army Support efforts
  • Draft After Action Reports (AARs) for Meet Your Army trips
  • Maintain a repository of resources
  • Maintain a monthly Meet Your Army calendar
  • Provide reach-back support to client

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree with a focus on communication preferred, or equivalent years of military experience
  • 5+ years of relevant professional experience or equivalent experience within a corporate/government environment
  • Experience and comfort cold-calling local and national industry members
  • Proven attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Experience working collaboratively within a team environment
  • Experience in planning, managing, and executing stakeholder outreach campaigns and effectively growing the number and quality of engagements
  • Familiarity and comfort with the military/Veteran culture
  • Knowledge of public relations best practices
  • Outgoing personality with the ability to develop new and existing relationships
  • Experience supporting military services strongly preferred

What’s in it for you?

The Crux Firm prides itself on having a unique and flexible culture. We value hard-working, self-motivated and dedicated employees and are committed to providing an opportunity for tremendous career growth and earning potential.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package to include the following:

  • Health / Vision / Dental Insurance
  • Short-term and Long-term Disability
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Generous vacation, sick and holiday leave
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (medical, dependent, parking, transit)
  • 5 days per year towards professional development, training, and conference

The Crux Firm 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.

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