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Communications Specialist

Vox Optima, LLC Philadelphia, PA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

Communications Specialist

Locations: Philadelphia, PA

Clearance Required: Secret

Years of Experience: 2+

Degree: BA/BS in Communications or Journalism OR 4 years active duty military journalism experience, DINFOS experience preferred

FT/PT: Full Time

We need motivated candidates with extensive communications, public affairs and program management experience to support a US Navy public affairs contract. This position will support command communications activities, including:

  • News, feature, and speech writing for a variety of topics and news vehicles.
  • Writing, editing, and media relations support for command activities and special events including developing news releases, media advisories, articles, social media content, storyboards for video products, preparatory content for video interviews, response-to-query statements, communication/media plans, fact sheets, backgrounders, white papers, key messages, anticipated question-and-answer sheets, email and public announcements or displays, event scripts, infographics, talking points, speeches, briefing materials and issue papers.
  • Writing, editing and layout support of weekly, bi-weekly and semi annual products.
  • External communications support, including receiving and cataloging media and public inquiries, and coordinating responses with appropriate subject matter experts and management.
  • Photography support as required.

The ideal candidate will have the following skills:

  • Excellent writing, researching, planning and verbal communications skills.
  • Excellent customer relations skills, with the ability to communicate effectively with senior level military and government officials and assist them in the process of communicating command messages.
  • Ability to organize and mange workflows and schedules, prioritizing work based on deadlines, schedules and management guidance.
  • Understanding of the Associated Press style guide.
  • Understanding of MS Office and Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Photography experience desired.

Interested applicants can submit resumes in searchable PDF format via the application portal below or through email at jobs@voxoptima.com. If an online portfolio of work is available, please include the link.

Vox Optima, LLC

Why Work Here?

Veteran and woman-owned business with U.S. and international military clients

Let’s get the basics out of the way – we are a small but powerful communications, consulting and media relations company. Our job is to get your message out in clear and easy to understand ways to the people that need to hear it, and to get results with that message. Nice to meet you. Now let's get to work! @voxoptima facebook.com/VoxOptimaPR

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