MISO Planner for Strategic Coord & Implementation - 30230 in Doral, FL at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 6/30/2019

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    Doral, FL
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Job Description



Requires experience, and knowledge of basic advertising elements, concepts, and practices. Provide analysis to measure the effectiveness of all IO programs and shall employ database marketing, database management, or quantitative and statistical studies to evaluate existing and potential target audiences. Ensure assessment of IO programs is synchronized with the Command Strategic Assessment. Develop and maintain reporting procedures for all IO activities.

Serve as a functional expert and action officer for IO, with emphasis on conducting strategic and theater planning at the COCOM level.

Provide assistance to conduct appropriate coordination between the IO Crisis Action Cell, Joint Intelligence and Operations Center, Current Operations, Future Operations, USSOUTHCOM Battle Staff, J-code staff, and Special Staff elements.

  • Assist in planning, developing, staffing, coordinating, implementing, evaluating, and integrating IO in all USSOUTHCOM activities and operations.
  • Provide input, feedback, and support on social media solutions to Theater MISO requirements. Provide operational monitoring and support of social media programs.
  • Assist in conducting briefings and meetings that explain the program, program issues, and provide suggestions to strategic media challenges.
  • Post government approved social media messages.
  • The contractor shall be qualified in Spanish and/or Brazilian-Portuguese languages at Level 4 (Fluent) or
  • higher. Language Qualifications are based on the US Department of State Foreign Affairs Handbook Volume 3, handbook 2- Foreign Service National Handbook. Contractor shall maintain certificates and provide upon request by the COR.
  • Provide mass communications and strategic media support, to include editing audio and video.
  • Support with writing stories, development of content, and daily news updates for Spanish, English, and Brazilian-Portuguese language magazines and websites.
  • Support with the production of daily original news and feature content briefs for Government websites and social media platforms.
  • Support with writing captions and headlines by looking for relevant images from our news sources to incorporate into articles and features for publication on Government websites, social media platforms, and printed materials.
  • Generate story and feature ideas for print materials and websites while looking for topics of interest to our message to develop into stories for publication into Government websites based on foreign media source reports and analyses to stay abreast.
  • Support with editing news content for publication into Government websites, making sure all translations are grammatically sound and factually correct for inclusion into websites.
  • Participate in conferences throughout the region as a means to support development while fostering partnerships with appropriate military and civilian personnel within the region to encourage article contributions.
  • Monitor foreign media source reports and analyses to stay abreast of major issues in the region.
  • Support distribution of MISO printed materials.
  • Support with the preparation of presentations for internal and external audiences.
  • Support working with Partner Nation Liaison Officers (PN LNO) and PN website administrators for article/content coordination and/or cross referencing.
  • Support with the coordination, schedule, and conducting interviews with key communicators throughout the region.
  • Supports the preparation of assessments of social media engagements as part of the overall J39 assessments. This includes capturing and archiving impact indicators such as reader comments, observations, and other audience behaviors.
  • Support Government representative in the preparation of purchase requests and other administrative activities.

  • Minimum requirements: Bachelors of Arts (BA) degree in journalism or mass communication. Defense
    Language Proficiency Test 3/3 fluency in both Spanish and Brazilian Portuguese or other US Government
    equivalent; three (3) years experience as both journalist and editor with government mass media programs.
  • USSOUTHCOM AOR Experience.
  • A minimum of 3 years experience as a Joint Task Force/Combatant Command level operations planner.
  • Fluency in Spanish is not required but advantageous
  • TS/SCI Clearance Required based upon a SSBI completed within the past five (5) years



Security Clearance

  SCI Eligible

Diversity Statement

  Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.  Alion will provide a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who need assistance to apply.  Please visit the Alion Careers site for more information

U.S. Citizenship Required.


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