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Program Analyst - Presentation/Multimedia/Speech Writing - 28029 in Arlington, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 3/15/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description


Alion is seeking a Senior Program Analyst - Presentation/Multimedia/Speech Writing Support to work in Arlington, VA. This position supports a program within the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering (OUSD(R&E)).


  • Research and write/create new presentations, speeches and communication pieces that address complex and high-profile issues; advise and consult with the customer on messaging and communications strategies; create in-depth communications on a range of subjects. 
  • Produce clear communications through a wide range of styles and formats, including formal speeches, PowerPoint presentations, blogs, videos, letters, articles, op-ed and bylined pieces, and social media channels. 
  • Tailor messages to serve the needs of different audiences, including employees, clients, media, social media, students, industry participants, and community organizations. Additionally, messaging should be in coordination with strategic communications plans for OUSD (R&E). 
  • Coordinate with the OUSD (R&E) executive administrative support to ensure logistics, security clearances, communication, and coordination with contacts at speaking venues and events is accomplished in support of OUSD (R&E) and Principle Deputy engagements. 
  • Provide recommendations on acceptance, deconfliction, and priority of speaking engagements/events in close coordination with the Public Affairs specialist, executive administrative support staff, and government personnel in the OUSD (R&E). 

Required Qualifications

  • A minimum of seven (7) years of recent and relevant experience. 
  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in English, journalism or communications is required.¿ At the discretion of the Government, specialized experience including military or industry executive assistant experience may be substituted in lieu of specific educational requirements. 
  • Top Secret – ability to obtain and maintain SCI 
  • Expert in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel as well as with multimedia and social media applications 
  • Proficient with social media and ability to develop and carry out social media communication strategies. 
  • Ability to write and create presentations quickly and meet deadlines. 
  • Ability to communicate to different audiences using multiple applications. 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Contractors with a DCID 6/4 eligibility within the last five (5) years are highly desired 
  • Graduate degree in communications, journalism, or media, is preferred 
  • Highly preferred experience and skills in communications, public relations, and/or journalism at the DoD and/or service component Headquarters level 
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize 

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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