Remote (Any State), Virginia
Strategic Communications Lead
Job Category: Communications
Time Type: Full time
Minimum Clearance Required to Start: None
Employee Type: Regular
Percentage of Travel Required: None
Type of Travel: None
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Financial Management Business Transformation (FMBT) program’s vision is to provide VA with a modern financial and acquisition management system. This transformation will improve financial accountability to American taxpayers and offer opportunities to improve care and service to our Veterans. As a contract and project, TEAM CACI is responsible for all aspects of system conversion, interface development, and data cleanse to meet the goals of the FMBT program. In doing so, we commit the breadth of our expertise and offer program-level thought leadership in federal financial management systems, tools and technology, to provide innovative solutions, and exceptional attention and care to support our VA stakeholders and meet our commitments.
VA FMBT ID&C is looking for a Strategic Communications Lead who is responsible for developing effective messaging, written and communication strategies to raise the visibility of the organization and its advocacy efforts. In this role, you will develop/review, revise communications and advise the Leadership Team on reputation and communications management. You will be deadline-oriented, experienced in issues management, and a skilled storyteller of nuanced narratives shared with multiple audiences across multiple platforms. As the Strategic Communications Lead, you will be entrusted with for confidential corporate information, including strategic plans, financial information, risk management situations, and employee information. You will also be part of the Program Management Operations Team.
More About The Role:
Develop and implement a long-term informed communications vision, strategy, and execution, including identification of target audiences, development of key messages, distribution on relevant channels, and measurement of the results.
Lead and manage issues/reputational/crisis communications strategy and execution in coordination with the Senior Management team.
Ensure high quality and consistency in communications and branding across the program.
Collaborate with various teams, members, and partner organizations to translate strategy into integrated communications plans, deployment, and facilitate organizational alignment.
Responsible for creating, implementing, and measuring the success of comprehensive and innovative communications engagement programs that will enhance the image and position of VA FMBT ID&C and elevate the effectiveness of internal and external communications.
Lead the development and execution of a topnotch relations strategy to elevate VA FMBT ID&C’s reputation, advocacy messages, and overall organizational goals, through relationship building.
Oversee the continued evaluation, development, consistency, and vision of VA FMBT ID&Cs Leadership Team.
Interface with various stakeholders, including the senior leadership.
Provide support and counsel to VA FMBT ID&C’s teams on communications efforts.
Leads special projects as assigned.
You’ll Bring These Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree (additional experience may be substituted in lieu of education)
5 or more years of experience in a Communications/Public Relations/Marketing or related role
Excellent oral and written communications skills, including the ability to articulate complex messages to a diverse audience.
Ability to define problems, gather data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
Demonstrated skills, knowledge, and experience in the development, design, and execution of communications activities.
Strong creative, strategic, analytical, and organizational skills.
Demonstrated successful experience developing and delivering presentations and working with media.
Experience overseeing the design and production of print materials and publications.
Computer literacy in word processing and page layout including experience with Adobe Creative Suites, MS Office products, and other general-purpose tools (Acrobat, multiple Internet browsers, etc.).
Commitment to working with shared leadership and in cross-functional teams.
Ability to blend attractive design and high functionality in all projects.
Ability to work independently and responsibly while managing numerous projects simultaneously.
Exceptional interpersonal and management skills to interact with executive management, staff, members, and cross-functional teams.
Capability to identify and organize departmental and organizational priorities.
Ability to represent VA FMBT ID&C in a professional manner and foster positive working relationships.
Ability to be self-supervising and anticipate recurring demands on one’s time.
Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a Public Trust Clearance (US citizenship required)
These Qualifications Would Be Nice to Have:
Understanding of government contracting complexities.
Experience supporting large scale software implementation programs.
Understanding of Agile methodologies.
What We Can Offer You:
– We’ve been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.
– Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.
– We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.
– We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation’s highest priorities.
– For over 60 years, the principles of CACI’s unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.
Company Overview: At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI 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, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected characteristic.
CACI / Equal Opportunity Employer
JBCAC 279995 2023.05.23
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