Supporting the Most Exciting and Meaningful Missions in the WorldCommunications and Information Specialist
Macfadden, a PAE company, is seeking a Communications & Information Specialist to support USAID’s Office of Transition Initiatives (OTI). OTI supports U.S. foreign policy objectives by helping local partners advance peace and democracy. OTI provides fast, flexible, short-term assistance targeted at key political transition and stabilization needs.
The Communications & Information Specialist is an important member of OTI’s communications team providing strategic, editorial and content development support to numerous teams across the office.
Qualified candidates should possess excellent writing, editing, and verbal communications skills and have exceptional attention to detail. Candidates must be flexible and have the ability to work under tight deadlines in an extremely fast-paced and collaborative environment.
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS
Relevant master’s degree (international affairs, communications, media/production, etc.) and 6 years of relevant work experience or a relevant Bachelor’s degree (international affairs, communications, media/production, etc.) and 8 years of relevant experience.
Relevant work experience includes but is not limited to experience as a writer, editor, reporter, producer, or communications specialist.
IMPORTANT APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:
To be considered for this position, you MUST submit the following:
Please combine your cover letter, resume, and writing sample into one PDF or Word document and submit it through the online application system when prompted to upload a CV.
Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
A short editing test will be conducted for the most-qualified candidates.
U.S. citizenship is required; selected candidate must be able to qualify for a government sponsored Secret Clearance.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk, hear, and use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls.The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms.Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.The employee must occasionally lift or move up to 25 pounds.
This position description reflects Macfadden’s assignment of essential functions; nothing in this job description restricts the Company’s latitude to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
PAE is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.
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