Communication Analyst

Apprio, Inc.
Washington, D.C., United States
Apply by 29 August 2018
Mid-level , Full-time staff position
Posted on 20 June 2018

Job Description

Job Title: Communication Analyst

Location: Washington, DC

Program: Global Development Lab – Office of Program & Management Operations (PMO)

US Citizen: Yes

Security Eligible to obtain and maintain Security Clearance

Clearance:

Apprio is an innovator of specialized technology and program solutions for the federal health, defense, and homeland security markets. The company provides services in technology transformation, organizational excellence, health IT & solutions, emergency response management, and international development. Apprio delivers the methodologies, discipline and expertise provided by the large integrators, with the cost structure and collaboration offered by smaller firms. Year after year we’ve grown by 50% or more due to our holistic approach in delivering solutions, thought-leadership, and synergistic teams to address our client’s needs.

Job Description:

Apprio is seeking an experienced Communication Analyst to support our fully funded contract with USAID. The Office of Program and Management Operations (PMO) within the Bureau of Legislative and Public Affairs (LPA) for the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) enables and facilitates effective and efficient internal information flow and engagement among many other programmatic and operational functions. PMO is responsible for supporting and engaging in various programmatic areas to facilitate the broader efforts of USAID staff of LPA to fulfill the Agency’s mission and core values.

The Communication Analyst serves as a key member of the PMO Team, reporting to the Director of the PMO office, located in the Bureau for Legislative and Public Affairs at USAID. The Analyst works closely with other members of the PMO team and our Internal Communications (IC) team to lead and contribute to key products, events, and services.

Responsibilities:

Original Written Content Development and Copy-Editing - 50%

Serves as the primary author for original content, works closely with other members of the PMO and IC team on products related to events and projects

Drafts original content for the following products, including but not limited to:

  • Agency Notices
  • Briefers/taskers
  • Talking points for the Office of the Administrator and Senior Leadership team
  • Newsletters
  • Flyers
  • Posters
  • Social media content
  • PowerPoints
  • Email communications
  • Meeting notes/summary of conclusions (SOCs)

Effectively collaborates with technical experts from across the Agency to identify and compile relevant information for informational products

Provides consistent and high-quality copy editing to all information products before delivery

Information Response and Request Management - 35%

Primary POC for non-USAID audiences interested in receiving information, either by email or phone, about USAID.

Researches within USAID holdings or other readily accessible sources to acquire the necessary information to respond to requests.

Interprets the information required to respond to requests and ensures it responses reflect current USAID policies and practices.

Transmits information to requestors either through email, one-on-one briefings, groups sessions, telephone or other means.

Maintains records of information requests and analyzes the data to determine trends in information being requested over varying periods of time.

Document Management and Clearances - 10%

Serves as the team’s document manager, maintaining accessible files of current and historical products and ensuring version control for final deliverables

Creates and maintains a tracking system for recording and sharing the status team’s simultaneous deliverables

Provides facilitation and oversight for the clearance process

Educational Requirement: Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience

Certification Preferred:

Required Experience: 4 to 6 years of experience related in writing, responding to request and research information; 1 to 3 years of foreign development related experience

Requirement Knowledge:

Listening Ability

Writing Ability

Editing Ability

Verbal Communications

Foreign Development as an Area of Practice Experience

Digital Engagement and Communications

Organization and Planning

Project Management

Eye for design

Apprio offers a collegial and supportive environment focused on its greatest assets…its people. With a competitive compensation and benefits program designed to attract, motivate, and develop our people; we pride ourselves on creating a culture of teamwork, client focus, and fun. Our benefits program allows our employees to select the features that make the most sense for their individual and/or dependent(s) needs. Features include medical, prescription drug, dental, vision, disability, retirement savings, and a competitive paid time off program. Apprio is an equal employment opportunity company. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.

About the Organization

Apprio is an innovator of specialized technology and program solutions for the federal health, defense, and homeland security markets. The company provides services in technology transformation, organizational excellence, health IT & solutions, emergency response management, and international development. Apprio delivers the methodologies, discipline and expertise provided by the large integrators, with the cost structure and collaboration offered by smaller firms. Year after year we’ve grown by 50% or more due to our holistic approach in delivering solutions, thought-leadership, and synergistic teams to address our client’s needs.

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