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Public Affairs Support

MSys Inc
Richland, Washington, United States
June 10, 2019


Title: Public Affairs Support - US Citizens Only

Location: Richland, WA, USA

Length: Long term

Employment type

Job description

Federal/DoD Contract - Must be a US Citizen; must be willing to go through a background check *** 100% Onsite - No remote due to security*** Initial PO till 9/30/2019 with 3 years extension ***

*** Customer works on 4/10 schedule. The standard work week consist of ten (10) hours of work between 6:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. with one half hour designated as an unpaid period for lunch, Monday through Thursday *** Some remote work may be allowed

This position is responsible for providing public involvement and tours support to the agency. The successful candidate will be involved in internal and external coordination of public outreach activities which includes working with senior and cross-organizational management as well as external stakeholders. Activities may include:

Interfacing with cross-organizational personnel for the development of public outreach materials, which will include developing presentations; routing for approval and incorporating edits as appropriate.

Creating agendas, facilitating meeting (in person and on conference calls), and drafting meeting minutes.

Support the preparation and issuance of public announcements.

Drafting, reviewing and obtaining concurrence on external communication materials.

Ability to conduct an event from the ground up while satisfying the needs of multiple clients.

Managing and executing tours; this will include drafting agendas, notifying the appropriate personnel, accompanying tours on site, overseeing the issuance of protective gear as necessary and managing tour stops.

Creating schedules and managing project deadlines.

Leading efforts with diplomacy while keeping customer satisfaction a priority

Available on off hours to ensure project deadlines are met (working remotely/checking email when necessary).

Handling meeting logistics as needed.

Required Skills

• Bachelors degree in communications, public relations or equivalent combination of education and experience

Demonstrated ability to put the customer’s needs as a top priority

Strong written and oral communication skill

Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team as well as independently with minimal direction.

Ability to work under deadlines and deliver quality product on time.

Exceptional attention to detail

Well-organized; ability to handle multiple tasks at the same time.

Strong interpersonal skills; out-going; exhibits strategic and creating thinking skills

General MS office skills including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.

Available on off-hours to ensure project deadlines are met (working remotely/checking email when necessary)

Desired Skills

Active/inactive clearance.