Public Communications Specialist, Senior

Bowhead / UIC Technical Services

Fort Eustis, VA 23604

Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Description


Public Communications Specialist, Senior (PEOC3T-20-0822-F):

Bowhead is seeking a Public Communications Specialist, Senior to support the Army Futures Command Communication Team in Fort Eustis, VA. The SR Public Communications Specialist is responsible for content creation, management and coordination of written articles, media releases, talking points and social media posts for a major U.S. Army program executive office client.

Responsibilities to include:

Perform Protocol responsibilities

Review and promote FCC articles

Coordinate ComRel events and activities with JBLE PAOs.

Develop Read Aheads

Speech Writing

On-site leadership facilitation

Community Analysis / Relationship-building


A bachelors degree, and a minimum of ten (10) years experience managing government programs is required of which one (1) year must be supervisory.

Knowledge of communication principles, methods, practices and techniques to develop public affairs projects aimed at enhancing the understanding of groups or individuals opposed or indifferent to significant aspects of the agency.

Ability to communicate through journalistic writing, copy writing/editing and screenwriting.

Ability to prepare and/or edit written correspondence, ensuring proper use of English grammar, spelling, and punctuation.

Candidate must have working knowledge of social media methodology and practices.

This position requires the employee to occasionally travel away from the normal duty station less than 30% of the time.

Skilled in strategic engagement to work on a team supporting various Army communication campaigns and programs.

The ability to prepare and deliver briefings and status reports to senior leadership, consultative skill

Effective communication with a wide range of groups including internal and external customers and stakeholders

Experience in planning for and supporting activities and events (engagements, conferences, etc.), supporting both traditional and non-traditional media, development and use of exhibits and collateral materials (banner stands, posters, brochures, etc.).

Experience in corporate communications, stakeholder engagement, communication outreach and planning, to include event coordination, speech writing; and a knowledge of branding, media relations and social media.

Defense Information School (DINFOS) certified/trained in the Public Affairs Qualification Course preferred

SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIRED: Must be able to obtain a security clearance at the Secret level (having an active Secret clearance is preferred). US Citizenship is a requirement for Secret clearance at this location.

Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug & alcohol screening and/or random drug screen, and must follow UICs Non-DOT Drug & Alcohol Testing Program requirements. If the position requires, an applicant must pass a pre-employment criminal background history check. All post-secondary education listed on the applicants resume/application may be subject to verification.

Where driving may be required or where a rental car must be obtained for business travel purposes, applicants must have a valid driver license for this position and will be subject to verification. In addition, the applicant must pass an in-house, online, driving course to be authorized to drive for company purposes.

UIC is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics EOE/AA/M/F/D/V. In furtherance, pursuant to The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act 43 U.S.C. Sec. 1601 et seq., and federal contractual requirements, UIC and its subsidiaries may legally grant certain preference in employment opportunities to UIC Shareholders and their Descendants, based on the provisions contained within The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act.

All candidates must apply online at, and submit a completed application for all positions they wish to be considered. Once the employment application has been completed and submitted, any changes to the application after submission may not be reviewed. Please contact a UIC HR Recruiter if you have made a significant change to your application. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), persons unable to complete an online application should contact UIC Human Resources for assistance (

UIC Government Services (UICGS / Bowhead) provides innovative business solutions to federal and commercial customers in the areas of engineering, maintenance services, information technology, program support, logistics/base support, and procurement. Collectively, the fast-growing Bowhead Family of Companies offers a breadth of services which are performed with a focus on quality results. Headquartered in Springfield, VA, we are a fast-growing, multi-million-dollar corporation recognized as one of the top 25 8(a) companies for government contracting.

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