Responsibilities: Support the coordination, development, promotion, and implementation a wide array of internal communication products supporting the information needs of F-35 Joint Program Office (JPO) and F-35 Enterprise personnel. As an integral member of the Public Affairs team, serves as the Assistant, Public Affairs Officer within the JPO. Leverages internal communications products to augment the external Public Affairs program executed by the F-35 JPO Public Affairs Director and Deputy Director. Support the Director of Public Affairs and Deputy Director and is a vital contributor to making the JPO a great place to work.
Education: BS or BA degree from an accredited university in Journalism, Communications, or a related field.
Allowable Substitution: AS or AA degree from an accredited university and an additional four (4) years of relevant experience.
Experience: Minimum of five (5) years of relevant experience in DoD or corporate internal communications, public affairs, and/or strategic communications. Exceptional writing, listening, planning, critical thinking, project management and problem-solving skills. Proven ability to handle multiple priorities and convey highly complex information in a clear, concise and compelling fashion without losing the strategic intent. Proven ability in creating and managing effective employee and internal communications projects and programs. Demonstrated ability to successfully support senior leadership and communicate effectively in a geographically, professionally and culturally-diverse workforce.
Ability in crafting executive messaging, managing workplace culture initiatives and promoting a positive culture and system of beliefs and values. Proven experience using DoD or corporate social media and websites. Creative and collaborative thinker who can bring senior leaderships vision to life through traditional and non-traditional communications channels. Motivated self-starter, with ability to work independently within a fast-paced team environment. Ability to work across a multitude of staffs within the organization and partner with leaders at all levels to drive internal communications programming, respond to emerging situations and explore best practices and new ideas aimed at improving employee engagement. Demonstrated experience developing internal communications in support of Great Place to Work initiatives. Familiarity with DoD Acquisition, Technology & Logistics (AT&L) personnel and program management. Experience in or understanding of military aviation operations.
Other: Must have an Active Secret Security Clearance.
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