Communications Manager

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Come and work for a fantastic company, which was named the 2010 Government Contractor of the Year! Immediate need for a Communications Manager to work on a long-term contract in Fairfax, Virginia.

This role has a broad scope of responsibility, including supporting messaging development, writing for a wide range of external communications, marketing and sales collateral, public web site content, industry analyst relations, award programs, and internal communications events. This position will report to the U.S. Federal Director of Communications.

Required Skills:
• Marketing/communications experience in at least two disciplines (external communications, branding, etc.)
• Demonstrated understanding of the government market
• Integrated marketing/communications campaign development and management
• Writing and editing for various media, including marketing collateral and the web
• Developing and implementing internal communications initiatives and activities
• Strong verbal communications skills and presence to represent the communications function internally and the company externally, as needed
• Self-starter who has advanced project and budget management skills
• 8+ years of directly-related experience
• Bachelors degree in related field
• Flexibility to work nights/weekends in line with campaign needs and/or critical deadlines
• Flexibility to travel, if needed

MUST HAVES: Strong writing experience & samples...internal and external communications experience role will be 60% internal and 40% external. Must present well and be able to interact with senior level management. Must be strategic but also hands-on.