DTRA Outreach Specialist/Technical Writer

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations

DTRA Outreach Specialist/Technical Writer

Arlington, VA

What We Can Offer YOU!

Health, Dental, Vision, Life & AD&D Insurance, Short- and Long-Term Disability, Paid Time Off, 10 Paid Holidays, Bereavement Leave, 401(k) Plan, and more!


The position is located in Arlington, Virginia at the Defense Threat Reduction Agency Research and Development DirectorateTechnology Division(DTRA RD-TT) Technology Division (TTT)Joint Improvised-Threat Defeat Organization(JIDO). This role will support outreach, data management and communication. Incumbent will provide both routine and on-demand analysis in support of RD-TT's Leadership.


  • Author detailed Executive Summaries from technical meetings, working groups, summits, webinars, conferences and provide results to leadership and team members
  • Research industry, academia and government agencies for technology through technical conferences, consortiums, podcasts and webinars
  • Plan, coordinate, and execute technology-related outreach engagements,track and forecast engagements, and coordinate outcomes for potential technology investment options
  • Coordinate engagements with attendee calendars; communicate with appropriate businesses and organizations, and host meetings
  • Maintain and update very important person (VIP) directories
  • Manage conference attendance; gather information and contacts for future tracking and analysis to determine the cost-benefit of attendance
  • Work with scientists to ensure transparency and coordination on initiatives
  • Prepare accomplishment write-ups, briefings, quarterly reviews, newsletter and other communication tools
  • Identify areas for process improvement and assist the implementation of selected actions


Education & Experience

  • BA/BS degree from accredited institutionor6+ years of relevant experience; MA/MS degree preferred
  • 5 years of specialized experience in performing outreach, networking, and/or strategic engagement event planning and execution
  • 5 years of professional experience in relevant areas
  • Preferred: 3+ years in a technically focused position
  • Demonstrated experience in effective written communication

Knowledge & Skills

  • Detailed knowledge of military organizations, operations, and decision-making process
  • Ability to write technical reports to present to leadership and management
  • Excellent and effective interpersonal and effective communication skills
  • Preferably someone that is outgoing and works well independently and or as part of a group
  • Experience with Microsoft tools (SharePoint, Publisher, PowerPoint, Access, Excel, Word)
  • Ability to identify problems and solutions and effectively communicate with client
  • Support development and execution of government policies, procedures, and guidance
  • Ability to manage time and resources

Other Requirements

  • TS/SCI Security Clearance required


DEFTECwas founded on, and is continuously inspired by, the critical missions that save lives.

DEFTEC is an equalopportunityemployer

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