DTRA Outreach Specialist/Technical Writer

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: 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!

POSITION OVERVIEW:

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.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • 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

QUALIFICATIONS:

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

COMPANY OVERVIEW:

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

DEFTEC is an equalopportunityemployer





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