Communications Assistant, USAID, Bureau for Conflict Prevention and Stabilization
Dexis Professional Services
About the organization
Dexis is a professional services firm that solves the most pressing social challenges in complex environments, paving the way for a more secure and prosperous world.
Dexis embraces diversity, equity, and inclusion and strives to build and maintain a safe environment where we celebrate diverse backgrounds, treat everyone with respect, and value the unique lived experiences each person brings based on their race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, military or veteran status, national origin, age, marital status or family status and related conditions.
At Dexis, you will experience a corporate culture of inclusiveness, fairness, and trust. You will be given the means and mentorship needed to succeed, and your creativity will be rewarded.
Responsibilities: The Communications Assistant will execute a wide variety of communications tasks, including but not limited to the following: Manage, contribute and edit CPS fact sheets, success stories, infographics, reports, talking points, briefing documents, presentations, and other online and print products; Help manage content for the CPS internal and external websites and Google drive for accurate and updated information products, graphics, and multimedia files; Contribute to the CPS social media portfolio, including drafting of social media posts and an editorial calendar; Support Bureau and CPS/PO communications clearance and information requests from CPS offices and internal USAID communications;Support CPS Communications staff on strategic communications efforts and campaigns, including identifying and coordinating internal and external events and speaking engagements with stakeholders and partners;
Liaise and coordinate with the interagency on communications issues as needed;Serve as a point of contact and resource for CPS staff on communications guidance, information requests, and taskers
he ideal candidate will be results oriented, with demonstrated ability to engage in collaborative problem-solving. They will have excellent writing, listening, communication and interpersonal skills. Strong presentation skills are also required. They will have the ability to work collaboratively across offices and departments, and with leadership to advance a shared mission.
Must be eligible to receive and maintain a SECRET clearance.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a relevant field.
Experience with office technology and software with high proficiency (including Microsoft Office, Google Workplace preferred).
Excellent written and verbal skills.
Ability to multitask and track inputs and maintain high-quality work from multiple sources on deadline.
Interest in strategic communications development and execution.
Problem-solving, decision-making, and good judgment skills required.
Experience with Adobe Creative Suite, video editing software, newsletter writing and website management a plus.
Graphic design and multimedia storytelling experience is a plus.
Equal Opportunity Employment
The posting employer has certified that this announcement complies with Peace Corps’ Equal Opportunity Employment policy:
The Peace Corps is committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees, Volunteers, and applicants for employment and volunteer service. Peace Corps policy prohibits discrimination and harassment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age (40 or over), disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, parental status, political affiliation, union membership, genetic information, or history of participation in the Equal Employment Opportunity process, grievance procedure, or any authorized complaint procedure.
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