Communications Officer- Entry to Experienced Level (Georgia Location Only)

The National Security Agency
Augusta, GA 30905
Communications personnel at the National Security Agency (NSA) provide NSA with the means to build capacity through timely and effective tailored communications to inform, educate and inspire. Examples include building state-of-the-art websites and web applications for the Agency intranet, performing closed captioning at a live event, designing logos, publishing reports, and maintaining/safeguarding records.",

NSA Overview

The professionals at the National Security Agency (NSA) have one common goal: to protect our nation. The mission requires a strong offense and a steadfast defense. The offense collects, processes and disseminates intelligence information derived from foreign signals for intelligence and counterintelligence purposes. The defense prevents adversaries from gaining access to sensitive or classified national security information.

Communications Officers develop and deliver communications to a wide range of stakeholders. They leverage a full range of journalistic, communications, and marketing techniques, platforms, and products, such as storytelling, speeches, briefings, articles, and others to inform, increase awareness, and shape the Agency's image. Communications Officers engage with appropriate teams to promote programs and initiatives and oversee informational events, to include event planning. They work on activities across the organization and the agency.

Alternately, a Communications Officer with a background in multimedia products, will be responsible for a wide range of storytelling and corporate and strategic messaging by managing the development and production of, as well as steer, multimedia projects across the organization from their inception to their completion using technical and soft skills. They will create multimedia products that convey customers' messages in support of their mission. They lead and/or contribute to graphic and/or video productions by participating in activities such as concept development, writing, audio/visual recording, editing, graphic design, typography, animation, and end product creation. They translate communication needs into effective end products, evaluate the effectiveness of those products, and disseminate products in the most appropriate medium.

Description of the Position

The responsibilities of a Communications Officer include:
- Gathering and analyzing corporate or customer requirements for communication strategies or products
- Developing editorial strategy, ensures quality and cohesiveness of each days production
- Designing and executing communication campaigns and strategies leveraging a full range of communications platforms
- Developing communications including writing, editing, and publishing articles
- Engaging with appropriate groups to promote programs and initiatives
- Overseeing informational events, to include event planning
- Speechwriting
- Coordinating or creating multimedia products including graphics or video utilizing Adobe Creative Suite that convey customers' messages
- Promoting a culture of high performance and continuous improvement that values learning and a commitment to quality
- Coaching others to create and deliver effective messages (for senior positions)

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Communications Officer- Entry to Experienced Level (Georgia Location Only)

The National Security Agency
Augusta, GA 30905

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