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HJF is seeking a Communications Specialist to support the Center for Deployment Psychology (CDP) activities related to its training and education mission in Rockville, Maryland. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to CDP.
This position will work in the CDP headquarters in Rockville, MD and will report to the Chief of Staff. The Communications Specialist is able to work independently and will be primarily responsible for both internal and external communications efforts to support the CDP’s overall mission, goals, and objectives with the larger military and civilian community.
CDP has the mission to train military and civilian behavioral health providers to provide high quality deployment-related behavioral health services to military personnel and their families. The incumbent will be primarily responsible for developing and managing the Center for Deployment Psychology’s internal and external communications processes.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Must have excellent writing and editing skills, well-developed interpersonal and verbal communication skills. Must be creative, team-oriented, and able to adhere to project deadlines. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office and other pertinent software packages. Must be a self-starter who has the ability to work both independently and in a team environment and to use sound judgment in solving problems. Experience in print, web, electronic presentation, graphic design, and (preferably) multimedia production is a significant plus.
Minimum Education Requirement: Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, or related field.
Minimum Experience: 2 - 4 years of related work experience required. 4 - 6 years preferred.
Physical Capabilities: Walking, standing, and sitting. Occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
Work Environment: CDP’s headquarters office in Rockville, MD or, to a limited extent, in a telework setting.
Employment with HJF is contingent upon successful completion of a background check, which may include, but is not limited to, contacting your professional references, verification of previous employment, addresses, education, and credentials, a criminal background check, drug screening, and a department of motor vehicle (DMV) check.
HJF is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Chief Human Resources Officer.