A JOTW “Can't Wait” opportunity from Alion Science and Technology

A JOTW “Can't Wait” opportunity from Alion Science and Technology

Communications Specialist, Principal, Alion Science and Technology, Washington, DC


As the organizational expert in the field, consults with management

regarding the communications and/or relations with the public, the media, and the community. Provides guidance in coordinating events and developing promotional materials for CHINFO.

Responsible for communication strategies for highly complex issues, and directly advises the senior Navy personnel (Flag). Provides expertise in planning and implementing marketing communications projects in support of advertising, product promotion, public relations and trade shows.

The contractor shall analyze mission, goals and objectives of the

organizations involved in the program(s) about which the strategies and plans are being developed; identify audiences for the communications; assess reputation risk; develop objectives, themes and messages; synchronize related communication events across command, echelon, agency and governmental lines; establish measures of performance and measures of effectiveness; develop strategies, plans and tactics; monitor implementation of communication plans; and make assessments of strategy, plan and tactical effectiveness.

Day-to-day management of a complex program

Develops materials for internal and external multi-media presentations on CHINFO products, services and business plans.

May prepare speeches or statements for senior management.

Provides work guidance and leadership to less experienced Communications Specialists.

Responsible for meeting program budget and schedule; tracks deliverables and meets timelines for deliverables


Senior Public Affairs position to be established as part of a contract to be awarded by Navy Chief of Information (CHINFO).

Masters degree in related discipline plus 10 to 12 years of directly related Navy Public Affairs experience. Defense Information School (DINFOS) attendance desired. In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for more than 20 years applicable work experience. Public Affairs work experience at the Fleet/CHINFO/Joint levels required. Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience for positions involving new technology or labor market shortages as reflected by market survey data.

Must have a strong understanding of U.S. Navy organization and culture.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Experienced in internet-based media Knowledge of Joint Capabilities Integrated Development System (JCIDS) and Planning.

Proficient with Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

A SECRET security clearance is required.

Alion Science and Technology is an employee-owned technology solutions company delivering technical expertise and operational support to the Department of Defense, civilian government agencies and commercial customers. Building on 70 years of R&D and engineering experience, Alion brings innovation and insight to multiple business areas: naval architecture & marine engineering; defense operations; systems engineering; modeling & simulation; information management & technology; chemical, biological, nuclear & environmental sciences; wireless spectrum engineering; and industrial technology. Based in McLean, Virginia, Alion employee-owners are located at major offices, customer sites and laboratories worldwide.

Req. no. 10989.


Gerald Jackson

Sr Recruiter

Alion Science and Technology

Engineering Integration Solutions Sector

Office 202-777-1475

Fax 202-646-0178


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