A JOTW “Can't Wait: job posting from SAIC

A JOTW “Can't Wait: job posting from SAIC

Director of Employee Communications, Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), McLean, VA

Please apply by clicking the link below.


SAIC is a FORTUNE 500® scientific, engineering, and technology applications company that uses its deep domain knowledge to solve problems of vital importance to the nation and the world, in national security, energy and the environment, critical infrastructure, and health. For more information, visit www.saic.com. SAIC: From Science to Solutions®.

SAIC Communications is seeking a Director of Employee Communications who will join a team of experienced, successful communicators who are delivering outstanding products to an international workforce. The Director of Employee Communications will be responsible for helping to inform a workforce of 45,000 smart, educated men and women of diverse backgrounds and fostering an environment of engagement and alignment with company objectives and strategies. Media will include an award-winning intranet, print publications, broadcast email and webcasts, among others.

Job Description:

This Director of Employee Communications will contribute to communication strategy and planning, advising and supporting company managers on employee communications, gathering and writing employee communications, and shepherding these communications through reviews and approvals. The individual may also supervise others in the department. The chosen individual must have a basic understanding of the requirements of communication of human resources policies and practices. This individual will understand and communicate business, financial and technical information clearly and accurately to employees and management. This includes the ability to translate material specific to one discipline into language readily accessible to all while maintaining accuracy and readability.

Required skills:

Qualified candidates must have at least ten (10) years of experience with a strong emphasis in employee communication, internal company journalism, or comparable work, and must be familiar with Associated Press style. Candidates must be able to demonstrate strong oral and written communication skills. Copy-editing and proofing skills are also required. Individual must be competent in the use of MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Must be able to work with managers and employees of all levels in advising and gathering, preparing and vetting material in a poised and tactful manner.

Desired skills:

Successful experience in managing others in employee communications is a plus.


BA in English, Communication, Journalism or related fields.

Please apply by clicking the link below.



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