Paragon Technology Group

  • Communications Specialist

    Job Location US-DC
    ID
    2018-1682
  • Overview

    Paragon Technology Group, Inc. is a leading provider of strategic technology solutions to the public sector. Founded in 1997, Paragon has been recognized as one of the top 50 fastest growing companies in the Washington, D.C., Metro area.  Paragon delivers an extensive suite of IT services across the public sector and is renowned for delivering technical excellence in every client engagement.

    Responsibilities

    Gather data, complete informal interviews, and conduct research to support a broad range of communications needs in a Federal administration headquarters.  Make recommendations on options and formats to best satisfy communications requirements.  Prepare clear and concise executive remarks and speeches for executive leadership to support at national conferences, trade shows, organizational events, radio broadcasts, etc. for a variety of audiences. Prepare speakers for events to include creating tailored talking points and key messages, speeches to include scripts, and presentation materials. Assist in the presentation of workshops, seminars and training sessions. Design, format, write, and produce documentation using Microsoft Office Suite and other commercial publishing software. Maintain configuration management of all documents and up-to-date internal documentation library. Meeting planning and facilitation including develop agendas, coordinate invites, assist in facilitating discussions and decision making on complex topics with senior leadership, complete meeting notes and actions, and stakeholder communications.  Provide quality reviews and edits of overall team deliverables.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor's Degree in English, Communications, Public Relations, or similar field
    • 7+ years experience in technical writing, with emphasis on organizational and executive communications development.
    • Exemplary writing, editing, and oral communications skills
    • Comfort working and interacting with senior executives.
    • Experience working in headquarters or E-suite communications
    • Support development of senior leadership communications
    • Planning, organizing, and facilitating senior leadership meetings and other cross-organization meetings
    • Experience with MS Office suite and SharePoint for document creation, editing, and management
    • Experience working in FEMA and FIMA highly desired
    • Must be a US Citizen with the ability to obtain a FEMA clearance.

    Paragon is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of: race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by country, regional, or local law.

     

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