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Communications Specialist

Location: Rockville, MD
Date Posted: 04-11-2017
Job # 9169796
Dovel Technologies, LLC provides leading edge software and application development services specializing in mission driven solutions that address complex business processes and technology challenges. We practice CMMI® ML3 processes and delivery solutions and are an innovative mission oriented technology company focused on complex business and technical challenges, ensuring solutions support the achievement of your mission. Our team creates software solutions that help customers communicate, access, and store mission critical information. Dovel is instrumental in the design and implementation of some of the most mission critical and innovative systems in government today.
 
Dovel, ranked #12 on the Washington Business Journal’s 50 Fastest Growing Companies in 2016! Join our team today!

The Communications Specialist will support the Federal Grants Management solutions to more than 18 Federal agencies through the Grants Center of Excellence (www.GrantSolutions.gov). 

Overview:
Seeking a strong writer who can create appealing content that helps GrantSolutions powerfully tell its story to its customers, key stakeholders, and the public.
 
Job Responsibilities:
  • Crafting and maintaining content for the GrantSolutions public website
  • Writing contributed blog posts and articles for publication on other blogs and websites
  • Writing updates and content to be distributed via social media
  • Creating content for internal and external publications and correspondence, including internal employee newsletters, customer newsletters, email campaigns, annual reports to the public, and more
  • Editing content contributed by other team representatives
  • Writing speeches and remarks for senior GrantSolutions executives
  • Assisting in the development of presentations and other correspondence in support of GrantSolutions executives
Required Capabilities:
  • Bachelor’s degree in PR, Communication, Journalism, New Media, English, or related field
  • 5 years of experience in a communications type role
  • Very strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong proofreading and editing skills with a keen attention to detail
  • Working knowledge of AP style
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to write accurate, appealing content in journalistic, feature, and marketing-oriented styles
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Effective and efficient use of Microsoft Word and Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Perform data entry via content management systems such as WordPress and other similar web-based applications
  • Candidates must have lived in the United States for 3 out of the last 5 years
Dovel Technologies is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled

Words that describe Dovel:
A Lean Forward Company; Agile; Fun; High-Energy; Leaders Encouraged; Innovative; Users of Cutting-Edge Technology; Client-Oriented-Consultative Environment; Skilled, Educated, and Certified Professionals; Stable and Growing

Benefits Program:
Paid Time Off; 10 Paid Holidays; Health Insurance; Dental Insurance; Vision Plan; Life Insurance; Long Term Disability; Short Term Disability; Flexible Spending Accounts; 401(k) with matching; Voluntary Life Insurance

Additional Benefits:
CTO Group Mentorship; On-site State-of-the-Art Technology Lab; Casual Fridays, Friday breakfast on-site, and more!
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