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Strategic Communications Manager

McLean, Virginia | Job #311419


Our client, a fantastic mission driven organization located in McLean, VA is seeking a Strategic Communications Manager for a full time / direct hire position. The perfect candidate will develop, direct and integrate strategic communications, outreach and related stakeholder engagement to create and promote the brand identity. This person will have a tremendous impact with the responsibility of driving and shaping the external communications and go-to-market strategy including external and internal communications. You will also have the opportunity to lead other communication professionals and help build out the organization's communication department. If this opportunity aligns with your skills and professional expertise, The BOSS Group wants to hear from you! 

Strategic Communications Manager Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a key partner and senior communications advisor to the executive team to help shape external communications, brand, go-to-market strategy, content and PR 
  • Develop and execute communications plans/campaigns that help differentiate the organization and directly align business priorities 
  • Collaborate closely with directors across the public sector and national security portfolios and programs while building strategic partnerships where strategy and IT meet the citizen
  • Keep a finger on the pulse of communications, marketing, and product trends
  • Showcase a strong IT and business acumen across areas where technology is disrupting the market 
  • Manage and mentor other communications professionals 
  • Developing informational messaging to engage the audience and enhance brand awareness 
Strategic Communications Manager Requirements:
  • 15+ Years of proven experience in a leadership role with increased level of responsibilities
  • Experience managing internal and external communications, PR and stakeholder engagement 
  • Exceptional executive presence with the ability to perform well under pressure
  • Management experience required - having led a team of direct reports
  • Experience supporting executive communications with or within government agencies 
  • Public Sector Agency experience (Transportation and/or healthcare experience is required for this role) 
  • Ability to leverage existing media, Hill and PR contacts
  • Must be a creative storyteller with proven experience managing large strategic communications campaigns (public, private or political sector) 

Company Perks and Incentives: 

  • Opportunity to do meaningful work that makes an impact
  • Competitive benefits, exceptional professional development opportunities 
  • Company with strong values and mission driven employees
  • Work with an entrepreneurial organization 

About The BOSS Group

We offer an attractive compensation package including competitive salary, 401(k) plan, weekly paychecks, holiday pay and a health benefits program. A specialist in placing creative, marketing and digital talent, The BOSS Group, offers temporary and direct hire/full-time positions with corporations, associations design agencies and non-profit organizations across the U.S. With 28 years of experience staffing and recruiting top creative talent we seek the best placement for you.  The BOSS Group is an equal opportunity employer. 


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