CACI International Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) Public Affairs Officer in Washington, District Of Columbia

Job Description

CACI is seeking a Public Affairs Officer in support of the LCS Program. This role supports the LCS Shipbuilding and LCS Fleet Introduction and Sustainment program offices in developing public affairs products and coordinating with external stakeholders for media engagements. Preferred experience would include managing public affairs for Navy or other Department of Defense programs or commands. Demonstrated examples of a candidate’s proactive mindset to identify and engage on PAO opportunities on behalf of the LCS Program is a discriminator.

What You’ll Get to Do:

  • Developing talking points and speeches for senior Navy leadership public speaking engagements

  • Developing Navy press releases for program milestone events

  • Reviewing industry press releases for program milestone events

  • Developing correspondence with ship commissioning sponsors

  • Developing, producing, and distributing program office newsletters

  • Monitoring media coverage and exposure for the LCS program

  • Tracking and synopsizing Congressional testimony, public statements, and other external public affairs materials

  • Provide photography support for internal program office ceremonies

  • Coordinating media interviews and appearances

  • Coordinating public affairs products and events with LCS shipbuilders, vendors and Fleet Commands

  • Tasking and coordinating graphic and video products and post production efforts with CACI graphics personnel

  • Supporting other public affairs initiatives as required

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Communications, Public Relations, or related degree area with 5 years of related experience, or Masters with 3 years of related experience

  • Five years of direct experience developing public affairs materials that conform to relevant requirements and standards

  • Five years of direct experience supporting media engagement

  • Active SECRET Security Clearance

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Attention to detail

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Ability to meet quick-turn deadlines

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Strong working knowledge of Navy Correspondence Manual (SECNAVINST M-5216.5) and US Navy Style Guide

  • Five years of experience supporting Navy/DoD programs or commands

What We Can Offer You:

  • We’ve been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.

  • Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.

  • We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.

  • We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation’s highest priorities.

  • For over 55 years, the principles of CACI’s unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.

Job Location

US-Washington-DC-WASHINGTON DC METRO

CACI employs a diverse range of talent to create an environment that fuels innovation and fosters continuous improvement and success. At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is proud to provide dynamic careers for employees worldwide. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.