Communications Specialist

February 12, 2020

Tribal Tech, LLC is an American Indian SBA certified 8(m) woman-owned small business, headquartered in Alexandria, VA. We provide a diverse range of management and technical consulting services in the health/wellness, energy and education realm to federal agencies, state government, American Indian/Alaska Native tribes and private businesses. Our staff operates with the highest standards and principles that support legal and ethical business practices. Our guiding principles of “People, Performance and Partnership” embody an environment where employees are empowered and can flourish, and clients may fully benefit from our specialized capabilities.

Manages internal and external communications efforts as part of a federal support services contract.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Edit Congressional Reports, manuals, agency announcements, and other major documents for publication to ensure consistency and adherence to agency writing and branding guidance
  • Facilitate communications to stakeholders, through notices, newsletters and phone calls
  • Draft, edit, and consolidate talking points, PowerPoints, briefing papers, press releases, testimony, newsletter articles, and blogs
  • Manage agency communication tools include a listserv and social media accounts
  • Correspond and coordinate on behalf of agency leadership with other government agencies
  • Prepare weekly reports and ad-hoc responses to inquiries for specific data and information
  • Scan and administer a library of resources from media provided by stakeholders
  • Attend meetings to help identify priorities and partnerships
  • Develop and maintain a system of correspondence, both mail and email
  • Monitor internal due dates and tracks accomplishments

Skills and Abilities:

  • Experience working with distressed communities, especially American Indian/Alaska Native communities strongly preferred
  • Ability to create effective messaging and direct contributions from multiple sources
  • Demonstrated writing and editing skills
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to prioritize, manage multiple tasks, and deliver quality results under tight deadlines
  • Ability to work both individually and in a team environment
  • Experience with Web communications, HTML, and social media preferred; graphic design experience a plus
  • Knowledge of MS Word, PowerPoint, and SharePoint

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism, English, or related field; Master’s degree preferred
  • At least two years of related experience in communications, public relations, or technical writing and editing

About Tribal Tech, LLC:

We are an American Indian woman-owned small business, founded to provide Training and Technical Assistance, Grants Administration and IT Services to federal, state, tribal and corporate clients. Our guiding principles of “People, Performance, and Partnership” embody an environment where our employees can flourish and our clients may fully benefit from our capabilities. 

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

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