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DCG Communications Account Executive in Washington, District Of Columbia

DCG Communications (DCG) is seeking an organized, thorough, and?proactive Communications Specialist (Account Executive) to develop a wide variety of internal communications products on behalf of our federal client to forge and strengthen their bond with employees and stakeholders. The Specialist will work with a team of communications professionals, to include project managers and graphic designers.

The specialist will develop content to provide continual engagement with the client?s audiences based on their preferred messaging, channels, formats, and outreach, to support the client and increase awareness and participation in its programs. This may include but is not limited to web content, strategic communications plans, newsletters, agency-wide email campaigns, factsheets and flyers.

Location: Currently the entire DCG team is working virtually due to COVID-19. Once it is safe to return, the Communications Specialist (Account Executive) will be required to work on client site in Washington, DC 4 days per week.

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor?s degree, preferably in journalism or communications

  • A minimum of two (2) years of relevant professional experience supporting communications and marketing campaigns, preferably at a public relations firm/agency

  • Proven experience writing web content

  • Experience writing and distilling information for a variety of audiences

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Experience in internal communications planning and implementation

  • Experience developing internal communications such as strategic communications plans, newsletters, email campaigns, website stories and content, factsheets and flyers

  • Demonstrate strong writing skills for content generation

  • Proven to have excellent organizational skills and attention to detail, and eagerness to work in a fast-paced environment, and the ability to manage a diverse workload

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, both independently and collaboratively as a team

  • Possess a positive attitude and willingness to learn

Additional responsibilities of the Communications Specialist:

Communication Skills

  • Possesses strong writing skills to contribute to external and client-facing documents

  • Takes?initiative to communicate proactively internally with line manager (supervisor), project manager and team members

  • Proactively reaches out to team members (e.g., to brainstorm; discuss approach/delegation of duties, coordinate deliverables, etc.)

Attention to Detail & Accountability

  • Consistently demonstrates strong attention to detail

  • Manages and prioritizes multiple simultaneous tasks?

Client Relations

  • Understands?the basics of professional conduct

Specialization & Learning

  • Shows holistic knowledge of strategic communications field and expresses an interest in a communications specialty (e.g. community management, design, digital media, event management, media relations, outreach, research, writing)

Analysis & Evaluation

  • Compiles?metrics and estimates campaign impact at the direction of account leadership, as relevant

Technology

  • Masters and consistently uses all required technology for the assigned role (CRM tools, digital trackers, monitoring services, etc.)

Leadership & Emotional Intelligence

  • Begins?to take responsibility of tasks with minimal oversight; seeks resources as needed to accomplish tasks.

  • Responds?well to and embraces account changes like new team members, leadership shifts, work location, changes in responsibilities, etc.

  • Provides?constructive feedback to others

  • Remains?calm and works with leadership to diffuse difficult situations

Business Acumen

  • Understands?and practice?tools to perform research, analysis, and structured problem solving

  • Understands?basic government procurement and business development terms

  • Becomes?conversant in government procurement and business development vernacular

Business Development

  • Provides?research support and firsthand knowledge of client?s business and challenges with clear direction from a more senior team member on proposals and pitches

What?s in it for you

DCG prides itself on having a unique and flexible culture. We value hard-working, self-motivated and dedicated employees and are committed to providing an opportunity for tremendous career growth and earning potential.?

We offer a comprehensive benefits package to include the following:?

  • Health / Vision / Dental Insurance?

  • Short-term and Long-term Disability?

  • Group Life Insurance?

  • Generous vacation, sick and holiday leave?

  • Retirement plan with 3% corporate match and 100% vesting from day one?

  • Flexible Spending Accounts (medical, dependent, parking, transit)?

  • 5 days per year towards professional development, training, and conference?

About us:?

DCG Communications (DCG) is a specialized communications consultancy focused on developing influential communications programs to help clients build their brands and enhance their reputations. A majority of our work is with the federal government and we currently support a number of long-term projects with the following agencies: Departments of Veterans Affairs, Defense, State, Homeland Security, Housing & Urban Development, Small Business Administration, U.S. Coast Guard, BBG, and more.?

DCG is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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