Organization: AccentureFederal ServicesLocation: Washington, DCWe are:?? Accenture?Federal Services,?bringing together commercial innovation with the latest technology to unleash the potential for our federal clients. Operating in the nation's Capital, we stay ahead of what's coming next. Drawing from the power of Accenture, we deliver integrated, mobile and interactive experiences that exceed our people's expectations. Join us where ideas are freely exchanged, and concepts evolve into practical solutions. ?? You are:?? A planner, doer, and leader all in one. You have the skills and knowledge to help today's companies turn themselves into tomorrow's top performers. And you've got the ability to share your know-how with clients in ways that build confidence and make the right changes. You know that the best way to lead is from the front, so team members look to you for advice and guidance. Thework: The Strategic Communications Specialist will be part of an Accenture team supporting a federal government organization. The candidate will work closely with the client to develop and maintain a comprehensive communications plan for internal and external communications. This role requires self-initiative and the ability to work both collaboratively and independently. The responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: - Creating a comprehensive communications plan - Using high impact digital media to deliver engaging material that will increase user buy-in- Developing marketing materials that are aligned, deliberate and proactive- Driving engagement and awareness through creative storytelling/communications across web, print and digital mediumsHere's what you need:+ US Citizenship, no dual citizens+ Bachelor's Degree Minimum 4 years'experience in similar communications/marketing position.+ Minimum 3 years'experience with MS-Office Tools including Excel (Visual Basic), Word, Project,PowerPoint+ Exceptional verbal and written communication skills+ Ability tocreate Strategic Communications strategies, storytelling skills+ Understanding ofsocial channels and building brand equity+ Minimum2-year graphic design principles and software, including Adobe Creative Cloud(InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop)Bonus points:+ Proven strong oral andwritten communication+ Demonstrated experience working with combined policy andadministrative matter+ Proven ability to workindependently+ Demonstrated knowledge of military special operations Anactive security clearance or the ability to obtain one may be required for thisrole.Candidateswho are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenturebusiness may not be eligible for consideration.Applicantsfor employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or inthe future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in theUnited States and with Accenture (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa orany other non-immigrant status).Accentureis a Federal Contractor and an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer ofFemales/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.EqualEmployment Opportunity.Allemployment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color,religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status,sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, maritalstatus, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state,or local law.Jobcandidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records ofconviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.Accentureis committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service menand women.