PBG Consulting

Communications Specialist (FEMA)

PBG is a leading small business provider specializing in a broad array of Program Management, Operations, and Information Technology (IT) services to federal, state, local, commercial, and nonprofit organizations. Our expertise delivering innovative solutions to unique challenges spans across the private, public, and nonprofit sectors. PBG draws upon its deep expertise, in-depth knowledge, and industry-best practices in the areas of IT, Operations, and Project, Program, and Portfolio Management to develop scalable solutions for managing complex issues.

We have successfully built a company culture based on our single most important asset - our employees. At PBG we are passionate about employee engagement and make it our business to provide our employees a range of challenging and rewarding opportunities that align with business strategy, promote team work and inspire innovation. A job is where you are spending most of your day, so PBG believes in making it a fun, collaborative and productive environment. We want our employees to have the opportunity to grow and be part of a company that is making a lasting contribution to our customers.

Our IT Management Consulting Group is growing and we’re currently seeking a Communications Specialist for a major Federal agency.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Translate leadership’s vision into various products to include publications, brochures, facts sheets, reports, presentations, speeches, web pages, newsletters, and other related print/electronic media products.

  • Support existing and create new web products and provide support for web content management and maintenance.

  • Create dynamic web pages, graphic images, state-of-the-art multimedia products, contemporary designs, layouts, graphics, logos, and presentations.

  • Document standards, including developing, publishing, and maintaining content for all client web properties.

  • Provide pre-production writing, proofreading, and editing services in accordance with established style guides for inclusion in publications, brochures, facts sheets, reports, presentations, speeches, web pages, newsletters, and other related print/electronic media products.

  • Design presentations in Microsoft PowerPoint using custom-created backgrounds, charts, graphs, and illustrations.

  • Recommend new and innovative communications tools and tactics to increase visibility and awareness of the organization’s mission and accomplishments.

  • Foster and maintain a positive culture that embraces essentiality of proactive communication with Government stakeholders, innovation, and flexibility.

  • Support, communicate, reinforce and defend the mission, values and culture of the organization.

  • Provide communications expertise to ensure clear, effective delivery of messages to stakeholders by assisting in developing and executing strategic communications and outreach plans and products.

  • Provide planning and logistical support for meetings, forums, and training, as well as tracking the effectiveness of these events.

  • Prepare briefings for Agency Monthly Reviews.

  • Use FEMA-furnished templates and tools to support the execution of internal Strategic Objective Annual Reviews.

  • Provide recommendations on the development of draft doctrine and guidance, and communication products related to Data, Information Management, and Analysis.

  • Perform stakeholder management and coordination to gather information, perform research and gap analyses, document challenges and opportunities, adjudicate feedback, provide recommended courses of action, and prepare briefing and communication materials.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communication, Marketing, or other related field.

  • 3+ years of experience in a Federal IT consulting environment providing strategic communications support.

  • Master’s degree in related field or 10+ years of experience working experience in public and private sector organizations that compare similarly to FEMA in the number of personnel, organizational complexity, and organizational structure in addition to organizations with a high degree of maturation and demonstrated success in their field. 

  • 5 or more years of management experience. 

  • Must have hands-on working experience in Microsoft PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat, and Microsoft SharePoint.

  • Excellent verbal, graphical, interpersonal and written communication skills.

  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision-making capabilities.

  • Team player with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

  • Must possess strong analytical, organizational and project management skills.

  • Demonstrated outstanding level of professionalism in providing client support, including ability to exercise good judgment, discretion, tact, and diplomacy.

  • Sound business ethics, including the protection of proprietary and confidential information.

  • Ability to work with all levels of internal staff, as well as outside clients and vendors.

  • Superior interpersonal skills including courtesy, professionalism, and a cooperative attitude.

Professional Skills:

PBG celebrates diversity and is proud to provide Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetics, disability, or protected veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, PBG complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.