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For over ten years, Highlight has provided Development and Modernization, Secure IT and Mission Solutions for our federal government customers. We know the technology; we understand the way our customers and their stakeholders work; and we know how to implement industry best practices for development and services, delivering end-to-end solutions that minimize risk and maximize results.
Highlight is seeking a Senior Communications and Marketing Program Analyst to join the USAID Bureau for Policy, Planning and Learning (PPL). . In this role, you will be expected to support the technical offices, with a specific focus on the Policy and Donor Coordination teams, which leads the Agency’s development policy and bilateral/multilateral engagements respectively. PPL is a fast-paced environment with strict deadlines, so the right candidate will require the ability to take initiative, keep up with tasks, and use good judgment on prioritization and multitasking.
The PPL Communications Team is located in PPL’s Front Office that reports directly to PPL’s Deputy Assistant Administrator. You will report to the Communications Team Lead and work closely on day-to-day priorities. This is a small team that requires all members to work on all aspects of team priorities, to fulfill team objectives. The Senior Communications and Marketing Program Analyst is expected to act as a deputy to the Communications Team Lead and be able to own tasks and respond to both PPL Front Office needs and the entire Bureau.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, writing talking points for Front Office leadership, coordinating logistics with the Front Office admin team, drafting communication products for public dissemination, utilizing social media to enhance awareness among targeted audiences in addition to promoting communication campaigns internally to the Agency. You may serve as the lead on high-priority products for use within and outside the Agency and lead ad hoc teams when necessary. Additional responsibilities include collaborating with USAID’s main communications hub, the Bureau for Legislative and Public Affairs, on taskers and inter-Bureau communications as well as planning events, both internal and external.
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