Communications Specialist / Speechwriter – Must have an active TS/SCI Clearance with a Polygraph, Bethesda, MD, Immediate Hire

Job Description

Clearance:  TS/SCI with a Polygraph

 Position # 570559812


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Communications Specialist / Speechwriter


Synertex is seeking a Communications Specialist / Speechwriter to work with a Government Intelligence Community client in Bethesda, MD.

Benefits include 15 days PTO, 11 days Paid Government Holidays, a 401k with 6% matching and an inclusion in our employee profit sharing program.


  • Lead the development, preparation, coordination, and editing of communication materials, focusing on speeches for various audiences and occasions.
  • Draft and edit speeches or scripts for senior executives for live or recorded delivery, testimony, and statements for Congressional Record.
  • Advise and coach leadership on presenting and delivering speeches to ensure effectiveness and engagement.
  • Prepare assignments based on subject matter experts' input to ensure speech content's accuracy and relevance.
  • Ensure all speech materials are consistent with organizational and publication standards and tailored to the intended audience.
  • Provide mentorship and training to junior staff on effective speech writing and editing techniques.
  • Utilize Adobe Creative Cloud Suite and other tools to enhance the presentation and delivery of speeches.
  • Research to ensure accuracy, and proofread and edit content for clarity, readability, and accessibility based on the medium.
  • Initiate, plan, execute, and report on communication tasks independently, as identified.

Mandatory Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree and 3+ years of experience or no degree and 9 years of experience in Communication, Journalism, or a related field.
  • Demonstrated experience in drafting, editing, and delivering speeches or scripts for various audiences and occasions.
  • Proficiency in utilizing tools such as Adobe Creative Cloud Suite to enhance speech content and presentation.
  • Strong ability to convey complex information in a clear and simple manner to diverse audiences.
  • Proven track record of mentoring and training others in effective speech writing and presentation techniques.
  • Familiarity with MS Office Suite, collaboration tools such as MS Teams and SharePoint, as well as other necessary software for creating compelling speech content.
  • Experience in providing communication support, including the development, preparation, production, coordination, and editing of various materials, with a strong emphasis on speech writing.
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