COMM - Communications Department
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Required Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's Degree in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations or a related field.
  • 1+ years of experience with writing and communications, including previous experience writing news stories, blogs, or direct email communications.
  • An ability to work in a dynamic environment as an agile member of a diverse team.
  • Strong attention to detail, accuracy, organization and follow-through.
  • Ability to work on deadline, set priorities and work independently.
  • Strong verbal communication skills with an ability to present ideas coherently and persuasively.
  • Are able to obtain Secret level security clearance. If selected, you will be subject to a government security clearance investigation and must meet the requirements for access to classified information. Eligibility requirements include U.S. citizenship.

You'll go above and beyond our minimum requirements if you...

  • 3+ years prior experience in communications supporting U.S. government, Department of Defense, or related national public or private organizations.
  • Experience working across multiple levels of a national organization.
  • Experience working on events and event communications.
  • Media relations experience.

Why Work at APL?

The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) brings world-class expertise to our nation’s most critical defense, security, space and science challenges. While we are dedicated to solving complex challenges and pioneering new technologies, what makes us truly outstanding is our culture. We offer a vibrant, welcoming atmosphere where you can bring your authentic self to work, continue to grow, and build strong connections with inspiring teammates.

At APL, we celebrate our differences and encourage creativity and bold, new ideas. Our employees enjoy generous benefits, including a robust education assistance program, unparalleled retirement contributions, and a healthy work/life balance. APL’s campus is located in the Baltimore-Washington metro area. Learn more about our career opportunities at www.jhuapl.edu/careers.



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