Communication Analyst (Mid-Level)

Posted Date 1 month ago(7/1/2022 1:20 PM)
Job ID
Clearance Required
Other Clearance
Facility Access Clearance

Position Description

XL Associates, Inc. (XLA) has provided institutional support services to the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) for nearly 25 years. XLA is currently seeking a Communication Analyst to support the USAID Bureau for Legislative and Public Affairs (LPA).  The Communication Analyst performs functions for communications to the Agency workforce and serves as an Internal Communications resource for assigned USAID operating units.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure consistency of message and unity of purpose with regard to Agency outreach
  • Manage project conceptualization, planning, logistics, and coordination with relevant participants and partner offices
  • Advise on management of requirements for potential communications and make recommendations for communications efforts. Assess communications areas for current and future workforce information, and recommend communications to fit workforce trends
  • Research and identify key information needs for the Agency workforce, and identify high priority topics for Agency leadership to increase awareness of the Agency through targeted communications
  • Maintain up-to-date records on all internal communications plans across offices and Bureaus on commemorative months, and regarding other ad hoc communications efforts
  • Write and edit communications content for products across various platforms and achieving different communication objectives
  • Recommend communications efforts in response to workforce information or morale needs



  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher with at least five (5) years of communications experience;
  • Demonstrated experience in positions that involved significant writing and editing responsibilities;
  • Direct experience planning and executing strategic communications plans, ideally for the US Government, foreign governments, and/or international organizations
  • Demonstrated ability to work across teams to create a range of communications products, including written products such as success stories, web content, social media content, memos, and briefers
  • Excellent multi-tasking skills with the ability to prioritize when faced with conflicting demands.
  • Optimistic, proactive, and pragmatic approach to work and the ability to anticipate needs;
  • Fast learner, detail-oriented and dedicated to producing quality work products;
  • Ability to adapt to changing work requirements and priorities.
  • The ability to obtain a Facility Access Clearance is required.


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