XL Associates, Inc. (XLA) has provided institutional support services to the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) for over twenty years. XLA is now seeking candidates to support the Bureau for Resilience and Food Security (RFS) under a contract that was recently awarded. This is a great opportunity for those seeking to jump start a career in international development and gain valuable experience supporting USAID. The primary work location is the Ronald Reagan Building in downtown Washington, DC, although this will be a remote position for the time being.
The Strategic Communications Specialist will work with the RFS Communications and Outreach team to support creation and implementation of strategic communications and outreach plans that support the Feed the Future and Water for the World initiative goals. S/he will advise the Communications Director and senior staff on strategic communications strategies and develop creative ideas for storytelling and outreach that advance bureau and initiative goals. S/he will work closely with other members of the Communications and Outreach Team and across the bureau, Agency, interagency and partner organizations and public. Under the supervision of the RFS Communications Director, the incumbent will play a lead role in managing other short- and long-term projects, as assigned.
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