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Speech Writer

Akima, LLC
Washington, DC 20004
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Tundra Federal, an Akima Company, provides agile, innovated and
trusted information technology solutions to the Federal Government and Federal
Integrators. Our capabilities allow
customers to implement and evolve IT infrastructures to achieve, maintain and advance
functionality, efficiency, security, and compliance. Our personnel enjoy
competitive benefits packages and challenging roles in work environments
committed to innovation, diversity and opportunity for career growth. As an
Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), 100% of our companys profits go back to our
14,300 Iupiat shareholders that have resided near and above the Arctic Circle
for more than 10,000 years. Our business helps support their way of life and
contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived in a challenging


Speech Writer will collaborate with selected Department of Transportation senior
stakeholders to write speeches and other targeted remarks. Speeches will be written for delivery by
stakeholders for public and outward events such as for trade associations,
conferences, executive meetings, and keynotes. Speeches will also be written for internal
events: townhall events, annual awards ceremony, messages for special
observances (e.g., holidays). The candidate
must be nimble and agile in understanding stakeholder goals and then quickly
and effectively create speeches. The
candidate must learn and embrace the stakeholders speech delivery preferences
and voice. The candidate is not to
interject any personal philosophy into resultant communication products. The candidate will also work with Public
Affairs personnel for the public release of written materials.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree (preferred: Journalism, English, Business, Marketing, or a similar field)
  • 5 years experience in professional writing
  • Solid experience as a seasoned speech writer
  • Some basic knowledge/understanding of the energy sector and hazardous material safety. (Note that the position is a speech writer and not a Subject Matter Expert in energy or hazmat.)
  • High level quality in communication products that are created; typos and grammatical errors are not acceptable.
  • Nimbleness and agility to work with stakeholders and identify/capture each stakeholders preferences and the messaging of the DoT.
  • Experience in meeting with stakeholders and quickly/effectively generating remarks with minimal or no editing required.
  • High level competency in use of Microsoft Office products.
  • The ability to obtain and maintain a client specific Public Trust or BI

The duties and responsibilities listed in this job description generally cover the nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. This is not intended to be a complete list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required. Subject to the terms of an applicable collective bargaining agreement, the company management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as may be necessary.We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

We arean equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender or gender-identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, pregnancy or parental status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you have a physical and/or mental disability and are interested in applying for employment and need special accommodations to use our website to apply for a position please contact, Recruiting Services at job-assist@akima.com or 571-353-7053. Reasonable accommodation requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

The dedicated email and telephonic options above are reserved only for individuals with disabilities needing accessibility assistance to apply to an open position using our website.

Please do not use the dedicated email or phone number above to inquire on the status of your job application.

In order for our company to stay compliant with government regulations, please apply on line. Please DO NOT email resumes or call in lieu of applying online unless you have a physical and/or mental disability and need assistancewiththe online application.

Posted: 2020-06-29 Expires: 2020-07-28
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