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Subject Matter Expert

Vienna, VA 22180
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The SourceAmerica story is an inspirational one. For more than 40 years, SourceAmerica is the countrys leading source of job opportunities for people with significant disabilities. Through our network of nonprofits, we supply products and services that meet the strictest quality standards, at a competitive price, and utilize a dedicated workforce of professionals with disabilities. Learn more about us at: https://www.sourceamerica.org/about

SourceAmerica is looking for a talented Communications Manager to join its Vienna, VA-based team.

We want to add a team member who has the best opportunity for success with our organization. Here are a few experiences/skills that are ideal for our needs:

  • Have you worked for a federally funded organization or a non-profit organization and understand communications essential for promoting the organizations mission?

  • Do you have a strong background with writing and editing corporate communications?

If youve had similar experiences or have those skill sets, please read the following summary of the requirements of this position. Please keep in mind this is a summary and an official job description will be provided to candidates at the time of their interview.

Job Summary

This position supports initiatives of SourceAmerica as part of the Communications Department. This position identifies and develops editorial content, create innovative ways to tell our story, and manages proactive, reactive and interactive communications efforts.

Essential Functions

  • Research, write and edit feature stories, press releases, announcements, e-mails and executive communications and presentations to support initiatives.

  • Build relationships with media and influencers in our field

  • Manage the delivery of communication within the context of major marketing campaigns.

  • Work with Creative & Digital team and social media manager to disseminate news.

  • Manage the editorial direction of The Source, the company intranet and internal face of the organization.

  • Support senior director of communications by developing messages and presentations for varied audiences.

  • Use online tools to monitor media for news related to industry and business, SourceAmerica and AbilityOne and their affiliates, information pertinent to required reporting, and to identify threats and opportunities for the organization, compiled as a daily news brief for senior leadership.

  • Manage and assist with social media channels as needed.

  • Work as part of editorial team to ensure that content has a consistent SourceAmerica tone and voice and that it supports SourceAmericas brand position.

  • Maintain knowledge of industry and marketing communications trends and incorporates new ideas into SourceAmericas communications strategies.

All of our employees participate in the following:

  • Actively participate in SourceAmericas Everyday Performance Management program

  • Cooperate fully with meeting the requirements of the Cooperative Agreement of the AbilityOne Commission

  • Perform additional duties and participate in special projects as assigned

Required Education, Experience, and Skills

  • High School Diploma

  • 5 years experience writing, editing, researching content for corporate communications

  • Experience working with federal agencies

  • Experience successfully managing relationships with internal and external stakeholders

Preferred Education, Experience, and Skills

  • Bachelors degree from an accredited institution

  • Experience working for agencies or volunteering directly with professionals with disabilities


  • Ability to effectively collaborate with individuals and teams across a 400+ organization with a national footprint

  • Proficiency in MS Office including Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build and maintain relationships

  • Strong oral and written communication skills, including grammar and proofreading skills

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Capable of working independently and solving problems under time pressure

  • Flexible schedule and some travel required during certain time periods

  • Commitment to fulfilling SourceAmericas mission, vision, and values

  • Exhibit SourceAmericas STAR behaviors

  • Willingness to follow SourceAmericas Code of Conduct


SourceAmerica offers a comprehensive, flexible, and market-competitive benefits program including: paid holidays, vacation time, sick leave, health insurance, and retirement benefits.

SourceAmerica is an equal employment opportunity employer. View our EEO Policy here: https://www.sourceamerica.org/sites/default/files/eeo-policy.pdf

Posted: 2019-10-10 Expires: 2019-11-08
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