Join our Amazing Team!

SDI is now seeking talented individuals who can supplement our team working onsite at the Defense Health Agency. We will be interviewing people who are interested in the positions posted below. Please contact Tom Davis at tdavis@susandavis.com if you are interested in interviewing for one of these positions, and forward a current resume.

Publications Writer

We are seeking a creative strategic communications professional to develop marketing materials regarding military health care benefits. This individual will be results-oriented and a creative thinker, with a passion for writing and understanding of the basics of marketing. The candidate should ideally have experience with health communications, have a communications writing and strategy background, be proactive, and have strong attention to detail and adherence to timelines.

Responsibilities:

  • Support the development of online and print products. Products include updating or developing briefings, brochures, fact sheets, webinars, etc. Requires resource to proactively scan policy manuals to identify policy changes and update materials accordingly. Also requires coordination with senior level subject matter experts (SME), legal and other reviewers and to incorporate their inputs in a timely manner and documenting all changes.
  • Develop news articles, some with a personal interest tone, explaining various pieces of a complex health benefit, policy changes, or health related issues.
  • Coordinate webinars on specific health topics with SMEs and external partners. Develop presentation content utilizing policy manuals, SME inputs, other resources, while following the process outlined.
  • Support efforts to increase the placement and pick up of articles and other products in mainstream publications.
  • Support the development of monthly health tips based on communications themes, to support audience wellness.
  • Manage a detailed publications production schedule.

Skills:

  • Proficiency with PowerPoint, Word, Excel
  • Experience with Adobe InDesign a plus

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications
  • Minimum of two to three years of experience writing and developing print products
  • Able to provide writing samples upon request

Project Details:

Location: Falls Church, Virginia

 

Training Specialist

SDI is seeking a communications and training specialist to support a large military health care client. The ideal candidate will be a creative thinker and results-driven, and able to work with a team and subject matter experts to compile training materials for a quarterly, global program. The candidate will also be a creative thinker, who has a passion for communicating with and educating military health care audiences.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage content and logistics for a health benefit training program, communicating with subject matter experts to structure the content and working with trainers to manage logistics regarding the delivery of the training
  • Oversee and produce course registrations, certificates and the production of training materials
  • Review feedback on the program and make actionable recommendations regarding improvements
  • Conceptualize, coordinate and prepare client-ready products that meet high standards and needs
  • Support the project team in relaying lessons learned from the training program

Skills:

  • Proficiency with PowerPoint, Word, Excel

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 2 – 3 years of work experience
  • Experience  working for the government as a consultant, or in a similar environment
  • Experience supporting large projects and training programs
  • Demonstrated experience producing training communications plans and strategies
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a federal government security clearance

Project Details:

Location: Falls Church, Virginia

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Account Executive – Public Relations

If you want to write, edit, pitch and share inspiring stories about worthy causes, exceptional organizations and socially responsible corporations, talk to us about your skills.  We win awards and we make a difference in people’s lives through our strategic support of clients’ campaigns, causes, and programs. We are looking for candidates with two to five years of experience in media relations, digital strategy, and account or project management who want to feel good about what they do and who they do it for … every day.  Email resume to Jayne Davis at jdavis@susandavis.com.

Internships

SDI is currently seeking internship candidates for next semester.  Interns will gain work experience in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.  Applicants must have an interest and background in the communications field.  Our ideal candidate possesses strong written and verbal communications skills, experience with social media, the ability to think creatively, and a willingness to learn and perform at a professional level.  Please email cover letter and resume to Jayne Davis at jdavis@susandavis.com.

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