• Strategic Communications Lead

    Posted Date 2 months ago(8/27/2018 3:25 PM)
    Job ID
    Strategy/Business Analysis
  • About DMI

    DMI (Digital Management, LLC.), the world’s first end-to-end mobility company, combines all the skills and services necessary to deliver mobile enterprise solutions. Built to reinvent business through mobility, DMI has expertise in mobile strategy, UX, web, and app development, omni-channel commerce, brand and marketing, IoT and big data analytics, and secure device and app management. The company’s unique, integrated approach to mobility has resulted in dramatic growth as well as an expanding client base, which includes hundreds of Fortune 1000 commercial clients and all fifteen U.S. Federal Departments. DMI is headquartered in Bethesda, MD, with satellite offices around the world. The company was named one of the 2018 Top Workplaces in the Washington, DC area by The Washington Post and received Inc. Magazine’s Hire Power Award as one of the top 100 Private Job Creators in the US. Additional information is available at and on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.


    About the Opportunity

    DMI (Digital Management, LLC.) is looking for a PIIM Strategic Communications Lead to  develops and leads the execution of a strategic communications plan that advances Performance Improvement and Information Management’s (PIIM) customer-centric business strategy. The incumbent will collaborate closely with senior leaders to design and implement communications strategies and plans that align customer-focused themes across the Naval Research Enterprise. The incumbent will help develop best practices in internal communications, constantly researching new and better ways to drive digital advocacy throughout the enterprise.


    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Lead strategic communications efforts for all enterprise support services including the development of internal/external senior level presentations, considering enterprise-wide strategic plans
    • Build an integrated strategic communications plan that transcends organizational boundaries, leverages a multi-media approach and easily adapts to the diverse needs of individual business units
    • Create a compelling value proposition for PIIM to drive branding and messaging for a customer centric department
    • Introduce new and innovative communication methods/technologies to share broad messaging and gather feedback on communication effectiveness
    • Produce a variety of communications assets and materials including, executive presentations, articles, digital signage/brochures and speaking points
    • Proactively identify opportunities for communication within PIIM and across NRE business lines to drive a culture of change and innovation throughout the organization
    • Collaborate with key stakeholders by seeking their input, building knowledge of individual business units and fostering a greater understanding of the direct connection between the customer experience and business results
    • Strategically counsel senior business leaders on communications plans and approaches; partner closely with support services colleagues to support ongoing executive leadership needs
    • Work as a team player to support overall organizational goals


    Education and Years of Experience:  

    • Undergraduate degree required, master’s degree in related field preferred
    • 10+ years demonstrated professional experience in creating and launching internal communications strategy
    • 5-7 years demonstrated professional experience managing projects or leading teams
    • 5-7 years demonstrated professional experience in direct support of Organizational Change Management or business transformation
    • Federal Government or Department of Defense experience preferred
    • Expertise in one or more of the following: IT Strategy, Digital Transformation, Enterprise Resource Planning, Business Intelligence, Data & Analytics, Knowledge Management 

    Required Skills/Certifications: 

    • Executive presence - must be comfortable influencing and collaborating internally and externally with senior leadership, executives and across all organizational levels
    • Exceptional written and verbal communications, with the ability to synthesize insights into compelling presentations
    • Strong listening skills with a keen ability to knit together disparate sources of information into a strong strategic narrative
    • Exceptional PowerPoint presentation skills with the ability to translate complex thoughts into simplistic and comprehensive images/text
    • Proven track record of taking ownership and driving results. Ability to effectively lead and work with a variety of management levels, cultures and business partners
    • Ability to juggle different projects/priorities independently, deliver high quality outcomes under pressure, and react quickly to new information, opinions and direction
    • Strong partnering skills and ability to work collaboratively across a large organization
    • Strong personal "soft" skills such as empathy, listening, mirroring and communicating in different methods dependent on individual preferences
    • Project Management and Team Leadership to inspire, coordinate and deliver results back to our customers
    • Strong facilitation skills with the ability to balance conversation within groups 


    Physical Requirement(s): No Physical requirement needed for this position.

    Location: Arlignton VA


    Working at DMI

    DMI is a diverse, prosperous and rewarding place to work. Being part of the DMI family means we care about your wellbeing. As such, we offer a variety of perks and benefits that help met various interests and needs, while still having the opportunity to work directly with

    a number of our award winning, Fortune 1000 clients. The following categories make up

    your DMI wellbeing:

    • Community – Blood drives, volunteering opportunities, Holiday parties, summer picnics, Tech Chef, Octoberfest just to name a few ways DMI comes together as a community
    • Convenience/Concierge - Virtual visits through health insurance, pet insurance, commuter benefits, discount tickets for movies, travel and many other items to provide convenience
    • Development – Annual Performance management, continuing education and tuition assistance, internal job opportunities along with career enrichment and advancement to help each employee with their professional and personal development
    • Financial – Generous 401k match for both pre-tax and post-tax (ROTH) contributions along with financial wellness education, EAP, Life Insurance and Disability help
    • provide financial stability for each DMI employee
    • Recognition – Great achievements do not go unnoticed by DMI through Annual Awards ceremony, service anniversaries, peer-to-peer acknowledgement through Give-A-Wow, employee referral bonuses.
    • Wellness – Healthcare benefits, Wellness programs, Flu Shots, Biometric screenings, on-site lactation rooms provide employees with several wellness options


    Employees are valued for their talents and contributions. We all take pride in helping our customers achieve their goals, which in turn contributes to the overall success of the company.

    The company does and will take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals with disabilities and protected veterans, and to treat qualified individuals without discrimination on the basis of their physical or mental disability or veteran status. DMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minority/Female/Veterans/Disability.


    ***************** No Agencies Please *****************


    Applicants selected may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. US citizenship may be required for some positions.




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