• Business Subject Matter Specialist II

    Job Location US-MS-Vicksburg
    Katmai Technical Services
    Regular Full-Time
    FLSA Status
    an exempt
  • Overview

    Perform a wide range of duties to support management and staff of the Contracting Office and its Branches.  The position functions as a part of the ERDC Public Affairs Office (PAO), Corporate Communications Office (CCO), Business Development Office (BDO), and the Command Staff Division located at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC). The position functions as a part of the ERDC Public Affairs Office (PAO).


    • Conduct interviews and write command information articles for publication in internal, Army, DOD publications and Intranet sites.
    • Develop messages for review and dissemination to internal and external audience.
    • Assist in development of briefing for senior leadership, researchers and support personnel.
    • Develop scripts and storyboards for video production.
    • Monitor internet and Intranet sites to ensure content is current and in compliance with OPSEC and Army guidelines and requirements.
    • Prepare messaging and publicity; maintain established Digital Signage Network; develop and monitor tracking system for DSN messaging.
    • Assist in development of branding materials, briefings, white papers and leave behinds delivered for senior leadership researchers and support personnel.
    • Design with be delivered for consideration as developed.
    • Develop scripts and storyboard for video for internal and external audiences; monitor and track video distribution and feedback; assist in editing video production work accomplished by others.
    • Maintain and post products to the CCO Toolkit.
    • Serve as a member of the CCO Messaging and Media Technology Groups, take notes and prepare out briefs as required.
    • Participate in the EBDO techwatch/horizon scanning process and associated toolkit development, providing support in researching specific topics utilizing these and other available tools.
    • Assist in enterprise business development office external positive image promotion, including the development of white papers, leave behind materials to promote ERDC capabilities, and participation in Vicksburg-based networking and teleconferences as required.
    • Routinely update and manage the content of the Discover ERDC enterprise business development webpage, exercising reasonable liberty in creative interpretation of content provided by EBDO staff.
    • Support strategic engagement planning through participating in weekly EBDO group meetings, creative input into materials and methods development for strategic engagement tools and processes, and participation in networking and materials development working groups as required.



    • Requires Associate's degree in a related discipline. In lieu of degree, relevant work experience may be substituted on a year for year basis.
    • Minimum of two (2) years in a public relations or social media role.
    • Advance computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft software (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), publishing, and web software.
    • Demonstrated ability to perform diverse duties under operating and deadline constraints.
    • Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; monitors own work to ensure quality.



    • Ability to conduct independent research and analyses.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Strong organizational skills and detail oriented.
    • Excellent problem solving.
    • Ability to prioritize and work with multiple tasks successfully.
    • Must be able to work independently with little or no supervision, be exceedingly well organized, flexible. 
    • Must be able to work with both technical and non-technical team members and customers tailoring messages appropriately.



    Physical Demands

    Frequent sitting, using hands/fingers, handling, reaching with hands and arms, talking, hearing and seeing up close, at a distance, along the periphery, with depth perception and the ability to adjust focus; occasional walking or standing, occasional lifting of up to 30 lbs. It is Katmai Government Services, LLC’s business philosophy and practice to provide reasonable accommodations, according to applicable state and federal laws, to all qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities.

    Work Environment

    The majority of work is performed in a professional office setting and in some off-site locations during project transitioning with a wide variety of people in different functions, personalities and abilities.

    Work Schedule

    40 hours per week.  May be required to work additional hours as needed to complete assignment or project.


    To be considered for this position, all applicants must apply on the company website,  http://www.katmaicorp.com/careers.

    We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor

    We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


    Preference will be given to Ouzinkie Shareholders, Spouses of Shareholders, and Descendants of Shareholders in accordance with Title 43 U.S. Code 1626(g) and Title 42 U.S. Code 2003 - 2(i).


    Executive Order 11246, as amended, protects applicants and employees from discrimination based on inquiring about, disclosing, or discussing their compensation or the compensation of other applicants or employees.



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