Senior Public Affairs Specialist
Fort Meade, MD 
Posted 27 days ago
Job Description
Senior Public Affairs Specialist
Job Locations US-MD-Fort Meade
Requisition ID 2024-144433 Position Category Cyber Security Clearance Top Secret/SCI w/Poly Sector Cyber Mission

Peraton is currently seeking to hire an experienced Senior Public Affairs Specialist for the USCYBERCOM program located at Fort Meade, MD.

    Assist in leading efforts for the planning and implementation of a comprehensive public affairs program for the Cyber National Mission Force, a sub-unified command subordinate to USCYBERCOM.
  • Assist in leading coordination efforts to inform interested public, to include other agencies, organizations, and Command personnel.
  • Write, edit, and prepare information for release to the media, specialized groups, general public, Government officials, and other Government organizations with minimal guidance.
  • Exhibit thorough knowledge of and application of a wide range of oral, written, social, visual communications concepts, principles, policies, practices, methods, applications, techniques, standards, and trends.
  • Coordinate CNMF leadership communications across subordinate J-Directorates and the Executive Aide Staff in order to ensure the intent, messages and themes for CNMF are synchronized, harmonized, clear and consistent. The goal is command communications "with one voice."
  • Perform other ad hoc public affairs tasks in execution of Command Team cyber mission priorities as required.


  • Minimum 10 years of experience as a DOD Public Affairs Specialist
  • Minimum of High School Diploma
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills. Excellent communications skills.
  • U.S. citizenship required
  • An active TS/SCI with poly security clearance is required.

Highly Desired:

  • Understands Cyber Mission and grasps implications of policy and operations in cyberspace.
  • Prior public affairs experience in support of senior command.
  • Experience in fast-paced environment directly supporting the senior leadership of an organization.
  • Demonstrated maturity in communications, professional in manner.
  • Possesses judgment and discretion handling sensitive information and "need to know."
  • Demonstrated initiative in executing past roles and responsibilities.
  • Highly organized, flexible with tasking, and has strong ability to multitask.


Peraton offers enhanced benefits to employees working on this critical National Security program, which include heavily subsidized employee benefits coverage for you and your dependents, 25 days of PTO accrued annually up to a generous PTO cap and participation in an attractive bonus plan.


Peraton Overview

Peraton is a next-generation national security company that drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world's leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted, highly differentiated solutions and technologies to protect our nation and allies. Peraton operates at the critical nexus between traditional and nontraditional threats across all domains: land, sea, space, air, and cyberspace. The company serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies and supports every branch of the U.S. armed forces. Each day, our employees do the can't be done by solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. Visit to learn how we're keeping people around the world safe and secure.

Target Salary Range
$112,000 - $179,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
10+ years
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