Communications Specialist

25 Jul, 2021


Communications Specialist

Eastern Research Group (ERG)
Arlington, VA

Position Description

ERG has an exciting opportunity in Arlington, VA, to provide strategic communications support for federal health and safety initiatives. In this position, you will help plan special events and develop occupational safety, fire protection, and environmental outreach campaigns for a diverse audience that includes federal employees and contractors, military personnel, and members of the general public. The candidate will work as part of a dynamic team, collaborating and interacting with clients daily.

Job duties include:

  • Planning and executing large-scale events
  • Developing outreach campaigns
  • Creating promotional materials and other communications
  • Updating and maintaining web pages
  • Drafting presentations, briefings, and correspondence
  • Responding to client requests

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A bachelor’s degree and 1 to 3 years of experience
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Polished writing and proofreading skills
  • Adaptability to continuously changing needs
  • An eye for detail and meticulous approach to complex processes
  • Enthusiasm for high-impact safety and sustainability outreach

The ideal candidate is an organized, strategic thinker, and a team player capable of balancing multiple tasks and priorities. You should demonstrate strong writing skills and the ability to correspond professionally with clients. Proven experience working hands-on with clients or customers is required. Experience with health and safety, military personnel, or environmental issues is preferred but not required.

To complete your application, please submit a cover letter and two writing samples with your resume. Applications without writing samples will not be considered.

Job ID: ARLLR0719212A11
Successful candidates must be committed to working with a diverse and inclusive team.

Eastern Research Group, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and complies with applicable EEO and affirmative action regulations. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability

Please be aware, the only authentic corporate domain for Eastern Research Group, Inc. (ERG) is ERG may, on occasion, screen applicants via telephone or video interviews via Skype, Teams, GoToMeeting, or another type of video platform. However, any candidate extended a job offer will be asked to meet in person with an ERG employee before being asked to provide confidential personal information associated with new employment. COVID-19 HIRING – most hiring processes are currently virtual during the pandemic. All interviews, as well as new hire orientations, will take place via video conference using Teams, Skype, or GoToMeeting.

For applicants that require an accommodation: As a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access ERG’s online application process as a result of your disability. Please contact Human Resources via e-mail at or telephone 781-674-7293 to request an accommodation.

There’s a reason ERGers are so dedicated. We work in a friendly, flexible, inclusive environment with clients who are committed to making the world a better place. We promote and recognize principles of fairness, equity, and social justice in the work we do, partnerships we foster, and culture we value both within and outside of our organization.

Job posted: 2021-07-25