Security Cooperation Strategy Program Manager (Public Policy)

12 Sep, 2023


Security Cooperation Strategy Program Manager (Public Policy)

ACT1 Federal
Arlington, VA



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ACT1 Federal is all about taking bold, innovative actions to deliver for our customers and our workforce. Every day,
members of the ACT1 Federal team drive creative solutions on the most challenging problems facing customers across the
Aviation, Space / Intelligence, and International Cooperation portfolios.


ACT1 Federal is seeking a Security Cooperation Strategy Program Manager – with Secretary of the Air Force, International Affairs (SAF/IA). SAF/IA at the helm of global engagement with US allies and partners. SAF/IA’s mission is to advance US national security by cultivating deep, enduring relationships through security cooperation with our Allies and Partners in support of US Air Force and US Space Force global operations. You’ll serve alongside thousands of heroes and patriots at the Department of Defense, The Pentagon.

In this role, on a typical day you will engineer and amplify the voice of the customer!

You’ll leverage a range of communications tools to develop, execute, and assess an effective strategic communications program for our client; deliver the best message to stakeholders.

Develop Strategic Communications Plans that draw upon and aligns SAF/IA, USAF, DoD, US security cooperation objectives as well as international partner perspectives.

Review senior Air Fore officials’ speeches to ensure consistency with the SAFIIA strategic communications plan.

Develop focused USAF security cooperation messaging themes.

Prepare/coach senior SAF/IA leaders for speaking engagements; assess senior SAF/IA leaders for their speaking performance and provide professional/candid/constructive feedback and recommendations for improvement.

Ensure effective coordination of SAF/IA participation in all strategic communication events and fora, including coordination with event/venue point of contact, protocol personnel, etc.

Ensure strategic communications materials and messaging themes are tailored to the current and relevant international affairs issues.



A minimum of four (4) years’ experience with demonstrated effectiveness and success in three (3) or more of the following:

▪ Enterprise-level Strategic Communications
▪ Public Relations
▪ Public Affairs
▪ Public Diplomacy
▪ Senior Executive-level Speech Writing

Knowledge and general understanding of the following:

• USAF roles and missions.
• USSF roles and missions.
• Security cooperation and international affairs.
• SAF/IA’s role within as well as the relationship towards the security cooperation community.



•Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance

•Company Paid Life and AD&D nsurance

•Company Paid Short-Term Disability

•Health care flexible spending accounts


•Paid Time Off

•Paid Holidays

ACT1 Federal is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.


Job posted: 2023-09-12