Communication Specialist

Rockville, MD

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Job Description

Octo Consulting Group is seeking a Communication Specialist to streamline meeting logistics, provide administrative support to executive services, and prepare business correspondence.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with planning, scheduling, organizing, and facilitating
  • Provide high quality administrative support that focuses on clear and concise communications
  • Provide logistical assistance as required, including developing agendas and presentation materials, scheduling speakers, booking appropriate meeting rooms, providing expertise and assistance with Cisco WebEx software, tracking action items, and taking appropriate minutes based on best practices
  • Craft meeting minutes with a particular focus on ensuring action items are clearly delineated, tasked to the correct individual, and associated with agreed upon due dates

Skills & Requirements

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with tasking that often requires quality products turned around within tight timelines
  • Excellent communication skills (writing, speaking, listening)
  • Ability to multitask and work effectively, both independently and in teams, ensuring timely completion of assignments and meeting established quality standards
  • Expert knowledge and use of the MS Office suite (Word; Excel; PowerPoint; Project; Visio) to prepare documents, spreadsheets, and presentations
  • Proficient with Adobe Acrobat, Cisco WebEx, Cisco Jabber, and Office Timeline

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree is required

Location:

  • Rockville, MD

 

About Octo Consulting Group, Inc.

Octo Consulting Group (Octo) is an industry-leading, award-winning provider of digital services for the federal government. Octo specializes in providing agile software engineering, user experience design, cloud services, and digital strategy services that address government’s most pressing missions. Octo delivers intelligent solutions and rapid results, yielding lower costs and measurable outcomes.

Our team is what makes Octo great. At Octo you'll work beside some of the smartest and most accomplished staff you'll find in your career.  Octo offers fantastic benefits and an amazing workplace culture where you will feel valued while you perform mission critical work for our government.  Voted one of the region’s best places to work multiple times, Octo is an employer of choice!

Octo Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, protected veteran status, race, color, religious creed, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, sexual orientation/gender identity, age, or genetic information. Octo Consulting Group’s commitment to diversity and inclusive selection practices includes ensuring qualified long-term unemployed job seekers receive equal consideration for employment. 

Other Considerations: Relocation will not be offered. Selected applicants will be subject to a background investigation. Individual’s primary workstation is located in an office area. The noise level in this environment is low to moderate. Regularly required to sit for extended periods up to 80% of time; frequently required to move about to access file cabinets and use office equipment such as PC, copier, fax, telephone, cell phone, etc. Occasionally required to reach overhead, bend, and lift objects of up to 10 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include use of computer monitor screens up to 80% of time.

For more information please visit: 

www.octoconsulting.com

www.octoconsulting.com/careers