Outreach Manager

1 month ago(12/12/2017 9:50 AM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Program Management
Minimum Clearance
% Travel
Relocation Eligible

About Engility

Engility delivers innovative solutions to critical challenges facing the nation and the world. As a premier provider of integrated services for the U.S. government, we support the Department of Defense, intelligence community, space communities, federal civilian agencies and international customers. Engility is dedicated to making lives better, safer and more secure.


The Outreach Manager will provide expert leadership of outreach activities and strategic communications on behalf of the office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Systems Engineering (DASD(SE)).


The position requires close interaction with senior leadership staff within the Pentagon and across the Department of Defense (DoD) acquisition community, including Components, industry partners, academia, international partners, and associations. In coordination with DASD(SE) leadership, the outreach manager will work with the DASD(SE) senior leadership team to achieve organizational goals and objectives by administering the communications and public relations initiatives as determined by the larger organizational strategic planning process.

Advance the importance of systems engineering with relevant constituents (government, industry, academia, international partners). Develop and enhance meaningful relationships with targeted, high-level external associations and organizations.  


Duties Include:

  • In coordination with leadership, develop a strategic communications plan for DASD(SE).
  • Facilitate engagement with the defense acquisition community by sponsoring the DoD Systems Engineering Forum
  • Coordinate with leadership to arrange for DASD(SE) to host and/or represent the office as speakers at technical conferences and symposia
  • Support meetings with industry at senior leadership levels.
  • Serve as editor for the development, production, and maintenance of the organization's internal and external communication vehicles.
  • Develop and execute tactical strategic communications plans for DASD(SE) initiatives, publications, and articles using varied and integrated products.
  • Manage and monitor engagements with technical and professional organizations.
  • Provide outreach support to international cooperative engagements including foreign delegation visits, NATO, and The Technical Cooperation Program.
  • Support academic community outreach activities
  • Organize technical experts from government, industry, and academia to lead more than 10 DASD(SE)-sponsored webinars per year.

Required Qualifications

  • Active Secret clearance
  • Possess experience providing strategic communications and public affairs support to senior-level management
  • Bachelor’s plus 10 years of experience
  • 10+ years of experience working in the defense acquisition community (industry, military, government civilian, or contract support); preferably direct experience with an engineering organization
  • Ability to exhibit professionalism and discretion in performing a variety of duties and interacting with various levels of staff across multiple locations
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, prioritization, and organizational skills; proven ability to assess, select, and use a variety of methods and tools
  • Experience in planning and coordinating technical reviews, panels, or similar meetings with diverse participants; experience in preparing, coordinating, and presenting briefings
  • Experience with Microsoft Office software.

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience working in DoD Science and Technology
  • Experience working in Systems Engineering subject matter


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