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Public Affairs & Multimedia Communications Specialist 2021-111b-HAINC-CI

Location : Aiken, SC
Job Type : Temp/Contract to Direct
Reference Code : 2021-111b-HAINC-CI
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 2
Required Education : B.A.-Journalism or Communications
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :

HukariAscendent is a Service-Disabled, Veteran-Owned, Small Business specializing in comprehensive engineering and technical support services associated with commercial nuclear power and other Department of Energy (DOE) nuclear activities. 




We are seeking a Public Affairs & Multimedia Communications Specialist to be based in our Aiken, SC location on the Savannah River Site (SRS). The Public Affairs & Multimedia Communications Specialist is responsible for providing a wide range of internal and external communications services to support the Company's commitment to provide for effective and integrated messaging and enhancement of the brand. 



  • Has a good understanding of communication fundamentals learned through academic exposure and experience. Can follow branding guidelines, and offers options for using them in proper but unique ways.

  • Candidates must be proficient at using these or similar programs: 

    • Adobe Creative Cloud applications: Dreamweaver, InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Encoder, Lightroom, and Premiere

    • Microsoft 365 applications: Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, and Teams 



  • Candidates must be experienced and skilled in:

    • Website building using HTML and CSS 

    • Designing and writing content for newsletters 

    • Interviewing people for inclusion in stories or other products 

    • Designing advertisements

    • Photography/videography, including editing of videos 

    • Being a positive team player 



  • Some of the work involves designing and developing brochures, annual reports, newsletters, booklets, PowerPoint presentations, and other communication vehicles.

  • It is also expected that this position recommends best combination of communication channels, develops and implements communication campaigns.

  • With minimum assistance, this position composes, edits and/or prepares materials, including company publications (e.g. newsletters, brochures), group emails, intranet or internet pages, presentations, employee meeting materials, and various other materials for dissemination through various communication vehicles to achieve communication objectives.

  • In addition, there will be some writing of news releases and other communications and material intended for internal or external audiences.

  • Maintains a strong understanding of the business and its structure, as well as a general understanding of corporate affiliates, customers and stakeholder roles and relationships.

  • Establishes and fosters positive relationships with external stakeholders.

  • Develops, plans, writes, edits, and disseminates information to drive employee engagement through executive and enterprise communications. 

  • Recommends and maintains editorial policy and branding guidelines. 

  • Collaborates in the development of standard communication plans for the Company's operational or structural changes to ensure that change is effectively managed.

  • Monitors and responds to employee feedback.

  • Interviews source persons and researches subjects in order to obtain information and verify facts.

  • Provides cost, schedule and/or budget input as needed on projects. 

  • Peer review proofs for print pages, web pages, and navigation.

  • May assist in layout design, materials design, creation, publication and consultation for form at of media products.

  • May represent the department at internal and external activities and events as assigned by the Public Affairs Manager. 

  • Coordinates production and distribution of materials. 

  • Other duties as assigned.


Required Qualifications :
Minimum Qualifications



  • Bachelors of Arts/Bachelors of Science degree in Journalism or Communications or related discipline with 2+ years’ experience 

  • Due to the nature of the work, the candidate must be a US citizen. 


Preferred Qualifications



  • Master’s degree in Journalism or Communications or related degree 

  • Strong oral and written communication skills 

  • Candidates must be proficient at using these or similar programs:

    • Adobe Creative Cloud applications: Dreamweaver, InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Encoder, Lightroom, and Premiere

    • Microsoft 365 applications: Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, and Teams



  • Candidates must be experienced and skilled in:

  • Website building using HTML and CSS 

  • Designing and writing content for newsletters

  • Interviewing people for inclusion in stories or other products 

  • Designing advertisements

  • Photography/videography, including editing of videos

  • Being a positive team player




HukariAscendent offers an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, 401(k) plan, and paid time off.




Opportunities with HukariAscendent change frequently.  For a complete listing of our current openings, please visit our website at https://www.hukari.com.




HukariAscendent is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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