Communications Specialist

Job Locations US-GA-Atlanta
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Public Trust




Aveshka is seeking an IT and Communications Specialist to help provide support to the operational administration, infrastructure and management preparedness activities of the OPHPR Office of the Director.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Office of Public Health Preparedness and Emergency Response (OPHPR) provides a variety of technical services in support of public health and emergency preparedness.  Their mission is to safeguard health and save lives by providing a flexible and robust platform for public health emergency response



  • Develop and write web content, develop and maintain websites to promote and gain public followers, maintain and up-date critical information for targeted audiences.
  • Prepare graphics for presentations, websites, promotional material.
  • Write and edit information from meetings, research and synthesize information to develop summaries, reports, presentation, speeches, Congressional responses.
  • Prepare/convert written material into 508 compliant web articles for public internet sites and internal intranet.
  • Write material into a social media forum (Twitter, Facebook, Blogs, etc.) that interests and draws followers, educates and informs.
  • Provide desktop, laptop, hardware support, installation, relocation of equipment between offices, assignment of inventory and equipment.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • 3+ years of work experience related to the job description

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Familiarity working in remote office and/or multiple customer locations
  • Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Office, Excel, Outlook, Visio, and Adobe Acrobat
  • Strong organizational skills that reflect ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail
  • Very strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with stakeholders
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of proactive approaches to problem-solving with strong decision making capabilities
  • Highly resourceful team-player with the ability to also be extremely effective independently
  • Proven ability to handle confidential information with discretion, be adaptable to various competing demands and demonstrate the highest level of customer/client servicer and response.
  • Ability to achieve high performance goals and meet deadlines in a fast paced environment
  • Forward looking thinker, who actively seeks opportunities and proposes solutions




About Aveshka:

Aveshka is a professional services firm focused on addressing our nation’s most complex threats and challenges. As a small business we’re committed to supporting our clients’ missions with services delivered by our diverse and experienced staff. With expertise in cybersecurity, emergency preparedness, and public health, our experience base spans federal, state, and local governments, as well as private sector entities.


Aveshka encourages collaborative communication and ongoing learning.  Some of our benefits include:


  • Extensive training programs
  • Gym membership reimbursement
  • Education reimbursement
  • Technology benefits
  • Commuter benefits
  • Generous paid time off and much more!


Aveshka is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)


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