Communications specialist | Washington, DC | 2021

Chemonics seeks a communications specialist for the anticipated USAID  Digital Strategy Implementation Program Activity (DSIP). The program seeks to build the capacity of USAID Missions, Washington Operating Units (OUs), and partners to advance digital initiatives that enhance security and economic prosperity in partner countries, while safeguarding individual rights, freedom of expression, and democratic norms and practices.This position will be based in Washington, DC. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

Responsibilities include:

  • Lead DSIP’s global communication strategy, including outreach on evolving program priorities and presenting progress towards achievement of DSIP’s goals, objectives, activities, outputs and outcomes
  • Manage the program’s relationship with media/communication vendors. Ensure timely and effective production of strategic documents, quality training materials and other resources for buy-in clients.
  • Ensure timely production of reporting and marketing materials for USAID Washington and buy-in clients (as needed) 


  • A Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field 
  • Ten (10) years of experience in communications, preferably in the fields of development, technology, cybersecurity, and/or digitalization
  • Must have a track record in employing emerging communication tools, have experience in multimedia and graphic design and have exceptional writing and editing skills
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity

Application instructions:

Please send an email with your CV and cover letter attached and “Communications Specialist ” in the subject line to by January 31, 2022. No telephone inquiries, please. Chemonics will contact finalists.

Chemonics is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, age, or other legally protected characteristics. Military veterans, AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.

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