Program Manager

kglobal is looking for a Program Manager interested in playing an integral role leading and shaping an integrated communications team – to help our client tell an impactful and cohesive brand story. The candidate will work on an exciting new opportunity with a Department of Defense (DoD) agency. As the manager of a group of creative thinkers and communicators, the ideal candidate will work in a highly visible, fast-paced, time-sensitive environment to solve problems and create new opportunities through integrated communications effort. The successful candidate is creative, fast on their feet, and self-driven. Candidates should also have an active SECRET security clearance and previous experience as a project manager for the federal government agency (DoD-specific experience an asset).

What You’ll Do:

  • Oversee strategic and tactical execution for all project management, speechwriting, editing, exhibit services, photography and videography, web, research, and multimedia needs
  • Ensure client needs are met from a goal-setting perspective
  • Serve as the primary point of contact between the client and the kglobal team
  • Counsel client’s senior leadership on all current and prospective communications projects
  • Oversee operational performance with specific attention to work product quality, project timeline and reporting, and budgets
  • Assist with executive messaging, content curation, and copy editing
  • Supervise and mentor team members by managing timelines, providing constructive feedback, and nurturing their professional growth

Who You Are:

  • Ten (10) years of relevant management experience, with at least five (5) years involving federal government programs (armed forces setting is a plus!)
  • Proven ability to lead and direct complex projects and execute assignments independently within the scope of the contract
  • Demonstrated experience providing oversight, corporate management, and ability to provide overall technical, schedule, and cost direction
  • Strong editing and proofreading skills with impeccable attention to detail
  • Experience managing and empowering teams and team members
  • Knowledge of Section 508 compliance standards and how to create digital and print products that adhere to these standards
  • Familiar with the functionalities of Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Energetic, passionate, and intellectually curious
  • Client is located in Dahlgren, VA; candidate must be able to travel frequently to client site
  • Extra Credit: an awesome self-starter looking to showcase their creativity!  

About kglobal

kglobal is a full-service agency that helps clients communicate better. As a result, our commercial and federal clients build awareness, increase market share, influence policy, and protect their brands.