Careers

Vox Optima is always looking for talented, versatile communications professionals to join our team.  Our staff has the opportunity to do challenging and rewarding work and to receive excellent compensation and benefits in return. We offer competitive salaries and an excellent benefits package, including paid time off (PTO), paid holidays and generous employee healthcare insurance.  If you are interested in joining our team, reach out to us via the application portal below or submit you resume and any work samples in searchable PDF format using our Jobs email at jobs@voxoptima.com.


Communications Manager/Visual Information Specialist

Locations: Gulfport, MS

Clearance Required: Secret

Years of Experience: 10+

Degree: BA/BS in English, Public Affairs or a related field

FT/PT: Full Time

Travel: Yes, minimal per year, potentially international

We need motivated candidates with extensive communications, public affairs and program management experience to support a US Navy public affairs contract. The ideal candidate will have the following skills:

  • 10+ years of public affairs and communications experience, with an understanding of the principles of public communication and the Navy Public Affairs process and staff.

  • 10+ years developing communications products, including products for mass media, news media and social media; experience writing and editing news articles, technical documentation, and reports.

  • Experience preparing and writing communication plans, oral and written reports, briefings and presentations.

  • Experience researching, planning and executing outcomes for short-range tasks.

  • Experience meeting with and supporting government and military officials, as well as members of the media.

  • Experience shooting photographs with Nikon DSLR cameras and photo editing techniques.

  • Experience shooting and editing video using Adobe Creative Suite.

  • Ability to mentor and manage more junior personnel.

  • Experience providing administrative oversight, personnel management, and management of contract technical, schedule and cost direction.

  • Minimum 3 years of experience using Microsoft Office Software (MS) Word and PowerPoint, and Adobe Creative Suite Software including Photoshop, InDesign, Bridge, and Illustrator.

The candidate will be responsible for:

  • Developing communications strategies and plans.

  • Writing, editing and layout of communications products including: news and feature stories, press releases, presentations, speeches, multimedia products and social media posts and responses.

  • Supporting media inquiries and press visits.

  • Providing media training to senior leaders.

  • Coordinating and managing the photography lab, including managing all equipment, photo scheduling, shooting, editing and distribution.

  • Participate and/or cover events and activities.

Interested applicants can submit resumes in searchable PDF format via the application portal below or through email at  jobs@voxoptima.com. If an online portfolio of work is available, please include the link.


Communications Manager/Writer/Editor

Locations: Washington, D.C., Washington Navy Yard.

Clearance Required: Secret

Years of Experience: 4 to 10

Degree Requirements: Preferred BA/BS in related field

FT/PT: Full-Time

We need motivated candidates with extensive communications, public affairs, writing, and research experience to support a current U.S. Navy public affairs contract. The ideal candidate will have the following skills:

  • 4-10+ years public relations-, public affairs- or journalism-related experience with experience in research, conducting interviews, writing, editing, and obtaining release approval for articles, feature stories, news releases, and statements, including electronic, web-based, and hard copy material.

  • Proven ability to support employee communication programs and products, media relations programs, community relations, special events, and provide photography support.

  • Expert in Adobe CS 6 or MS Office.

  • For more senior-level personnel, the ability to manage and mentor junior-level personnel.

  • Navy experience, and especially Navy veterans, strongly preferred.

Interested applicants can submit resumes in searchable PDF format via the application portal below or through email at jobs@voxoptima.com.If an online portfolio of work is available, please include the link.


Communications Program Manager/Senior Editor

Locations: Dahlgren, VA and remote

Clearance Required: Secret

Certification Required: n/a

Years of Experience: 10+

Degree: BA/BS in English, Journalism, or related field

FT/PT: Full Time

We need motivated candidates with extensive communications, public affairs and program management experience to oversee a large U.S. Navy public affairs contract. The ideal candidate will have the following skills:

  • 10+ years of management experience.

  • 5+ years of Federal Government program management experience.

  • Demonstrated experience providing administrative oversight, personnel management, and management of contract technical, schedule and cost direction.

  • 5+ years of experience providing editing services of military/engineering/technical/research and development or testing.

  • Ability to mentor and manage more junior personnel.

Interested applicants can submit resumes in searchable PDF format via the application portal below or through email at jobs@voxoptima.com.  If an online portfolio of work is available, please include the link.


Senior Visual Information Specialist (Graphic Designer)

Locations: Dahlgren, VA

Clearance Required: Secret

Certification Required: n/a

Years of Experience: 7+

Degree: BA/BS in Art, Communications, Graphic Design, Animation or related or 7+ years of Graphic Design experience

FT/PT: Full Time

We need motivated candidates with extensive communications, public affairs, graphic design and visual imaging experience to support a large U.S. Navy public affairs contract. The ideal candidate will have the following skills:

  • 7+ years of related graphics and art experience developing visual information and graphic art products for print, exhibit, webpage design, digital, audio/visual and online media.

  • Expert in designing and developing visual information and graphic art products.

  • Expert in the following software: MS Office, Adobe CS, InDesign and After Effects.

  • Ability to manage junior level personnel.

Interested applicants can submit resumes in searchable PDF format via the application portal below or through email at jobs@voxoptima.com.If an online portfolio of work is available, please include the link.


Junior Visual Information Specialist (Graphic Designer)

Locations: Dahlgren, VA

Clearance Required: Secret

Certification Required: n/a

Years of Experience: 5+

Degree: AA in Art, Communications, Graphic Design, Animation or related or 5+ years of Graphic Design experience

FT/PT: Full Time

We need motivated candidates with extensive communications, public affairs, graphic design and visual imaging experience to support a large US Navy public affairs contract. The ideal candidate will have the following skills:

  • 5+ years of related graphics and art experience developing visual information and graphic art products for print, exhibit, webpage design, digital, audio/visual and online media. 

  • Expert in designing and developing visual information and graphic art products.

  • Expert in the following software: MS Office, Adobe CS, InDesign and After Effects.

 Interested applicants can submit resumes in searchable PDF format via the application portal below or through email at jobs@voxoptima.com.If an online portfolio of work is available, please include the link.


Communications Manager

Locations: Dahlgren, VA

Clearance Required: Secret

Certification Required: n/a

Years of Experience: 4-10

Degree: BA/BS in Communications, PR, Marketing or related field or 10+ years of related experience

FT/PT: Full Time

We need motivated candidates with extensive communications, public affairs, writing, and research experience to support a large U.S. Navy public affairs contract. The ideal candidate will have the following skills:

  • 4-10+ years public relations, public affairs or journalism related experience with experience in research, conducting interviews, writing, editing, and obtaining release/approval for articles, feature stories, news releases, and statements, including electronic, web based, and hard copy material.

  • Proven ability to support employee communication programs and products, media relations programs, community relations, special events, and provide photography support.

  • Expert in the following software: Newport Enterprise Realtime Development Server (NERDS), Adobe Creative Suite 6 Production Premium, Microsoft Office Professional.

  • Ability to manage junior level personnel.

Interested applicants can submit resumes in searchable PDF format via the application portal below or through email at jobs@voxoptima.com.  If an online portfolio of work is available, please include the link.


Photographer

Locations: Dahlgren, VA

Clearance Required: Secret

Certification Required: n/a

Years of Experience: 4-10

Degree: BA/BS in Communications, PR, Marketing, Photography or related field or 10+ years of related experience

FT/PT: Full Time

We need motivated candidates with photography experience to support a large US Navy public affairs contract. The ideal candidate will have the following skills:

  • 4-10+ years public relations, public affairs or journalism related experience with extensive photography experience across a variety of subject matter.

  • Proven ability to support employee communication programs and products, media relations programs, community relations, special events, and provide photography support to these programs.

  • Expert in the following software: Adobe Creative Suite 6 Production Premium, Microsoft Office Professional, AVS Video Converter, and Snagit10 screen capture software.

Interested applicants can submit resumes in searchable PDF format via the application portal below or through email at jobs@voxoptima.com.If an online portfolio of work is available, please include the link.


Communications Assistant

Locations: Dahlgren, VA

Clearance Required: Secret

Certification Required: n/a

Years of Experience: 2-6

Degree: BA/BS in Communications, PR, Marketing or related field or 6+ years of related experience

FT/PT: Full Time

We need motivated candidates with extensive communications, public affairs, writing, and research experience to support a large US Navy public affairs contract. The ideal candidate will have the following skills:

  • 2-6+ years public relations, public affairs or journalism related experience with experience in research, conducting interviews, writing, editing, and obtaining release/approval for articles, feature stories, news releases, and statements, including electronic, web based, and hard copy material

  • Proven ability to support employee communication programs and products, media relations programs, community relations, special events, and surge support.

  • Expert in the following software: Newport Enterprise Realtime Development Server (NERDS), Adobe Creative Suite 6 Production Premium, Microsoft Office Professional.

Interested applicants can submit resumes in searchable PDF format via the application portal below or through email at jobs@voxoptima.com.If an online portfolio of work is available, please include the link.


Videographer

Locations: Dahlgren, VA

Clearance Required: Secret

Certification Required: n/a

Years of Experience: 0-3

Degree: BA/BS in Communications, PR, Marketing, Photography, Graphic Design or related field or 3+ years of related experience

FT/PT: Full Time

We need motivated candidates with videography experience to support a large U.S. Navy public affairs contract. The ideal candidate will have the following skills:

  • 0-3+ years experience in organizing, writing, storyboarding, shooting, editing, lighting, and producing audio visual projects, podcasts, and slideshows with sound accompaniments with a knowledge of the equipment, techniques, and processes of photography, lighting, and digital reproduction.

  • Expert-level experience in the following software: Adobe Creative Suite 6 Production Premium, Microsoft Office Professional, AVS Video Converter, and Snagit10 screen capture software.

Interested applicants can submit resumes in searchable PDF format via the application portal below or through email at jobs@voxoptima.com.If an online portfolio of work is available, please include the link.


Senior Military Writer/Editor

Locations: Dahlgren, VA

Clearance Required: Secret

Certification Required: n/a

Years of Experience: 0-6

Degree: BA/BS in English, Journalism, PR or related field or 6+ years of related experience

FT/PT: Full Time

We need motivated candidates with writing and editing experience to support a large U.S. Navy public affairs contract. The ideal candidate will have the following skills:

  • 0-6+ years of experience editing documents in a military/engineering/technical, development, or testing environment.

  • Expert-level experience in the following software: MS Office.

  • Ability to mentor and manage more junior personnel.

Interested applicants can submit resumes in searchable PDF format via the application portal below or through email at jobs@voxoptima.com.If an online portfolio of work is available, please include the link.


Associate Military Writer/Editor

Locations: Dahlgren, VA

Clearance Required: Secret

Certification Required: n/a

Years of Experience: 0-4

Degree: BA/BS in English, Journalism, PR or related field or 4+ years of related experience

FT/PT: Full Time

We need motivated candidates with writing and editing experience to support a large U.S. Navy public affairs contract. The ideal candidate will have the following skills:

  • 0-4+ years of experience editing documents in a military/engineering/technical, development, or testing environment.

  • Expert-level experience in the following software: MS Office.

Interested applicants can submit resumes in searchable PDF format via the application portal below or through email at jobs@voxoptima.com.If an online portfolio of work is available, please include the link.


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