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Program Specialist

Support and manage a portfolio of federal grantees from initial applications through implementation to evaluation of success.

Location: Washington, DC

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage a grant portfolio of social development, economic development, native language and environmental projects
  • Develop methods to maximize quality and availability of social and economic development services
  • Analyze and evaluate applications for federal financial assistance
  • Assist with the review and analysis of community-based projects and associated costs
  • Compile results and provide trends and best practices
  • Communicate with grantees on a regular basis on project management concerns and required reporting activities
  • Work closely with senior management level staff, to include providing written analysis and reports on various activities
  • Support the development of Funding Opportunity Announcements, Federal Register Notices, and other documents for grant announcements and awards
  • Provide guidance on community development projects via the development of resource aids, issue papers, and other written materials
  • Provide support for management and analysis of training and technical assistance activities
  • Participate in off-site Technical Assistance quarterly meetings
  • Conduct on-site project visits to assess project activities and ensure objectives are achieved
  • Requires travel up to 10%
  • Other duties as assigned

 Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills with demonstrated ability to manage conflicting priorities and multi-task
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to coordinate numerous activities within tight deadlines and a proven record of workflow management and ensuring tasks are accurately completed
  • Ability to provide assistance and recommendations in the design of new programs and the enhancement and maintenance of existing programs
  • Ability to demonstrate good judgment/decision-making skills and to take initiative
  • Must be dependable and trustworthy
  • Detail orientated with strong ability to anticipate needs and problems and act accordingly
  • Extensive working knowledge of MS Word, Advanced MS Excel, Advanced MS PowerPoint, MS Outlook, and SharePoint (use only) is highly desired.  Working knowledge of Adobe Acrobat, MS Project and other software also helpful
  • Must be able to favorably complete a background investigation

 Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in business, public administration or closely related field, or combination of education and experience, Master’s degree highly preferred
  • 1-3 years of relevant work experience; working knowledge of federal agencies and/or federal grants preferred
  • Experience working with distressed and diverse groups/communities, or on issues that affect these communities required; working with the American Indian/Alaska Native communities highly preferred
  • Experience researching, developing and presenting analyses, recommendations, and options papers for senior level decision makers

 

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Communications Specialist

Manages internal and external communications efforts as part of a federal support services contract.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Edit Congressional Reports, manuals, agency announcements, and other major documents for publication to ensure consistency and adherence to agency writing and branding guidance
  • Facilitate communications to stakeholders, through notices, newsletters and phone calls
  • Draft, edit, and consolidate talking points, PowerPoints, briefing papers, press releases, testimony, newsletter articles, and blogs
  • Manage agency communication tools include a listserv and social media accounts
  • Correspond and coordinate on behalf of agency leadership with other government agencies
  • Prepare weekly reports and ad-hoc responses to inquiries for specific data and information
  • Scan and administer a library of resources from media provided by stakeholders
  • Attend meetings to help identify priorities and partnerships
  • Develop and maintain a system of correspondence, both mail and email
  • Monitor internal due dates and tracks accomplishments

Skills and Abilities:

  • Experience working with distressed communities, especially American Indian/Alaska Native communities strongly preferred
  • Ability to create effective messaging and direct contributions from multiple sources
  • Demonstrated writing and editing skills
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to prioritize, manage multiple tasks, and deliver quality results under tight deadlines
  • Ability to work both individually and in a team environment
  • Experience with Web communications, HTML, and social media preferred; graphic design experience a plus
  • Knowledge of MS Word, PowerPoint, and SharePoint

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism, English, or related field; Master’s degree preferred
  • At least two years of related experience in communications, public relations, or technical writing and editing

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Internship

Seeking Interns for Fall semester

Location: Alexandria, VA

 Intern will learn and be exposed to:

  • Real world professional business environment
  • Business development and how government contracts are awarded
  • Office and operations management for a small business
  • Range of contract projects done at Tribal Tech

 Responsibilities:

  • Clerical assistance, such as creating and organizing online file systems and preparing older files for storage
  • Research government spending trends and other business development preparation
  • Projects assigned by the contract Project Managers

 Qualifications:

  • Must have strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be self-directed, able to work independently and high motivated
  • Must be detail-oriented, dependable and trustworthy
  • Extensive working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook is highly desired. Working knowledge of MS SharePoint also helpful
  • Knowledge of scanning equipment and standard office equipment
  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university

Schedule and Compensation:

  • 10- 20 hours per week, during regular business hours (Monday- Friday 8:00am-5:00 pm)
  • $10 per hour

About Tribal Tech, LLC:
We are an American Indian woman-owned small business, founded to provide Training and Technical Assistance, Grants Administration and IT Services to federal, state, tribal and corporate clients. Our guiding principles of “People, Performance, and Partnership” embody an environment where our employees can flourish and our clients may fully benefit from our capabilities. 

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