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Communications Intern

Company: Leidos Holdings Inc.
Location: Reston
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:


Job Description:

Job Description

The Logistics and Mission Support Operation has a new for a communications/marketing intern to support the Operation's growth strategy and marketing efforts. The Communications intern will work closely with the Operation and Division leadership teams to manage the production of communication content to promote the breadth of capabilities across the orgnaization. The candidate must have demonstrated understanding of editorial management within a professional business setting, exceptional writing and editing abilities. Candidate must be able to edit feature stories for both strategic and editorial impact with the ability to juggle multiple projects under deadlines. The candidate should have experience with digital copy-writing best-practices in a range of formats from blogging to advertising and email.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with Operations and Division staff to brainstorm content topics and update the editorial calendar

  • Write internal communications to promote our products and services for internal and external audiences

  • Check all pieces for accuracy and cohesiveness with no grammatical errors

  • Update the website and social media pages with new content

Basic Qualifications

  • Candidate should be pursuing a degree in Public Relations, Communications, Marketing or related discipline

  • Experience developing and executing marketing and/or communications plans.

  • Experience in writing, proofreading and editing content for internal audiences.

  • Experience managing an editorial process and resources.

  • Experience effectively communicating within a team environment.

  • US Citizenship required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Local Reston, VA candidates preferred

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:

Yes, 50%

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Intern Other

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About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500 information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 39,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $12.30 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2021. For more information, visit

Pay and Benefits

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

Securing Your Data

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to [email protected].

Commitment to Diversity

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

Keywords: Leidos Holdings Inc., Reston , Communications Intern, Other , Reston, Virginia

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