Communications coordinator


Job Detail




1-2 years minimum experience

Schedule Type

Full Time


Brooklyn, NY, USA




03/07/2019, 11:37 PM


JOB TITLE Mass Communication Specialist OVERVIEW As a Mass Communication Specialist, it’s your job to tell our story. Use your creativity to educate and inform the public about America’s Navy. Travel the world, document military operations and develop high-profile media campaigns. From photography to journalism to graphic design, Navy MCs can do it all. We’re looking for Sailors with talent, originality and who aren’t afraid to think outside the box. Sound like you? TRAINING After you attend Boot Camp, you’ll report to address, address to attend “A” School. Here, you’ll learn the basics of still photography, digital imaging, photojournalism, news writing, public affairs, layout and design in preparation for your first assignment. Promotion opportunity is available, but competitive and based on performance. This is an enlisted rate and not available for an officer in the Navy. If you have a four-year degree, you may be eligible to be a Public Affairs Officer. Post-Service Opportunities Serving as a Mass Communication Specialist can open up doors for you in the media world. Your experience will help you develop knowledge of: Photography and videography (including aerial and underwater) Writing Graphic design and layout Social media and web content Broadcasting (TV, radio, and online) Animation and interactive multimedia Operating and maintaining audiovisual and printing equipment Coordinating with and escorting media Research (surveys and data collection) These essential skills can apply directly to any communications job, such as a photographer, photojournalist, reporter, camera operator, graphic designer, multimedia artist, animator and more. HELPFUL SKILLS To become an Enlisted Sailor, you must have address citizenship, a high school diploma or equivalent, a normal color perception, vision correctable to 20/20 and meet eligibility requirements for a security clearance. Anyone specifically considering becoming an MC should have: Above average writing and speaking skills Curiosity and an interest in people, ideas and information A detail-oriented nature Creativity General qualifications may vary depending upon whether you’re currently serving, whether you’ve served before or whether you’ve never served before. COMPENSATION Please speak with your recruiter for compensation.