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Policy, Plans and Operations (PPO) Network Engagement Specialist


Security Operations


Washington, Washington DC, United States


Work Where it Matters

Tuvli, an Akima company, is not just another federal IT contractor. As an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), our mission and purpose extend beyond our exciting federal projects as we support our shareholder communities in Alaska.

At Tuvli, the work you do every day makes a difference in the lives of our 15,000 Iñupiat shareholders, a group of Alaska natives from one of the most remote and harshest environments in the United States.

For our shareholders, Tuvli provides support and employment opportunities and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years.

For our government customers, Tuvli ensures that solutions are strictly aligned with agency processes and desired program outcomes while delivering the best value for technology investments.

As a Tuvli employee, you will be surrounded by a challenging, yet supportive work environment that is committed to innovation and diversity, two of our most important values. You will also have access to our comprehensive benefits and competitive pay in addition to growth opportunities and excellent retirement options.

Job Summary:

The Network Engagement Specialist will support the Global Engagement Center’s (GEC) Network Engagement Cell, reporting to the Cell Lead by managing an assigned portfolio of strategies, operational plans, programs, and activities designed to identify, support, engage, and activate the organization’s global network of foreign government and civil society influencers.  As needed, will be responsible for reviewing, analyzing, and disseminating critically sensitive information related to addressing malign foreign propaganda and disinformation.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Support the NET Cell’s oversight of the GEC’s foreign partner influencer network strategy, identifying, mapping, analyzing, establishing, training, strengthening, connecting, engaging, and maintaining activate networks of foreign government communicators and foreign civil society influencers who serve (or have the potential to serve) as the U.S. government’s ongoing foreign partners to address issues related to malign influence in their countries, including disinformation sponsored by both state- and non-state actors. 
  • Assist in building new and/or maintain existing relationships with the GEC’s existing and/or potential foreign government and civil society partners, including the DoS Regional and Functional Bureau and/or other U.S. government officials who serve as relationship managers for select contacts.
  • Develop, coordinate, and execute outreach strategies to the GEC’s existing and/or potential foreign government and foreign civil society partners to optimize and sustain the GEC’s engagement with high-priority foreign partner networks around common areas of interest.
  • Develop and operationalize strategic plans to activate and mobilize the GEC’s networks of foreign government and foreign civil society partners to address disinformation and propaganda in their countries/regions, ensuring these efforts align with the U.S. government’s priorities for countering propaganda and disinformation (CPD).
  • Collaborate with relevant GEC teams, DoS Bureaus, and interagency partners to conduct social and traditional media analyses; surveys; focus groups; and other research methodologies as needed to determine disinformation-related themes that generate the most interest across the GEC’s current and potential foreign government and foreign civil society networks.
  • Maintain ongoing relationships and liaison with relevant GEC teams, DoS Bureaus, and as needed, U.S. interagency partners, to integrate and sync the GEC’s efforts to mobilize networks of foreign government and civil society partners to lead CPD efforts in their countries/regions with broader U.S. government objectives and activities.
  • Assist in developing, advise, and execute trainings and other capacity-building activities; campaigns; and other strategic communications activities to maintain optimal and ongoing engagement with GEC’s current and potential network of foreign government and foreign civil society partners. 
  • Curate and share disinformation-related content, news, research, and training material with the GEC’s foreign government and civil society partner networks to optimize members’ engagement with the GEC and with each other, and to effectively mobilize foreign partners to conduct CPD activities in their countries/regions.
  • Work closely with the GEC’s “Monitoring & Evaluation” team to evaluate the impact of the GEC’s foreign government and foreign civil society partner networks’ CPD activities.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Developing and executing integrated communications strategies and campaigns that leverage networks of foreign government and civil society partners to advance U.S. foreign policy goals and objectives. 
  • Comprehensive knowledge of world affairs and U.S. foreign policy priorities. Previous experience in the U.S. Department of State’s Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs community is a plus.  
  • Effective practices for moving networks of foreign government communicators and civil society influencers up the “ladder of engagement,” including how and when to utilize leading digital tools/social media platforms to drive foreign network members’ efforts to counter propaganda and disinformation (CPD) in their countries/regions.
  • Conducting target audience and/or network analysis and segmentation.  
  • Methods to optimize ongoing network and/or target audience engagement across both social and traditional media platforms.  
  • Creating and/or curating content with optimal reach and resonance among target audiences (e.g., generating inbound traffic, sustaining network and/or digital community engagement, SharePoint site management, etc.).
  • Tracking and analyzing the key performance indicators (KPI) (e.g., increased engagement, impressions, issue-area awareness, etc.) of strategic communications campaigns, ensuring clear links to foreign policy goals. 
  • Compiling post-campaign deliverables with results recaps and summaries. 
  • Exceptional communication (written and verbal), interpersonal, and relationship-building skills. 
  • Required Top-Secret security clearance with SCI eligibility.

Desired Qualifications: 

  • Subject-matter expertise related to countering malign disinformation and propaganda sponsored by foreign state and non-state actors.  
  • Experience coordinating Departmental and interagency decisions on content, scope, and/or funding of foreign government and foreign civil society network engagement activities.  

Posted Salary Range


Benefits Information

Regular - The company offers a comprehensive benefits program, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) and a range of other voluntary benefits. Paid Time Off (PTO) is offered to regular full-time and part-time employees.

We are an equal opportunity employer and comply with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. All applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender or gender-identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, pregnancy or parental status, or any other basis prohibited by law. If you are an individual with a disability, or have known limitations related to pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, and would like to request a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us at or [Register to View] (information about job applications status is not available at this contact information).

Job: Program & Project Management

Travel: Yes, 25% of the time

Organization: Tuvli

Clearance: TS/SCI

Work Type: On-Site

Remote: No

ReqID: 2024-3197