Project Specialist - External Affairs

Job Locations US-AL-Huntsville
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Contingency Full-Time


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About GaN:


Geeks and Nerds Corporation (GaN) was founded in 2004 by Dr. Jonn Kim with a focus on the government defense industry.  We are highly trained technical innovators supporting multiple departments within the US Government.  Additionally, we also operate in the commercial technology sector.


As an employee owned company structured as an ESOP, we believe the success of our corporation is directly tied to the well-being and success of our employee-owners.  Our team members are the cornerstone of GaN’s corporate mission:


“to deliver innovative and superior service and products

while serving our community and our Nation.”


We are seeking exceptional candidates that want to make a positive difference to our mission.


Over the years, Geeks and Nerds (GaN) has grown from one employee located in Huntsville, Alabama, to over 100 employees in offices across the United States.


The company has been named one of the Top 100 Companies in the United States by the US Chamber of Commerce (2016), Technology Business of the Year by the Huntsville/Madison County Chamber of Commerce (2012), and a Fastest Growing Company by INC Magazine (500/5000) for six years in a row.  Our proven track record of success is only made possible by our extraordinarily talented and dedicated employees.


Innovation, collaboration, team-work, and high ethics are the hallmark of our culture.  


Some of our employment benefits include:


  • Medical, dental, vision, critical illness, voluntary life, and accident insurance
  • No cost basic life insurance and both short- and long-term disability coverage for all benefit eligible employees
  • FSA dependent care and medical plans
  • Educational reimbursement programs
  • 10 holidays per year that coincide with Federal holidays
  • Matching 401k
  • Enrollment in our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP).


Job Overview:

GaN is seeking a Project Specialist – External Affairs to support our work in Huntsville, Alabama with the primary focus on developing and cultivating strategic relationships with customers, corporate partners and the community.


The ideal candidate should be able to represent the culture and spirit of GaN in the community. Responsibilities include:


  • Cultivating lasting relationships in the community to initiate and grow new partnership opportunities
  • Collaborating with local schools and universities regarding the creation of programs to encourage involvement in STEM career paths
  • Assisting in the creation, planning, and managing of GaN’s Small Business Association HUBZone involvement
  • Working with our business development and recruiting/outreach teams to help identify opportunities for expanding company reach and branding
  • Utilizing GaN’s social media accounts to provide regular updates regarding company news, initiatives, and other announcements
  • Acting as a liaison for GaN outreach programs, including Foundation Next Step
  • Other administrative duties as assigned


Requirements (minimum):


  • Bachelor’s degree and/or equivalent experience




  •  Effective Communication skills across multiple professional disciplines
  • Strong interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Attention to detail and organization skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Knowledge of marketing techniques


Desired Skills:


  • Website design experience
  • Familiarity with the Small Business Association’s HUBZone program
  • Previous public relations experience
  • Previous experience with managing company social media accounts


Special Requirements:


  • Must be a U.S. citizen.


Equal Opportunity Employer:

Geeks and Nerds Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other legally protected classifications. Geeks and Nerds Corporation participates in E-Verify.




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