Marketing Specialist – US Forces Korea


Full-Time  |  Integrated Communications  |  Pyeongtaek, South Korea

Barbaricum is a rapidly growing government contractor providing leading-edge support to federal customers, with a particular focus on Defense and National Security mission sets. We leverage more than 13 years of support to stakeholders across the federal government, with established and growing capabilities across Intelligence, Analytics, Engineering, Mission Support, and Communications disciplines. Founded in 2008, our mission is to transform the way our customers approach constantly changing and complex problem sets by bringing to bear the latest in technology and the highest caliber of talent.
Headquartered in Washington, DC's historic Dupont Circle neighborhood, Barbaricum also has a corporate presence in Tampa, FL and Dayton, OH, with team members across the United States and around the world. As a leader in our space, we partner with firms in the private sector, academic institutions, and industry associations with a goal of continually building our expertise and capabilities for the benefit of our employees and the customers we support. Through all of this, we have built a vibrant corporate culture diverse in expertise and perspectives with a focus on collaboration and innovation. Our teams are at the frontier of the Nation's most complex and rewarding challenges. Join us.
Barbaricum is seeking a Marketing Specialist to provide services to a fast-paced and dynamic program supporting the U.S. Military 4 star-led, joint command United States Forces Korea (USFK) in South Korea. The Marketing Specialist must be a United States citizen and possess an active Secret U.S. Government security clearance or higher.


  • Engage directly with business, government, development, and technology leaders throughout the organization to promote the organization’s communication strategy effects and branding requirements
  • Collaborate with a team of solution-oriented and problem-solving professionals to encourage new, open-minded ideas and approaches
  • Display interest in media relations, impacts of social media, and commitment to staying current on geopolitical news
  • Demonstrate knowledge of local laws, regulations, and internal compliance to collaborate with both internal colleagues and partners
  • Demonstrate mastery of the competencies related to communications strategy and marketing strategy
  • Write clearly and effectively while communicating with precision, cogency, and rhetorical force
  • Collaborate in a fast-paced and highly creative environment
  • Address problems of culture and history from a variety of perspectives
  • Help the organization tell a complex story externally in a compelling way to better inform, educate and influence audiences through a variety of information-related capabilities
  • Flex work activity to assist the team in any requirements articulated by the client
  • Collaborate with the Commands’ partners to develop and plan marketing efforts in support of sharing the messages/themes/narratives for UNC/CFC/USFK
  • Utilize knowledge of the principles, methods, practices, and techniques of written and oral communications to support the Communications Strategy Team in applying principles and engaging the commands’ audiences
  • Write articles, narratives, and speeches to help convey information and educate organizations, specialized audiences, and the general public


  • Active DoD Secret clearance required (TS and above desired)
  • Master’s Degree in Public Relations, Communications Art, Journalism, Political Science, or Marketing is required
  • At least 3-5 years of working experience related to communications with focus areas including: business, trade associations, and marketing
  • Deep understanding of the marketing development process and ties to communication strategic planning is required
  • Prior experience working with media and public relations professionals
  • Prior experience working on topics related to political-military branding or large-scale business efforts
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with strong interpersonal skills & relationship-builder
  • High level of initiative, a strong work ethic, creativity and the ability to balance multiple assignments
  • Must work well under pressure with minimal supervision
  • Fluent in social and digital communications engagement and strategy