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Public Affairs Specialist – Arlington, Virginia
Trade and Development Agency, Other Agencies and Independent Organizations
Job ID: 502390Start Date: 11/30/-0001End Date: 11/30/-0001
Applicants must meet the qualification requirements described below. GS-13 Qualifications Applicants must possess one year of specialized experience that is equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the GS-12 level in the Federal service. Specialized experience is defined as experience that is in or directly related to the line of work of this position and has equipped you with the knowledge and competencies to successfully perform the duties of this position. More specifically, this requirement involves experience: developing materials and messaging designed to reach targeted audiences using the appropriate communication vehicles, including digital/social media; drafting public statements for public release of information, and engagement with public and news media in addition to preparing speeches, slide presentations, and talking points; implementing integrated communication plans for projects assigned to facilitate media coverage, increase public awareness, and nurture overall positive public sentiments about an organization, and; preparing and/or reviewing written communications, including news releases, media alerts, talking points, speeches, reports, briefings, and correspondence; and participating in media events, conferences, workshops, training, to include the presentation of briefings to a wide variety of audiences. GS-14 Qualifications Applicants must possess one year of specialized experience that is equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the GS-13 level in the Federal service. Specialized experience is defined as experience that is in or directly related to the line of work of this position and has equipped you with the knowledge and competencies to successfully perform the duties of this position. More specifically, this requirement involves experience: providing counsel and advice to senior officials on communication implications and external interpretation of decisions and strategies; planning and implementing external and internal communications efforts and materials designed to inform and educate targeted constituencies, the media, and the general public about an organization’s mission and programs, including creating strategies for social and digital content; participating in the development and establishment of long range and short-term public affairs goals and priorities that integrate organizational priorities, and; developing and implementing proactive media engagement strategies and public relations campaigns, including drafting press releases, speeches, fact sheets, talking points and other background materials. Only experience and education obtained by the closing date of this announcement will be considered. A written test is not required. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. TIME-IN-GRADE: Current career or career-conditional employees of the Federal government, or former career or career-conditional employees, who have a break in service of less than one year, are required to meet the time-in-grade restriction of one year of Federal experience at the next lower grade, with few exceptions outlined in 5 CFR 300.603(b).
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