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Strategic Communications Specialist jobs

Website U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Job Description:

This assignment is with the Department of Homeland Security Headquarters, Office of the Secretary. This position will support the establishment of an upcoming DHS child sexual exploitation and abuse (CSEA) awareness campaign. The position is based in Washington, D.C. but may be conducted remotely.

Job Requirements:

  • Enforce record management policies, standards, procedures, and practices to ensure effective information resource management.
    Prepare, coordinate, and maintain inquiry responses, briefing materials, fact sheets, and papers, etc. Ensure submissions are fully coordinated and approved by appropriate personnel.
  • Assist the campaign team and contractors with assignments and deliverables to ensure proper clearance and coordination of responses in accordance with the Office of the Secretary correspondence program guidelines. Support the Campaign Director and Administrative Officer by overseeing communications with internal and external stakeholders, including OPA, OPE, and OLA. Serve as lead on management of campaign information on DHS website with OPA. Assist in developing and executing campaign’s strategic communication plan with OPE. Liaise with OLA to provide information and briefings to Congressional members or staff on campaign’s activities.
  • Maintain program and administrative communications materials, project files and relevant background documents and makes available policies, procedures and written instructions from the supervisor. Maintain current knowledge to answer questions from team members on communications procedures, policies, and directives.
  • Research, gather, develop, and check the accuracy of information from a wide range of sources related to the policies and mission of campaign to ensure information is conveyed in the most logical and effective way, taking into account the purpose, communication medium, and audience.
  • Recommend and utilize appropriate problem-solving methods and techniques. Provide advice on work methods, practices and procedures, and assist the team in identifying the parameters of viable solutions.
  • Research, develop, and validate information from a wide range of sources regarding DHS communications objectives and policies.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Must have achieved a minimum of “meet expectations/proficiency” on latest performance appraisal/evaluation
  • Must have supervisory approval to apply to the Joint Duty Assignment. DHS 250-2 Application Form under “required documents” section.
  • Must be currently at the grade level of the detail. *No Temporary Promotion Opportunity*
  • Must NOT have any pending/outstanding disciplinary actions
  • The program does not apply to members of the Military service or contractors.
  • Must be a current permanent Federal employee
  • Experience with communications strategies and execution.
  • Experience briefing stakeholders, including senior executives and/or political appointees, utilizing verbal presentations and/or written materials.
  • Experience with a broad range of information sources and analytical methods to research and develop information on the programs and policies.
  • Experience partnering with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Work with minimal supervision, using individual discretion and judgment.
  • Experience managing multiple projects and competing deadlines.
  • Editing, drafting, and disseminating diverse materials for a range of audiences.

Job Details:

Company: U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Vacancy Type: Part Time

Job Location: Fayetteville, NC, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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