Job Title:Public Affairs Specialist-DEU
Department:Department Of Commerce
Agency:Minority Business Development Agency
Job Announcement Number:MBDA-OND-2013-0022
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|$89,033.00 to $115,742.00 / Per Year|
|Friday, April 05, 2013 to Friday, April 12, 2013|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Competitive Service: Career or Career-Conditional - Full-time Permanent|
|Few vacancies in the following location:|
Washington, DC, USView Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
All qualified United States citizens. This vacancy is being advertised under Delegated Examining procedures & is open to all U.S. citizens. This vacancy is being concurrently advertised under merit promotion procedures for status candidates (those currently serving on a career/career-conditional appointment, reinstatement eligibles, or those eligible under special appointing authorities) under vacancy announcement# MBDA-OND-2013-0021.
Come be a part of the only federal agency solely dedicated to promoting the growth and global competitiveness of the Nation's 5.8 million minority-owned firms. The Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) is addressing the challenges and opportunities faced by these firms by developing programs that provide the keys to entrepreneurial success. You will join an entrepreneurially focused and innovative organization committed to building a new generation of minority-owned corporations for the purpose of job creation and economic prosperity.
The mission of Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) at the U.S. Department of Commerce is to foster the growth and competitiveness of minority-owned firms in the United States. This is accomplished primarily through a nationwide network of MBDA Business Centers staffed with business experts who provide minority entrepreneurs with strategic business consulting services designed to assist with access to contracts, capital and markets. The efforts of the agency cross public, private, state and local governmental, business and institutional interests. The programs impact heavily on job creation, economic revitalization, community sustainability as well as regional, national and global competitiveness. The Lead Public Affairs Specialist is the senior Public Affairs employee in the Office of Legislative, Education and Intergovernmental Affairs (OLEIA) and fulfills a critical role in support of the Agency's business development advocacy and outreach efforts, both domestically and internationally. The office serves as the focal point for all MBDA communications, marketing, public affairs and legislative activities as related to domestic and international business development. The incumbent is relied upon to perform a full range of outreach efforts via communications, marketing, and public affairs assignments by coordinating, advising and collaborating with: federal/state/local government agencies & legislators; intergovernmental organizations; private businesses/organizations; and media outlets. A one-year probationary period may be required. IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN CONCURRENT CONSIDERATION UNDER THE DELEGATED EXAMINING PROCEDURES, YOU MAY ALSO APPLY UNDER VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT NO. MBDA-OND-2013-000.
- Relocation expenses are not authorized.
- Must be suitable for Federal employment.
- One year of specialized experience at the next lower grade.
- Must be a United States Citizen.
- Registered for Selective Service if applicable (www.sss.gov)