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    This position is located in the Executive Office and reports directly to the Director of Communications. The incumbent is responsible for assisting the Communications Director in setting and developing media and Congressional policy strategies for the SIG for the Troubled Asset Relief Program (SIGTARP).

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    The following are the duties of this position at the GS-15:

    • Assists with the overall public communications program for SIGTARP.
    • Serves as an advisor to the SIG, General Counsel, Director of Communications, and other senior level managers on dealing with influential audiences on media and Congressional relations, marketing, and information needs/concerns with respect to TARP's programs and responsibilities.
    • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with members of Congress, Congressional committees and/or staffs, the national media, professional associations, non-profit organizations, and other government agencies to explain media objectives and obtain feedback on information needs, concerns, reactions and attitudes.
    • Formulates, oversees and directs the structural development of creative products for TARP, including all media messages, scripts, and story boards for television, radio, print, and Internet publications in multiple languages.
    • Conducts and analyzes focus group research designed to test message and presentation of media strategy. Designs parameters, analyzes and compiles polling results related to evaluations to measure media effectiveness and make appropriate adjustments to the concept, message, and promotional materials.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    U.S. citizens or U.S. Nationals who are:
    Status Eligibles, VEOA eligibles, CTAP/ICTAP eligibles, eligible for special hiring authorities (e.g., the Schedule A appointment for persons with disabilities, or covered by an Interchange Agreement).

    Questions? This job is open to 4 groups.

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