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    This position is located in the Department of Health & Human Services (HHS), Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), Office of Communications,Office of Communications (OC), Media Relations Group (MRG).

    As a Media Relations Advisor, GS-0301-14, you will serve as a technical advisor who assists the Group Director and Deputy Director with leading, directing, planning, and coordinating the monitoring, evaluation, and program integrity of CMS' media relations program.

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    • Review and evaluate the information prepared for release to news media to be sure it has sufficient value to warrent its release on a national basis.
    • Serve as an advisor to the Media Relations Group Director, providing guidance and support to the Director on key mission-critical issues, initiatives, and agency functions in the areas of strategic communications and media relations.
    • Lead teams or oversees the work of the public affairs staff, ensuring that the team's work is completed expeditiously, economically, and efficiently in accordance with established policies and objectives.
    • Intiate, create, write, and edit materials, including news releases, press statements, fact sheets, and frequently asked questions about CMS programs and intiatives.
    • Liaise with high-level officials at the Office, Agency, or Department level, as well as OMB Office of Management and Budget/White House, also serving as a liaison to similarly placed executives of external organizations.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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