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    Summary

    This position is a Work at Home (WAH) working around the Charleston, WV area. The Duty Station will be the selectee's home address.

    In order to be considered, applicants MUST CURRENTLY RESIDE in the following counties/areas in West Virginia: Charleston, WV commuting area.

    This is a NON-BARGAINING unit position.

    Relocation will not be paid.

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    Responsibilities

    The individual selected for this position will: 

    1. Establish partnerships with local affiliates of national media organizations, placing a high emphasis on building and solidifying partnerships with news media. 
    2. Ensure that partnership agreements with media outlets are monitored and nurtured and that the commitments are carried out and fulfilled by media partners. This includes addressing questions and concerns, resolving problems, and renegotiating partnerships as needed.
    3. Work independently and with teams to plan and implement communications outreach.
    4. Arrange editorial board meetings and participating in local and regional journalism conferences and conventions.
    5. Distribute video and audio news releases linked to key operations conducted over the course of the census (e.g., the communications campaign, recruitment, questionnaire delivery and mail-back, among others).
    6. Coordinate all external media inquiries, requests and accesses to Census events and develop creative ways to keep the public informed and updated on the locations and hours of Census operations.
    7. Write and edit technical information about statistics and federal programs into clear, concise text for media, the public and/or internal audiences.

    Travel Required

    50% or less - Position requires 25% local travel and 25% overnight travel.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    12

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/520774300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.