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    Summary

    This vacancy is for a Supervisory Public Affairs Specialist position in the Public Information Office (PIO) within the Media Relations Branch located at the U.S. Census Bureau Headquarters in Suitland, Maryland. The Census Bureau is accessible from the Metro Rail Green Line – Suitland Station.

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    Responsibilities

    • Manages a staff of public affairs specialists and information assistants responsible for the Census Bureau’s media relations program.
    • Manages the timely, accurate release of statistical information to the media and public, including determining the release schedule and deciding appropriate communications channels.
    • Manages the clearance process, maintains relationships with internal stakeholders and manages resources.
    • Manages the Census Bureau’s relationships with the media, including planning and conducting proactive outreach, preparing spokespersons for interviews, responding to queries, managing media events and serving as a Census Bureau spokesperson.
    • Manages the writing, editing and clearance of public affairs materials including news releases, blogs, talking points and their supporting graphics.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - Occasional Travel may requires at least 25%.

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    14

  • Job family (Series)

    1035 Public Affairs

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/526405100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.