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    This position is located in the Bureau of Counterterrorism and Countering Violent Extremism (CT), U.S. Department of State. The primary purpose of the position is to apply the principles and methods of public affairs and public diplomacy to inform and persuade various stakeholders, ranging from Members of Congress to persons or groups in foreign countries affected by U.S. counterterrorism policy and programs, to support the U.S. government in its counterterrorism efforts.

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    • Serves as an adviser to the Coordinator in the strategic planning of the bureau’s general public affairs and public diplomacy activities and press operations, including social media, public speaking events, and press engagements.
    • Drafts speeches and Congressional testimony for the Coordinator and other senior CT personnel.
    • Develops and applies new approaches in planning, integrating and evaluating the overall public affairs program for the agency’s functional program as it relates to counterterrorism.
    • Prepares public outreach materials, including speeches, fact sheets, press guidance, and blogs.
    • Conducts reviews of major newspapers, monitoring wire service stories and sensitive cable traffic.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Some travel may be required.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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    1035 Public Affairs

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/531918200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.