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    The position is located in the Office of the Secretary (OS) supporting the public affairs efforts by working closely with the Office of Scheduling and Advance, the Office of Administration and the Office of Civil Rights. The incumbent in this position serves as a Public Affairs Specialist (Social Media) in the Office of Public Affairs (OPA) with the responsibility for supporting the management team in the Office of Public Affairs. 

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    The Office of Public Affairs at the Commerce Department is seeking a savvy, social media influencer to join our team.  The ideal candidate will have proven experience in writing content and designing campaigns specifically for social and devising organic social campaigns across a variety of platforms. Must have a sincere passion for marketing and social media and want to join our amazing creative team to do great, challenging work.

    This Job Opportunity Announcement may be used to fill other Public Affairs Specialist GS-1035-9 FPL 11 positions within Office of the Secretaryin the same geographical location with the same qualifications and specialized experience.

    This position is also being announced concurrently under Delegated Examining vacancy number: OS/IO-2019-0007. Applicants who wish to be considered under MAP and DE must apply to both vacancies separately.

    Duties include:

    • Develops content on internal and external digital platforms, including but not limited to all posts and social discussions for the Department’s primary Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Facebook accounts.
    • Access social media platform metrics and assisting senior management with managing and compiling reports that measure the performance of the Department’s public content across websites, social media channels, and email lists.
    • Assist in designing and formatting promotional material for Commerce digital platforms. This will involve assembling and distributing digital press kits for major events and Departmental campaigns and driving and tracking consistent, relevant traffic, and leads from the DOC social network presence to the Agency’s website.
    • Create social media graphics and design appropriate image size per digital platform. This will entail researching new and innovative tools, programs, systems, software, services and social media industry trends to maintain relevancy with social media efforts and strategies.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential

    11 - If you are selected for a position with further promotion potential, you may be non-competitively promoted if you perform successfully and if recommended by management.

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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/537163300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.