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    About the Position: This announcement is for a North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) International position with the NATO Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA). Resumes are not accepted. Please refer to the 'How to Apply' and 'Required Document' sections of this announcement for instructions.


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    Responsibilities

    The incumbent is responsible to the Chief of Staff for establishing the strategic direction of all NSPA internal and external communications in close coordination with senior leadership. In setting this strategic direction, he/she must be able to conceptualise an overarching communications strategy that will promote the Agency and oversee the development of associated communication campaigns to support the strategy, while ensuring broad support from senior internal stakeholders. More precisely, he/she is responsible for performing the following functions:Managing, both from a technical and administrative point of view, the personnel assigned to the Office.Developing and implementing the NSPA communications strategies for all corporate internal and external communications needs, including through broad consultation with NSPA entities.Developing and implementing structured and measurable communication campaigns based on the communication strategy.Providing strategic communications advice and support to NSPA senior leadership.Ensuring efficient output of public diplomacy and media activities and products.Developing and codifying strategic communications policy.Coordinating with appropriate NSPA counterparts to ensure consistency and conformance of NSPA strategic communication policies, plans and procedures.Leading in responding to all media queries related to NSPA.Managing a forward planning function to best exploit public opportunities to promote NSPA in a coordinated and efficient manner.Advising NSPA staff on public information matters, assisting them from a promotional and image management point of view in preparing conferences, symposia, and seminars with an aim to further enhance the Agency's reputation and brand.Ensuring all branding, messaging, visuals and other essential elements of the NSPA image are aligned with the communications strategies.Overseeing and providing guidance to other staff designated as content managers within the context of enterprise portal communications.Liaising with NATO, Host Nation (HN), governmental and commercial bodies as required in the promotion of NSPA public relations.Acting as the key NSPA interface to external industrial and non-industrial media, civil society and key opinion former entities for the purpose of public relations.Establishing and maintaining relations with specialized and non-specialized media sources.Maintaining close relations with broader NATO entities and internally, particularly regarding public diplomacy and media issues.Maintaining public affairs/relations contacts with NSPA programme of work's sponsors through the appropriate directorate.Managing employee performance in line with applicable governing instructions.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    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/544316000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.