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    For more information on the Department of Justice and the United States Attorneys' Offices, visit http://www.justice.gov/usao/.

    As needed, additional positions may be filled using this announcement.


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    Responsibilities

    Responsibilities

    As a Public Affairs Specialist in the United States Attorney's Office (USAO) you will:

    • Establish and maintain existing professional working relationships with members of the local and regional print and broadcast media representatives and specialized groups interested in the United States Attorney's Office programs.
    • Establish and maintain contacts with Federal, state, and local law enforcement organizations and agencies, civil rights groups, and other community interest groups.
    • Organize and coordinate news media interviews and press conferences for the United States Attorney's Office, including media events involving multi-agency case announcements.
    • Develop and write material to provide to the news media and law enforcement community, such as news releases, feature stories, background information, data compilations, biographical material, and articles on office program commitments and priorities.
    • Respond to information requests, in written and oral form, from news media, and specialized and general public inquiries on significant United States Attorney's Office program initiatives.
    • Responsible for maintaining an updated Internet site and District's Social Media Accounts (i.e., Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.)
    • Arrange and conduct special events, workshops, seminars, and other meetings with various organizations.
    • Provide advice and guidance to the United States Attorney and other management officials on potential media and public reaction to information disseminated.
    Responsibilities will increase and assignments will become more complex as your training and experience progress.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    12

  • 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/544837700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.