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    Summary

    This position is located in the Department of Health & Human Services (HHS), Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), Office of Communications, Media Relations Group.

    As a Media Relations Officer, GS-0301-15, you will serve as Director of the Media Relations Group (MRG), Office of Communications (OC), Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).

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    Responsibilities

    • Plans public affairs strategies on all CMS actions and programs and advises on all matters affecting public information which involve working with or through the news media.
    • Reviews and evaluates the information prepared for release to news media has sufficient value to warrant its release on a national basis.
    • Directs, plans, prepares, coordinates, evaluates, and edits press releases, news and feature materials, conferences, and briefings for the press and other news media representatives.
    • Exercises the full range of supervisory and personnel management authorities and responsibilities in directing first-line supervisors.
    • Attends CMS testimonies on Capitol Hill and responds to the media before and after these sessions, standing by CMS officials to help field media questions.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel up to 25% for this position.

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    15

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