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    Summary

    The employee serves as a speechwriter in the Communications Branch within the Office of Congressional Affairs and Communications (OCAC). The employee is responsible for working with the Director of External Relations and OCAC leadership to develop and implement communications plans, programs, and procedures for external audiences and stakeholders, including written and public speaking materials for the Director of FHFA, such as speeches, talking points, and op-eds.

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    Responsibilities

    The incumbent works in the Office of Congressional Affairs and Communication and supports the Director of External Relations by developing and implementing a wide range of communications strategies that impact the Agency and its regulated entities.

    Identifies and meets communication needs by developing materials that inform appropriate internal and public audiences of the Agency's policies, programs, services, and activities. Plans, executes, and evaluates the effectiveness of information and communication programs in furthering Agency goals.

    Conducts research for, writes, and edits speeches, congressional testimony and correspondence, Agency reports, press releases, editorials, talking points, fact sheets, and memoranda.

    Reviews and edits speeches, briefings, and presentations written by and for FHFA leaders to ensure synchronization of message.

    Develops written documents for internal and external audiences using the incumbent's ability to conduct independent research, collaborate with Agency subject matter experts (SMEs), explain the technical details of Agency policies to the general public, and master the Director's communication style and vision for our housing finance system.

    Researches and stays abreast of topics necessary to perform the job, including, but not limited to, housing finance reform, pending legislation, and major issues affecting Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and the Federal Home Loan Banks.

    Assists in designing and implementing the Agency's communications programs to develop and disseminate informational materials to the public, external stakeholder groups, and Agency employees.

    Collaborates with OCAC leadership to inform the broad spectrum of individuals and groups affected by Agency programs of their benefits, services, and requirements. Anticipates the reaction of external audiences to proposed policies and implements and evaluates communication strategies accordingly.

    Contributes written content for internal publications and new and emerging communication vehicles to ensure that key messages are available to staff and the general public.

    Serves as a clearing house for the dissemination of all written material from FHFA staff to the public. Reviews and edits for clarity, style, and consistency of message correspondence with members of Congress, Federal and non-federal government officials, the Office of Management and Budget, and members from private-sector entities, including the Agency's regulated entities.

    Uses a variety of communication methods to inform Agency staff and the public about a wide variety of Agency programs, policies, and services of interest.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    12

  • Job family (Series)

    1082 Writing And Editing

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/559877300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.