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    Public Affairs Specialist, GS-1035-9/11, Baileys Crossroads, Virginia, for the Assistant Director-External Affairs.

    This position is also open to status candidates under announcement R9-20-10839690-CL-MP. You must apply to each announcement separately if you wish to be considered under both recruitment methods.

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    Responsibilities

    As a Junior Public Affairs Specialist, your duties will include, but are not limited to, the following:

    • Assists in the creation and development of communications strategies, plans and outreach campaigns on a broad range of wildlife conservation topics.
    • Assists with day-of execution of public/media events including logistical support, event check-in, response to inquiries from the public and transportation organization.
    • Assists in writing, reviewing and editing news releases, media advisories, talking points, and related materials.
    • Provides coordinated responses to inquiries from members of the media and the public on wildlife and conservation issues.

    Promotion Potential: This position involves a multi-grade career ladder. The major duties listed represent the full performance level of GS-11. At lower grade levels, you will perform assignments of a more limited scope and with less independence. You will progressively acquire the background necessary to perform at the full performance level of GS-11. Promotion is at the discretion of the supervisor and is contingent upon satisfactory performance, availability of higher level work, and availability of funds.The selectee may be promoted without further competition when all regulatory, qualification, and performance requirements are met. Selection at a lower grade level does not guarantee promotion to the full performance level.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    11

  • 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/570730600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.