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    This is a full-time position with the Public Information Office at the Supreme Court of the United States in Washington, D.C.

    Closing Date: Monday, May 10, 2021, 11:59 PM EDT

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    The Public Affairs Specialist responds to information needs, makes effective use of communication and research skills, and provides leadership, advice, and assistance on public information office matters. The position requires a high-level of discretion, independent judgment, problem-solving skills, and the ability to work in a fast-paced, changing work environment. The incumbent has personal contact with, and responds orally and in writing to requests from, journalists, Justices, Chambers staff, Court officials and employees, Congressional offices, other federal agencies, and the public. Responsible for media-related matters including responding to often time-sensitive inquiries, assisting with review of credential requests, and providing information on filings, updates, and disposition by the Court. Independently develops and determines approaches and solutions to problems and situations on a day-to-day basis involving news media responsibilities. Serves as the primary contact for public and news media inquiries related to emergency filings, often after business hours. Manages and relays complex information to national and international media. Assists with managing communications and media plans related to Justices' public events. Responsible for managing website content, including assisting with updates to the website and posting public notices. Prepares and submits PIO materials, including press releases, media advisories, and speeches, for the Court's website. Assists in editing, revising, and overseeing the distribution of Court publications. Serves as backup for daily news clips provided to Chambers and Court Offices. Performs duties of the deputy public information officer in the absence of that person and acts as a backup for the other public affairs specialist position.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • 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/599578000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.