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    The National Museum of African American History and Culture's primary purposes are to acquire, maintain and preserve objects which document social, cultural, political, military, technological and scientific developments in the United States related to the African American experience; to conduct research in the field of African American history, to publish findings for all audiences; and interpret historical developments through public exhibits and programs as well as digital content.

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    This position is located in the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC), Office of External Affairs, Office of Public Affairs.  The incumbent will work closely with and assist the Supervisory Public Affairs Specialist in:

    • responding to media requests and generating publicity for the Museum;
    • implementing the public affairs program for NMAAHC;
    • developing media plans;
    • coordinating media responses, solutions and follow-up;
    • pitching timely, newsworthy stories to the media;
    • writing news releases, media advisories, letters to the editor, emails, pitches and other communication products for media consumption;
    • monitoring NMAAHC news coverage; and
    • cultivating strong working relationships with traditional news and entertainment media as well as bloggers and reporters via digital, social, and other technologies.  

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Some travel is required to manage media coverage of Museum events and public programs held in major cities across the United States.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential

    11 - Position is at full performance level.

  • 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/599590100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.