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    Summary

    This position is located in the Office of the International Joint Commission (IJC) in Washington, D.C. The IJC is an international governmental organization established by the Boundary Waters Treaty of 1909. The incumbent serves as the Public Affairs Officer for the U .S. Section of the IJC and is responsible for the overall planning, implementation, management and evaluation of a proactive, integrated and comprehensive public affairs , communications and information program.

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    Responsibilities

    • Formulates, develops, recommends, and implements strategies, long-range plans, program objectives, procedures, budget requirements, documentation and work priorities for the public affairs program to ensure that the IJC fully complies.
    • Serves as spokesperson, representing IJC to Congress, other elected officials, committee members and staff, individual citizens, U.S. and Canadian agency officials, and tribes, stakeholders, non-governmental organizations, industry, and groups.
    • Prepares speeches, slide presentations and talking points for Commissioners. Briefs Commissioners on public relations issues prior to public appearances, meetings with elected officials and media interviews.
    • Serves as Contracting Officer’s Representative for projects and services procured to support the IJC public affairs , communications and public information program.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Travel to various sites domestic and international will be required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    14

  • 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/603351000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.