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    Joining CISA means being part of the team focused on securing the Nation's physical and cyber infrastructure against threats to public health and safety, economy, and national security; we Defend Today, Secure Tomorrow. Within CISA, the Office of the Chief External Affairs Officer (OCEAO) is the chief spokesperson for all agency engagement with the media and Congress and leads the communications' strategy and message coordination on agency policies, plans, programs, key initiatives and actions across all external stakeholders, including the media, Congress and industry.

    Visit www.cisa.gov to learn more about CISA and how you can be part of the team to Defend Today; Secure Tomorrow.

    In this position, you will serve as an External Affairs Specialist. Typical work assignments include:

    • Editing, writing, and publishing pamphlets, fact sheets, articles, backgrounders, talking points, frequently asked questions, web content, guidebooks, social media content and a wide variety of other written communications on risk management, cybersecurity and infrastructure security topics.
    • Collecting, analyzing, explaining, and presenting information to communicate the organization's mission specific to cybersecurity and infrastructure security and resilience programs, priorities, activities, accomplishments, and issues or events for external audiences.
    • Coordinating with program staff, External Affairs Staff, and others to assist with the production and execution of communication tactics and tools for use in speaking events, stakeholder meetings, trade shows, conferences, and other forums.
    • Monitoring Executive Orders; Congressional legislation; DHS policies and directives; and pertinent reports and proposals of other government agencies, private organizations, and Congress so as to have current knowledge of influences and trends affecting CISA programs, activities, and issues in order to conduct supportive and aligned external affairs activities.
    • Interviewing program managers and subject matter experts to develop themes and messaging direction; and analyzes audience understanding of cybersecurity and infrastructure security subjects in order to produce written communications products to present material clearly, accurately, thoroughly, engagingly and convincingly.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for up to 5 nights per month for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/612999800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.