Writer Editor (Multimedia)


Vacancy ID: 768686   Announcement Number: MP-13-15   USAJOBS Control Number: 329597500

Occupational/Assessment Questions:

The following questions will address your minimum qualifications.  Please review the questions and consider your question carefully.  Choose only one answer, yes or no.

A- Yes.
B- No.

1. Do you possess at least one full year of specialized experience comparable in scope and responsibility to the GS-11 in the Federal service (obtained in either the public or private sectors).  Examples of such experience may be promotion of products and disseminating news related information to both national and international audiences; AND experience with Internet and Social Media to write, edit and design visually attractive, well-balanced multimedia products that capture the attention of both national and international audiences.

2. Do you possess at least one full year of specialized experience comparable in scope and responsibility to the GS-12 level in the Federal service (obtained in either the public or private sectors).  Examples of such experience may be researching and engaging key contacts across the academic and think tank communities in order to actively participate in dialogue related to both national and international broadcasting; AND demonstrated experience with Internet and Social Media publishing to write, edit and design visually attractive, well-balanced, highly targeted multimedia products using appropriate visual, multimedia and interactive tools and content that capture both national and international audiences.

For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Darken the oval corresponding to that statement in Section 25 of the Qualifications and Availability Form C. Please select only one letter for each item.

A- I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B- I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
C- I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
D- I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E- I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

3. In-depth knowledge of journalism, Internet and Social Media (i.e., Facebook, Twitter, etc.) publishing principles and methods to write, edit, and produce integrated, well-balanced, and highly targeted written and graphic materials for publication on an agency's/company's website that captures the attention of both national and international audiences.

4. Oral communication skills necessary to coordinate briefings seminars, and media events to promote a clear understanding of both national and international broadcasting.

5. Skill in researching and engaging key contacts across the academic and think tank communities in order to actively participate in a dialogue regarding U.S. International Broadcasting in the larger foreign policy context.

6. In-depth knowledge of transforming raw materials from the un-edited stage to a polished multimedia publication.

7. Skill in producing high caliber work under pressure of deadlines, frequently working on serveral projects simultaneously.