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1. From the descriptions below, select the one which best describes your experience and/or education that meets the Qualification Requirements for Health Communication Specialist, GS-1001-09.A. I have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-07 level in the Federal service to include experience assisting with planning, implementing, and evaluating a variety of education and marketing activities in a public health arena.
2. From the descriptions below, select the one which best describes your experience and/or education that meets the Qualification Requirements for Health Communication Specialist, GS-1001-11.A. I have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-09 level in the Federal service to include experience planning, implementing, and evaluating a variety of education and marketing activities in a public health arena.
3. From the descriptions below, select the one which best describes your experience and meets the Qualification Requirements for Health Communication Specialist, GS-1001-12.A. I have one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-11 grade level in the Federal service, to include experience planning, implementing and evaluating a variety of education and marketing activities in a public health arena and conducting project management activities.
For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Please select only one letter for each item.A- I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
4. Assist in the development and implementation of health education and marketing programs, projects, and strategies for the general public and other audiences.
5. Coordinate production of health education materials and disseminate through various media outlets.
6. Analyze health issues to determine how best to communicate the information to target audiences.
7. Assist with formative research, planning, and evaluation in all health communication activities.
8. Support collection and analysis of audience research and utilize the data to effectively develop and tailor communication strategies and messages.
9. Assist with the development, testing, and dissemination of audience tailored projects, tools, and messages that accurately and effectively inform and educate stakeholders.
10. Coordinate the development of execution of advertising campaigns.
11. Coordinate the strategic and creative development of traditional advertising elements of campaigns, including television, radio, and print advertising.
12. Coordinate campaign operations, including administrative activity.
13. Research and disseminate relevant campaign-related data and trends.
14. Manage multiple projects concurrently in a fast-paced environment.
15. Identify resource needs and recruit appropriate team members to complete projects.
16. Coordinate project team to ensure timely accomplishment of project objectives.
17. Use and/or establish standard operating procedures and processes to improve efficiency of workflow.
18. Complete assignments within established deadlines and in accordance with regulations, policies, and procedures.
19. Assist with process and outcome evaluations on existing/completed projects.
20. Assist in the development and maintenance project plans, including background, formative research, goals, objectives audiences, key messages, strategies, tactics, timeliness, evaluation measures, and work plans.
21. Develop written materials that provide public health rationale and ensure materials are based on public health and communication science.
22. Prepare presentation materials (e.g., talking points, PowerPoint slides) for meetings, site visits, etc.
23. Collate and communicate with team members to share knowledge and information.
24. Provide supervisor with regular, timely, and comprehensive updates on projects, including project status, opportunities, and challenges.
25. Assist with the translation and communication of complex scientific research in terms that meet the needs of a variety of audiences (e.g., general public, media, partner organizations, etc.)
26. Assist in the establishing and maintaining professional working relationships with key stakeholders outside the organization, officials, from the regulated industry, consumer groups, government entities, public health advocacy groups and health professionals.