Health Communication Specialist (Campaigns), GS-1001-13


Vacancy ID: 791510   Announcement Number: HHS-FDA-CTP-MP-13-791510   USAJOBS Control Number: 331732100

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1. Title of Job

Health Communication Specialist, GS-1001-13
2. Biographic Data

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10. Lowest Grade

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20. Occupational Specialties

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001 Health Communication Specialist

21. Geographic Availability

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241360031 Rockville, MD

22. Transition Assistance Plan

23. Job Related Experience

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

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 (Campaigns), GS-1001-13.

A. I have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-12 level in the Federal service to successfully perform the duties of the position to include experience developing, implementing, and managing national media campaign operations.
B. I do not possess the experience described above.

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.
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.

2. Establish overall goals, concepts and direction for comprehensive media campaigns.

3. Manage strategic planning and creative development for advertising elements of campaigns.

4. Develop evidence-based messages and materials that resonate with target audiences.

5. Provide guidance and oversight on the most effective mix of traditional and innovative marketing channels to reach target audiences.

6. Manage the work of contractors and project implementation, including budgets and timelines, and present progress and evaluation reports to senior staff.

7. Develop and implement short- and long-range planning documents for campaigns.

8. Use established health marketing principles, processes, best practices, and audience research in strategic planning and creative development.

9. Provide guidance in the development, testing, and dissemination of audience tailored products, tools, messages, and advertising to ensure that it accurately and effectively educates target audiences.

10. Analyze scientific literature and consumer and market data and integrate results into the planning and development of marketing campaigns.

11. Provide feedback and guidance in the development of qualitative and quantitative research to determine effectiveness of campaign elements and overall effectiveness of campaigns.

12. Report the result of research and evaluation to stakeholders via formal and informal presentations and documents.

13. Develop communication and marketing plans, scopes of work, reports to senior staff, and marketing and management materials.

14. Write news releases, articles, scripts, brochures, publications, and other communication pieces to disseminate information.

15. Prepare presentation materials (e.g., talking points, power point slides) for meetings, site visits, etc.

16. Collaborate and communicate with team members to share knowledge and information.

17. Conduct briefings or presentations on health communication and social marketing concepts and programs to a variety of professional external stakeholders.

18. Provide advice and technical assistance to the organization for planning and developing health communications campaigns, rollouts, and other activities.