SBA Jobs – Public Affairs Specialist

Website U.S. Small Business Administration

Job Responsibilities:

As a Public Affairs Specialist at the GS-1035-9/11, some of your typical work assignments may include:

  • Plans, organizes, and prepares press releases, photos, flyers, presentations, etc. directed to specific targeted audiences within the public, the media or government.
  • Writes and edits correspondence for ODA/Center management addressed to public officials and private organizations about individual loan cases or the disaster program.
  • Monitors newspaper, radio, television and internet coverage of the disaster program and provides supplemental information to correct any irregular or inaccurate media information.
  • Uses advanced computer skills, including skill in using Microsoft Office functions such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access databases and desktop publishing to serve as a disaster program information link providing explanations and written materials as necessary.
  • Acts as a spokesperson for ODA by making public appearances, preparing presentations, talking points or speeches as necessary to convey information about the disaster program, objectives and ongoing activities.

Job Requirements:

  • Favorable background investigation and credit check are required.
  • Mandatory Overtime: In order to respond quickly and efficiently to disaster survivors, substantial compensated overtime hours may be required while on assignment (up to seven days a week and ten to fourteen hours a day).
  • You must be able to obtain and maintain a Government travel credit card.
  • Credit Score must be at least 500.
  • Must provide high-speed Internet of 5 Mbps or greater and either a cellular (unlimited talk usage) or landline telephone. Internet cannot be through a cellular phone. Hot Spot connectivity is not permitted.

Job Details:

Company: U.S. Small Business Administration

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Others

Job Location: San Francisco, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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