Deputy Director for Communications

Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Minimum: $134,789
Maximum: $164,200
Details: Federal General Schedule Pay Scale for DMV Area, GS-15

Published

08/02/2018

Application Deadline

08/15/2018

Address

Washington
District of Columbia
United States

Description

Are you an experienced communications professional looking to further your career in the public sector? Then this position may be for YOU!


The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is an Agency within the

Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) whose mission is to ensure effective, up-to-date healthcare coverage and to promote quality care for beneficiaries.


So what do we do?


CMS is committed to strengthening and modernizing the nation’s healthcare system to provide access to high quality care and improved health at lower cost, and leverages internal resources and external partnerships to fulfill its mission.


CMS is looking for a communications professional who is interested in merging the exciting world of strategic communications with healthcare policy.

This challenging and highly visible career opportunity is in CMS’ Office of Communications located in Washington, DC. You will be a key member of the leadership team spearheading both internal and external communications efforts on behalf of the Agency. Communications efforts include strategic communications planning; media and public relations; traditional, digital and social media outreach; social marketing campaigns and print or multimedia publications development and dissemination. You will also oversee interactions with stakeholders, including external advocacy groups, HHS leadership, other CMS components, and other Federal government entities.


Responsibilities include:


·        Leading the external communications program for the organization;

·        Advising senior level officials on a range of communications strategies and public affairs issues; and

·        Leading/managing the work of project teams


This position offers a unique opportunity to provide direction for project teams developing materials to equip more than 140 million Americans to make informed decisions about their health care or about their benefits, rights, and responsibilities within CMS programs.


COME AND JOIN OUR TEAM! For additional information, including the process for applying please visit https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/506751900 . You MUST apply by following the instructions found in the vacancy announcement no later than 08/15/2018.

Benefits

A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits.


https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/working-in-government/benefits/

Professional Level

Managerial

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/506751900

Your complete application package, as described in the "Required Documents" section, must be received by 11:59 PM ET on 08/15/2018 to receive consideration.


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