Web Editor and Social Media Strategist (General Arts and Information)

Washington, D.C
Aug 17, 2022
Aug 24, 2022
Full Time

This is a unique opportunity to be part of a new, first of its kind, cross-Department coordination center, working collaboratively throughout DHS to advance this critical mission set.

Under the direction of the CCHT's Strategic Communications Advisor, deliver day-to-day web management support for CCHT's intranet and DHS.gov presences.

Develop and maintain a dedicated CCHT SharePoint intranet for all collocated personnel, as well as CCHT's public-facing presence on DHS.gov.

Develop and implement comprehensive social media strategies to increase CCHT's web traffic and brand awareness, both nationally and internationally.

Design CCHT's web and social media presence and strategies to achieve engagement targets.

Manage, create, and publish original, high-quality content, working in close coordination with DHS Office of Public Affairs for necessary approvals.

Liaison with CCHT writers and designers to ensure content is informative and appealing.

Collaborate with CCHT component agency social media personnel on cross-platform techniques and joint social media campaigns promoting CCHT's presence and successes.


Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a current permanent Federal employee
  • Must have supervisory approval to apply to the Joint Duty Assignment. DHS 250-2 Application Form under "required documents" section.
  • Must NOT have any pending/outstanding disciplinary actions
  • Must have achieved a minimum of "meet expectations/proficiency" on latest performance appraisal/evaluation
  • Must be currently at the grade level of the detail. *No Temporary Promotion Opportunity*
  • The program does not apply to members of the Military service or contractors.


Qualifications required:
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing and orally.
  • Skilled in the use of a wide range of various systems applications, software programs, and technical programs, including Microsoft Word and PowerPoint, to produce finished products in various formats.
  • Skilled in concepts, practices, standards, and technologies for the media used sufficient to interpret and explain a variety of subjects and to write or edit materials tailored to specific media and audiences.
  • Knowledge of social media platforms, to include how content is delivered and displayed, and internet and intranet formatting and editing.
  • Expert knowledge of SharePoint or other DHS available technological platforms.

  • Please read the following important information to ensure we have everything we need to consider your application:
    It is your responsibility to ensure that you submit appropriate documentation prior to the closing date. Your resume serves as the basis for qualification determinations and must highlight your most relevant and significant experience as it relates to this Joint Duty assignment opportunity announcement.

    Be clear and specific when describing your work history since human resources cannot make assumptions regarding your experience. Your application will be rated based on your resume.

    Please ensure EACH work history includes ALL of the following information:
  • Job Title (Include series and grade of Federal Job)
  • Duties (Be specific in describing your duties)
  • Name of Federal agency
  • Supervisor name, email, and phone number
  • Start and end dates including month and year (e.g. June 2007 to April 2008)

  • Education

    EDUCATIONAL SUBSTITUTION: There is no educational substitution for this position.

    Additional information

    **DHS does not offer any additional benefits beyond that which the Federal employee is already receiving.

    If the position requires a security clearance, employees must have a SECRET or TOP SECRET clearance to placement AND must maintain that level of clearance while performing in the position.

    Selected applicants for a JDA are requested to fulfill the items below during the JDA:
  • Complete the DHS Training Course 15 days prior to the arrival to the JDA.
  • Complete the DHS Joint Duty Assignment Progress Plan to include:
    • Phase 1: Establish assignment objectives within the first 30 days of the JDA.
    • Phase 2: Complete a self-assessment of the duties performed at the mid-point of the JDA.
    • Phase 3: Complete a final review within the last 30 days of the JDA.
  • Complete 12 hours of professional development using Skillsoft courses, videos, and books in conjunction with the established assignment objectives for the JDA.
  • Attend each of the DHS Joint Duty Program Director's quarterly webinars (1 hour per quarter).