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Campaign Specialist

Washington, D.C
Closing date
Oct 7, 2023

This position will support the nationwide "If You See Something, Say Something" Campaign within the U.S. The "If You See Something, Say Something" Campaign is designed to raise public awareness of the indicators of terrorism and terrorism-related crime, and the importance of reporting suspicious activity to state and local law enforcement. The campaign develops informational materials for the general public and its campaign partners, conducts paid advertising, and conducts general outreach across the country. The campaign builds and maintains strong partnerships with stakeholders across the private sector industry, law enforcement, academic community, and state, local, tribal, and territorial governments. This position will report directly to the campaign manager and will be responsible for helping execute the campaign's strategies, maintain relationships with campaign partners, and administer the overall program. The candidate will: Coordinate requests from campaign partners and other stakeholders. These includes design requests, speaking requests, training resources, and informational materials. Ensure all campaign materials have consistent messaging and adhere to the campaign's licensing and trademark agreements. Maintain thorough records of campaign activity and engagement with stakeholders. Identify new outreach tactics and creative products to meet the needs of the program and/or stakeholders. Identify methods to measure and evaluate campaign effectiveness. Represent the campaign on interagency meetings and working groups related to public outreach and terrorism threat prevention. Manage projects designed to improve stakeholder engagement and experience. Maintain positive relationships with stakeholders across the federal government, state/local/tribal/territorial governments, law enforcement, private sector industries, academic institutions, non-profit associations, and other stakeholder groups. Be willing to travel to meet with stakeholders or conduct campaign outreach at events. Perform other duties as assigned.


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:
  • The ideal candidate will have most of the following experience:
  • Communications, marketing, and/or public outreach
  • Stakeholder engagement / customer relations
  • An interest in homeland security and terrorism prevention
  • Providing verbal presentations to a variety of internal and external groups
  • Writing and editing a variety of materials for a range of audiences
  • Research, data, and analytical techniques
  • Be well-organized and be able to multi-task on a variety of projects.
  • This position is based in Washington, D.C. but may be conducted remotely.
  • This is a one-year Joint Duty Assignment with a flexible start date and end month. The candidate will have the flexibility of serving either part-time or full-time in this Joint Duty Assignment.
  • 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.

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