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Peace Corps

Marketing Specialist, FP-0301-5/4

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Draft Marketing Specialist
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Washington DC, DC
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Agency Employees
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Full Time

Agency Marketing Statement:

  • Ten Reasons to Work for Peace Corps! -- (1) Voted in the top 3 Best Places to Work in the Federal Government for small agencies in 2014, (2) the Peace Corps has a unique global mission. (3) Benefits include higher salary caps than the Federal standard with (4) quicker step increases. (5) Peace Corps employees earn non-competitive eligibility after 3 years of service and (6) have the chance to be selected for an annual Leadership Development Academy. (7) The working environment is highly flexible with alternative schedules, credit hours, teleworking. (8) There is a Distinguished Speaker Series, and (9) work-life programs including Metro and bicycle subsidies. (10) Peace Corps has a vibrant Community atmosphere; established through President Kennedy's call to service; the Peace Corps asks applicants what you can do for your country . . . and the world.


  • PRIOR INTELLIGENCE ACTIVITY OR RELATED WORK: Individuals who have been engaged in certain intelligence activity or related work or who have been employed by or connected with an intelligence agency are ineligible for employment with Peace Corps. Acceptance of employment with Peace Corps precludes employment by certain intelligence organizations for a specific period of time, determined by the employing agency, after Peace Corps employment ceases. APPLICANTS WITH CIA CONNECTIONS. CLICK HERE FOR INFORMATION ABOUT HOW TO PROCEED.
  • This is an Excepted Service Appointment. Initial appointments to the Peace Corps are normally for 60 months (5 years). Employees are paid on the Foreign Service pay scale and receive the same benefits as other Federal employees. A background security investigation will be required for all hires. Appointment will be subject to the applicant's successful completion of a background security investigation and favorable adjudication. Failure to successfully meet these requirements will be grounds for termination.


    If you are a current Peace Corps employee, you must select "I am a federal civilian employee" in the Eligibilities section of the application. You must also select "Peace Corps" as your Employer Name. An incorrect response may result in your being found ineligible for this vacancy.

    Qualified internal applicants will receive first consideration.

    Additional vacancies may be filled through this announcement.


  • This position is located in the Office of Third Goal and Returned Volunteer Services (3GL), reporting to the 3GL Director. The mission of the Office of Third Goal and Returned Volunteer Services is to fulfill the Peace Corps' Third Goal - to promote a better understanding of other peoples on the part of Americans - and to provide career and transition assistance to returned Peace Corps Volunteers (RPCVs).

    The 3GL office comprises Returned Volunteer Services (RVS), World Wise Schools (WWS), and Third Goal initiatives such as Peace Corps Week. These programs help Americans gain a better understanding of other peoples and cultures, and support returned Volunteers in the promotion and use of skills and experiences developed through their Peace Corps service.

    The Marketing Specialist carries out a variety of communications activities, including development of outreach and marketing strategies, development and review of print/online content and promotional materials, web page management, and coordination of special events.
  • Develops web pages and online newsletters.
  • Participates in marketing campaigns.
  • Prepares marketing, publicity, and promotional materials for agency programs and events.

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