Science Communication Editor (ESA-ESTEC)

Noordwijk, The Netherlands, Sapienza Consulting [1384]

Field(s) of expertise
Education and STEM Telecommunications Engineering
Job type

About this job

We are recruiting a Science Communication Editor for Sapienza to work on our Customers Site (ESA-ESTEC). The Science Communication Editor supports ESA’s Science Communication Officer in securing an exciting and visible media presence of ESA’s Science and Exploration activities


  • To contribute to the definition of the content, and to support the editing of the material for the media presence of ESA’s Science and Exploration activities
  • To liaise, under the responsibility of the Science Division, with the scientists of the Science and Exploration missions in the production of content
  • To liaise, under the responsibility of the Science Communication Officer, with the graphical and multimedia production team in the production of visual material
  • To coordinate a pool of freelance editors
  • To conceive and conduct social media campaigns
  • To maintain regular contacts with media, including social media
  • To organize media events, including briefing of speakers and follow-up of requests from media
  • To perform analyses of developing media trends and local impact reporting
  • To set-up outreach events in the ESA communication plan
  • To support launch and mission events


  • Science PhD or master’s in science, further qualification in Journalism or Communication would be an asset
  • At least four years of work experience in science, engineering or technological communication within International Media and/or Social media
  • A good synthesis ability and a basic understanding and interest for space science
  • Excellent spoken and written English; fluency in French and other European languages is desirable
  • Good interaction skills and capacity to work under stressful situations
  • A fair knowledge in the following areas will be considered an additionaladvantage: Web applications, Audio-visual requirements, graphic design, and layout
  • High-level of flexibility, good organisational and communication skills
  • Working under direct supervision of lead staff but autonomy in execution of tasks assigned is mandatory


Candidates must be eligible to work in the EU

Please send your CV (in English) as soon as possible, but no later than 30/07/2020 to jobs@sapienzaconsulting.com



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