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Science Communication Editor (ESA-ESTEC)

Noordwijk, The Netherlands, Sapienza Consulting [1384]

Field(s) of expertise
Education and STEM Telecommunications Engineering
Job type
Permanent
Education
DoctorateMaster
Deadline
Closed

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

Responsibilities

  • 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

Profile

  • 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

Contact:

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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