ES168 Outreach Coordinator and Public Engagement Writer

Are you a scientific outreach writer with a background in Earth or space science and dream of working at NASA? This may be your dream job.

The successful candidate will serve as a member of the NASA Heliophysics public engagement team, amplifying science, missions and programs via a variety of written and public engagement methods. The audiences focused on will include both a public outreach audience as well as the scientific community – both inside and outside NASA. Job will include such responsibilities as:

• Working closely with the rest of the public engagement team to make sure that a wide variety of Heliophysics content is shared with public, NASA and scientific audiences
• Liaising with the Heliophysics Division, heliophysics communications team, and the Space Science Education Consortium to leverage expertise and information into a concerted public engagement effort
• Writing, editing, and overseeing written products (I.e. mission flyers, postcards, posters, website text) to be shared with various public, scientific and stakeholder communities
• Helping to organize and support outreach activities for a variety of events, including association meetings, festivals, informal education venues, etc.
• Writing, editing, and overseeing communications about recent heliophysics science and mission highlights to NASA audiences. This includes coordinating weekly written highlights, and sharing information widely within the agency to meet presentation, report, and website needs for those outside the Heliophysics division
• Writing, editing, and overseeing regular communications with the non-NASA science community – through a variety of printed, email and social media options
• Supporting the incorporation of Heliophysics information into larger Science Mission Directorate and NASA-wide outreach projects

Required:
• BA/MA in a physical science
• Background in physics/astronomy
• 1-3 years scientific outreach writing experience for a non-technical audience
• Strong teamwork and organizational skills
• Must be US Citizen or Permanent Resident

Preferred:
• BA/MA in a physical science
• Experience in communications, journalism or outreach
• Familiarity with heliophysics and/or space science community

Team ADNET brings over 25 years of experience to information systems and professional services for the federal government. With a history of expertise in software development, computer network design, IT security, mission operations support, and educational outreach, Team ADNET has now expanded into Space and Earth Science at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) in Greenbelt, MD.

Team ADNET is working with Goddard Space Flight Center to fulfill NASA’s vision for space exploration, and working with the Science and Exploration Directorate to fulfill its many missions.

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Annual Leave/Sick Leave
Military and Family Emergency Leave
Paid Holidays
Swag Bags
Performance Bonuses
Medical and Dental Plans
Direct Deposit Payroll
401K Plan with Company Matching and Immediate Vesting
Tuition Reimbursement
In-house Seminars/Workshops/Classes