Science Communication Editor

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We are looking for a Science Communication Editor (Sc) to join our Modis Aerospace team, working onsite at the European Space Agency in the Netherlands.

General tasks to be performed:

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.
The specific tasks of the Science Communication Editor are:
•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;

Bedrijfsprofiel

Modis Aerospace is a specialized Engineering consultancy with more than 30 years’ experience providing aerospace Engineers to our key partners in The Netherlands. Modis is a long-standing business partner of the European Space Agency (ESA), with more than 120 employees recruited from across Europe currently supporting ESA’s activities.

About ESA-ESTEC

The European Space Agency (ESA) has sites in several European countries. The European Space Research and Technology Centre (ESTEC) is the largest site and the technical heart of ESA. This nursery of European space activities is located in Noordwijk, Netherlands.
At ESTEC, about 2500 engineers, technicians and scientists work hands-on with mission design, spacecraft and space technology.

Almost all ESA projects - except launchers - are managed from ESTEC. In Noordwijk, people work on science missions, manned space missions, Earth observation, telecommunications and navigation satellites.

ESTEC provides extensive testing facilities to verify the proper operation of spacecraft, such as the Large Space Simulator (LSS), acoustic and electromagnetic testing bays, multi-axis vibration tables and the ESA Propulsion Laboratory (EPL).

Functie-eisen
To successfully perform the above mentioned tasks, the following background / experience is required:

•Science PhD or Masters 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 additional advantage:
•Web applications, Audio-visual requirements, Graphic design and layout.
•The contractor(s) shall possess skills to cover and execute the tasks linked to their function including a 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.

Please send your CV to recruitmentaerospace@modis.com before 28/07/2020

Vaardigheden

Scholing: WO

Over de werkgever

Modis Aerospace is a specialized Engineering consultancy with more than 30 years’ experience providing aerospace Engineers to our key partners in The Netherlands. Modis is a long-standing business partner of the European Space Agency (ESA), with more than 120 employees recruited from across Europe currently supporting ESA’s activities.

About ESA-ESTEC

The European Space Agency (ESA) has sites in several European countries. The European Space Research and Technology Centre (ESTEC) is the largest site and the technical heart of ESA. This nursery of European space activities is located in Noordwijk, Netherlands.
At ESTEC, about 2500 engineers, technicians and scientists work hands-on with mission design, spacecraft and space technology.

Almost all ESA projects - except launchers - are managed from ESTEC. In Noordwijk, people work on science missions, manned space missions, Earth observation, telecommunications and navigation satellites.

ESTEC provides extensive testing facilities to verify the proper operation of spacecraft, such as the Large Space Simulator (LSS), acoustic and electromagnetic testing bays, multi-axis vibration tables and the ESA Propulsion Laboratory (EPL).

Uren per week: 40

Contract: tijdelijk

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Rob Thijssen
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