Friday , May 24 2024

Jpl Jobs – Media Relations Specialist

Website JPL

Job Description:

Do you have a passion for Earth and planetary science and experience in science writing? We have an exciting opportunity for a Media Relations Specialist reporting to the News Chief to concentrate on Earth and planetary sciences and work closely with subject matter experts to craft and guide the development of an array of text and multimedia products, including news releases, feature stories, press kits, videos, presentations, and social media posts.

Job Responsibilities:

You will help craft communication plans with longer-term strategic goals for individual missions, and will help organize news conferences and other events. The ability to create user-friendly products for general audiences and the news media alike with pinpoint accuracy is essential. The JPL newsroom is a fast-paced environment where collaboration is key.

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to distill complex science and engineering topics into brief, colorful, and descriptive materials that are easily understood by the public and the general media yet provide sufficient detail for science and technology journalists.
  • Excellent copyediting skills; JPL and NASA follow the AP Stylebook.
  • In-depth experience in either traditional or digital media.
  • Advanced skill in one or more of the following areas: science and technical writing, news releases, digital storytelling, and both short- and long-form newswriting.
  • Typically requires a Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism, science writing, or related fields with a minimum of six years of related experience.
  • Ability to work independently yet collaboratively .
  • Strong communication skills along with solid news judgment and a sense of diplomacy.

Job Details:

Company: JPL

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Los Angeles, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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