Writer/Media Relations Specialist

Pasadena, California (US)
Competitive salary, excellent benefits, retirement
Nov 07, 2019
Metro Area
Los Angeles
Full Time

Do you have a passion for space exploration and scientific discoveries and for crafting captivating news releases and feature stories to a global audience?

JPL’s Newsroom Group, within the Communications and Education Directorate, interacts with traditional news media and new media platforms and has a unique opportunity for a Writer/Media Relations Specialist to join their team and help respond to the growing demand to learn about JPL’s discoveries.

Be part of this award-winning Communications and Education team responsible for sharing with the world our adventures and discoveries, including communicating with the general public and external news media, as well as collaborating with the educational community to advance the nation’s goals in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education.

You will report to the News Chief and will focus on a particular beat, such as Earth missions, and work closely with scientists and engineers to craft and guide the development of an array of products, including news releases, feature stories, press kits, videos, presentations and social media posts.

You will be responsible for creating user-friendly products for general audiences and the news media alike with pinpoint accuracy. The JPL newsroom is a fast-paced environment where collaboration is key and the ability to consistently meet deadlines is essential. You will work with various partners at JPL, NASA Headquarters and other institutions to see projects through from start to finish.


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