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Scientific Communications Editor

Company: Dovel Technologies
Location: Rockville
Posted on: June 19, 2022

Job Description:

We are currently searching for a Scientific Communications Editor to provide support services to satisfy the overall operational objectives of the NCI/DCEG. This is a full-time, on-site opportunity in Rockville, MD. Monitor digital media platform analytics and prepare performance reports.Perform site administration functions related to updating content and design and managing site settings and security protocols.Coordinate photographic and videographic resources to capture quality imagining and footage for posting to social media and Internet sites with appropriate captionsMonitor complimentary, associated and relevant social media and Internet sites and accounts, linking to relevant content and preparing responses as necessaryResearch and write in appropriate scientific or technical style various communication products, to include press releases, newsletter articles, media releases, fliers, web content and video and podcast scripts.Compile information for and work with staff on the writing and editing of key messages on new scientific publications, press releases, research news highlights, NCI fact sheets, articles for the Division newsletter, Linkage, responses to inquiries from Congress, the public or the media, communications and roll-out plans, web content and social media content. Support internal communications by developing, editing and reviewing materials for Division-wide distribution. Provide analysis of DCEG website and social media performance in order to enhance our digital media strategy and presence on Twitter. Work with staff on the management of high-profile projects and roll-out of high-profile research findings. Provide editing, review and the clearance of study newsletters. Develop infographics and other visual aids to support the dissemination of DCEG research. Work with staff on media training, including the development of media training materials. Deliver 1-2 group trainings/workshops a year on the uses of social media for scientists. The trainings will be based on materials previously developed by Division staff but may require customization, depending on the audience. Participants in the training will be asked to complete an evaluation. The contractor should achieve a score of 'satisfied' (3 on 1-5 scale), or equivalent measure of effectiveness of the workshop/ training. Track requests for media interviews with Division experts, publication of scientific manuscripts and participation of at key scientific meetings, as allowed per the STOPS contract Travel SOP. Aid with liaison activities to other components of NCI, including the Office of Communications and Public Liaison, Office of Congressional and Government Relations, Office of Advocacy Relations, and other research Divisions. Review, edit and coordinate clearance materials that come to DCEG for review.Research and write innovative strategic communication plans to communicate information about scientific research initiatives to ensure that new discoveries are disseminated to key audiences.Research and write plans for sharing information with the scientific community and the general public. Attend routine staff meetings to gather information necessary to develop effective communication projects, plans and strategies.Research and design various visual media to include graphics, artwork, and photographs. Research and write scientific and technical messages, talking points, frequently asked questions and presentations. Research and write scientific and technical educational materials for a variety of print and electronic media platforms. Research and write public health information and education materials for a variety of print and electronic platforms. Monitor variety of social media and Internet sites, blogs, discussion boards, and news sites, conduct content analysis and report findings. Monitor the effectiveness of media campaigns through traditional and social media channels, assess results and report findings. Identify key articles, reviews, Internet and social media content and assess relevance and impact to the program.Review visitor feedback and queries submitted through social media and Internet sites and coordinate timely and accurate response.Respond to media inquiries promptly. Work with the team to issue press releases, and with authors to support their use of press releases.Identify needs and develop content for various communication mediums to increase visibility of the program.Meet with internal and external stakeholders to identify communications gaps and collaboration opportunities. Establish and maintain positive relationships and engage in two-way dialogue with key stakeholders.Attend the coordinating committee and working group meetings as well as weekly meetings of the leadership team.Coordinate with other program offices to create outreach and engagement plans.Attend scientific meetings and seminars to identify new research developments and activities, including publication/announcement of research results, launching of clinical trials or initiatives involving new technologies, and others.#SOAR#LI-JR1Qualifications:Master's degree in a science related fieldMinimum of one (1) year of public affairs and communications experience Skills:Excellent analytical, organizational and time management skill Highly skilled in proofreading and editing Very strong communications skills, both oral and writtenMS Office SuiteDovel Technologies and its Family of Companies (Medical Science & Computing and Ace Info Solutions) was acquired in October 2021.Guidehouse is a leading global provider of consulting services to the public sector and commercial markets, with broad capabilities in management, technology, and risk consulting. By combining our public and private sector expertise, we help clients address their most complex challenges and navigate significant regulatory pressures focusing on transformational change, business resiliency, and technology-driven innovation. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and digital services, we create scalable, innovative solutions that help our clients outwit complexity and position them for future growth and success. The company has more than 12,000 professionals in over 50 locations globally. Guidehouse is a Veritas Capital portfolio company, led by seasoned professionals with proven and diverse expertise in traditional and emerging technologies, markets, and agenda-setting issues driving national and global economies.Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance, including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse, and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.

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