• Fairfax, VA, USA
  • Full Time

Job Title: Scientific Writer/Editor

Job Summary:

Do you have a passion for writing and editing scientific content? Are you looking for an exciting job that allows you to use your skills to make a difference? If so, we want to hear from you!

We are looking for a scientific writer and editor to join our team. In this role, you will be responsible for writing and editing scientific content for our NOAA customers. You will also be responsible for ensuring that all content is accurate and up to date.

This is a full-time position that offers a competitive salary and benefits package. If you are a talented writer and editor with a passion for science, we want to hear from you!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Supporting website and social media communication, including:
    • Working with customer stakeholders and SMEs to develop content
    • Developing themes, schedules, and content for various websites and social media platforms
  • Developing and uploading marketing content
  • Identifying and developing engaging stories
  • Supporting Director level customers to promote partnership alliances
  • Attending virtual meetings and seminars

Required Qualifications and Skills:

  • Ability to obtain a Public Trust clearance
  • BA/BS in English, Journalism, or a scientific/environmental/technical discipline
  • At least 8 years of professional and/or academic experience (including internships)
  • Advanced degrees or certifications may qualify for shorter periods of experience
  • Ability to effectively translate complex scientific concepts into clear and widely understandable text

Work Setting and Environment:

  • Work is to be performed remotely
  • Monday - Friday, 8 hours a day/40 hour a week
  • On-site federal contractors, in federal buildings or on federal lands must comply with CDC guidelines with respect to wearing masks, maintaining physical distance, and other public health measures

How FedWriters Will Compensate and Appreciate You:

FedWriters offers team members the opportunity to gain a lasting impression in this fast-growing small business.

FedWriters provides a competitive package of salary and benefits, including medical, dental, and vision coverage; a matching 401(k) program; generous Paid Time Off (PTO); STD; LTD; life insurance; and more!

FedWriters abides by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a), and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.

FedWriters is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race; ethnicity; religion; gender; age; national origin; marital status; sexual orientation; gender identity; family responsibilities; matriculation; physical or mental disabilities; political affiliation; genetic information; status as a protected veteran; or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. If you are interested in applying for employment with FedWriters and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply for the position, please call (703) 872-7848. Determination on requests for reasonable accommodation are made on a case-by-case basis. FedWriters is a federal contractor seeking veteran referrals.

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