Careers in space?

Erica RolfeErica Rolfe
  16 April 2021

We’re looking for an experienced writer/editor to create inspiring content promoting ESA’s recruitment activities including ‘Careers at ESA’. We seek an individual who shares our passion for creative problem solving, who is able to work collaboratively with various teams in a fast-paced environment, has a keen eye for detail and who is able to get things done to ensure customer and company success are achieved.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Mother-tongue standard of English and meticulous editing skills
  • Minimum of 2 years’ professional experience in writing and editing
  • A degree in communications, HR or other relevant discipline
  • Familiarity with online publishing and social media tools
  • Great communication skills and customer-oriented approach and customer service skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and with tight deadlines, as part of a team
  • Familiarity with ESA or European space programmes an advantage

Working closely with the senior editor, tasks include:

  • Writing, editing and publishing articles and other content for the HR internal and external webpages or social media, or other channels as required
  • Supporting the senior editor in maintaining the HR internal and external webpages by adding new content and updating background information
  • Providing content for social media regarding ESA Careers opportunities
  • Researching images (ensuring usage rights) and providing captions

Contractual matters

The successful candidate will be employed directly by EJR-Quartz BV, as part of our communications service team for ESA. Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the EU. The work could be carried out at our Leiden headquarters, or working remotely. This is a one-year contract, with possibility of renewal. The start date is 1 June 2021.

Closing date: 30 April 2021

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