Abacus Technology is seeking a Media Specialist II to develop media strategies for the Marshall Space Flight Center. This is a full-time position.
Research and develop media outreach products to include social media with maximum impact and flexibility for leveraging in multiple venues and platforms. Collaborate with government public affairs officers to develop targeted media campaigns, background materials for media events, and other media relations products, including social media. Organize media events and prepare spokespeople for media interactions. Create and manage targeted media lists. Research and recommend innovative opportunities for media outreach. Manage media, traditional and social, metrics to assess impact and continually improve products and services. Actively participates in or leads brainstorming sessions to generate ideas, researches content, and develop clear, concise and compelling communication products based on agreed-upon communication strategies and concepts.
3+ years experience in media support and planning. Bachelor’s degree in a related field. Graduate studies in a related field desired. Demonstrated ability to prepare communication materials that can be easily understood by a wide-range of readers. Knowledge of Aerospace/Space Industry preferable. Must be proactive, creative, and customer and results-oriented. Must be highly organized and possess strong communication skills. Experience interfacing with managers at all levels and quickly resolving issues requiring tight deadlines. Proficient in MS Office. Must be a US citizen.
Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.