Global Science & Technology, Inc.
  • Administrative
  • College Park, MD, USA
  • Full Time

Global Science & Technology, a growing scientific and high technology firm, is seeking a Media Specialist to support the NOAA STAR Administrative & Management Support for the Center for Satellite Applications and Research.  Position is located in College Park, MD.

**  Position Contingent upon Award of Contract **

Position Summary:

The Media Specialist will support the STAR Administrative & Support contract by developing materials for distribution to the media and general public. 

Primary Duties:

  • Job function requires some degree of work independence and judgement.
  • Assist in development materials for distribution to the media and general public through appropriate protocols.
  • Submits written material as requested.
  • Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job.
  • Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Performs a variety of program tasks/assignments.
  • Assignments may require completion outside normal hours of operation. For example, accompanying an Outreach Specialist to a media event on a weekend so that the contractor can gather information to submit in writing. 

Required Education/Experience/Skills:

  • B.S. degree in Journalism, Communications or Media with a minimum of 2-5 years of professional experience. Appropriate years of relevant experience can substitute for degree.
  • Knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures with in the communications and/or journalism field.
  • Basic knowledge, use, and skill with digital cameras for picture taking is required.
  • Must possess knowledge of HTML. 

Desired Experience/Skills:

  • Able to complete all assignments in a professional and independent manner.
  • Strong analytical skills are highly desired.
  • Previous NOAA experience. 

Physical Qualification(s) Required:

  • Ability to use a computer
  • Ability to lift up to 10 lbs. 

Mental Qualification(s) Required:

  • Ability to multitask 

U.S. citizenship or Permanent Residency is highly desirable.

Selected applicants will be subject to a government background investigation.

GST offers competitive salaries; vacation, sick, and holiday leave; major medical, dental, life, long-term and short-term disability insurance; 401K retirement plan; tuition assistance; and opportunities for employee career growth and development.

You may also fax your resume to (240) 366-5994.  If you need assistance, please call 301-474-9696.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veterans' status.  GST is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. 



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