Technical Writer

Job opening ID

1714

Posting title

Technical Writer

Roles and responsibilities

Must be a US Citizen
14 month contract position
W2 with full benefits
Must be able to pass background check and drug screen

Job Description:
Help create and maintain a technology website or wiki or other appropriate means to provide a focal point for coordinating and sharing JPL Division 35 Mechanical Systems Engineering, Fabrication and Test technology status, success, and points of contact, news, etc. Create a Div 35 Technologist of the Week highlight communication so that we can foster better knowledge of who works in technology in 35 and what they are involved with Help create databases and archives of numerous calls for proposals and proposals themselves within Division 35 Help create an archive of major technology review materials (usually randomly stored on a few key personnel computers) Help create the Div 35 technology customer database and key customer documents e.g. Directorate and Laboratory level strategic plans Help Div 35 technologists organize and conduct workshops e.g. CIF workshops at Caltech Help collect and catalog Div 35 external technology collaborations and collaborators Help create a Div 35 technology lab portfolio and populate the above noted communication tool Help increase content in monthly Div 35 Technology Highlight reports Provide administrative assistance to Division 35 Chief Technologist.

Required Skills:
BS/BA in Communications, Journalism, Information Technology or equivalent Previous experience in communication outreach for aerospace topics Previous experience interviewing personnel and subsequently capturing/creating articles for web based publishing Previous experience coordinating workshops Previous experience directing support personnel

Desired Skills:
Previous public relations experience At least one year experience increasing social media presence for an organization Zero to 5 years of experience since under graduate degree

Number of positions

1

Location

Pasadena

State

California