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Senior Web Content Strategist NASA

Company name
Science Systems & Applications, Inc

Lanham, MD
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SSAI is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

EEO/AA - Minorities/Females/Disable/Veterans

Senior Web Content Strategist, NASA

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US Citizenship Required:


Job Description:

Are you a strategic thinker? Do you enjoy corralling information, collaborating with a diverse group of stakeholders and content owners, and bringing a new vision to reality? Are you interested in helping NASA improve the way it serves users of NASA Earth science data? If so, this is a new opportunity for you.

Science Systems and Applications, Inc. is looking to hire an experienced senior web content strategist to join a new team that will be responsible for improving the experience of users who are seeking to discover, download, and use NASA Earth science data.

In this position you will:

Work from broad goals to develop and execute a specific strategy;

Audit, evaluate, and consolidate existing content;

Develop editorial processes and workflows necessary to ensure that content stays up to date, is coherently crafted, and logically presented;

Manage and coordinate editorial duties (including acting in an editorial role);

Author content (a mix of descriptive and technical writing) as necessary;

Evaluate analytics for providing input and result metrics;

Develop working-level knowledge of NASA Earth science data systems;

Work with subject matter experts within Earth science, technology, and information management.

This position will require you to develop and implement content strategies with the goal of improving the use of Earth science data in support of the NASA Earth Science Data Systems program. You will be working within a well-established environment of content owners and stakeholders and navigating that environment will require managing divergent opinions while at the same time maintaining firm focus on the project vision.

This position is 100% virtual/telework. You will be working within a virtual team (4 people) and will be required to conduct business within that virtual environment, including both audio- and video-based collaboration. In addition, this group will need to initiate contact and collaborate with other geographically dispersed teams within NASA. As such, this position requires active communication in order to maintain working relationships.

Occasional travel will be required (about 5%).

Must be U.S. Citizen; position is full-time.

** Please include a cover letter with your resume describing your relevant professional experience and how it may apply to this project. **

Required Qualifications:

An interest and passion for helping users find and use NASA Earth science data;

Bachelor's Degree in communications, library science, journalism, information systems or related field;

5 years professional experience developing and executing content strategies for web;

Technical/web writing and editing experience;

Experience working in collaboration with other teams;

A proactive self-starter, showing initiative;

Ability to work and interact within a virtual team;

Ready and willing to undertake strategic challenges.

Desired Qualifications:

Understanding of Earth science concepts;

Experience using Earth science data (particularly from NASA);

Experience maintaining a website using a content management systems (CMS);

Project management;

Understanding of taxonomies, ontologies, and information architecture (IA);

Experience with UX design, user research, and interface design is a plus.

SSAI is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

EEO/AA – M/F/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

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