1+ months

Science Writer - NIH - Bethesda, MD

Kelly Services
Bethesda, MD 20814
Kelly Government Solutions is a strategic supplier and business partner to the federal government and its key suppliers. Through our partnership with the National Institutes of Health, Kelly Government Solutions offers administrative, IT, engineering, scientific, and healthcare professionals the opportunity to work with one of the most prestigious research organizations in the world. We are currently seeking a Science Writer with the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD.

This is a long-term contract position which offers:

- Competitive salary with comprehensive benefit package

- Opportunity to work at NIH, the world's foremost medical research center

- Learn more about what Kelly can do for you at at

**TASKS.** The contractor shall:

+ Read, understand, distill, and parse technical and/or scientific content for optimal organization on the web, for public or internal sites/audiences.

+ Employ critical thinking to identify and create messaging that is clear and direct.

+ Perform writing and editing of science or administrative materials for NIAID website and other vehicles, including social media, NIAID intranet, and NIAID newsletters.

+ Write with proficient skill, namely mastery of grammar, punctuation, and style.

+ Review and suggest social media messaging based on longer scientific, clinical, or administrative text.

+ Write for educated audiences of researchers and industry as well as the general public.

+ Ensure that content submitted for posting to the NIAID intranet adheres to approved grammar, usage, and style as found in the NIAID Editorial Standards Guide.

+ Advise on the writing of internal procedures that follow a logical sequence of steps.

+ Ensure that pages and documents on the NIAID intranet, including navigation, links, images, and text, are functioning properly and delivering an informative user experience.

+ Liaise and coordinate with staff from NIAID offices and divisions during the intranet content review process; including setting expectations, establishing deadlines, negotiating edits and other changes, and moving approved content along to the NIAID web team for posting.

+ Provide editorial support for internal NIAID newsletters, internal NIAID seminars, and Institute-wide announcements.

+ Assist team in editing documents for grammar, usage, and style as found in the NIAID Editorial Standards Guide.

+ Understand and be sensitive to NIAID, NIH, HHS, and federal requirements, needs, organization, and structure.

+ Demonstrate familiarity with HTML.

+ Assist in special writing assignments, such as newsletter articles, standard operating procedures, and others, as needed.

+ Make recommendations to project leads on editorial issues.

**REQUIREMENTS.** The contractor must have:

+ Bachelors degree in related field.

+ Minimum of two (2) years of experience in related field

+ Demonstrates strong writing, editing, and proofreading skills

+ Demonstrated experience with editing high-quality materials for online content

+ Extensive knowledge of English grammar

+ Critical thinking

+ Ability to work well with others

+ Willingness to take initiative and work independently

+ Communications experience, particularly internal communications


Note that the phone number for our NIH branch is not listed. Due to the high volume of inquiries, we regret that we cannot accept phone calls. All qualified candidates will be contacted.

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Looking to connect with premier government agencies or the top 25 federal government contractors? Kelly Government offers a variety of full-time, project (SOW), seasonal, and surge support opportunities in science, engineering, technical, professional, and administrative support roles. Our experts will find you the opportunity that fits your schedule and interests and handle the details of transferring and processing all levels of security clearances. Its just another way we make the job search work for you.

**About Kelly** ****

Kelly connects talented people to companies in need of their skills in areas including Science, Engineering, Education, Office, Contact Center, Light Industrial, and more. Were always thinking about whats next in the evolving world of work, and we help people ditch the script on old ways of thinking and embrace the value of all workstyles in the workplace. We directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world, and we connect thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners in our outsourcing and consulting practice.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.
Posted: 2020-02-14 Expires: 2020-04-20

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