Communications Expert Support Services for Human and Robotic Exploration

  • Communications Expert Support Services for Human and Robotic Exploration

    Deadline For Application: 5-01-2019

    For one of our main customers ESA/EAC, we are currently looking for a Communications Expert Support Services for Human and Robotic Exploration at EAC in Cologne Germany.

Job overview

The European Astronaut Centre (EAC) was established in 1990 and is located near Cologne, Germany. The EAC team is made up of more than 100 professionals, complemented by staff from the German Aerospace Centre (DLR), the French space agency CNES and from industry.

For one of our main customers ESA/EAC, we are currently looking for a Communications Expert Support Services for Human and Robotic Exploration at EAC in Cologne Germany.


Tasks & Responsibilities

  • 1. Support, preparation and implementation of communication campaigns for human and robotic exploration missions in cooperation with Country Desks, Media Relations and the Newsroom;
  • 2. Support and implement Human Exploration Mission PR campaigns;
  • 3. Support the execution of media and institutional partnerships related to ESA astronauts;
  • 4. Implement editorial work related to the respective campaigns and other exploration activities;
  • 5. Planning and execution of ESA/EAC participation in international events and exhibitions, its activities as well as Human and Robotic exploration in general;
  • 6. Support media relations and according activities and events at EAC;
  • 7. Support the implementation of a new internal communication strategy;
  • 8. Support the implementation of a broader communication of EACs current and future activities such as Spaceship EAC or LUNA analogue facility project;
  • 9. Administrate and coordinate ESA Astronauts Public Appearances in accordance with the HRE-O Policy on Astronaut Appearance;
  • 10. Coordinate/support European media, ESA partners and delegations for visits/filming/interviews at EAC and its partner institutions JSC/GCTC;
  • 11. With regard to 10.) Manage the PAROS (ESA astronaut Public Appearance Request Organisation System) and its evolution;
  • 12. Coordinate and maintain documents related to EAC PR communications policy, operations and procedures;
  • Newsroom Site Communication:13. General coordination and participation in boards and meetings;
  • 14. Maintain the stock of PR material such as documentation, photographs and videos on EAC and its activities including astronauts.

Requirements

  • A degree at Masters or Bachelor Level, an equivalent degree or equivalent professional expertise (5 to 10 years), preferably in the field of Science Communication, public or media relations;
  • Experience with event management and the organisation of news conferences;
  • Excellent business fluent written and spoken English;
  • The following skills shall be considered an asset: Business fluent written and spoken Italian;
  • A good working knowledge of French and basic knowledge of German is desirable;
  • A strong background in science tech communication and organisational and administrative aspects, preferably with knowledge of the space sector.

What do we offer

ATG Europe offers excellent working conditions and provides you with all the necessary means to further your career. We believe that training and education, combined with regular assessments and a personal development plan, will create the best environment for growth. If needed we also assist you with settling in your new home or finding the right school for your children. ATG will help in any way it can, including a relocation budget that is applicable for ATG staff as well as employees working at one of our clients.