Job Overview


About the Agency

This position is located in the News and Multimedia Division, Office of Communications, and serves as a social media specialist working with the Office of Communications staff and the NASA centers to write and edit internet stories and generate content for outlets such as Facebook and Twitter. To receive consideration, you must submit a resume and answer NASA-specific questions. The NASA questions appear after you submit your resume and are transferred to the NASA web site. If you successfully apply, USAJOBS will show your application status as 'Received'. If your status is 'Application Status Not Available', you have not successfully applied. Do not rely on a USAJOBS email to confirm successful application. Only an email from NASA confirms a successful application.


As the social medial specialist, implements social media information content standards; provides guidance for the agency's social media presence; assists the agency in updating and maintaining social media guidelines; and identifies reporting tools for the agency's social media efforts. Formulates vision for future applications of internet services to meet HQ¿s or Agency goals. Researches, evaluates, and reports on new and emerging developments in web and social networking service areas. Develops on-line communications strategies for a national audience from concept to final implementation for Websites, blogs, and social media outreach programs including creating and editing video. Provides services to meet the needs of HQ organizations operating websites and/or requiring web-related services. Develops front-end design, programming and content management, including technical programming using client-based scripting and Web-server scripting, Website security; proficiency with content management systems, and development and maintenance of Web content to meet clients¿ needs. Applies new and unique multimedia technologies to system designs, such as high-resolution digital still image scanning, digital format conversion, video and audio capture and enhancement, video content edit, and presentation techniques. Serves as technical resource and provides professional knowledge and required skills t produce public affairs products; writes and/or edits materials in a variety of subject-matter areas.