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Science Writer

Synergy Enterprises, Inc., a woman-owned business, is seeking a writer to provide communications support to the NIH Office of Research on Women’s Health. Bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism, Communications or related field and five years of experience in communications, journalism, or agency work or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Position will be responsible for the creation, management, and execution of assignments that synthesize and communicate complex scientific concepts for multiple audiences. Must be able to think analytically, articulate ideas clearly, and write and/or edit a wide array of copy. Skilled in writing reports, web content, social media posts, marketing copy, news stories, and magazine-style, longer-form articles, and other communication materials with attention to facts, detail, and context. Ability to work under pressure, be constructively proactive, successfully manage multiple projects and meet multiple tight deadlines; simultaneously negotiate new and ongoing priorities while working in a dynamic, complex environment with a high-level of communication, transparency, and diplomacy. Experience with women’s health research, science, and NIH is preferred.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Research biomedical topics from a variety of sources, including scientific journals, and synthesize information for lay to scientific audiences.
  • Research, write, edit, and review content that includes biennial reports, social media posts, website articles and blogs, newsletters, federal reports, and other publications.
  • Interact professionally with biomedical clinicians, researchers, and policymakers with an intermediate level of scientific fluency.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism, Communications or related field and five years of experience in communications, journalism, or agency work or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required
  • Experience with women’s health research, science, and NIH is preferred.
  • Ability to support multiple projects from concept to completion, work independently, and adhere to tight deadlines.
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly Word and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to work and problem solve in a high-stress, time-sensitive environment.
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