The incumbent manages the communications and marketing office of NASA’s Technology Transfer program.
This office handles all communications, in-reach, out-reach, and marketing for the program, including social media. Among the primary responsibilities of the office is researching, writing, and producing Spinoff, NASA’s print and online publication, which features successfully commercialized NASA technology.
Work also includes overseeing design updates to the Spinoff website; interfacing with a broad audience ranging from NASA scientists, engineers, and public affairs staff to company executives and marketing personnel; and completing special projects as directed by the Technology Transfer program executive at NASA headquarters.
The communications director supervises a staff of six as well as freelancers.
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