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Responsibilities Include:

•  Manage staff calendar (including tracking of part-time staff hours).
•  Manage all incoming and outgoing mail.
•  Act as first contact point for visitors to the office or callers who need immediate assistance.
•  Manage filing systems (electronic and paper).
•  Manage inventories of supplies and equipment including forward planning for projects.
•  Manage office facilities including maintenance, equipment, supplies, and layout, and including employee apartments.
•  Coordinate project travel.
•  Work on special projects as assigned.

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Responsibilities Include:

•  You will work for Saltwater as a contractor based at one of the NOAA Laboratories of the Northeast Fisheries Science Center. Your responsibilities will include: a. Monthly progress report b. Annual outreach plan that will detail what topics (related to READ topics) will be focused on, when, where, how, and by whom. c. Well organized and promoted science outreach events at agency facilities or at partner venues. d. Planning, publicity, and development of promotional materials. e. Publicity plans. f. Event logistics. g. Drive a government vehicle. h. Occasional overtime in conjunction with events and content opportunities.

Skills, Experience and Education Required:

Communication and Outreach Specialist, R3

Saltwater Inc. is bidding on a federal contract and looking for a person to fill a full-time, Communication and Outreach Specialist position, starting in spring 2020. This position will be based in Woods Hole, MA or Narragansett, RI.


This position requires a science writer with the skills and experience necessary to effectively communicate agency activities and present this work to a general audience. You will work closely with a leadership team, scientists, and a communication team, to develop story ideas, content, and visual support products. You must also be qualified and able to drive a government vehicle. Further job descriptions are available upon request. You will work for Saltwater as a contractor based at one of the NOAA Laboratories of the Northeast Fisheries Science Center.

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To help us understand why you are a good fit for this position, please submit your resume and a cover letter describing your past work and how you are qualified for this job.  When you apply, you must indicate which job you are applying for, otherwise your resume will be discarded.

If you do not meet the required skills and experience, please do not apply for this job.

Compensation: DOE and benefits

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Saltwater Inc.  •  733 N Street, Anchorage, Alaska 99501  •  Phone (907) 276-3241  •  Toll-Free (800) 770-3241