Vacancy Technical Content Writer

Sapienza is looking to recruit a Technical Content Writer to work at ESA-ESTEC, The Netherlands. The post holder will be responsible for communicating the progress on the implementation of the Programmes and activities under the remit of the Technology Programme Office.  In this context, the post holder will write, synthesise and edit articles and presentations with technical content. The post includes the following typical duties:

Responsibilities of the Technical Content Writer

  • Writing, collecting, synthesising, editing and formatting technical articles and content for various media (Shaping the Future website, Brochures, Official reports and presentations)
  • Supporting the day-to-day implementation, improvement and management of the Shaping the Future website
  • Ensuring publication of up-to date information and documents on the External Sharepoint for Delegations
  • Regularly interacting with technical officers and Programme management to ensure correctness consistency of information
  • Regularly reviewing of the status of documents in the different archives and where appropriate
    registering this information in the Document Management System (DMS)
  • Ensuring process configuration controlled document changes of papers relevant to the activities of the unit

Profile of the Technical Content Writer

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline
  • At least 4 years of previous relevant practical working experience at a senior level of technical and scientific writing
  • Ability to manage a large number of documents and to synthesize information
  • Previous experience in synthesising and editing articles with technical content would be also an asset
  • Previous experience on supporting the management of Technology Programmes as well as on Agency’s practices and processes would be a distinct advantage
  • Fluent in English; knowledge of another ESA member-state language is an asset
  • Proven experience writing technical scientific papers or articles in English.
  • Excellent analytical, organizational and reporting skills, a proactive attitude to solving problems and a solid proficiency in IT tools
  • Ability to work autonomously, effectively and cooperatively in a diverse and international team environment
  • Candidates must be eligible to work in the EU


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