Marketing Specialist - Fellowships Office

Washington D.C.
Oct 05, 2017
Oct 26, 2017
Analyst, Research
Full Time

The National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, and National Academy of Medicine work together as the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine to provide independent, objective analysis and advice to the nation and conduct other activities to solve complex problems and inform public policy decisions. The National Academies also encourage education and research, recognize outstanding contributions to knowledge, and increase public understanding in matters of science, engineering, and medicine.


The mission of Policy and Global Affairs (PGA) is to help improve public policy, understanding, and education in matters of science, technology, and health with regard to national strategies and resources, global affairs, workforce and the economy. The division is particularly charged to identify and build synergy among the disciplines and issue areas, and to promote interaction among science, engineering, medicine and public policy. The division includes a range of standing committees and boards concerned with the vitality of the research enterprise in the US and abroad. In that connection, the units of the division focus particularly on the interaction of key institutions central to science and technology policy, on the standing of US research around the world and cooperation with Science & Engineering bodies in other countries, on the mission and organization of federal research activities, and on the sources of future manpower and funding for research.


The Fellowships Office (FO) administers pre-doctoral, post-doctoral, and senior awards on behalf of government and private sponsors; these fellowship awards play an important role in the career development of doctoral and post-doctoral researchers and scholars for the academic, federal and international workforce.




The Marketing Specialist manages the outreach and program promotion efforts of the Fellowships Office, targeting prospective applicants to a variety of fellowship programs.  Forms of outreach include arranging attendance at professional scientific and engineering meetings, designing and placing print advertisements, designing and placing web advertisements, conducting mass mail and email campaigns, assessing best use of social tools in outreach, building or maintaining promotional web pages, tracking expenditures, and assessing the effectiveness of the overall outreach and program promotion efforts.





Knowledge of various marketing principles and practices.  Requires excellent organization, customer service, and analytical skills. Ability to work within budget parameters.  Ability to solve intellectual problems of some variety and complexity and exercise latitude for independent judgment and action.  Ability to work successfully in a team environment.  Ability to develop relationships with co-workers and employees in other National Academies’ departments through effective communication.  Excellent written and verbal skills with a proven ability to effectively interact with all levels of employees.

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