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Outreach Assistant

Noordwijk, Zuid-Holland, NetherlandsESA/ESTEC

Job description

We are looking for an Outreach Assistant on behalf of the European Space Agency (ESA) for their location in Noordwijk, the Netherlands, to join the Outreach Service. The selected candidate should show integrity and professionalism. 

Please note, the successful candidate will be employed by ATG Europe (or one of its subsidiaries). Furthermore, upon selection, they will be subject to a general security screening performed by an external provider (further information will be provided at the interview stage).

The successful candidate will be tasked with, but not limited to:

  • Ensure outreach activities in ESA MS: Sweden, Norway, Denmark, and Finland by:
    • Promoting coordinated outreach events by writing articles for both the Intranet and the ESA portal, as well as draft project/final reports;
    • Support in the creation of the national web pages on the ESA Portal in liaison with the responsible of Digital Outreach;
    • Support outreach activities of the ESA astronauts of Sweden, Norway, Denmark, and Finland nationalities in close collaboration with EAC;
    • Support events organisation (national events and - upon request of the Exhibitions Coordination Officer - international ones) in line with identified priorities;
    • Coordinate in collaboration with the Division Communication Assistant the potential participation of external communicators network to these events.
  • Support ESTEC outreach activities by:
    • Organizing and implement events at establishment level by ensuring the provision of all related logistic support and activities such as action lists preparation, related meeting, and agenda organization, follow up of open actions and documentation management;
    • Coordinate in collaboration with the Division Communication Assistant the participation of external communicators network to these events;
    • Supporting the ESTEC visits for general public and schools, including liaison with the Head of Establishment secretary, management of the flow of visit requests, liaison with security personnel, staff lectures, distribution of information material as well as periodical update and distribution of the ESTEC news on the existing display systems;
    • Ensuring in liaison with the Print and Merchandising Office promotional/merchandising material availability for ESTEC events and visits.

Job requirements

  • A Master’s degree in a relevant field;
  • At least 4 years of relevant work experience;
  • High proficiency with modern electronics office automation tools, in particular Microsoft Office suite and electronic mailing;
  • Ability to communicate with industry counterparts in the execution of the project-specific tasks;
  • Capacity to identify priority actions and handle high workloads;
  • Familiarity with ESA working environment in a similar position is a distinct advantage;
  • Easy contact with personnel and well-balanced autonomy in the execution of the requested tasks;
  • High level of flexibility as well as initiative and team spirit;
  • Rigor, commitment, and reliability in the execution of the assigned tasks;
  • Proficiency in the English language, both written and spoken;
  • Knowledge of Danish, Finnish, Norwegian, or Swedish is a strong asset;
  • Knowledge of another official ESA language is an asset.

Please submit your application in English via the apply button below. Applications submitted in other languages will not be considered.


Noordwijk, Netherlands

What do we offer?

In ATG Europe (or our subsidiaries) you will have the chance to work on the most interesting and technologically advanced projects in the space, big-science, and high-tech domains. You will enjoy the focused yet relaxed spirit and culture of our teams and the excellent working conditions our company provides. We firmly believe that development and growth perspectives are crucial to everyone’s career, and we therefore provide you with a personal development plan, regular assessment checkpoints and a dedicated training and education budget to support you, not only in your current work, but also paving the road to your next professional steps.

For those relocating in order to embrace a new career with us, we offer international relocation assistance in settling in your new home or finding the right school for your children and a relocation budget that is applicable to all ATG staff.

About ATG Europe

Today, ATG Europe is recognized as a leading provider of specialized engineering, scientific and technical services to the European Space, Big-Science, and high-tech industry. Our headquarters are located in Noordwijk, the Netherlands and we have subsidiaries in Germany, Ireland, Spain, Italy, and the UK. Besides these countries, ATG also operates in France, Czech Republic, Sweden, Norway, and Belgium.