Highlight Technologies

Science Writer (Freelance)

Job Locations US-MD-Bethesda
Technical Writing

About Highlight

Know Way. Know How.

For over ten years, Highlight has provided Development and Modernization, Secure IT and Mission Solutions for our federal government customers. We know the technology; we understand the way our customers and their stakeholders work; and we know how to implement industry best practices for development and services, delivering end-to-end solutions that minimize risk and maximize result.


Highlight is seeking a freelance Science Writer to support strategic outreach and communication efforts for the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Office of Extramural Research (OER) in Bethesda, MD. You will work alongside NIH staff to allocate resources and provide program support for the Small Business Education and Entrepreneurial Development (SEED) office.


  • Develop written materials including blogs, newsletters, and success stories to highlight the impact of NIH small business funding and programs.
  • Work closely with subject matter experts to develop storylines and key messages.
  • Distill complex scientific concepts and findings into an engaging narrative suitable for the public.


  • U.S. Citizenship.
  • Public Trust eligibility.
  • Possess deep understanding and familiarity with the small business and biotechnology sectors.
  • Experience with writing and editing scientific content in a journalistic style for a public audience.




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