Communications Project ~ Lead Bioenergy Technologies
Location: Golden, Colorado
Type: Full Time
Salary: $69,400 - $114,500
Annual Salary Range (based on full-time 40 hours per week)
Range: $69,400 - $114,500
Internal Number: R9555
NREL’s Communications Office has an opening for a:
Communications Project Lead | REMOTE 100%
This role will support the science communications strategy and implementation for the U.S. Department of Energy Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) and NREL BETO outreach.
This role manages communications projects, which includes overseeing and regularly providing updates for large budgets, identifying internal resources to implement projects, and serving as the day-to-day contact with BETO communications staff and program managers to proactively communicate BETO-funded research to stakeholders.
Primary job functions include:
Working independently under general direction to plan, coordinate, and provide a variety of strategic communication services
Balancing short turnaround requests with longer-term projects to communicate science, including translating BETO-funded national laboratory research and BETO initiatives into clear content in plain language for a variety of target audiences and outlets
Partnering with clients to create communications campaigns by developing internal and external content and channel strategies that may include producing webinars, newsletters, articles, videos, graphics, social media posts, fact sheets, web content, proposals, and presentations
Creating and delivering detailed project plans with budgets and timelines; providing regular status updates to clients
Consulting with office leaders and functional experts to develop best approaches and align project resources
Making assignments to Communications Office experts and tracking progress toward established objectives
Measuring accomplishments and providing results reports
Problem solving, informing managers, collaborating with clients, and managing projects through documentation and presentations in Microsoft Teams, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Adobe Acrobat
Becoming familiar with and regularly interacting with web and email content management systems.
With your application, please include a cover letter describing your interest in this position, highlighting your specific qualifications.
Relevant Bachelor’s Degree and 5 or more years of experience or,
Relevant Master’s Degree and 3 or more years of experience or,
Relevant JD or equivalent relevant education/experience.
Complete understanding and wide application of technical principles, theories, and concepts in the field. General knowledge of other related disciplines. Considerable knowledge of laws, regulations, principles, procedures, and practices related to specific field. Strong leadership, project management, and problem-solving skills. Ability to use various computer software programs.
Bachelor’s and/or master’s degree in English, journalism, communications, or marketing
Experience with NREL or U.S. Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy programs
Experience with emerging digital communications and content marketing concepts and practices
Familiarity with renewable energy and/or energy efficiency, especially related to bioenergy.
The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is a leader in the U.S. Department of Energy’s effort to secure an environmentally and economically sustainable energy future. With locations in Golden and Boulder, Colorado, and a satellite office in Washington, D.C., NREL is the primary laboratory for research, development, and deployment of renewable energy technologies in the United States.
From day one at NREL, you’ll connect with coworkers driven by the same mission to save the planet. By joining an organization that values a supportive, inclusive, and flexible work environment, you’ll have the opportunity to engage through our eight employee resource groups, numerous employee-driven clubs, and learning and professional development classes.
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