Job Description

The NREL Communications Office comprises communications experts in a variety of disciplines focused on raising awareness about the lab and DOE programs. This position resides in the Corporate Communications Group focusing in Employee Relations/Communications.

NREL Corporate Communications is looking for an energetic and collaborative communications professional to create internal digital and print materials and support employee communications projects. The position requires strong writing and editing skills, ability to create content for publication across multiple platforms, and ability to help manage communications projects independently in a variety of formats. Attention to detail and quality standards and skill in maintaining good working relationships with colleagues are also required. The level of expertise and responsibility for this role is intended for a professional early in their communications career.

Duties generally include interviewing, writing/creating, and editing print and digital content such as news stories, websites, digital signage, presentations, brochures, exhibits, and multi-media. The selected candidate will work under the direction of other colleagues and will work closely with project managers, writers, editors, digital content producers, and designers. The selected candidate must follow NREL editorial style, comply with NREL and DOE print and electronic publication policies, ensure high-quality products, and be comfortable interacting with external stakeholders.

Basic Qualifications

Relevant Bachelor's Degree or equivalent relevant education/experience. Limited use and/or application of technical principles, theories and concepts. Limited knowledge of industry practices and standards. Basic knowledge of laws, regulations, principles, procedures and practices related to specific field. Good analytical and problem solving skills. Good written and verbal communication skills. Ability to use various computer software programs.

Additional Required Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications

Annual Salary Range (based on full-time 40 hours per week)

Job Profile: Professional I / Annual Salary Range: $52,500 – $86,600

NREL takes into consideration a candidate’s education, training, and experience, as well as the position's work location, expected quality and quantity of work, required travel (if any), external market and internal value, including seniority and merit systems, and internal pay alignment when determining the salary level for potential new employees. In compliance with the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, a potential new employee’s salary history will not be used in compensation decisions.

Benefits Summary

Benefits include medical, dental, and vision insurance; short*- and long-term disability insurance; pension benefits*; 403(b) Employee Savings Plan with employer match*; life and accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D) insurance; personal time off (PTO) and sick leave; paid holidays; and tuition reimbursement*. NREL employees may be eligible for, but are not guaranteed, performance-, merit-, and achievement- based awards that include a monetary component. Some positions may be eligible for relocation expense reimbursement. Limited-term positions are not eligible for long-term disability or tuition reimbursement.

* Based on eligibility rules

Submission Guidelines

Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any position at NREL you must submit an application form for each position for which you believe you are qualified. Applications are not kept on file for future positions. Please include a cover letter and resume with each position application.

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