Are you a seasoned strategic communicator with management expertise who also thrives on rolling up your sleeves and executing projects? Can you coach team members in developing big picture communications strategies and pitching those concepts to colleagues and clients—and then help ensure progress is being tracked against those plans? If so, this position may be a great match.
We’re looking for two strategic and collaborative communications professionals to manage two sections in the Science & Technology Communications Group in NREL’s Communications & Public Affairs Office: the Buildings and Solar section and the Energy Systems Integration, Wind, and Water section.
You will each lead approximately 10 professional communicators, including talented writers, editors, project managers, and client relationship specialists with varied experience levels and a broad range of skills. You will provide guidance needed to further client and NREL goals and raise internal and external awareness of the lab’s work.
We’re looking for an inspiring and relatable leader who can spark enthusiasm in others and is comfortable managing at various levels and serving as an experienced adviser to section members, as well as colleagues and clients.
Section Lead management key responsibilities include:
The following skills will be essential to success in this position:
Relevant Bachelor's Degree and 14 or more years of experience or equivalent relevant education/experience. Or, relevant Master's Degree and 12 or more years of experience or equivalent relevant education/experience. Or, relevant PhD and 9 or more years of experience or equivalent relevant education/experience. Or, relevant JD and 9 or more years of experience or equivalent relevant education/experience.
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