Are you looking for employment with a purpose?   Serving as the premier educational organization to the water community, The American Water Works Association (AWWA) provides solutions to effectively manage water, the world’s most important resource.   How can you make a difference?

You can contribute by reporting, writing and producing AWWA’s e-newsletter and communicating key messages to the public, association members and internal stakeholders.

Job Summary

  • Report, write, edit and design bi-weekly member e-mail publication covering water industry issues, member features and association initiatives

  • Prepare targeted member communications and advocacy reports

  • Develop, implement, and manage communications projects within deadlines to increase/enhance distribution of AWWA messages into targeted markets including but not limited to general, consumer and trade publications

  • Participate on cross-functional teams to ensure consistency in AWWA communications objectives and messages


Qualifications Summary

Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, marketing or related discipline or equivalent combination of education and experience and four years’ public affairs, journalism or media relations experience required. Candidates must demonstrate strong writing and organizational skills, ability to work with e-mail templates and websites, and aptitude for communicating complex ideas to general audiences. Excellent interpersonal skills are necessary to effectively manage partnerships with internal and external customers.  Proficient in MS Office applications. 


Compensation dependent upon qualifications; hiring pay is targeted between $60,000 and $65,000 and is paired with a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • Immediate eligibility and vesting for retirement savings plan with a 3% company match and 6% employer contribution upon hire.
  • Excellent medical, dental, and vision coverages with generous cost sharing by employer
  • Three paid time off accounts (vacation, sick, and personal)

Submission deadline is Friday, May 18, 2018

Additional information about working at AWWA is available here    As an employer dedicated to equal employment opportunity, minorities, women, veterans and disabled are encouraged to apply.

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