NANA Regional Corporation Program Communications Specialist in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Title Program Communications Specialist

Job Number 435BR

Location Albuquerque, NM

Employment Type Full-Time

Job Family Communications and Marketing

Company Overview AIS is actively seeking individuals who can contribute to national security within the science, technology, and engineering fields as part of our supplemental labor team at vital federal research and development installations supporting the Department of Energy. AIS has an established history of contributing to the success of their customer’s mission. Available employment opportunities may range from administrative and logistical support to advanced technical positions.

Job Summary

The Division 8000 Communications Department provides a broad range of services including: public and media relations, community relations, internal communications, employee engagement, sponsor and customer communications, creative services, and technical writing. We are seeking a Program Communications Specialist who plans, prepares, and maintains program-specific communications for targeted internal and external audiences including partners, sponsors, and customers, to enhance the program's effectiveness, impact, and reputation.

There are 2 Communication Specialist openings available supporting different organizations/departments . Departments are listed below.

-Renewable distributed systems and electric power systems

-Renewable Energy Program/Grid Modernization and resilient infrastructure.

Upon applying you will be considered for both and assignments will be chosen by organization managers based on relevant experience and best organizational fit.

Job Specifications On any given day, you may be called upon to:

Oversee communications for Renewable Energy Program team:

  • Participating in routine Communications calls with our funding agency

  • Communicating communications requirements to management and staff

  • Preparing annual accomplishments reports

  • Writing, editing, and managing newsletters

  • Writing and publishing blog posts

  • Drafting and editing sponsor communications

  • Creating and updating fact sheets, brochures, and posters (in partnership with a graphic designer)

Maintain website and other websites:

  • Update with upcoming events, achievements, technical publications, special honors, archived presentations, etc.

  • Write content

  • Working with a web developer, propose and execute organizational changes to website as needed

Manage communications for special events:

  • Prepare invitations, promotional material, agendas, and other communications

  • Conduct pre- and post-event evaluations

  • Report event outcomes

Knowledge, Skills, Ability Skill in writing, editing, oral communications, graphics design, audiovisual communication, public and government relations, photojournalism, or web design. Knowledge of Sandia's publication policies, business practices, and procedures. Proven ability to design, develop, and implement strategic communication programs and supporting tactics. Knowledge of marketing fundamentals, product branding, and tactics. Ability to translate technical concepts and material into compelling and persuasive communications products. Knowledge of business practices and Sandia's publication policies. Highly skilled in writing, editing, and oral communications; graphic design and audiovisual communication; or technical illustration and animation. Ability to multi-task, set priorities, and deliver strong results. Knowledge of the World Wide Web and solid computer skills.

Minimum Qualifications (Required)

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, journalism or related field

  • Knowledge of MS Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q Clearance

Preferred Qualifications (Desired)

  • Experience updating websites

  • Experience with WordPress

  • Excellent writing skills and impeccable grammar

  • A knack for developing a story

  • Ability to multitask

  • Customer service skills

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AIS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination because of race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application and/or interview process should notify the Human Resources Department

Anticipated Contract Duration 2-3 years

Removal Date 14-Nov-2019