Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is a world-class research institution powered by a highly educated, diverse workforce committed to collaboration and work–life balance. Dynamic, adaptable people come to PNNL to work smarter and work together on high-impact projects and initiatives for the U.S. Department of Energy and many other sponsors. They focus on meaningful work, innovation and outcomes. At PNNL, you’ll find a positive, fast-paced environment and excellent benefits including pension, matching 401(k), tuition reimbursement plans, health insurance, flexible work schedules and telework options. PNNL is located in eastern Washington State, an area known for its outdoor recreation, thriving wine industry and affordable cost of living.
Help build and implement a strategy that communicates PNNL’s extraordinary work in energy research with a focus on the electric power grid! The S&T Communications group – within PNNL’s Communications Division – is a newly formed team focused on delivering stellar customer service, counsel and communications strategy to leaders across the Lab’s Science and Technology mission areas. We’re currently seeking a highly proactive and strategic S&T Communications Partner with experience in project management to guide and oversee the communications strategy and coordination of deliverables for the Lab’s Energy and Environment Directorate, namely the Lab’s efforts in the electric power grid domain. This is a unique role for a strong communicator who also has extensive experience leading scientific or technical communications strategy, particularly related to electric power grid research initiatives.
As an S&T Communications Partner, you will form and nurture collaborative relationships with senior executives to develop a keen understanding of their audiences and goals. Working with your partners and fellow communications staff, you’ll ensure that each communications project or product is aligned with the Laboratory’s mission, vision and communications strategy; is appropriate for the intended audience; stimulates a preferred action; and meets the partners’ budget, goals and expectations. You will also suggest strategies, objectives and tactics that continually evolve the quality and impact of the Laboratory’s communications efforts.
In addition, you will serve as the Communications Lead for the Grid Modernization Laboratory Consortium (GMLC). As the lead, you will coordinate with DOE, provide consultation, advice and planning support to the GMLC leadership team, and direct tactical communication team activities and outreach across 13 national laboratories to support the goals and objectives of the GMLC.
For more information and full job description, click here. Application deadline is March 30.