Internal Communications, Brookhaven (FT, Long Island)

Job Title:
Writer, Internal Communications, Brookhaven National Laboratory

Full time, Upton, NY

Job Description:
We have an opening for an “internal communications” writer at Brookhaven National Laboratory. While not strictly a “science writing” job, the position (described in human-resources-speak below) would be an opportunity to help communicate the Lab’s overall management strategy and major research priorities to employees (most of whom are not scientists) and a wide range of other “internal” audiences. The position would be within the Media & Communications group, where I work. Though we all have “specialties,” we also work as a team, helping one another to meet the many communications needs of the Lab. So, even in this dedicated internal communications position, there would likely be a good deal of opportunity to explore a wide range of communications options, depending on your interests and talents. If anyone is interested, I’d be happy to tell you more about the work environment and life at the Lab.

Karen McNulty Walsh
Media & Communications Office
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Bldg. 400C Brookhaven Ave.
Upton NY 11973
631 344-8350

WRITER, INTERNAL COMMUNICATIONS/Sr. Public Affairs Representative
(A-6) – Requires a bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, public relations or a related field and a minimum of four, preferably six, years of progressively responsible related work experience writing for multiple audiences in a fast-paced environment. Ability to write for traditional and new media, as well as print and web- based publications is essential. Under general direction provides advanced writing and editing expertise on the production of print, broadcast and on-line communications targeted to the Lab’s internal stakeholders, including employees, retirees, facility users, visitors and guests. Reporting to the Manager, Internal Communications, will support the implementation of

communications plans and activities to provide information and engage internal audiences regarding the Lab’s strategic and annual plans and its improvement agenda, major Lab programs and initiatives, and issues of interest or concern to internal audiences. Will develop with the help of subject matter experts materials for managers and supervisors to use in their organizations to ensure consistency of messages and engagement with internal publics across the Lab. Community, Education, Government & Public Affairs.

To apply: Search Job ID #15174

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