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Communications Specialist - Mid Level

Company: BARR
Location: Duluth
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Communications Specialist - Mid LevelCareers (Open positionsOpen Internships (InternshipsOur culture (BenefitsCareer Development (Description of CompanyBarr is a consulting company that integrates engineering and environmental expertise to help clients develop, manage, process, and restore natural resources across North America and around the world. We have been employee owned since 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s. Today, we have more than 900 employees across the U.S and Canada who work with clients in the mining, power, fuels, public, and manufacturing sectors, as well as attorneys, developers, and others with complex challenges.Why Choose Barr?If you are looking for an employee-owned company that fosters a collaborative environment, focuses on providing exceptional client service, offers the opportunity to work on challenging projects, and makes employee safety a top priority, Barr is the place for you. In addition to a highly competitive benefits package, we offer mentor and coaching programs to help our employees develop and grow their careers, along with opportunities for volunteering and community involvement.SummaryAs a communications specialist with Barr, you will develop persuasive proposals and presentations in collaboration with engineers, scientists, and other communications specialists. You will advance strategies for proposals and opportunity pursuits, as well as write, edit, and design proposals and presentations.In addition, youll create high-impact content to increase Barrs visibility and engagement with clients and other key audiences. Youll develop project examples, blog posts, social media updates, news stories, feature articles, and thought-leadership content. Youll also partner with project teams to plan and deliver webinars, videos, conference presentations, and marketing materials.Barrs communications team members work collaboratively across offices and geographies. Join a growing team that plays an essential role in Barrs success.Minimum QualificationsFive years of experience in a communications position, where work included communicating technical or complex information to a non-technical audienceExperience writing proposals and other forms of persuasive communicationsSuperb written communication, editing, and proofreading skillsAttentiveness to details and deadlinesStrong project-management and organizational skillsAdvanced ability to serve as a strategic communications advisor and lead through influenceWorking knowledge of graphic-design and document-design principlesExperience or ability to develop content in multiple formats such as video, social media, web content, or infographicsAbility to work independently and collaborativelyProficiency with MS Word, PowerPoint, and Excel softwareLegal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorshipB.A. degree in English, communications, marketing, or related fieldPreferred QualificationsEight or more years of related experienceExperience working in content management systemsDigital marketing experienceKnowledge of InDesign, Photoshop, Prezi, Illustrator, Acrobat, and/or MS Project softwareExperience with Microsoft Office 365 platforms, including SharePoint online and MS TeamsAdvanced document-design and graphic-design skillsTechnical editing experiencePhotography experienceApply Now (Barr Engineering Co.325 South Lake AvenueSuite 700Duluth, MN 55802United Statesphone: +1 218-529-8200fax: +1 218-529-8202toll free: +1 800-786-5830Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States.Barr strives to make accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status.

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