Multimedia Specialist

Ames Laboratory, Ames, Iowa

Date Posted July 24, 2020
Industry Digital Media
Specialty Not Specified
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Status Full-time
Salary $45,000 to $50,000


Ames Laboratory is seeking a Multimedia Specialist to lead efforts within the Communications Office to support the Laboratory’s communications strategies related to scientific discovery, institutional excellence, and public outreach. Ames Laboratory is a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) funded National Laboratory operated through contractual agreement with Iowa State University (ISU).

This position serves under the direction of the Communications Manager, and performs advanced communications-related work to further Ames Laboratory, Iowa State University, and DOE mission and objectives. The position will be responsible for all aspects of photography and videography, and the development of high-quality, strategic communications content. Further, this position will manage the Laboratory’s social media presence and publish a variety of internal and external communications.

The successful candidate will possess excellent communication and organizational skills with innate attention to detail. Conscientious independent work habits, paired with the ability to creatively collaborate with diverse stakeholder groups, is essential for success in this role.  The successful candidate will be able to translate complex ideas and concepts into visually appealing and informative media content.

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