Communications Support Associate, Cincinnati, Ohio

The EPA Environmental Research and Business Support Program has an opening for a Communications Support Associate within the Safe Sustainable Water Resources (SSWR) Research Program in Cincinnati, Ohio! SSWR’s Research Program is focused on developing cost-effective sustainable solutions to 21st century complex water issues, by proactively creating solutions that will provide water to humans and ecosystems. The Communications Associate will aid the SSWR in communications and outreach activities, including researching successful communications practices and developing an outreach plan, designing/developing materials such as presentations, posters, newsletters and factsheets, updating online outreach sources, including websites, blogs, podcasts and social media, assisting with development of annual reports, webinars, technical publications, internal reports, and other materials, and other related tasks as needed.

The job is geared towards recent bachelor’s graduates in communications, writing, public relations, environmental science, or a related field. Applicants should possess strong leadership skills and strong written, oral and electronic communication skills, and be able to work with most Microsoft Office Suite applications, especially Office 365. It is also desirable for applicants to be proficient in Drupal web content management, Adobe Connect and Creative Suite, and have some experience in technical writing/science communications and administrative support.

The position is full-time and has a pay rate of $20.49 per hour. The applicant will be expected to begin in November 2015. For more info, or to apply for the position, visit our website at Email To hear more about position openings like this, follow us on Twitter at @GovCareerPaths.