Summary As a communications specialist you will work closely with engineers, scientists, and other communications specialists on external, internal, and marketing communications, including preparing proposals and marketing materials. Your work will include helping develop strategies for proposals and opportunity pursuits; writing, editing, and designing persuasive proposals and presentations; developing content for the company website and social media; creating and updating marketing materials; and assisting with collection and analysis of proposal and other data. Minimum Qualifications B.A. degree in English, communications, marketing, or related field Two years of experience in a communications position, preferably communicating technical information to a non-technical audience Excellent written communication, editing, and proofreading skills Attentiveness to details and deadlines Working knowledge of graphic design and document design principles Ability to work independently and collaboratively Proficiency with MS Word, PowerPoint, and Excel software Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship Preferred Qualifications Four years of relevant experience, preferably involving writing proposals or persuasive communications Knowledge of InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat, and\/or MS Project software Advanced document design and graphic design skills Technical editing experience Photography experience Barr 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 www.barr.com 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,\u00a0please 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.