Semiconductor and Fiber Lasers

Product Marketing Specialist/Technical Writer

About nLIGHT
nLIGHT is a rapidly growing publicly listed company (NASDAQ: LASR).  nLIGHT is a global leader in high-power semiconductor and fiber lasers for industrial, microfabrication, aerospace, and defense applications. Headquartered in Vancouver, WA, nLIGHT employs over 1,000 people with operations in the U.S., China, and Finland

nLIGHT is seeking a full-time, in-house Product Marketing Specialist to develop, modify, and maintain a variety of outbound content, including: press releases, advertisements, journal articles and whitepapers, websites, social media posts, product datasheets and bulletins, sales presentations, user manuals, service manuals, and training documents.  This position requires excellent technical writing, team work, and communications skills.  Exceptional candidates will also have experience with photo and video editing.

Combine your ability to generate customer-facing content with nLIGHT’s fast-paced, technology-rich business environment.  Work closely with sales, marketing, and engineering organizations to increase brand awareness and promote our products across multiple channels.

Primary Duties

  • Write clear, simple, organized content for technical and business audiences
  • Adjust content for each channel to achieve greatest impact: ads, social media, website, manuals, etc
  • Deliver quality content on-time and consistent with brand and style standards
  • Communicate and collaborate with cross functional teams; manage priorities from multiple simultaneous projects
  • Learn nLIGHT’s technology, products, value proposition, markets, and applications quickly
  • Create images and video supporting outbound activities


  • Bachelor’s degree in technology, marketing, communications, business, or related field
  • Minimum 5 years in related role in technology-oriented organizations
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with particular emphasis on copy editing
  • Strong project management and organizational skills, with meticulous attention to detail
  • Proficiency in MS Office software, familiarity with creative programs such as Illustrator, Photoshop


nLIGHT is subject to US Export Control regulations. To qualify for this position, a Foreign Person (that is, not a US Citizen or legal Permanent Resident) must be eligible for a deemed export license under the US Department of Commerce and/or the US Department of State.

Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or age. For more information about our commitment to equal employment opportunity, please see these government posters: “EEO is the Law” and its accompanying temporary supplement. If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation in the application or hiring process, please contact Human Resources at (360) 566-4460 or

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