Semiconductor and Fiber Lasers

Marketing Communications Specialist

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.


Working closely with a broad cross functional team, the Marketing Communication Specialist will execute projects in support of the company’s marketing strategy.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Partner with the business unit and field marketing team to support the development of channel marketing plans and co-branded materials.
  • Own Marketing Communications projects including product launches, event marketing, tradeshows, social media, online and print advertising, and other marketing initiatives as needed.
  • Drive project planning and status meetings with senior management and other stakeholders.
  • Support the coordination of outside resources of graphic designers, copywriters, printers, and video production as needed to complete projects.
  • Create regional product messaging and product awareness plans.
  • Assist in the creation and ongoing development of content for print, online advertising, sales literature, web, social media, and other media as needed.
  • Establish and manage current corporate brand guidelines for consistent execution of brand positioning and marketing deliverables.

 Qualification and skill requirements

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to work effectively in a highly collaborative, fast-moving team environment.
  • Must have high attention for detail, tenacity to see a project through a highly matrixed organization with a strong sense of urgency
  • Ability to self-manage resources (time and budget) to achieve objectives
  • Detail-oriented, able to keep many projects moving forward to meet aggressive deadlines.
  • 2+ years of experience in a marketing communications role.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications or English preferred or equivalent experience.
  • Understands branding and integrated marketing communications.

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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