Marketing Communication Manager

Job description

At nLIGHT, we are constantly extending the cutting-edge of laser technology in multiple dynamic and growing markets. We are a leading provider of high-power semiconductors and fiber lasers for industrial, microfabrication, and aerospace & defense applications, to name a few. Our lasers are changing not only the way things are made, but also changing the things that can be made.

Headquartered in Camas, Washington, nLIGHT is a publicly listed company (NASDAQ: LASR).

Job Summary

The Marketing Communication Manager is needed to execute on the marketing strategy of a high-tech laser company focused on fast growth and rapid expansion in new and existing markets.

Responsibilities include:

  • Partner with the business unit and field sales teams to support the development of channel marketing plans and co-branded materials.
  • Own Marketing Communications projects including product launches, event marketing, tradeshows, social media, website updates, 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 including 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, website, social media, and other media as needed.
  • Establish and manage current corporate brand guidelines for consistent execution of brand positioning and marketing deliverables.


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to work effectively in a highly collaborative, fast-moving team environment.
  • Must have high attention to detail and 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.
  • Strong program management skills so be able to manage projects from creation through completion.
  • 2+ years of experience in a marketing communications role.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications or English.
  • Understands branding and integrated marketing communications.

nLIGHT is proud to offer comprehensive COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:

Salary level will be based on qualifications, education and experience:

  • Marketing Communication Manager: $75,000 - $100,000

Other Compensation and Benefits

  • Target Cash Bonus of 5% of your wages
  • Eligible for Restricted Stock Unit grants
  • 3 weeks of Paid Time Off per year, increasing by 1 day each year up to 4 weeks
  • 10 paid Holidays
  • Eligible for health benefits on the 1st day of the month after your start date
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Benefits, including prescription and orthodontia with employee-paid premiums as low as $40.00 per pay period
  • Flexible Spending and Health Savings Accounts
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • 401(k) with company match and immediate vesting
  • Company paid Short-Term and Long-Term Disability, and Life & AD&D Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Aflac Supplemental Insurance
  • Paid Bereavement Leave and Jury Duty
  • Tuition Assistance Program
  • Pet Insurance

nLIGHT is subject to US Export Control regulations. To qualify for this position, you must be a US Person (that is, a US citizen, lawful permanent resident, or protected individual granted asylum or refugee status).

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


Leading provider of high-power semiconductor and fiber lasers.