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Job #: R-00021101
Location: Morgantown, WV
Category: Strategic Planning
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

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Job Description:

This work supports the Strategic Partnerships group under Science & Technology Strategic Plans & Programs at the National Energy Technology Lab (NETL). NETL is part of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) national laboratory system and supports the mission to advance the energy security and economic competitiveness of the United States through a broad spectrum of energy and environmental R&D programs.

Externally funded projects reinforce and support NETL’s mission as the premier fossil energy research laboratory in the US. The Senior Strategic Marketing position will support development and implementation of a proactive process to pursue business opportunities between NETL and external organizations. A successful strategic marketing effort will provide NETL with a needed capability to systematically plan for and successfully pursue business development opportunities that increase funding and enhance the Laboratory’s technical reputation.

The Senior Strategic Marketing Specialist will work directly with NETL staff to identify and plan for forthcoming external funding opportunities, position NETL to effectively pursue these opportunities and help NETL prioritize opportunities that compete for Laboratory resources.  Under the direction of NETL staff, the Senior Strategic Marketing Specialist will work with companies, universities, other national laboratories and organizations in the public sector to forge and implement a proactive and consistent work-for-others development effort consistent with RIC’s mission and role within NETL.

Primary Responsibilities Include:

  • Assist in the preparation and adoption of a strategic marketing plan.
  • Maintain a marketing opportunities database; executing system improvements as needed to effectively anticipate and prioritize funding opportunities.
  • Support NETL researchers in prioritizing opportunities and developing proposal teams with external organizations.
  • Maintain a strategic marketing process description.
  • Communicate with external clients.
  • Communicate with internal teams and clients to effectively respond to opportunities.
  • Prepare and administer routine correspondence, memoranda, and related documentation.
  • Develop electronic and paper concurrence packages.
  • Provide customized reports to varying audiences.
  • Support the Proposal Coordinator team by participating in all aspects of preparation including creating templates, developing budgets, ensuring compliance, editing, reviewing content and assembling final documents
  • Drive continued NETL Proposal process streamlining and prioritization efforts
  • Track and report weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual metrics, as well as respond to ad-hoc metric requests.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, social sciences, or related field and ten (10) years of professional experience.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint.
  • This position will require extensive interface with all levels of the federal client (NETL) and potential collaborative partners, so excellent verbal and written communication skills are required. 
  • The complexity of information to be managed will require excellent organization and documentation skills; attention to detail is a must; and an ability to troubleshoot, resolve administrative problems, and quickly respond to inquiries.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in marketing, business development, and/or technology commercialization is desired; as is previous experience working with government organizations and laboratories.

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 25% of the time

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Strategic Planning

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit

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