Communications Specialist 3

Los Alamos, NM 87545

Employment Type: Temporary Category: Office/Administrative Job Number: 7509 Compensation: $40-50/hour

Job Description

We are assisting our client, a large organization in Northern New Mexico in their search for a Temporary Remote Communications Specialist 3. The assignment is expected to last three months and may be extended. Our ideal candidate is a mid to late-career SEO Writer. This position is remote and offers an exciting opportunity to shape the future of web content for one of the world’s most esteemed organizations. This role will write the SEO as well as input it.


$37-45/hour depending on experience
Paid sick leave


- Collaborate with subject matter experts, communication specialists, and other web team members to produce and revise websites for internal and external purposes.
- Write new web content and revise existing content to align with SEO best practices and strategic communication objectives.
- Implement web pages in a Content Management System (CMS) while adhering to website template guidelines.
- Conduct on-page and off-page SEO activities, including keyword research and optimizing metadata.
- Utilize metrics from tools like Google Analytics, Google Search Console, and SEMRush to inform and adjust website implementation.

Desired Profile

- Bachelor's degree in web, communications, marketing, business, computer science, or related field with at least 6 years of relevant experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Proven track record of proactive collaboration, masterful communication, and exceptional writing skills.
- Expert proficiency in web copywriting, website implementation, and SEO best practices.
- Mastery of digital communication standards, guidelines, and accessibility principles.
- Experience with web CMS, information architecture, and project management tools.
- This is a senior-level role requiring proactive, independent work ethic and the ability to identify and solve problems autonomously.


5/8s or 9/80s
anticipated start date - 7/1/24


Submission of an of a digital content sample, portfolio, and/or applicable work materials is highly recommended.

Employment type

  • Temporary 3 months, possibility of extension


Meet Your Recruiter

Abby Dietz

Originally from Pennsylvania, Abby Dietz moved to Santa Fe from Northern Virginia/DC Metro area in 2011.  She joined The Hire Firm in a temporary role but fit the culture so well we decided to keep her!  Her strong background in sales, customer service, and executive administrative skills was the perfect blend for a staffing and recruiting professional. Abby has a fantastic ability to quickly understand clients’ needs and match those needs with talented candidates. She now focuses on managing the firm bu still recruits because she enjoys it so much.  


Abby is a living success story for temporary and temp-to-hire opportunities and has obtained three long-term, rewarding positions in her career that started as temporary or temp-to-hire. She believes in what we do and knows first-hand how being open and flexible can lead to great opportunities. She would love to share her story with anyone who is curious about it!


When she’s not working, she enjoys recharging on backpacking trips, spending time with family, friends, and fur babies, and taking classes on whatever is currently of interest to her!  Her pronouns are she/her and she invites you to share yours. 

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