Durham, NC


Communications Associate

Innovant Public Relations seeks a highly motivated and enthusiastic Communications Associate. The ideal candidate is passionate about strategic communications and eager to support renewable energy and cleantech companies. If you are a high-energy individual, enjoy putting forth significant effort to achieve optimal results, and are interested in working for an exciting, growing, and dynamic PR firm, we want to meet you. Please email your resume to Ally Copple at and Michelle Kim at


This position is based in Durham, North Carolina. 

About Innovant PR

Innovant Public Relations drives brand development and communications for emerging and established energy and cleantech companies. We specialize in using integrated marketing communications strategies to generate positive exposure for our clients. Our approach is to use the best of each medium (earned media, social media, web content, advertising, events and sponsorships, product placement, and marketing collateral) to build on the impact of others, so that the end result far exceeds what can be expected from any single source or campaign. At Innovant, we appreciate working within a set budget and under tight deadlines. We are a highly skilled team of creatives, writers, strategists, artists, dreamers, and doers. We are inspired by every project that we work on, big or small. Our passion for the work and dedication to success are what bonds us as a team and inspires us to excel and do our very best for our clients.

Key Responsibilities

Social Media  

  • Research and develop copy and graphics for social media posts
  • Identify opportunities and creative ways to share key messages on social media
  • Complete market research and stay up to date with trends
  • Assist in setting goals 
  • Maintain editorial calendars

Copy Writing and Editing

  • Draft and edit website copy
  • Draft and edit press releases, ensuring key themes are represented 
  • Draft and edit one pagers and PowerPoint decks

Branding & Graphic Design  

  • Create graphics for social media posts and other uses
  • Ensure brand standards are properly utilized
  • Design PowerPoint slides

Project Support and Planning

  • Compile and distribute press clip reports following client announcements/press releases
  • Monitor key publications for client mentions  
  • Coordinate and support events   
  • Manage the process of ensuring communications deliverables are completed on time and are in line with client expectations
  • Organize and manage electronic files, photos, and graphics
  • Taking detailed notes and follow-ups in meetings/calls


  • Educational background in Communications, Public Relations, Marketing, or related field preferred
  • Working knowledge of renewable energy and cleantech preferred
  • Experience working in fast-paced environment or agency
  • Ability to produce a first-rate work product under tight deadlines
  • Organizational and multitasking skills
  • Verbal communication and interpersonal skills, competence making and participating in professional phone calls
  • Stellar writing, editing, and proofing skills
  • Self-starter, able to work independently
  • Deep experience in using social media: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram
  • Intermediate working knowledge of WordPress (or other web content management systems), Canva, Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop is a plus

Reach out to us at

616 Hawthorne Ave
Houston, TX 77006

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