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HNTB Senior Communications Specialist in Indianapolis, Indiana

What We're Looking For

HNTB partners with our clients on Indiana's highest profile transportation projects and programs. We are looking for a Sr Public Communications Specialist to help tell the story of how these efforts improve the lives of Hoosiers.

Primary Focus Will Include:

  • Develop and implement innovative strategies to educate the public about complex transportation projects.

  • Develop and implement active listening strategies and work with our planners and engineers to incorporate public input into our projects.

  • Prepare and disseminate information about transportation projects and programs to external agencies, associations, and news organizations using websites, print, radio, and visual communication media.

  • Create and design presentation materials and compose correspondence for use in mailings and meetings.

  • Facilitate outreach meetings.

  • Interact with clients to coordinate implementation of communication programs.

  • Prepare reports related to the public involvement process

  • Perform other duties related to public communications as needed.

Preferred Qualifications and Skills:

  • A minimum of 6 years relevant experience

  • Strong communication skills, particularly in terms of writing

  • Basic graphic design skills

  • Web-site development experience

  • Social media skills and experience


What You'll Need

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Develops and helps implement effective dissemination of outreach materials, facts and information on project messaging and supports client activities to stakeholders according to the public outreach plan including external agencies, associations, and news organizations using print, periodicals, radio, social and/or visual communication media.

  • Reviews and refines records and reports related to public involvement meetings, forums and public hearings as well as tracks social engagement and other digital strategies as needed.

  • Drafts speeches, creates and designs presentation materials, prepares remarks, briefing documents and/or composes correspondence for use in mailings, meetings, workshops and other public events.

  • Responsible for initial fact checking for reports, articles, and other publications.

  • Develops and implements digital strategies for use on web-based communications, including but not limited to websites and social channels.

  • Helps develop key performance indicators (KPIs) and reviews draft reports to indicate a campaign's milestones.

  • Supports coordination efforts for public meetings and engagements to best support outreach and initiative goals.

  • Interacts with clients to coordinate implementation of communication programs and goals.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Political Science, Marketing, Communications, English, Journalism or related field

  • 6 years of relevant experience

  • In lieu of education 10 years of relevant experience

Additional Information

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Job Type: Regular

Full/Part Time: Full time

Job Category: Public Engagement and Communications Group

ReqID: R-12151