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HNTB Public Engagement Specialist / Urban Designer / Landscape Architect in New York, New York

What We're Looking For

HNTB is seeking a driven, collaborative, savvy, well-organized, multi-tasker to join the Urban Design/Planning/Landscape Architecture group at HNTB Corporation New York. This is a full-time position with the opportunity to work with MTA, NJTA, DOT, DDC, PANYNJ and other metro-area agencies on a variety of transformational projects. Location may vary depending on project. While this position will have a strong focus on Public Outreach, the ideal candidate should have experience in planning, urban design and/or landscape architecture.

Primary Focus Will Include:

  • Leading community engagement for resiliency and transportation projects with a focus on conveying the project’s brand, vision and community benefits, to key stakeholders.

  • Developing and managing a suite of graphics and communications specific to the project.

  • Final production graphics associated with public meetings, presentation drawings, reports, etc.

  • Development of engagement strategies and activities.

  • Presentation to stakeholders and local community organizations.

  • Teamwork/Collaboration/Relationship Building.

  • Works with other community engagement team members and City agencies.

  • Assist in the development of conceptual, design development and construction-level plans for urban design and landscape architecture (layout plans, planting plans, grading plans and construction details) using CAD software.

Preferred Qualifications and Skills:

  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite.

  • Communications and/or outreach experience on projects under construction and/or knowledge of construction processes.

  • Experience in Communications, Public Relations, Landscape Architecture, Marketing, Planning or related field

  • Strong communication skills, particularly in terms of writing

  • Graphic design skills

  • Social media skills and experience

  • 3D visualization program knowledge

  • Degree in Landscape Architecture, Urban Planning


What You'll Need

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Develops and assists with the implementation of communication and outreach strategies to educate the public and stakeholders on infrastructure projects. This could include research, outreach strategies, and best practices.

  • Conducts routine investigations and collects data needed for effective communications strategies and/or to fulfill federal regulatory outreach requirements, including environmental impact evaluations if applicable.

  • Prepares and coordinates dissemination of outreach materials, facts and information on project messaging 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.

  • Tracks and maintains routine records and reports related to public involvement meetings, public hearings and outreach events.

  • Drafts speeches, create and design presentation materials, and/or compose correspondence for use in mailings, meetings, or other public consumption.

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

  • Reports key performance indicators (KPIs) to indicate a campaign's milestones.

  • Helps coordinate community meetings, public forums, working groups and other public meetings including scheduling, determining location, advertising, and ensuring proper setup/tear down and relevant collateral materials according to client expectation and project goals and budget.

  • May interact with clients to coordinate implementation of communication and outreach programs.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

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

  • 3 years of relevant experience

  • In lieu of education 7 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-10598