Public Engagement Specialist

Posted Date 4 weeks ago(4/29/2024 11:24 AM)
ID
2023-10948
Education
Bachelor's Degree
Discipline/Focus
Planning

Overview

Kimley-Horn is looking for an Experienced Public Engagement Specialist in the St. Paul, Minnesota (MN) office! This is not a remote position.

Responsibilities

  • Creating content for in-person and/or online engagement activities including but not limited to:
    • talking points
    • web content
    • social media messaging
    • presentations
    • other similar communication and engagement materials;
  • Assisting in-person and/or virtual meetings
  • The ability to self-check for quality as part of our QC process
  • Create, edit and produce public involvement documents and social media content
  • Support the development and facilitation of events, including public open houses, workshops, public hearings, neighborhood meetings, groundbreakings, ribbon cuttings, conferences, one-on-one meetings, stakeholder meetings, and other public events.
  • Record meeting minutes and distribute summaries of action items.
  • Develop reports, documents, and spreadsheets using Microsoft Suite applications.
  • Balance and manage multiple tasks and priorities with ease.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in the field of urban planning, communications or a related field or related degree
  • 4+ years’ experience with engaging with the public during the planning, designing or construction phases of public infrastructure and/or transportation projects by providing community and engagement activities
  • Experience in preparing communications and engagement materials 
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Commitment to producing high quality work, with an emphasis on attention to detail
  • Experience with MS Office software suite
  • Self-motivated team player
  • Ability to work with and balance priorities among multiple projects and provide clear direction to other team members  
  • Flexibility to travel to other cities and office locations as needed for projects
  • Familiarity with multiple cultures and diverse perspectives is a plus

Why Kimley-Horn?

At Kimley-Horn, we do things differently. People, clients and employees, are at the forefront of who we are. Clients know we prioritize achieving their goals and growing their success. Employees know our culture and approach to business are built on a desire to provide an environment for everyone to flourish. Our commitment to quality is only as good as the people behind it— that’s why we welcome and develop passionate, hardworking, and proactive employees. We take pride in how our employee retention, robust benefits package, and company values have led to Kimley-Horn’s placement on the Fortune “100 Best Companies to Work” list for 17 years!

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