Media Specialist for Public Information','NA-001860','Marketing/Communications/Graphic Design','Information Communications, Transportation','Information Communications, Transportation','United States-Florida-Jacksonville','Permanent','Permanent','Full Time','Full Time','','','!*!Atkins has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years.Globally, Atkins is the largest UK-based engineering and design consultancy and one of the world's largest design firms with nearly 18,000 employees worldwide. We have the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.Atkins seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our Jacksonville, FL Highway Group as a Media Specialist for Public Information. Major Function/Role:Manage public outreach teams on conventional and unconventional projects. Coordinates, plans, organizes, and directs public outreach efforts and programs for a client or a business unit of the firm.Job Duties:Applies professional expertise and project management experience to manage public outreach teams on conventional and unconventional projects. Assignments at this level typically involve routine projects, characterized by challenging client/agency demands or complex project coordination.','!*!Education and Experience:
degree in Communications, Journalism, English, or related field from an accredited
four-year college or university. Three or more years of professional related
experience involving public relations, public outreach and other related areas.
Knowledge of public relations and public involvement techniques and strategies;
knowledge of media relations strategies.
requires ability to write and oversee the design of promotional and
informational materials; ability to establish effective working relationships
with the media, employees, managers, citizens, appointed and elected officials;
ability to work in a team environment and to work independently; ability to
communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; ability to make persuasive
public presentations; ability to listen and respond to citizens and other
customers on a variety of issues. Computer proficiency is required.
graphical, video, and creative support to a public information program for
transportation projects. Office will be in the clients office.
offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes: a competitive
salary; a broad benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life,
disability, legal, hospitalization and other valuable voluntary options;
generous time-off programs; flexible work schedules; 401(k) with employer
match; professional and career development opportunities through our corporate
university, as well as a highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program; and an unmatched
culture focused on client-service, quality, and tireless pursuit of excellence
in all we do. Atkins is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to
diversity in the workplace. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.
Opportunity Statement here.','Media Specialist for Public Information
Website : http://www.atkinsglobal.com
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