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Public Information Office Manager

  • Job reference: NA-002697
  • Sector: Information Communications, Transportation
  • Location: Jacksonville
SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business 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.

SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business was ranked as the world’s 3rd largest global design firm by ENR in 2018 with nearly 55,000 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.

SNC-Lavalin Atkins business seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our Jacksonville, FL team as a Public Information Office Manager.

MAJOR FUNCTION

Manage public outreach teams. Coordinate, plan, organize, and directs public outreach efforts and programs for a client.

JOB DUTIES
  • Plans and organizes the public outreach efforts. Coordinates staff to ensure project office operates according to the contract with client. 
  • Identifies public outreach project goals and makes recommendations to the client of the best means to address the needs. 
  • Coordinates and participates in government briefings and project presentations to external groups.
  • Organizes/manages project information files and coordinates the interchange of project outreach information with the client and among project team members.
  • Produces and coordinates project publications, brochures, newsletters, web information and materials; meets with the client to determine key messages and themes. 
  • Develops and implements individual project Public Outreach Plans in coordination with the client.
  • Produces and distributes daily, weekly and monthly reports on public outreach efforts. May supervise the work of support staff. 
  • Performs such other duties determined necessary by the Supervisor.


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
  • Bachelor's degree in Communications, Journalism, English, or related field from an accredited four-year college or university. 
  • Five 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.

SPECIAL SKILLS
  • Twenty or more years of professional experience involving public relations and other related areas.
  • Job 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.

PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATIONS
  • None

Atkins 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.

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