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Communications/Public Information Specialist

  1. Cities & development
  2. Atlanta
R-115677

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Why join us?  

It’s an exciting time at AtkinsRéalis! We are rapidly growing in the US. Our company purpose is to build a better world for our planet and its people. We recognize the importance of making sure that our clients and employees, feel this purpose every day. AtkinsRéalis is proud of our company culture that promotes, diversity, equity and inclusion. Our company ethos include collaboration through the connection of people, data and technology. We are a global firm, who leverages having employees located throughout the world, creating valuable partnerships and doing our part to make this planet and its people, thriveWe need energetic, passionate and eager professionals like you to join our team. There has never been a better time to be a part of AtkinsRéalis! 

We are seeking a Communications/Public Information Specialist to join our Atlanta, GA office.   

About Us  

AtkinsRéalis is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. AtkinsRéalis 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. AtkinsRéalis has 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. 

How will you contribute to the team?  

  • 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.
  • Plans and organizes the public outreach efforts of major projects.
  • 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.
  • Complexity - 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.
  • Consistently exercises independent judgment and initiative in planning and executing programs. Working under direction, receives approval on public outreach strategies and general direction as to unusual problems.
  • Interfaces with technical managers, senior technical professionals and project team members.
  • Represents the organization to clients, regulatory agencies and the general public. Maintains contact and visibility within professional, civic, and other organizations to promote the firm.

What will you contribute?  

  • Bachelor's 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
  • 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.
  • General Competencies expected of all Professionals and Managers are as follows: Client Service, Commitment, Communication, Innovation & Continuous Improvement, Professionalism, Quality, and Teamwork.
  • Ability to operate computer keyboard. Ability to file and retrieve documents.
  • Local travel may be required. If travel is required and no company vehicle is available, the use of a personal vehicle may be required. The incumbent must have a valid driver's license and a driving record that meets company policy. The vehicle must be in good working order and insured. Mileage reimbursement allowance will be available.

What we offer at AtkinsRéalis:  

AtkinsRéalis realizes that health, mental and financial wellbeing, are all equally needed to achieve balance in life. We are pleased to offer a robust rewards package that help our employees have peace of mind in and outside of work.  Our benefit offerings address all of the areas that are part of living a healthy life.   

We recognize that what is important to people, continues to change. Some of our other benefits to ensure our employees feel supported, include continuing to offer health and dental coverage for domestic partners and a full list below. Our culture is one of providing support and training for our employees to thrive. We offer learning and development programs, training, career pathing opportunities, and a tuition reimbursement plan. At AtkinsRéalis, you will enjoy a robust rewards package which includes: 

  • Competitive salary 
  • Flexible work schedules  
  • Group Insurance 
  • Two Floating Holidays 
  • Paid Parental Leave (including maternity and paternity) 
  • Pet Insurance  
  • Retirement Savings Plan with employer match 
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) 
  • Learning and development programs, training, career opportunities and a highly regarded tuition reimbursement program 
  • An inclusive culture of Employee Resources Groups centered around women, African-Americans, Hispanics, LGBTQ+, Neurodiversity and Emerging Professionals. 
  • A Foundation that is employee-funded with a 2-to-1 match from the company providing STEAM education for minorities from K-12 to college 

If this sounds like you and you would like to expand your career with us, apply today!  

AtkinsRéalis is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace.  EOE/Minorities/Females/Veteran/Disability. 

Please review AtkinsRéalis Equal Opportunity Statement here: 

https://careers.atkinsrealis.com/equal-opportunities-statement 

AtkinsRéalis cares about your privacy and are committed to protecting your privacy.  Please consult our Privacy Notice on our Careers site to know more about how we collect, use and transfer your Personal Data. 

By submitting your personal information to AtkinsRéalis, you confirm that you have read and accept our Privacy Notice.   

Upon acceptance of an offer, all candidates must go through a drug screen test and background check. AtkinsRéalis is a federal contractor which mandates a satisfactory background screening report and drug test that supersedes state laws. 

Note to staffing and direct hire agencies: 

In the event a recruiter or agency who is not on our preferred supplier list submits a resume/candidate to anyone in the company, AtkinsRéalis family of companies, we explicitly reserve the right to recruit and hire the candidate(s) at our discretion and without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.  https://careers.atkinsrealis.com/recruitment-agencies 

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