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Stantec Senior Public Relations Specialist in BOSTON, Massachusetts

Senior Public Relations Specialist - ( 220001MU )


Grow with the best. Join a smart, creative, and inspired team that accomplishes operational excellence. The Stantec community unites more than 25,000 employees working in over 400 locations across 6 continents.

Your Opportunity

We need a storyteller. A passionate communicator. A creative professional. A trustworthy counselor. Why? We’re Stantec – a global company of architects, engineers, and scientists that designs with community in mind. The Stantec community unites more than 25,000 employees working in over 400 locations across 6 continents.

To join our global PR team, we’re seeking an experienced professional who knows social media and media relations inside and out. Can you write with the best of them? Thrive in a fast-paced environment? Build and carry out campaign plans? Great! You’re the team member we’re looking for.

We have a spot for a Buildings Senior Public Relations Specialist on our team, and it’s got your name written all over it. This role requires someone who has serious skills when it comes to PR—a team player who always thinks strategically, can see creative stories and bring them to life, provide counsel to leadership, and respond quickly to shifting priorities.

In this role, you’ll provide direction on media relations, social media strategy, content marketing, issues/crisis management, and reputation management in partnership with practice Marketing & PR/Communications colleagues and leadership. Combining your business savvy and PR genius, you’ll look for creative ways to tell the most critical stories stemming from our Buildings teams. We’re looking for someone to be based in Boston , Chicago, Austin, Miami, Sacramento, or Toronto, however remote opportunities are available for the right candidate.

Your Key Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Buildings Public Relations Manager, some of the activities you’ll focus your energy on include, but are not limited to:

  • Partnering with Buildings Marketing colleagues globally to develop and implement an integrated marketing and PR plan that tells the Company’s news and brand story across multiple channels

  • Developing a strong understanding of the built environment, company’s brand, client needs, key differentiators, and market trends

  • Communicating with national industry publications to contribute expert articles and blogs, and to seek editorial coverage

  • Developing and managing communications initiatives involving news releases, social media outreach, content marketing, research, interviews, media training and spokesperson support, media monitoring and tracking, and other support on special projects and events

  • Overseeing media outreach and preparing practice leadership by developing briefing documents; identifying opportunities and issues; and developing relevant remarks, speeches, and talking points for them

  • Providing social media and communications training for internal groups


Your Capabilities and Credentials:

  • Detail-oriented and organized, with exceptional prioritization skills

  • Ability to effectively balance multiple priorities

  • Fundamental understanding of the media landscape (traditional, social)

  • Excellent interviewing, written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to collaborate effectively in a team environment, as well as to work autonomously

  • Familiarity with photography and video preferred

  • Ability to quickly establish credibility with multiple audiences and articulate clearly within tight deadlines

  • Strategic mindset and strong business acumen


  • Professional writing (samples required)

  • Campaign planning and facilitation

  • Social media strategy and administration

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, public relations, English, journalism, or marketing.

  • Minimum 5 to 8 years of public relations experience in corporate or agency preferred.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Stantec is a place where smart, caring people come to build on each other’s talents and make an impact on the world. Find your fit. Apply today.

Primary Location : United States-Massachusetts-Boston

Other Locations : United States-Illinois-Chicago, United States-Texas-Austin, United States-California-Sacramento, United States-California-San Francisco

Job : Public Relations

Organization : BC-1886 Public Relations-Corporate-US

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Apr 29, 2022, 4:19:35 AM

Req ID: 220001MU

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans