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Power Engineers Public Outreach and Communications Specialist in Foxborough, Massachusetts

Public Outreach and Communications Specialist

Location:Foxborough

State/Territory:Massachusetts

Department:Western Intermountain Env Svc PM Dept

Description

Public Outreach and Communications Specialist

POWER Engineers’ Environmental Division provides planning, permitting, engineering, site assessment, and corrective action services to clients worldwide. Across multiple industries, our diverse staff specializes in the areas of air, water, waste, environmental planning, ecological and cultural resources throughout our 45+ offices located across the country and internationally.

We are seeking a Public Outreach and Communications Specialist to join our Environmental team. This position will be based out of our Foxborough, MA office. This is a full-time, salaried position that comes with a great benefits package.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Develop, strategize and execute communication plans for public outreach and community engagements

  • Organize and participate in public meetings with various community groups, open houses, and stakeholders

  • Coordinate meetings with agencies and other stakeholders for information gathering and dissemination

  • Develop project presentation materials such as mailers, newsletters, and FAQs

  • Schedule and facilitate communications meetings for project team members, including web-based video meetings

  • Work across all of POWER’s business lines to assist with engineering, planning, and design efforts

  • Support supervisor with long-range visioning and business planning

  • Assist in developing detailed work scope/outline, budget, and schedule for completion

  • Engage in and lead innovation for new technologies and processes for public involvement services

  • Assist with business development and maintain relationships with new and existing clients

  • Coordinate administrative and professional staff on tasks, schedule, and budget

  • Maintain quality control for all deliverables

  • Travel 15-20% of the time; overnight stays will be required

    Required Education/Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Marketing, Political Science, or related field – recent grads encouraged to apply

  • Minimum two (2) years experience working on communications and public outreach for utility and energy-related projects

  • Ability to work well with the public and interact effectively with all organizational levels, including client staff, senior management, executive leadership, board members, community leaders, and city/county/state representatives

  • Strong time management skills and high attention to detail

  • Strong computer skills, including experience with Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and facilitating web-based meeting platforms including but not limited to Zoom, Cisco WebEx, MS Teams

    At POWER Engineers, Inc. you can have a rewarding career on every level. In addition to challenging and meaningful work, you will have the chance to make a positive impact on the environment, participate in a range of diverse and unique initiatives, and find the support, coaching, and training it takes to advance your career. We encourage new ideas and fresh approaches and most importantly, we strive to be our clients’ first choice. These traits – and deep technical skill – account for our success.

    As an employee-owned company, we strive to make POWER Engineers an appealing place to work, where we perform projects that we find challenging and in which we excel. We provide competitive compensation, a full benefit package, professional development, and an appealing work environment. Power Engineers is a unique and fun engineering firm, which may seem contradictory to some, but it works well for us. We operate with a collaborative culture and the philosophy of “have fun, do good work, and make money.”

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