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Public Engagement & Communications Specialist I - For Current or Previous HNTB Interns Only - Great Lakes Division - Indianapolis

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Dec 6

💼 Graduate Job


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  • Bachelor's degree in Political Science, Marketing, Communications, English, Journalism or related field, or 4 years of relevant experience. Proficiency in social media, Adobe and Microsoft products, stakeholder database management, research skills, and public outreach/event coordination. Current or previous HNTB intern preferred.
  • The Public Engagement & Communications Specialist I will assist in developing and implementing communication and outreach strategies for infrastructure projects, conducting research and investigations, preparing outreach materials, coordinating public meetings, and maintaining records and reports related to public involvement.

Graduate Job

Government & Politics, Media & JournalismIndianapolis


  • At HNTB, you can create a career that is meaningful to you while building communities that matter to all of us. For more than a century, we have been delivering solutions for some of the largest, most complex infrastructure projects across the country. With our historic growth, it is an exciting time to join our team of employee-owners.
  • This opportunity entails being responsible for supporting the coordination and implementation of public engagement and involvement programs for infrastructure projects. This position assists with the development of communication strategies including materials, and digital and print content, researches and gathers data and creates and provides project messaging resources to educate the community.


  • Bachelor's degree in Political Science, Marketing, Communications, English, Journalism or related field, or
  • In lieu of education, 4 years of relevant experience
  • What You'll Bring:
  • Assisting with social media (e.g., monitoring social media, assisting with strategy and content development) with direction from more-experienced staff.
  • Modifying existing materials and documents using a basic understanding of Adobe (e.g., Photoshop, InDesign, InCopy) and Microsoft products (specifically proficiency with PowerPoint formatting, consistency, and editing templates).
  • Developing, maintaining, and updating stakeholder database.
  • Researching with direction from senior staff.
  • Assisting with public outreach and events information gathering/research (e. g. venue coordination, logistics, generating materials, staffing) and interacting with clients, the public, internal partners, and others.
  • Using basic graphic design skills and following existing style guides.
  • What We Prefer:
  • Current or previous HNTB intern

Education requirements


Area of Responsibilities

Government & Politics
Media & Journalism


  • Assists in the development and implementation of communication and outreach strategies to educate the public and stakeholders on infrastructure projects. This could include research, outreach strategies, and best practices.
  • Conducts routine investigations and collects data needed for effective communications strategies and/or to fulfill federal regulatory outreach requirements, including environmental impact evaluations if applicable.
  • Prepares and coordinates dissemination of outreach materials, facts and information on project messaging to stakeholders according to the public outreach plan including external agencies, associations, and news organizations using print, periodicals, radio, social and/or visual communication media.
  • Tracks and maintains routine records and reports related to public involvement meetings, public hearings and outreach events.
  • Drafts speeches, create and design presentation materials, and/or compose correspondence for use in mailings, meetings, or other public consumption.
  • Responsible for initial fact checking for reports, articles, and other publications.
  • May help coordinate community meetings, public forums, working groups and other public meetings including scheduling, determining location, advertising, and ensuring proper setup/tear down and relevant collateral materials according to client expectation and project goals and budget.
  • May interact with clients to coordinate implementation of communication and outreach programs.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Work type

Full time

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