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Public Involvement Specialist

Morristown, NJ 07960

Posted: 05/29/24 Employment Type: Full-Time Job Number: EB-1972863537

Job Description

Public Involvement Specialist
Description:

The Public Involvement Specialist will conduct communication and public outreach services for a suite of electrical upgrades supporting renewable energy development in New Jersey. This includes developing and implementing programmatic and project communication strategies and developing communication and public outreach plans to make our clients successful.

  • Coordination of communication and public involvement activities on multi-year permitting, siting and construction projects.
  • Develop project communication strategies and developing communication and public outreach plans.
  • Interact with various stakeholders affected by project construction activities, managing project commitments to the public and act as the liaison between project managers, contractors, and the public.
  • Provide service to the client by being available for issue resolution, providing information updates and promoting a positive public image.
  • Implement strategic outreach plans and processes. Elements of these plans could include the development of newsletters and fact sheets, website content, telephone information lines, news releases, public meetings, open houses, comment forms, mailing lists, and response to public inquiries.
  • Assist with materials development, event logistics, attending and participating in public meetings, logging inquiries on public information hotlines, and data management.
  • Provide graphic support for promotional initiatives.
  • Run and distribute reports in a Stakeholder Management System
  • Organize and manage project information files and coordinate the interchange of project outreach information to project managers and clients.
  • All other duties as assigned.
  • Travel 25% within New Jersey

Requirements:

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in public relations, communications, environmental studies, or related field from an accredited program required
  • 3 to 10 years professional experience.
  • Prior internship or related experience a plus.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must be proficient in the use of computer software (i.e., Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Basic analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to understand technical information and communicate that information to the public.
  • Ability to manage priorities and schedules.
  • Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Design/presentation software experience a plus.
  • High level of attention to detail.

Valid driver's license required. In addition, must meet standards to qualify for and maintain the Company's vehicle driving privileges as outlined in the Company's Motor Vehicle Safety Policy

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