• Public Outreach Intern

    Jacobs Henderson, NV 89077

    Job #2188382342

  • Our People & Places Solutions business - reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do - the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology - we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

    Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed - today and into tomorrow.

    Your Impact:

    The primary purpose of the role is to support the delivery of comprehensive and innovative communications, public consultation and stakeholder engagement activities across a range of local and regional infrastructure projects. There will be opportunities to experience different roles within the business aimed at developing your career.

    The role will include:

    • Supporting the Stakeholder Engagement & Communications team by proactively engaging with clients, agency partners, elected officials, community groups, businesses, and the public, face-to-face, on the phone, and via email.

    • Supporting and monitoring deadlines to meet internal and external client deliverables and requests

    • Assisting in producing high quality editorial copy, reports, publications and engagement supporting materials

    • Supporting the public consultation process, representing projects within the community

    • Supporting event management, such as public meetings and open houses (some evening/weekend working may be required)

    • Organizing, attending and recording meetings with a range of stakeholders

    • Monitoring, responding to, and tracking stakeholder queries through various channels

    • Managing the translation of content and materials into multiple languages

    • Leading tasks within large programs

    • Supporting communications via social media channels for projects

    • Media monitoring

    Here's What You'll Need:

    • Bachelors degree in communications, journalism, government relations, planning, public relations or similar discipline

    • Experience in communications, public engagement, marketing, or public relations

    • Excellent organizational and time management skills as well as high attention to detail

    • Motivation to own the work to ensure on-time completion

    • The ability to work well under pressure and as part of a team

    • A willingness to embrace and grasp complex subjects quickly

    • The ability to work on multiple and dynamic projects

    • Fully comfortable dealing with people, enjoy public interaction and be a good listener

    • The ability to travel for associated work, if needed

    Ideally, here's what you'll also have:

    • Interest in delivering communications programs for infrastructure projects

    • Strong organizational and Office 365 Suite skills

    • Spanish-speaking a plus

    • Graphic design skills a plus

    Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws (~~~) and supplemental language (~~~) .

    At Jacobs, we're challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world's most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.

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