Assistant/Staff Public Involvement Specialist

Spectraforce

Morristown, New Jersey


6 days ago

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Job Title: Assistant/Staff Public Involvement Specialist
Duration: 6 Months Assignment (Possibility of extension or conversion)
Work Location: Morristown, NJ 07960 (Hybrid: Remote on Monday’s, and Friday’s (subject to change))
 
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:
  • 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
  

About Us: Established in 2004, SPECTRAFORCE® is one of the largest and fastest-growing diversity-owned staffing firms in the US. The growth of our company is a direct result of our global client service delivery model that is powered by our state-of-the-art A.I. proprietary talent acquisition platform, robust ISO 9001:2015/ISO 27001 certified processes, and strong and passionate client engaged teams. We have built our business by providing talent and project-based solutions, including Contingent, Permanent, and Statement of Work (SOW) services to over 140 clients in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, and India. Key industries that we service include Technology, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Telecom, Retail, Utilities and Transportation. SPECTRAFORCE is built on a concept of “human connection,” defined by our branding attitude of NEWJOBPHORIA®, which is the excitement of bringing joy and freedom to the work lifestyle so our people and clients can reach their highest potential. Learn more at: http://www.spectraforce.com
 
Benefits: SPECTRAFORCE offers ACA compliant health benefits as well as dental, vision, accident, critical illness, voluntary life, and hospital indemnity insurances to eligible employees. Additional benefits offered to eligible employees include commuter benefits, 401K plan with matching, and a referral bonus program. SPECTRAFORCE provides unpaid leave as well as paid sick leave when required by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer: SPECTRAFORCE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Please contact Human Resources at LOA@spectraforce.com if you require reasonable accommodation. 
At SPECTRAFORCE, we are committed to maintaining a workplace that ensures fair compensation and wage transparency in adherence with all applicable state and local laws. This position’s starting pay is: $31.00/hr.