Public Relations Specialist

Posted Date 1 month ago(8/22/2022 11:17 AM)
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# of Openings
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US-CA-San Diego
Public Relations
Regular Full-Time


NV5 (NASDAQ: NVEE) provides engineering and consulting services to public and private sectors, delivering solutions through business verticals: Infrastructure, Environmental, Buildings, Utility Services, Geospatial, and TIC. With offices nationwide and abroad, NV5 helps clients plan, design, build, test, certify, and operate projects that improve the communities where we live and work. 


As engineers, architects, construction/program managers, environmental professionals and beyond, we play a significant role in shaping our communities through the services we provide. We are looking for passionate, driven individuals to join our team focused on Delivering Solutions and Improving Lives Beyond Engineering. We have an immediate opening for a Public Relations and Outreach Specialist to join our team.


As a Fortune 100 Fastest Growing Company, NV5 has tremendous opportunities for advancement, career development, and growth. We are organization of nearly 4,000 employees across more than 100 offices worldwide, deeply rooted in a culture of technical excellence, entrepreneurism, and collaboration. 




Public Relations Specialists will perform a wide variety of communication and public outreach services for large scale permitting, planning and construction projects

  • Development of public notices, press releases, project informational materials (fact sheet, FAQ, newsletter), signs, posters, newsletter in multiple media (print, online, presentation).
  • Conduct stakeholder/business coordination and conflict resolution (in-person visits, phone calls, email); monitor and track inquiry and communication log.
  • Coordinate mailing list development; create stakeholder email database.
  • Coordinate with graphic designer to prepare collateral materials.
  • Plan and staff open house events.
  • Attend construction management meetings.
  • Prepare press releases.
  • Develop strategies for clients, develop cost proposals and interview for projects


The successful candidates have some prior experience with municipal agency programs, specifically,  public relations activities for clients' capital projects

  • Bachelor's degree in environmental, communications, public relations, marketing, land use planning or a related field from an accredited program
  • Minimum of 4 years of professional experience
  • Open to occasional travel
  • Media relations skills and previous experience working with media outlets to develop and deliver key messages and manage content (news, events, crises, etc.)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with knowledge of AP style
  • Strong attention to detail, analytical, conceptual, organizational and problem solving abilities.
  • Service and client-oriented personality with the ability to handle multiple assignments at a time and meet set deadlines.
  • Ability to understand and assist with the communication of largescale permitting and construction projects, and the necessary processes associated with such an effort
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite 
  • Knowledge of Google and social media analytics, experience using social networking platforms and developing content in a business setting
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Attention to detail, ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines


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