Burns & McDonnell Assistant Transportation Policy Strategist (Kansas City) in Kansas City, Missouri
The Assistant Transportation Policy Strategist will assist in policy and public engagement efforts for primarily public-sector clients and projects in the transportation and infrastructure industries. This position will assist projects in all aspects of transportation improvements, such as: roadway, bridge, and traffic.
Assists with developing and implementing policy communications and public engagement plans for public sector clients.
Assist with development of policy documents for public sector infrastructure clients.
Assist with materials development, attending and participating in public meetings, logging inquiries on public information hotlines, and data management.
Assist with planning and logistics for project-related engagement activities, such as constituent surveys, in-person/virtual meetings or events.
Assist with developing materials for clients and projects, such as fact sheets, website copy, presentation materials, meeting notifications, etc.
Assist with ensuring brand guidelines are considered in project documents.
Assist with project meetings, preparing documents and providing comprehensive recap and next steps to the internal team.
Assist in compiling reports in the Stakeholder Management System.
Assist in organizing and managing project information files and coordinating the interchange of project outreach information to project managers and clients.
All other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in communications, public relations, journalism, marketing or a related field from an accredited program.
Minimum of a 3.0 GPA strongly preferred.
Prior internship or experience in the transportation sector.
Involvement on campus or in the community.
Basic knowledge in transportation agencies and regulations.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to work methodically and analytically in a quantitative problem-solving environment and demonstrated critical thinking skills.
Proficient computer skills (e.g. Microsoft Office Suite).
Strong attention to detail, facilitation, team building, collaboration, organization, and problem-solving skills.
Demonstrated leadership skills.
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.
Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis without requiring future sponsorship for employment visa status.
Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City
Req ID: 240686 Job Hire Type New Grad
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