Fitzgerald & Halliday, Inc. (FHI) is a team of planners, engineers, designers, scientists, GIS analysts, and administrative personnel dedicated to providing mobility planning, community planning, environmental services, and community engagement services. Now in our 33rd year, and spanning multiple offices in exciting urban centers, we lead and partner on innovative projects across the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic. FHI’s core values guide all we do. We combine our technical planning skills with customized, highly responsive client services. Our staff share a passion, energy, and commitment to improving our communities.
FHI is seeking an experienced Project Manager for our Community Engagement Service team. The best candidate will have a passion for working with the public, governmental agencies and project stakeholders, leading engagement efforts that result in optimal project outcomes and, ultimately, better communities. Community engagement is one of the most important aspects of a successful project, requiring keen insight and carefully executed but flexible plans. We are looking for someone with 10 years minimum experience as a project manager with a proven record of developing and implementing innovative public outreach techniques and strategies for public and private sector clients.
Manage all aspects of community engagement projects both in and outside of CT, including successful management of project budgets, schedules, and high-quality project delivery
Develop and implement strategic outreach plans to meaningfully include and facilitate communication with stakeholders and the general public on transportation and community planning projects, utilizing a wide variety of tools and techniques including public meetings, printed materials, social media, website, press releases, and PowerPoint presentations
Lead a project team, exhibiting proficiency in public speaking and meeting facilitation for a variety of clients (Federal, State, regional, municipal agencies/stakeholder groups)
Collaborate with clients and agencies on project development and planning, including the development of key outreach messages and themes
Facilitate stakeholder and strategy meetings and workshops
Digest complex and multifaceted concepts and direct graphic designers and project staff on development of effective communication tools including infographics, website content, presentations, media coordination (legal notices and display advertising), and webinars
Lead business development efforts and proposal activities that includes guiding preparation of proposal and presentation materials
Experience with public relations/marketing/communications/branding a plus
Experience working with disenfranchised and traditionally under-represented populations
Represent and uphold FHI’s core values of collaboration, innovation, and passion to enhance the communities in which we work
This is an excellent opportunity for a highly motivated individual who welcomes working in a collaborative environment. FHI is proud to offer rewarding professional experiences with opportunities for professional development. Salary commensurate with experience.
Send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or Elizabeth Marchion, 416 Asylum Street, Hartford, CT? 06103.? Fitzgerald & Halliday, Inc. is an EEO/AA /VEV/Disabled employer.
Desired Skills + Experience:
10+ years experience in a business/consulting environment
Bachelor’s Degree minimum
Leadership and project management experience
Business development experience
Excellent communication skills with strong written, oral, editing, and analytical abilities
Strong interpersonal skills; interested in working in dynamic, collaborative studio environment
Experience with event planning, communications, research
Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite; basic understanding of Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign) and visual graphic design a plus
Knowledge of social media communications plans
Knowledge of public relations and media plans
Knowledge of online applications including project websites and surveys
Knowledge of innovative community engagement tools
Background in the transportation industry, urban planning/design, land use, or related field a plus
Willingness to attend evening meetings and travel on project-related business
Multilingual ability an asset
Valid Driver’s License
About Fitzgerald & Halliday, Inc.
Our firm of planners, engineers, designers, scientists, GIS analysts, and administrative personnel is dedicated to helping communities and agencies make good decisions. As planning is interdisciplinary by its nature, many of our staff cross technical disciplines and work collaboratively to achieve the best possible solutions. Learn more about our signature projects.
We provide mobility planning, community planning, environmental services, and public involvement services. Consistent across all service lines is our ability to craft context-sensitive solutions compatible with our clients’ goals and budgets. Learn about our Service Lines.
FHI serves public and private entities throughout New England, New York, the Mid-Atlantic and beyond since 1987.