Start your engineering career at a Best Places to Work. Wood Rodgers is hiring for a Communications Specialist. The primary duties of this position will be performed under direct supervision of the Marketing Manager, and Senior Marketing Coordinator, and will include, but are not limited to, creation and production of corporate communications materials, assist with proposal coordination and production. This may include newsletters, website updates, social media posts, graphics, photography, and data entry.  Project assignments may include the drafting of content for internal/external communications, creation of specific graphics for proposals; marketing collateral; PowerPoint presentations; large-scale graphics for conferences and exhibits; internal communications; and updating department databases.  Duties require the ability to multitask and be able to perform in a fast-paced environment. 

If you are serious, dedicated and driven to uncover new and exciting solutions, then Wood Rodgers is for you.

We bring new ways of solving old problems. We are inventors, we ask ‘why not?’ and we challenge convention. Sound like you? Read on:

What you will be doing

  • Assist with proposal production, including research and coordination of work deliverables with project managers and sub-consultants.
  • Database entry and cataloging information for the department.
  • Producing graphics for various marketing assignments (proposals, brochures & conferences) and company-wide events.
  • Ability to take quality photos and do photo touch-ups (using Photoshop) for marketing collateral.
  • Document review (grammar, spelling, etc.)
  • Other duties as assigned.

The Ante

  • One to two years desired experience working in engineering firm/field; including experience with proposal preparation, coordination, organization and reporting
  • Associates degree in Communications, Journalism, Marketing, or equivalent related work experience
  • Skilled in the use of computers for desktop publishing using; Microsoft Word, Excel, Project, and Adobe Suite
  • Exceptional Writer/Editor
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills

Things we'd like to see

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Critical thinking to respond effectively to proposal production requirements
  • Ability to
    • perform well in a dynamic, fast-paced environment with close deadlines and competing priorities
    • gather, organize and analyze data for database entry
    • manage multiple projects simultaneously
    • work as a member of a marketing team with technical engineers
  • Prior civil engineering industry experience

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