Senior Strategic Communications Coordinator (Salt Lake City, UT)

| Salt Lake City, UT
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About Us

At HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That's why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.

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We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward.

Primary Responsibilities

HDR is seeking a creative and talented public relations and stakeholder engagement professional to help manage exisiting client projects and pursue new opportunities.

In the role of Senior Communications Coordinator, we'll count on you to:

  • Assist with client management and client development.
  • Leads the development and implementation of outreach, communication and public relations plans (target audience strategy, media relations and tracking, collateral material development, comment response programs, event planning, overall activity schedule, information lines, contact databases and reporting).
  • Coordination and leadership of production/planning teams; lead concept development, writing and editing and assist in graphic coordination of outreach materials such as surveys, newsletters, websites, handouts, videos, advertisements and press releases.
  • Facilitation of public meetings, hearings, open houses, focus groups, workshops, advisory committees, and other stakeholder meetings. Includes meeting room reservations, coordinating and organizing audio/visual aids, printing and distributing informational materials.
  • Coordinate project-related data gathering and political analysis and monitoring.
  • Assist with the development and management of political outreach strategy.
  • Manage social media campaigns
  • Media coordination for advertisements, including public notices and press releases; media monitoring/tracking for project documentation.
  • Management of external service providers including court reporters, videographers, acoustical consultants and sub-consultants.
  • Lead stakeholder coordination and conflict resolution (in-person visits, phone calls, email).
  • Other duties as needed



Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a closely related field, or combination of education and relevant experience
  • Minimum 5 years related experience.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Willingness to travel.
  • Service and client-oriented personality with the ability to handle multiple assignments at a time and set and meet deadlines.
  • Self-starter; can work well independently or in a team environment.
  • Experience leading social media campaigns.
  • Working knowledge of local, state and federal requirements for public involvement.
  • An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Media relations experience desired


At HDR, we know work isn't only about who you work for; it's also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other's contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible. When you join HDR, we give you license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way.
More Information on HDR
HDR operates in the Greentech industry. The company is located in Omaha, NE, Anchorage, AK, Phoenix, AZ, Tuscon, AZ, Irvine, CA, Los Angeles, CA, Sacramento, CA, San Diego, CA, San Francisco, CA, Walnut Creek, CA, Colorado Springs, CO, Denver, CO, Englewood, CO, Washington, DC, Jacksonville, FL, Orlando, FL, Tallahassee, FL, Tampa, FL, Atlanta, GA, Honolulu, HI, Boise, ID, Chicago, IL, Des Moines, IA, Lexington, KY, Louisville, KY, Baton Rouge, LA, Boston, MA, Portland, ME, Fulton, MD, Ann Arbor, MI, Minneapolis, MN, Kansas City, MO, St Louis, MO, Lincoln, NE, Las Vegas, NV, Reno, NV, Albuquerque, NM, New York, NY, Charlotte, NC, Raleigh, NC, Cleveland, OH, Columbus, OH, Portland, OR, Philadelphia, PA, Pittsburgh, PA, North Charleston, SC, Austin, TX, Dallas, TX, Fort Worth, TX, Houston, TX, San Antonio, TX, Salt Lake City, UT, Bellevue, WA, Seattle, WA, Spokane, WA and Virginia Beach, VA. HDR was founded in 2022. It has 11170 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 159 open jobs at HDR, click here.
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