Atkins North America Public Relations Manager in Denver, Colorado

SNC-Lavalins Atkins business is one of the worlds most respected design,engineering and project management consultancies. SNC-Lavalins Atkins businesshas been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction,environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and programmanagement services to public and private clients across the United States formore than 50 years.SNC-Lavalins Atkins business was ranked as the worlds 11th largest globaldesign firm by ENR in 2016 with nearly 18,000 employees worldwide. We havethe depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technicallychallenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgenttransition to a low-carbon economy.Atkins seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our teamas a Public Relations Manager in Denver, CO.Job Description* Under general direction, develops, executes, and manages publicrelations strategy for the U.S. and Latin America region.* Liaises with corporate and sector communications teams, aligning sectorgoals/tactics with regional business development strategies to gain earnedmedia attention.* Provides public relations strategy, guidance, and editorial support forbusiness units, technical staff and business development.* Responsible for managing all aspects of projects from concept developmentthrough completion.Job Duties* Contributes to and executes PR strategy/tactics around specific topics andevents, capitalizing on key messages for business markets/focus areas* Researches and writes press releases and pitches story ideas to editors tomarket company through diverse media channels (industry print and electronicpublications, business publications, social media outlets, blogs, website)* Writes and/or edits op-eds and thought leadership articles for seniormanagement and technical staff* Frequently interacts with sales, business unit, and project managementteams to apply cross-functional approaches to initiatives that gain industryrecognition and raise brand awareness* Tracks and files media clips, alerting senior management of newdevelopments when necessary* Develops strong relationships with key media contacts* Maintains media contact database and handles media release distribution* Makes and fields media calls under direction of supervisor* Liaises with corporate and sector public relations teams* Performs additional duties as necessary* Handles multiple tasks and complex coordination of activities under deadlinedriven time constraints