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Seeking an Engagement Specialist to join our team!

Type: Full-time, Salaried position. Open until filled.

Location: Berkeley, CA or Los Angeles, CA

Relevant Experience: 2+ Years


About the Position & Firm

R+A is hiring an Engagement Specialist who will be dedicated to supporting engagement and communications for planning and urban design projects. The ideal candidate should be an independent self-starter who enjoys a casual and fun work environment but can multi-task and remain organized and focused within the fast-paced demands of consulting. Fluency in Spanish and 2+ years of relevant experience is highly desired.


R+A is a mission-driven planning, policy, urban design, and research firm with offices in Berkeley and Los Angeles, CA. We bring a multidisciplinary approach to planning, design, policy, and applied research. To address the complexity of communities, R+A integrates interrelated disciplines — land use and urban design, sustainability and green building, public health and equity, and community engagement — into planning and applied research efforts.


Responsibilities

  • Designing, leading, and facilitating engagement meetings.

  • Developing and implementing community engagement and communications plans.

  • Writing and designing materials (e.g., posters and flyers) and for engagement efforts.

  • Designing, managing, and maintaining user-friendly project and digital plan websites.

  • Planning and implementing communications and outreach strategies.

  • Assisting with other communications projects as needed.

  • Assist with the firm’s marketing efforts, including proposals as needed.


Skills and Experience

  • 2+ years of relevant work experience in community engagement or communications.

  • Meeting facilitation experience.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Understanding of website design and understanding of user-interface navigation.

  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (e.g., InDesign and Illustrator) and Microsoft Office.

  • Demonstrated experience using website design software (e.g., Wix or SquareSpace).

  • Familiarity with email marketing platforms (e.g., MailChimp or Constant Contact).

  • Knowledge of social media platforms.

  • Knowledge of urban planning and design (desired but not required).

  • Fluency in Spanish (highly desired but not required).


Salary and Benefits

  • A competitive salary + annual bonus.

  • Fully paid medical, dental, and vision.

  • Retirement account and company-sponsored contributions.

  • Time and resources for professional development.

  • Hybrid work environment.


For More Information

For more information, please email jobs@raimiassociates.com and one of our staff members will be in touch.


To Apply for This Position

Send an email with a cover letter (may be in the body of the email), resume and, if relevant, examples of work products (10 pages max) to jobs@raimiassociates.com. Please put “Engagement Specialist” in the subject line.


Raimi + Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diversified workforce. Selection is based on merit without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, age, gender, national origin, political affiliation, disability, sexual orientation, marital or family status, or other differences.