The 106 Group has an immediate opening in our St. Paul office for a Community Engagement Specialist to join our Engagement team. This position involves working collaboratively with others to develop strategies and conduct community, stakeholder, and tribal engagement for a broad range of projects in Minnesota and nationally. Job duties entail, but are not limited to, identifying stakeholders, developing engagement strategies, facilitating meetings and workshops, evaluation and analysis. Travel is a requirement of this position. Other duties may include overseeing other staff.
The 106 Group offers a professional and friendly working environment with a wide range of interesting and challenging projects in the field of cultural resources management, planning, community engagement, and design.
The ideal candidate will have consulting, government, and/or nonprofit experience. Minimum qualifications include a Master’s or Law degree with an emphasis in communication, planning, cultural anthropology, cultural studies, environmental studies, or a closely related field, and at least three years of related work experience.
The successful applicant will support our public engagement, planning, interpretation, and cultural resources projects, and internal corporate needs, in the following areas: communications planning; development of meeting strategies and agendas; outreach; producing meeting notes and summaries; communications and deliverables tracking; meeting support and facilitation; etc.
- Master’s degree in a related field.
- Experience building relationships and conducting outreach with diverse communities.
- Demonstrated time management and strong project management skills and ability to complete tasks within assigned budget and schedule.
- Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
- Ability to facilitate meetings and workshops.
- Strong emotional intelligence.
- Ability to work individually and as a team.
- Ability to adapt quickly, work well under pressure, and manage multiple tasks/priorities.
- Demonstrated ability to use Microsoft Office applications.
- Valid driver’s license and ability to reliably commute to 106 Group office and project locations.
- Professional or community involvement.
Additional experience valued or preferred:
- Listed on or eligible for listing on the National Roster of Dispute Resolution and Consensus Building Professionals (https://ecrroster.udall.gov).
- Knowledge of policy, law, and planning.
- Training in facilitation, conflict resolution, and organizational development.
- Marketing and networking experience.
- Foreign language experience.
- Ability to interpret and deliver visual solutions that meet project needs.
- Good working knowledge of current information technologies.
The 106 Group offers competitive salaries, an excellent benefits package, and opportunities for growth.
The 106 Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.