“We believe everything we do is for the enrichment of the human experience.”

Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc. (LAN) is a full-service consulting firm offering planning, engineering, and program management services for the nation’s heavy civil infrastructure needs, Founded in 1935, LAN has grown from its humble beginnings as a small Houston firm to a national leader in the heavy civil infrastructure engineering industry. A division of LEO A DALY, an international architecture/engineering firm, LAN has access to the expertise of nearly 800 professionals in 31 offices across the country.

We are currently seeking to hire a Public Relations Specialist to join our Marketing Team. In this role, you will lead LAN’s public relations strategy and proactive media campaigns in support of our company’s strategic objectives. In addition, you will collaborate with executive leadership, technical subject matter experts, a creative marketing team, and the wider organization to create exceptional PR programs.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Lead LAN’s public relations strategy and proactive media campaigns in support of the company’s strategic objectives

Collaborate with executive leadership, technical subject matter experts, a creative marketing team, and the wider organization to create exceptional PR programs

Collaborate with senior management, engineering, marketing, and business development teams across 20 locations

Write press releases, media advisories, and backgrounders

Place and write articles on the firm’s expertise, projects and people in mainstream and trade media

Edit expert articles, white papers, and abstracts

Research media outlets for coverage opportunities

Proactively pitch to mainstream, trade, radio, and TV media

Develop relationships with a wide variety of reporters, editors, radio, and television producers

Manage media inquiries

Set up media interviews

Prepare talking points for media interviews

Media training senior management and engineering experts

Compile and maintain customized media lists

Disseminate press materials and follow up with editors

Report on media coverage

Leverage media articles through the firm’s earned, owned, and social media channels

Write and submit industry-related awards

Manage and submit industry-related surveys

Maintain LAN’s crisis communications plan

REQUIREMENTS:

At least five years of proven experience developing and implementing public relations tactics and strategies, ideally in the AEC industry

Proficient with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Adobe InDesign

Valid Driver’s License

Extensive experience in establishing and managing reporter relationships with the ability to execute the appropriate degree of press outreach

Strategic thinker who can synthesize complex technical information from various sources and create an actionable plan

Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and be measured and thoughtful under pressure

Strong team player with a track record of cross-functional collaboration

Able to comply with the company vaccination requirements

CONTACT:

Qualified candidates may submit their resume via email to: kamonty@lan-inc.com.
Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc. (LAN) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc., is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunity, including providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability. Applicants with a physical or mental disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process may contact the Human Resources Department at 713.266.6900. For more information about your rights under the law, see EEO is the Law