Community Engagement Lead

Atlanta, Georgia

Hummingbird specializes in community engagement, strategy and data analytics, and training for various industries, primarily transportation, environmental justice, and energy equity. The successful candidate will be responsible for executing and maintaining public outreach and engagement programs for our clients.

Duties include writing and design, web-based communications, mapping displays, customized online and print surveys, public meeting planning and implementation, presentation development, meeting facilitation, and conflict resolution. This position will report to the Community Engagement Strategist. In addition to the work products, the successful candidate will establish and maintain effective relationships with clients, communities in which we work, target industries we serve, and other Hummingbird employees.


  • Lead the development of community engagement plans.
  • Apply innovative communications tools and tactics (i.e. web, mobile, social media, print, digital, and/or video) to effectively communicate key messages to target audiences to shape and improve public engagement products and programs.
  • Draft, edit, and implement the presentation of digitally created content through a wide variety of technologies using software for graphics, animation, text, multimedia, dynamic and/or interactive content presentation.
  • Utilize state-of-the-art ideas for events and exhibits that spark imagination and provide an environment to foster transformational change for our clients and stakeholders.
  • Research industry best practices and provide ongoing improvements to existing public engagement programs and products.
  • Support special initiatives that genuinely engage stakeholders and employees in public works projects.
  • Support creative direction and expertise to develop products while managing costs, methods, and/or staffing.
  • Collaborate across diverse teams to create innovative, new initiatives that lead to expanded impact.
  • Represent Hummingbird’s public engagement initiatives at professional conferences when necessary, including presenting papers and posters as a professional communicator.
  • Work with Hummingbird’s technical staff to deliver written project reports.
  • Work with Hummingbird’s Sales & Marketing staff to produce client proposals and presentations.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Public Relations, Public Administration, Public Policy, Business Development/Management, Transportation Planning, Environmental Science or Engineering, Urban Planning, Environmental Education, or related discipline
  • 5-8 years of related experience
  • Excellent writing and presentation skills
  • Significant experience using communication tools (web, mobile, social media, print, digital, and/or video) to effectively communicate messages
  • Proficiency (expertise is a plus) in Google Workspace and Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Ability to learn new software quickly, such as Nifty, Nutshell, Harvest, and Adobe Creative Suite
  • Demonstrated experience leading the end-to-end creation and production of exhibits, websites, surveys, and products, and communicating regularly with all stakeholders
  • Ability to build consensus and work collaboratively for impactful solutions with community, employee, and public interest groups
  • Must possess a valid motor vehicle driver’s license
  • Industry experience is strongly desired: environmental, energy, transportation, development, and other related industries

Salary & Benefits
Salary Range: $62,000-$65,000

  • Telework 2 days of the week (agreed upon schedule)
  • Ten (10) paid holidays per year
  • Twenty (20) days of paid time off (PTO) (10 of which you must take during the last two weeks of the calendar year)
  • Health insurance options
  • 401(k) options
  • Annual professional development reimbursement
  • Bonus pool
  • Computer and other IT

How to Apply

Email Human Resources