Are you driven by improving the lives of others? Ogilvy in San Francisco is seeking an experienced communications professional to join our dynamic account team leading on social change, public affairs, and grassroots issues across the West Coast.
This is an opportunity to work exclusively with a prominent national government client and create impactful work that advances regional and national disaster risk reduction, sustainability and resilience campaigns.
public affairs, urban planning, sustainability, resilience, and/or disaster risk reduction fields
Support the team’s efforts in outreach and engagement with national, regional and local stakeholders; partnerships and coalition development with government, non-profit and subject matter experts including, floodplain managers, community planners, engineers, and environmental planners; development of messaging campaigns and translating technical information into easy to understand language to influence behavior change.
Familiarity with any of the following areas preferred - hazard mitigation planning, disaster risk reduction planning, sustainable development, land use planning/zoning, data analytics, Geo-spatial Information System (GIS), climate change adaptation, and resilience planning.
Able to plan, coordinate and execute flawless events, such as community meetings or press conferences. Has experience helping coordinate client media/presentation training and is comfortable with the basics, able to give quick input and advice about how to deal with media and community meetings, and can be a resource for on- the-ground partners.