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Immediate Hire

Immediate Hire

Baton Rouge, LA  70806

Franklin Associates is seeking a motivated, talented individual to join our highly functional consulting firm based in Baton Rouge, LA. Over the past 17 years, we have supported state and local government clients throughout the United States to implement a wide range of programs including: disaster recovery, climate adaptation, public health, transportation, and land use planning. As our work expands, we are looking for a Communications Specialist to support our growing disaster recovery, grant management and strategic advisory services business. Our work and our culture put people first and we are open to a wide variety of candidates to fill this role. 


This role requires in-person presence Monday-Friday in Belle Chasse, LA. 

Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Managing various projects related to advisory services, disaster recovery and resilience 

  • Oversee project budget to ensure compliance with contract 

  • Oversee project deliverables to ensure compliance with contract 

  • Interacting in person with clients on weekly basis 

  • Maintaining written and verbal communication with clients 

  • Must have availability after business hours to answer incoming calls/prepare and distribute emergency notifications as needed 

  • Networking to learn of potential project opportunities; analyzing RFPs to derive proposal structures and requirements 

  • Assisting with proposal development 

  • Developing and delivering content and services per individual project scope across all assigned communications related projects 

  • Participating in company’s weekly Staff Update meetings 

  • Participating face-to-face in company’s monthly Advisory Services group meetings 

  • Meeting regularly with supervisor to keep company leadership informed 

  • Working proactively with other team members on deliverables 

  • Evaluating potential project risks on an ongoing basis and communicating such to supervisor 

  • Performing other related duties as required. 

Require Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to collaborate effectively with personnel at all levels, from subject matter experts to the company president 

  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal) 

  • Ability to organize/prioritize/coordinate 

  • Strong process orientation 

  • Spearhead projects of various sizes 

  • Commitment to continual process refinement and self-improvement 

  • Creation of progress reports and project summary reports 

  • Website and social media coordination as needed 

  • Work with publicly funded projects as needed 

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and collaborative tools. 

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications or Management related field 

  • Five years of demonstrated experience with successful public and private project management  

  • Equivalent types of experience as substitute are considered. 


Franklin Associates is an award-winning consulting firm that has managed public projects for over 17 years. Franklin provides a full benefit plan including medical, dental, vision, retirement, life insurance, vacation/sick and paid holidays.


We are an equal opportunity employer. 

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