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Community Outreach Program Specialist

Turner Construction

Los Angeles, CA
  • Turner recognizes the importance of innovation and fostering a culture of continuous improvement. A key element of our company vision is to develop and embrace emerging technologies and processes. As part of our effort to achieve this vision, Turner has a culture where employees share their ideas and engagement with one another to develop innovative ideas as well as evaluate and implement improvements at Turner.


  • POSITION DESCRIPTION

    Position Description:

    Collaborate with business unit leadership in development, management, and implementation of programs and initiatives and ensure alignment with business unit goals and Community and Citizenship strategic pillars.

    Essential Duties & Key Responsibilities:

    • Knowledgeable of business unit (BU) goals and Community and Citizenship (C&C) strategic pillars to assist in development and implementation of C&C programs and initiatives.
    • Work in conjunction with Procurement Department to:
    • Communicate Underrepresented Business Enterprise (UBE) programs to increase employee awareness and participation.
    • Maintain records of prime subcontractors’ UBE commitments and report goal utilization metrics.
    • Compile and maintain business unit directory and certification log of potential UBE bidders.
    • Attend outreach events to build relationships with external organizations to promote opportunities for diverse subcontractors and suppliers.
    • Collaborate with project staff to track first and second tier UBE participation on projects for metrics reporting.
    • Assist with development, coordination, data gathering, and report generation of educational programs and other initiatives in support of UBE advancement and of Youth and community service activities.
    • Attend events and meetings with local, community, Federal, State, and City organizations that support and promote UBE programs, and Diversity and Inclusion within Trades.
    • Research local social and economic issues and trends in support of Community & Citizenship plans.
    • Support Business Development processes and provide relevant information to assist in sales pursuits.
    • On projects with Workforce Development goals, assist project teams to establish plan to track and monitor diverse and local residents within Trades. work with multiple project teams
    • Other activities, duties, and responsibilities as assigned.
  • POSITION REQUIREMENTS

    Qualifications:

    • Experience in community outreach (4+ years)
    • Experience with non-profit organizations highly preferred
    • Experience in Marketing (campaigns & social media outreach)
    • Passion for community-based programs with current or past volunteerism or other community experience
    • Skilled at planning, reporting, and scheduling
    • Exceptional organizational skills, attention to detail, and timely documentation
    • Resourceful, problem-solving skills, and data analysis
    • Effective business verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to work in non-structured environment, with minimal oversight, take direction without continuous follow-up, and
    • Approachable, proactive, and professional attitude
    • Proficient computer skills, Microsoft suite of applications, with intermediate Excel skills, database applications, calendar program skills, and collaboration technology
    • Minimal travel

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