DLZ Corporation

  • Outreach Coordinator

    Job Locations US-MI-Detroit
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  • About DLZ

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    DLZ Corporation is an award-winning, full-service organization, which has provided complete project management, surveying, construction administration, engineering and architectural design services for nearly 100 years. In 2016, DLZ was named Design Firm of the Year by Engineering News-Record (ENR) Midwest.  In addition, DLZ is consistently ranked as one of ENR's Top 150 U.S. Design Firms, a Top 100 Pure Design Firm, Top 50 Program Management Firm, Top 100 Construction Management for Fee Firm; and a Top 50 Trenchless Design Technology Firm. DLZ has also been recognized by Roads & Bridges magazine as a Top "Go-To" Design Firm for road and highway, storm water, and mass transit design.


    Our mission is to build on our reputation for excellence by becoming the preferred architectural, engineering, and environmental firm. We focus on meeting and exceeding our clients’ expectations and are known for our competence, integrity, and contributions to the people and communities we service and in which we live.


    Job Description

    DLZ Corporation has an Outreach Coordinator opportunity in Detroit, Michigan.



    • Develop and implement public information and communications plans based on client goals.
    • Manage and facilitate projects to accomplish client goals.
    • Act as primary contact for client and manage communications with residents in neighborhoods to assist with implementation of Detroit Water and Sewerage Department’s CIP.
    • Work with subcontractors and vendors on outreach and education projects.
    • Develop and implement public relations, public outreach and communication plans as well as, design and implement research initiatives as appropriate for clients.
    • Act as project manager and manage day-to-day activities necessary to ensure timely completion of communication initiatives.
    • Prepare outreach materials, including but not limited to fact sheets, reports and presentations.
    • Plan and assist with implement of special events, including but not limited to neighborhood meetings, public meetings and trade shows.
    • Write copy for press releases, newsletters reports, Web and multimedia programs, and other outreach materials.
    • Represent clients at various special events; prepare presentations as requested.
    • Develop and assemble press kits, talking points and support materials for press conferences and media events.
    • Coordinate sponsorships and volunteers for client events as needed.
    • Prepare for and participate in outreach and education team meetings, as well as, attend client meetings, complete and distribute meeting notes.
    • Other duties as assigned.


    • Bachelor’s Degree in marketing, communications, public relations, journalism or related field.
    • Motivated, organized, detail-oriented and exercise good time management skills.
    • Superior verbal and written communication skills
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel, knowledge of Microsoft Project and/or design applications such as InDesign and Photoshop is a plus.
    • Working knowledge of SharePoint is a plus.


    At DLZ we offer an excellent benefit package including health, dental, vision and life insurance, medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts, health savings account, and 401(k) with an Employee Stock Ownership Program. We also offer an innovative wellness program including gym reimbursement!


    DLZ is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. DLZ fully supports and maintains compliance with all state, federal, and local regulations. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other category protected by federal, state, and local laws.


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