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Burns & McDonnell Staff Transportation Policy Strategist (Kansas City) in Kansas City, Missouri


The Staff Transportation Policy Strategist will create policy and public engagement plans for primarily public-sector clients and projects in the transportation and infrastructure industries. This position will execute deliverables on projects in all aspects of transportation improvements, such as: roadway, bridge, and traffic.

  • Develop and present policy communications and public engagement plans for public sector clients.

  • Develop policy documents for public sector infrastructure clients.

  • Develop materials, attend and participate in public meetings, log inquiries on public information hotlines, and data management.

  • Plan and present logistics for project-related engagement activities, such as constituent surveys, in-person/virtual meetings or events.

  • Develop materials for clients and projects, such as fact sheets, website copy, presentation materials, meeting notifications, etc.

  • Ensure brand guidelines are considered in project documents.

  • Present at project meetings, prepare documents and provide comprehensive status and next steps to the internal team.

  • Compile reports in the Stakeholder Management System.

  • Responsible for managing project information files and ensuring the interchange of project outreach information to project managers and clients.

  • Performs other duties as assigned

  • Complies with all policies and standards


  • Bachelor's degree in communications, public relations, journalism, marketing or a related field from an accredited program. and 8 years strategic communication experience. Required

  • Expert in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point.

  • Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop experience highly preferred.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Strong organizational skills.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of DOT project standards.

  • Demonstrated ability to work as an effective team member.

  • Ability to work independently.

  • Excellent organization and time management skills with the ability to prioritize and meet deadlines.

  • Demonstrated presentation skills.

  • Attention to detail and ability to multi-task.

This job posting will remain open a minimum of 72 hours and on an ongoing basis until filled


Job Administrative/Office Support

Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: No

Req ID: 242651

Job Hire Type Experienced #LI-JN #TRN N/A