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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

Program Analyst

Office of Special Projects and Strategic Engagement (UNCLASSIFIED)

The SWBNO (1,500 Employee Public Utility) is looking for a Program Analyst to assist with the implementation of communications strategies to build broad support for the combined SWBNO/City of New Orleans Department of Public Works Capital Improvement Program.  The ideal candidate must be eager, ready to learn, contribute ideas and work hard.


  • Managing the outreach and communications for Capital Improvement Program projects;
  • Assisting with coordination of pre-construction meetings and special events;
  • Assisting with development of a wide range of communications materials, including newsletters, press releases, fact sheets, presentations, etc.;
  • Supporting consistent program messaging by helping to maintain website and social media channels;
  • Performing other duties as assigned to enhance the image of the Capital Improvement Program.


  • Minimum of 1-2 years of experience working in Public Relations, Communications, and/or Marketing functions for a public corporation, government agency, or in a communications agency environment.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, including the ability to effectively communicate complex information in a concise way.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and professional discretion, including maturity, keen judgment, and self-confidence, integrity and ability to handle confidential matters.
  • Ability to work effectively with and be sensitive to people of diverse cultural, educational and socio-economic backgrounds.
  • Ability to make independent decisions regarding planning, organizing, and scheduling work.
  • Ability to accept and respond to performance-based criticism and direction.
  • Computer literacy, including knowledge of basic software applications and familiarity with the internet and e-mail communications required.
  • Ability to work effectively with a wide range of stakeholders.
  • Experience working for the City of New Orleans, State of Louisiana, and/or a FEMA-funded program is preferred.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Mass Communications or related field, or equivalent professional experience.

What We Offer

  • Extremely competitive health insurance program
  • Wellness program
  • Life insurance program
  • Education and training reimbursement program
  • Generous retirement plan 

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Entrance Salary

$30,000 - $60,000

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Last updated: 5/5/2017 9:06:18 AM

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