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AECOM Strategic Communications Specialist II in Dallas, Texas

Company Description

Work with Us. Change the World.

At AECOM, we're delivering a better world. Whether improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. We are the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the world’s most complex challenges and build legacies for future generations.

There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of over 50,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world.

We're one global team driven by our common purpose to deliver a better world. Join us.

Job Description

AECOM's West Region Strategic Communications Group is looking for a Strategic Communications Specialist II to assist in public involvement and community engagement on major transportation projects in the planning, design and construction phases for clients. This role will be a hybrid position including a combination of both remote and in-office scheduling based in Dallas, TX, Forth Worth, TX or San Antonio, TX.

Job Responsibilities :

  • Collaborating with Project Managers on strategies, best practices, and potential risks associated with engaging stakeholders for input on projects.

  • Communicating with clients, as needed.

  • Preparing documents and materials for use in communications.

  • Leading and/or assisting with implementation of stakeholder engagement and communication strategies, including meeting organization and facilitation.

  • Coordinating with other AECOM staff to prepare graphic displays and layouts for public information.

  • Engaging and informing stakeholders, communities, and residents on public or private projects in-person and/or virtually, or through written materials.

  • Exercising sound judgment when communicating with internal and/or external clients or customers.

  • Oversee logistics for public events and meetings as well as evaluating and selecting venues and vendors.

  • Develop presentations for meetings with various stakeholders within a client’s brand guidelines.

  • Provide acute attention to detail in the development and tracking of stakeholder communications.

  • Experience with or enthusiasm for learning new tools that enhance virtual collaboration and communication with stakeholders and the public for surveys, websites, social media, etc.

  • Drafting content for e-newsletters, stakeholder communication, fact sheet and exhibit content, and other materials as needed for QC review by the Project Manager.

  • Preparation and summary support for documentation of stakeholder meetings and public events.

  • Other tasks as directed by the client directly and/or Project Manager to support public involvement during the planning and construction phases for projects underway in the community.

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelors Degree in Communications or a related field + 2 years of or a demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in Communications or a related field + 3 years a plus

  • Experience working in or supporting the transportation engineering industry.

  • Familiarity with the Adobe suite of tools and ability to assist in the preparation of graphics and layouts when needed.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to effectively work with various departments and levels within company.

  • Intermediate skills with Microsoft Applications such as MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint.

Additional Information

  • Relocation assistance and/or per diem is not offered for this position.

  • This position does not include sponsorship for United States work authorization, now or in the future.

Offered compensation will be based on location and individual qualifications. The expected range is $55,000.00 - $93,000.00.

About AECOM

AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, U.S. and global well-being programs, employee assistance program, business travel insurance, service recognition awards, retirement savings plan, and employee stock purchase plan.

AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at aecom.com and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: J10108524

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Marketing & Communications

Work Location Model: Hybrid

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