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AECOM Senior Specialist - Operations Communications in Los Angeles, California

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 nearly 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 is looking for a Senior Specialist to join the Global Communications team and contribute to the development and execution of key strategic communications campaigns that support the success of operational goals, strengthen our company’s culture and ensure our people are connected and informed.

Reporting to the Director, Operations Communications, the Senior Specialist will work across global regions and business lines to advance key strategic programs and enterprise-wide initiatives, including but not limited to the ongoing implementation of Sustainable Legacies, AECOM’s ESG strategy, and the advancement of AECOM’s digital strategy, with a specific focus on internal digital adoption.

The position requires an individual with the ability to closely collaborate with internal stakeholders across communications, marketing, finance, legal, HR and other operational groups. The role also demands strong project management capabilities, a passion for learning, and a strategic point of view that aligns with AECOM’s goals.

Most importantly, the Senior Specialist should be passionate about our company’s story, our culture, and the evolving services and products we provide to our clients that are enriching communities in alignment with AECOM’s purpose of delivering a better world.

This position will be based in either Los Angeles, CA or Dallas, TX and offers flexible work options for hybrid work schedules including a combination of both remote / virtual and in-office presence.


  • Partner closely with regional and business line communications teams to accelerate implementation of Sustainable Legacies, AECOM’s ESG strategy.

  • Drive internal adoption of new ways of working – and delivering work – aligned with Digital AECOM’s strategic priorities.

  • Provide communications support for key operational initiatives relating to Safety, Health & Environment (SH&E), Ethics & Compliance and IT/Cybersecurity.

  • Coordinate with cross-functional teams to drive consistency across communications.

  • Assess and monitor organizational climate through networking, stakeholder management and employee listening.

  • Measure effectiveness and impact of campaigns and communications.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Marketing, Communications or related field and at least 4 years of professional, employee communications-related experience, or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.

  • Experience with turning complex information into relevant, engaging, timely and valuable content is essential

  • Experience writing for a diverse audience with multiple types and channels.

  • Proven track record of success in employee communications and ability to design and execute ideas: plan, develop, communicate, benchmark, track, measure, etc.

  • Current on communications best practices and emerging employee engagement techniques and trends.

  • Experience with managing multiple projects simultaneously and to work autonomously.

  • Consultative, service-oriented mindset and collaborative problem-solving skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working for a similarly large, complex, global organization

  • Team player with excellent listening skills and diplomacy; willingness to work with various different colleagues on a variety of initiatives.

  • Thrives in a fast-paced culture of change and innovation with attention to detail and a sense of urgency.

  • Productive in uncertainty, champion of change and open to experimentation and taking strategic risks.

  • Professional presence with strong management and relationship-building skills to work successfully in a global, matrixed organization.

Additional Information

  • Relocation assistance is not available for this position

  • Sponsorship for US work authorization is not available for this position, now or in the future

Offered rate of compensation (California locations only) will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $71,000 - $125,000.

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 and disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, wellness and global well-being, and global EAP, Business Travel and Service Awards programs.


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 $13.1 billion in fiscal year 2022. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at 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: J10096204

Business Line: Corporate

Business Group: Corporate

Strategic Business Unit: Corporate Communications

Career Area: Marketing & Communications

Work Location Model: Hybrid