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AECOM Strategic Public Outreach & Communications Manager in Los Angeles, California

Company Description

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Job Description

AECOM is seeking a strategic community engagement and communications manager based out of the Los Angeles or San Diego, CA, office. This position could include opportunities to work throughout the state, with an additional focus on the San Francisco Bay Area.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to support the AECOM U.S. West Region and its clients in several business lines, including water, environment, transportation, and energy.

This position includes the following duties:

  • Strategic engagement planning;

  • All aspects of planning and executing a full range of stakeholder-focused meetings, workshops, and other forums;

  • Coordination and partnership with Community Based Organizations, applying a diverse set of process skills including facilitation;

  • Designing and conducting effective community and stakeholder engagement;

  • Development of project proposals and identification of new business opportunities;

  • Project and client management; and contract administration.

The ideal candidate is a communications and stakeholder engagement practitioner with experience planning and executing communications and community engagement programs in Southern California, with a focus on equity and inclusion in process and outcomes.

This candidate will also have a track record of successful management of complex engagement processes. Demonstrated experience working with Community Based Organizations as part of an engagement process is a significant plus.


Minimum Requirements:

-BA/BS in Communications, Journalism, Marketing, Planning, or a related field

-8+ years of experience with communications and/or stakeholder engagement

Preferred Qualifications:

-Strong verbal and written communications skills

-Excellent time management and organizational skills

-Experience in the fields of urban planning, public policy, and equity is desired

-Excellent client service skills

-Familiarity with community engagement best practices and evaluation measures

-Experience planning and executing strategic communications programs

-Ability to understand complex issues and simplify for broader audiences

-Ability to work at client locations in the Los Angeles and San Diego areas

-Fluency in Spanish, or other languages in addition to English, is a significant plus

-Desire to take on new challenges and help identify solutions

-Willingness to travel occasionally

Additional Information

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 $95,000 - $150,000.

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! 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.

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.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10074820

Business Line: B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Marketing & Communications