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AECOM Internal Communications Specialist in Piscataway, New Jersey

Job Summary

AECOM is looking for an Internal Communications Specialist for its Americas Regions Internal Communications team. This position is based within the NYC the Tri-State area with the requirement to work in the Clifton, NJ; Piscataway, NJ; and/or New York, NY AECOM office 1-2 days a week, and offers flexible work options for hybrid remote schedules.


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 Summary:

This role oversees the production of strategic employee communications, supporting key business priorities and ensuring our people are connected, informed and engaged. Reporting to the Director, Internal Communications, this person will engage with the U.S West, U.S. East and Latin America, and Canada Regions to support and advance internal initiatives.

The successful candidate will be a reliable and enthusiastic team player who is excited about joining an organization responsible for delivering many of the most iconic and impactful infrastructure projects around the world.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Build, target, test and issue monthly newsletters using Poppulo, an internal communications management tool

  • Coordinate translation and deployment of translated materials via our French translation service

  • Support internal content development, including editorial calendars and project trackers.

  • Update and continuously improve Intranet

  • Write, edit and proofread communications materials.

  • Leverage communication programs, message platforms, assets and channels to support business priorities.

  • Support efforts to ensure messages reach target audiences.

  • Develop strong relationships with internal clients to provide communications support.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, English, marketing, journalism or related discipline plus two (2) years of professional, corporate communications-related experience, preferably in a global, multi-site company or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong written and oral communications skills, including copyediting and familiarity with AP style.

  • Ability to synthesize complex materials and to craft creative, persuasive language and compelling messaging for a variety of global audiences.

  • Strong attention to detail to ensure accuracy, completeness and thoroughness of all work.

  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize, multi-task and work effectively on a variety of projects concurrently in a demanding, deadline-driven environment.

  • Proven ability to ensure accuracy, completeness and thoroughness of all work products.

  • Self-starter capable of assuming responsibility for several tasks at once with little supervision.

  • Project management and organizational skills.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office including PowerPoint, Word and Excel. Sharepoint, Creative Suite and Poppulo knowledge is preferred.

  • Detail oriented and passionate about delivering high-value work

  • Creative and resourceful, with a keen interest on driving best-in-class communications

  • A time management superstar – able to navigate competing priorities and multiple projects

  • A quick learner who embraces new technologies and platforms

  • A positive and enthusiastic team player

Additional Information:

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

  • Sponsorship for US Employment Authorization is not available for this position

  • AECOM encourages, but does not require, its employees to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. However, this position is on a project or a worksite, which requires workers to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Proof of vaccination or an approved accommodation must be received in order to enter an AECOM or worksite location in New York City, NY.

What We Offer

We will give you 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.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

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

Job Category Communications

Business Line Geography OH

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 268966BR

Additional Locations US - Clifton, NJ - 1255 Broad Street, US - Piscataway, NJ - 30 Knightsbridge Rd

Virtual: Yes

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.