AECOM Marketing Specialist in Arlington, Virginia

Requisition/Vacancy No. 149735BR

Position Title Marketing Specialist

Job Category Marketing

Business Line Government

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - Virginia

City Arlington

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at www.aecom.com.

About the Business Line

Government

AECOM works with national and local governments around the world to manage and support critical programs in the areas of defense, security and intelligence; energy and climate change; environmental cleanup and waste management; infrastructure development, protection and resilience; and international development. Our global operations and connected expertise enable us to provide cutting-edge, relevant and cost-effective solutions that help our clients safeguard and enrich society and the world we live in.

Job Summary

The National Governments marketing team is looking for full-time support from a Marketing Specialist to support proposal and presentation layout, production, and editing. Work may be performed under the direction of the department manager, marketing managers, or business development staff, but the position will report directly to the department manager.

Tasks may include any or all of the below:

  • Providing conceptual input for document design while ensuring Request for Proposal (RFP) instructions pertaining to format, fonts, etc. are being followed along with internal branding guidelines

  • Creating and updating graphics, including organization charts, maps, flow charts, infographics, and matrices

  • Coordinating with companies who are part of our teams to request and collect capabilities data, resumes, project descriptions, or other narratives to respond to proposal requirements

  • Copy editing proposal content such as executive summaries, resumes, project descriptions, and other narratives

  • Performing final layout in Word, InDesign, or other programs, as well as production of hard copies as required

  • Proactively conduct quality assurance/quality control on proposal/marketing materials through strong grammatical skills and attention to consistency and detail

  • Formatting and developing graphics for white papers, other technical submittals, and award nomination packages

  • Using strong organizational and time management skills to juggle multiple tasks with differing deadlines and consistently produce a professional document

  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements

  • Associates degree in graphic design, visual communications, or related field, or equivalent combination of education, skills, knowledge, and abilities performing document production and graphics services

  • 2+ years of experience with document layout, graphic design, and editing of marketing communications or technical documents

  • Advanced ability to work in Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Adobe Creative Suite including InDesign, and SharePoint

  • An ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment are necessary

  • A can-do attitude and willingness to find new ways to do things

  • Attention to detail, creativity, proactive interpersonal and communication skills, organization skills, conceptual thinking skills, effective decision-making, and document production skills

  • Our work has non-negotiable deadlines, so a critical requirement for this position is being able to complete work on schedule

  • Work may occasionally be required in the evenings or weekends to meet deadlines or to coordinate with staff in different time zones

  • Due to the nature of the work, US Citizenship is required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree preferred

  • Industry (AEC/environmental) experience with a range of markets (architectural, engineering, infrastructure, environmental, etc.)

  • Training/knowledge of a wide application of design principles, theories, and concepts is preferred

  • Ability to bring creative and proactive ideas for design and layout, compared to simply putting material designed by others into a graphics program

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here at http://www.aecom.com/content/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/EEO-is-the-Law-poster-supplement.pdf to view the EEO Is The Law poster.