AECOM Marketing Specialist in Charlotte, North Carolina

Requisition/Vacancy No. 148716BR

Position Title Marketing Specialist

Job Category Marketing

Business Line Water

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - North Carolina

City Charlotte

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

About the Business Line


We create comprehensive delivery solutions for water, wastewater and wet weather systems, desalination, water resources, water reuse, tunneling, and community infrastructure through traditional and alternative delivery services such as program management and design-build.

Job Summary

AECOM Technical Services is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Marketing Specialist for immediate employment for the Charlotte, NC office. The Marketing Specialist will be a key professional, critical to the success of AECOM’s marketing program, business development, and production of related documents, including proposals, statements of qualification, and presentations.

The candidate will:­

  • Function as a fully competent marketing professional in all aspects of marketing, proposals, and business development

  • Independently plan and conduct work that requires judgment and decision making through the proposal/marketing process

  • Coordinate and manage the process for assigned proposal and presentation efforts and marketing/business development materials

  • Ensure client focus is woven into proposals and marketing materials

  • Write some sections for proposals

  • Develop slides for presentations

  • Coordinate with other AECOM offices and partner firms on proposal and presentation efforts

  • Be involved in pursuit strategy meetings and help develop ‘win’ themes

  • Conduct quality assurance/quality control on proposals

  • Occasional travel on behalf of the company

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in related field (business, marketing, etc.)

  • 5+ years’ experience in the AE industry and experience and strengths in: Proposal development and production, including integration of detailed technical concepts into an effective and cohesive sales document

  • Or demonstrated equivalent combination of education, skills, knowledge, abilities and experience

  • Proficiency in Adobe InDesign, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, and Excel

  • Ability to coordinate multiple assignments and deadlines in a fast paced environment

  • Ability to develop proposal outline, schedule and task assignments for compliance with RFQ/RFP requirements

  • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to communicate with others in a teamwork oriented environment

  • Excellent time-management skills, including the ability to balance competing priorities and requirements driving towards a deadline for a submittal

  • Ability to interpret, coordinate and execute complex marketing and/or production tasks­ associated with proposals, presentations and other materials

  • Experience and skill at reviewing, organizing, translating and editing written documentation to improve clarity

  • Ability to conduct final QA/QC check, including proofreading for grammar and RFP compliance and checking for conformance to established strategies and plans

  • Intensive and diversified knowledge of marketing and proposal principles in the coordination and production of proposals, presentations, as well as other business development/marketing materials

Preferred Qualifications

  • Graphic design skills

  • Water/Wastewater/Water Resources industry knowledge and experience

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 to view the EEO Is The Law poster.