AECOM Marketing Specialist in Chicago, Illinois

Requisition/Vacancy No. 148653BR

Position Title Marketing Specialist

Job Category Marketing

Business Line Architecture

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - Illinois

City Chicago

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 help shape the world around us — from high-rise buildings to educational, cultural, research and transportation facilities. Our design process is based on energy-efficient building systems, and appropriate selection of materials and form to maximize environmental conditions and long-term performance.

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Marketing Specialist to support our Buildings + Places business line which is dedicated to design excellence and an integrated approach to the built environment. This marketing role, based in Chicago, is an integral part of our company’s marketing network in the Americas and will support the Buildings + Places team.

With a range of expertise from strategy and design through project realization, AECOM makes connections among people and places to provide new insight and better outcomes for clients and communities. Better outcomes grow economies, protect natural systems, conserve natural resources, make societies more equitable and connect and engage people through relevant and innovative design solutions. Our Buildings + Places business line focuses on design excellence through workplace strategy, architecture, interiors, economics and development planning, master planning, urban planning, building engineering, and landscape architecture.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, those listed below:

  • Works with a variety of marketing, technical and support staff

  • Responsible for tracking progress of assigned opportunities in Salesforce

  • Participates in the maintenance of marketing information, such as project sheets and credentials

  • Undertakes special projects, such as award submittals, as assigned

  • Supports senior proposal managers on complex pursuits as needed, including subconsultant coordination, tasks related proposal compliance (forms, project data research), and production

  • Works under general supervision and collaboration with the Metro/Area marketing leader and the Midwest area manager

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • 5+ years related industry and marketing graphic design experience

  • Understands the Chicago market and client base with the ability to participate in strategy and messaging to win and secure new business

  • Advanced graphics sensibility with strength in written and visual storytelling to support messaging around people, projects, and design services

  • Knowledgeable about key design industry events and publications in order to support communication planning and outreach efforts

  • Ability to operate autonomously and within a team setting

  • Effective and personable verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong organizational aptitude and attention to detail

  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite 6/Creative Cloud

  • Proficient in MS Office (current version): Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Preferred Qualifications

  • Associate or Bachelor's Degree in Marketing, Journalism, English or Design

  • Experience in proposal management and coordination for design firms

  • Excellent graphic design sense

  • Experience in Salesforce desirable

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.