AECOM Executive Assistant - Enterprise Communications in New York, New York

Business Line AECOM Corporate

Position Title Executive Assistant - Enterprise Communications

United States of America - New York

New York

Job Summary

In this key role on the Enterprise Communications Team, will provide administrative support to three global communications vice presidents through:

  • Managing administrative tasks including setting up meetings, ordering supplies and food and managing vendor relationships.

  • Screening incoming telephone calls and mail.

  • Providing research assistance on various communications projects and initiatives.

  • Processing timesheets.

  • Coordinating meetings and other events including addressing meeting requests in the context of the executives’ priorities and preparing meeting materials and presentations.

  • Arranging and managing complex international and domestic travel agendas and expense reports.

  • Preparing and providing executive travel briefings.

  • Managing special projects and events.

  • Prioritizing requests and ensuring deadlines are met.

  • Responding to inquiries, overseeing incoming communications, and when appropriate, initiating action on the executives’ behalf.

  • Interacting with senior executives, internal and external business partners and other key stakeholders.

  • Maintaining accurate databases including address books, files and contacts.

Minimum Requirements

This position requires a high level of resourcefulness, outstanding administrative skills, ability to prioritize and multi-task, excellent communication skills and a high degree of confidentiality. The successful candidate will be a self-motivated, highly organized and detail-oriented individual who thrives in a flexible and fast-paced environment. Requirements include:

  • Three or more years of experience as an executive assistant to senior leadership in large, global organizations with a verifiably excellent performance track record.

  • Solid understanding of business concepts and highly skilled in upper-level administrative support.

  • Highly proficient computer skills including preparing presentations, working with spreadsheets and with Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word and Power Point.

  • Experience working in a highly demanding and fast-paced environment with highly confidential information.

  • Highest degree of integrity, professionalism, diplomacy and discretion.

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks efficiently and effectively and meet tight deadlines.

  • Ability to anticipate and address issues and executives’ needs.

  • Be a resourceful and independent thinker, able to think and act strategically.

  • Demonstrate good judgment and decision making capabilities.

  • Self-starter with excellent prioritization skills.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Experienced working with all levels in a corporate environment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree and/or specialized training.

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.


Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Administrative Support / Secretarial

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 161207BR