AECOM Senior Communications Advisor in Sydney, Australia

Requisition/Vacancy No. 144882BR

Position Title Senior Communications Advisor

Job Category Marketing

Business Line Support/Cross Services

Country Australia

State/Province/Region AU - New South Wales

City Sydney

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

AECOM Shared Services

We support our employees globally by coordinating and managing the day-to-day operations of General Accounting, Human Resources, Administration, Marketing and Information Technology. We pride ourselves on ensuring we deliver the best customer service possible to our people while building trust and relationships with all of our constituents.

Job Summary

Located in our state of the art offices in Sydney or Melbourne CBD, this role is all about driving client communications and helping lift AECOM’s external profile. Reporting to the Sales and Marketing Manager, your varied days will require you to work with the marketing team and Subject Matter Experts to deliver compelling written content, develop communications strategy for marketing campaigns and contribute to our well established thought leadership platforms.

AECOM is a preeminent global firm, led by collaborative leaders who genuinely believe in the value marketing provides to their business. You will be a member of our hardworking marketing team across Australia and New Zealand. The team is passionate about developing world class strategic marketing and communications plans, the biggest issue we have is prioritising all the great ideas. We’re all about flexibility, and we’re happy to talk about ways to do this role in a way that suits you, and AECOM.

Some of your main responsibilities will include:

• Working with the marketing team, Subject Matter Experts and clients to manage our flagship thought leadership publication

• Client communications strategy and content development to support our key marketing campaigns

• Research, develop and review client centric thought leadership articles

• Engaging with external communications team to leverage content

Minimum Requirements

  • 5 years + of communications experience

  • Professional services or experience of working within a matrix structured organisation

  • Experienced and rounded communicator who lives at the nexus between a good story and helping an organisation achieve its commercial objectives

  • Excellent writing, grammar and editing skills with strong attention to detail

  • Experience of interviewing technical leaders and developing insightful copy

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in a related subject

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.