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AECOM Communication & Community Engagement Consultant / Graduate Consultant in Brisbane, Australia

Job Summary

Our Brisbane team has a fantastic opportunity for a passionate Communication & Engagement Consultant who is excited about engaging stakeholders and local communities on a variety of environmental, infrastructure and urban planning projects across Queensland! This role is perfect for a junior consultant who is just starting their career as a graduate or for a professional who is looking to broaden their experience working in a multi-disciplinary organisation.

Working as part of our high performing C+E Team, this opportunity will give you the chance to get involved in a wide variety of activities from developing high level communication and engagement strategies through to data collection and analysis, risk identification and issues management on contentious projects, to designing community surveys.

This role will see you working across multiple projects with a range of stakeholders – you will never get bored, and two days will never be the same! One day you might be leading and supporting tenders and managing project hotlines, and the next you might be facilitating workshops and community engagement events – this role will see you do it all!

Our team is passionate about our projects - we work hard, pitch in to support each other and celebrate the wins. If you’re interested in joining a great team who loves what they do, apply now!

Minimum Requirements

  • 0-6 years’ experience working within a dynamic, fast-paced environment (preferably consulting);

  • Passionate about delivering high quality engagement and communication services across a broad range of clients (private, local, state and federal government);

  • Excellent communication skills – both written and verbal;

  • Agile approach – always looking for the best outcome on each project;

  • Excellent report writing and presentation skills which are fresh, professional and tailored to each audience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, Communication/PR or Business (or similar);

  • IAP2 Certificate in Public Participation (highly desirable)

  • Proficient in Consultation Manager (CMS) or similar;

  • Previous experience in coordinating community consultation events;

  • Some flexibility with travel in short stints from time to time.

What We Offer

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Communications

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Australia

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 257031BR

Virtual: No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.