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AECOM Strategic Marketing & Clients Director - Transportation in Chicago, Illinois

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Strategic Marketing & Clients Director for our Transportation business line. This will be a remote / virtual position that can be based from a variety of US office locations.

The Global Business Line Strategic Marketing Director will support the strategy and business goals of the Global Business Line and the Chief Strategy Office; developing and implementing measurable, client-focused and strategic marketing campaigns to support growth. They will be an integral part of both the Global Business Line leadership team and the Enterprise Strategic Marketing team; and be expected to collaborate extensively within those teams, as well as across a global network of teams.

They will support and contribute to global campaigns initiated by the enterprise strategic marketing team, as well as driving continuous marketing improvement across their business line. They will be responsible for meeting a series of KPIs, including contributing to the financial success of the Global Business Line.

They will demonstrate a deep understanding and experience of brand, marketing strategy development, strategy delivery, business development, CAM and client experience; in support of the pre-positioning and capture of key pursuits.

They will provide a strong client focus, championing the voice of the client by defining, prioritizing and leading the development of insights, strategies and marketing plans aligned with business and marketing goals.


  • Self-starter with the ability to work as a positive, energized and adaptable team member

  • Exceptional collaborative influencing skills

  • Highly developed written and oral communication skills, including the ability to present ideas and influence senior leaders.

  • Extremely strong relationship building skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to champion and drive ideas/programs

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills, able to work under pressure and prioritize effectively

  • Able to demonstrate passion, energy and drive, especially in the face of resistance.

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS plus 12 years of relevant marketing experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education including 4 years of leadership experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Formal marketing training or qualification (e.g. CIM).

  • 15 years’ experience in a similar role in a professional services environment.

  • Global organization experience preferable but not essential.

Additional Information:

Due to the remote / virtual nature of this position, relocation assistance is not available.

Offered rate of compensation (Colorado locations only) will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is: $95,000 to 220,000

AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D and disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, wellness and global well-being, and global EAP, Business Travel and Service Awards programs.

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 Marketing

Business Line Corporate

Business Group Corporate

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 267042BR

Additional Locations US - Arlington, VA - 3101 Wilson Blvd, US - Atlanta, GA - 1360 Peachtree St NE, US - Boston, MA - One Federal St, US - Chicago, IL - 303 E Wacker Drive, US - Conshohocken, PA - 625 West Ridge Pike, US - Dallas, TX - 13355 Noel Road, US - Grand Rapids, MI - 3950 Sparks Drive SE, US - Houston, TX - 19219 Katy Freeway, US - Los Angeles, CA - 300 S Grand Ave, US - Raleigh, NC - 5438 Wade Park Boulevard, Suite 200, US - Tampa, FL - 7650 W Courtney Campbell Causeway

Virtual: Yes

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.