AECOM Corporate & Financial Communications Specialist in Los Angeles, California
AECOM is seeking a Corporate & Financial Communications Specialist to join our Corporate Communications team. Reporting to and working closely with the Senior Director of Financial, Corporate and Digital Communications, the Communications Specialist will play key role in supporting these campaigns. In particular, this role will aid in the development of AECOM’s financial communications narrative that is supported by substantive proof points, with the goal of maximizing the company’s visibility within the finance and business community, as well as current and potential employees and key clients.
The position requires an individual with exceptional critical thinking ability and the ability to closely collaborate with internal stakeholders, including engagement with the communications, marketing, finance, legal, HR and other operational groups. In addition, the role demands strong project management capabilities, a passion for learning, a strategic point of view that aligns with the goals of the business, and the ability to earn the confidence of respective colleagues and leadership. Experience with investor relations, crisis communications and executive communications is required.
This is a high-visibility role that will provide a tremendous opportunity to engage with top-level leaders on the most important strategic initiatives and communications campaigns underway across the company.
This position will offer flexibility for hybrid work schedules, and can be based from Los Angeles, CA / New York, NY / or Dallas, TX.
Partner with the Communications and Investor Relations teams in the creation of press releases, earnings & other call scripts, conference presentations, Q&A sheets, meeting booklets, Board presentations, and messaging documents.
Develop both internal and external communications materials, presentations, speeches, and associated execution strategies.
Develop and create presentations used by C-suite executives, aligned with the overall communications strategy.
Regularly engage with key stakeholders across the organization to fully understand AECOM’s strategic priorities and business performance to ensure any communications materials are aligned with the current business environment.
Contribute to leadership communications to corporate audiences, as well as to broader AECOM organization.
Collaborate on media outreach strategies and plans to favorably position AECOM with business/financial outlets.
Identify adjacent communications opportunities to leverage existing materials and expertise by contributing to other, related communications campaigns or initiatives.
Ability to work in a high-paced environment with a sense of urgency.
High proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint; experience involving extensive work with complex spreadsheets.
Financial Communications Specialist II:
- Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance, Economics, Marketing, Communications or related field plus at least 2 years of relevant experience either at a communications agency or consultancy, or in an in-house corporate communications role or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education
Financial Communications Specialist III:
- Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance, Economics, Marketing, Communications or related field plus at least 4 years of relevant experience either at a communications agency or consultancy, or in an in-house corporate communications role or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education
Direct experience providing communications support for IRO or C-suite executives preferred.
Understanding of and familiarity with financial markets, SEC filings, and the investment community.
Self-starter with critical thinking skills, ambition, interest in taking on new challenges, and high level of attention to detail.
Exceptional written and verbal communication skills; ability to interact with senior level executives and stakeholders; strong team player.
Strong organizational skills – ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
Consultative, service-oriented mindset and collaborative problem-solving skills.
Team player with excellent listening skills and diplomacy; willingness to work with multiple different colleagues on a variety of initiatives.
Proactive and goal-oriented, with the ability to work independently and manage change effectively.
Demonstrated ability to relay financial data to a non-financial as well as primary financial audience.
Sponsorship for US work authorization is not available for this position.
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 Corporate
Business Group Corporate
Country United States of America
Position Status Full Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 266544BR
Additional Locations US - Dallas, TX - 13355 Noel Road, US - New York, NY - 605 Third Ave
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.