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AECOM Marketing Systems Writer - Communications Coordinator I in Los Angeles, California

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Marketing Systems Writer - Communications Coordinator I to be based in Chicago, IL. The full-time Communications Coordinator will support the knowledge management and marketing systems activities for the U.S. West Region marketing team. We are seeking a candidate who has education and experience with writing and content development and an interest in data systems.

The Communications Coordinator is a member of the U.S. West Region’s marketing team, which leads in developing the external, client-facing marketing communications and collateral to support the business and growth objectives for all AECOM business lines within the West region.

This position will report directly to a marketing leader for the West region. Work may also be performed under the direction of leadership representing marketing, growth, strategy, digital, or business development and operations.

This position is expected to begin in February 2022.

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunities 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.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

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.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Provides direct support to marketing’s knowledge management and system teams, which includes assisting our content managers, as well as marketing and communications managers

  • Provides editing, writing, and content development and data updates related to our systems dedicated to staff (CV/resumes), project descriptions, corporate boilerplate, and other content. Content generated is leveraged in positioning to win work and for the creation of proposal or qualification responses, or to support campaigns and initiatives.

  • Supports editing for portions of proposal and qualifications, or client-facing collateral such as thought leadership development and presentations.

  • Able to assist proposal teams with requests for information such as performing basic searches or supporting editing requests based on results

  • Works under the supervision of content managers following standards and guidance for systems

  • Supports content collection and updates for libraries

  • Applies brand guidelines to writing and technical editing for proposals, firm qualifications or narratives, award submissions, and other collateral.

  • Interacts directly with internal clients and subject matter experts from proposal teams, marcomms, and communications or technical teams.

  • Supports communication internally for marketing best practices or training initiatives working in collaboration with marketing and the business lines.

  • May assist with aspects of production and content for training and learning projects and events

  • Project management of small projects per the direction of the manager.

  • Supports marketing’s knowledge management and system team goals to advance marketing data systems as a central resource that provides AECOM teams with accurate and fresh content to drive winning work, and improved efficiencies across teams and differentiate.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in English, journalism, communications, and or marketing,

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proven writing and editing abilities, with writing samples provided if selected to interview

  • Knowledge of SharePoint or similar document library system and value of metadata a plus

  • Comfortable working with, and interest in, data systems functionality a plus

  • Strong written and oral communication skills, and effective listening skills

  • Demonstrates a focus on quality and accuracy, able to deliver repeatable results

  • Conscientious, team-oriented, and flexible: the ability to work independently and on multiple, concurrent projects with revolving, occasionally shifting deadlines or quick turnaround requests

  • Highly professional: Ability to interact with fellow marketing teammates and staff from across the AECOM organization (regional and global marketing and communications teams, business line leadership, subject matter experts, etc.)

  • Ability to support project needs among multiple team members

  • Ability to work in a collaborative, virtual team environment, across all U.S. time zones

  • Experience with or open to working in project management web-based software

  • Experience with Microsoft Office software, including Excel and virtual meetings (Teams)

Additional Information:

  • Sponsorship not available

  • Resume and portfolio of recent work must be submitted

  • A writing sample must be submitted

  • Offered rate of compensation will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range is $18.04 - $24.81 hourly (non-exempt).

  • 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, retirement benefits, 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 Geography OH

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 262155BR

Additional Locations US - Austin, TX - 13640 Briarwick Drive, Suite 200, US - Dallas, TX - 13355 Noel Road, US - Denver, CO - 7595 East Technology Way, US - Houston, TX - 19219 Katy Freeway, US - Los Angeles, CA - 300 S Grand Ave, US - Orange, CA - 999 Town & Country Rd, US - Sacramento, CA - 2020 L St, US - Saint Louis, MO - 100 N Broadway 20th Floor

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.

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