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AECOM Outreach and Engagement Specialist - Hartford, Connecticut in Rocky Hill, Connecticut

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a highly talented, self-driven and motivated Outreach and Engagement Specialist based in Hartford, Connecticut.

In this position, you will be a member of the Outreach and Engagement team on our CT rides project, which manages the statewide transportation demand management (TDM) program for the Connecticut Department of Transportation.

This program aims to reduce traffic congestion and improve air quality by encouraging Connecticut residents to use green, active transportation modes such as carpooling, public transportation, and bicycling.

As a CTrides Outreach and Engagement Specialist, you will be responsible for building and maintaining relationships with CTrides partners within an assigned territory. You will assist these partners with the implementation of commuter options programs that help reduce traffic congestion and improve air quality. You will work in a fast-paced team environment following a sales model with monthly performance metrics.

This position is expected to begin in September 2022

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

  • Develops and implements internal and external communications that include: internet/intranet content, press releases, award submissions, conference/tradeshow material, email messaging, and AECOM enterprise initiatives

  • Provides communication consultation to internal/external departments

  • Must have a combination of writing, graphics, organizational/management and people skills

  • Must be able to work independently and as part of a team; manage multiple assignments; interact effectively with employees at all levels

  • Exercises sound judgment when communicating with internal and/or external clients or customers

  • Latitude of creativity is required to produce effective and successful communication materials

  • Works under limited supervision with final work product reviewed to validate consistency with branding requirements and messaging

  • May provide functional advice and training to less experienced team members

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 over 50,000 strong driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.


As populations grow, so do demands for safe, expedient, and cost-effective transportation. AECOM’s Transportation business line partners with clients around the world to build, modernize and expand transportation projects that carry all our communities into the future safely and reliably.

We use our extensive knowledge in planning, designing and managing transportation systems as well as restoring and replacing aging infrastructure to help our public and private clients find smarter, more advanced ways to move people across cities, countries and continents.

Our integrated approach and social responsibility have earned us the trust of local municipalities, government agencies, commercial clients and public-private partnerships. Our expertise and global reach enable us to deliver high-quality solutions for our clients that pave the way for long-lasting benefits to society.

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS + None or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Valid Driver's License

Preferred Qualifications

  • Excellent writing and interpersonal communication skills and experience in handling multiple tasks in an organized and efficient manner

  • Conduct market research, develop prospecting strategies, build relationships, and identify new partnership opportunities

  • The ability to synthesize information, summarize critical insights, and communicate solutions in clear verbal and written form is essential

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office computer applications, including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

  • Customer Relationship Management experience is a plus

​Additional Information:

  • Relocation 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 Marketing

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 272160BR

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.