AECOM Communications Specialist in San Diego, California
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AECOM is seeking a talented and highly motivated Communications Specialist to support our Energy team’s growing projects, including large utility programs in Southern California.
The successful candidate should be a dynamic, self-directed individual. The candidate will need strong technical, organizational, writing and communication skills to ensure projects meet communications objectives.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
Support development and execution of communications plans to support programs and projects
Coordination and partnership with Community Based Organizations
Maintain and build client relationships by coordinating with client outreach specialists and communications teams
Measure and analyze the impact of communications activities
Support implementation of stakeholder engagement and communication strategies, including meeting organization and facilitation
Coordinate with other AECOM and client staff to prepare graphic displays and layouts for public information
Develop presentations and materials for various stakeholders within a client’s brand guidelines
Prepare program and project materials, such as fact sheets, FAQs, press releases, and newsletters
Develop and track stakeholder communications
Plan and implement program and project events as needed
Assist with managing subcontractor coordination and engagement across program efforts
Ability to understand technical project information, develop an outreach strategy related to that information, and oversee the tasks within that strategy to execution
Assist with development of project proposals and identification of new business opportunities
Perform task, schedule, and budget management
AECOM’s Energy practice provides a wide range of services from consulting and engineering design to energy engineering, energy procurement and construction (EPC) for power, energy efficiency, and renewable energy clients. Our understanding of the big picture – and the interconnection between generation, distribution, storage, and the demand side of the meter – allows us to deliver holistic strategies that improve and modernize next generation energy infrastructure. We connect knowledge and experience across our global framework to bring together a unique combination of engineers, planners, scientists, and project managers who advance cleaner, secure, and more sustainable energy solutions.
- BA/BS degree in communications, journalism, public relations, English, marketing, planning, or a related discipline with minimum 2 years of relevant experience.
Project management and organizational skills
Proficiency with InDesign
Communications experience in relevant areas such as utility programs, renewable energy, capital projects, decarbonization, and/or sustainability
Strong written and oral communications skills, including copyediting and familiarity with AP style
Ability to synthesize complex materials and to craft creative, persuasive language and compelling messaging for a variety of audiences
Fluency with Microsoft Office products, including strong Microsoft Excel skills
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Experience planning and executing strategic communications programs
Relocation is not available for this position
Sponsorship is available for this position.
Offered rate of compensation (California locations only) will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $63,283.93 - $87,015.40 annually 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.
As a condition of employment, candidates must pass a drug screening.
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Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity
You will have 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.
AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.
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Business Line: Energy
Business Group: DCS
Strategic Business Unit: East
Career Area: Marketing & Communications
Work Location Model: Hybrid