AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Communications and Public Relations Project Associate for immediate employment in the Atlanta, GA office. This position will play a key role in communications strategies and plans related to transportation planning projects and programs. The ideal candidate possesses technical excellence in the area of public relations, communications and/or public involvement; critical to the firm's successful completion of planning projects. May possess full technical control over project aspects related to communications and public relations in support of the project team. Sources and follows up on business development leads as related to transportation planning projects or other firm-related pursuits. Financial and project management goals are defined by the organization annually. Generally requires 6+ years of experience. Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent, advanced degree preferred.
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 - 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.
BA/BS in communications, public relations, marketing, business or related field.
6 plus years of demonstrated experience in public relations, community engagement programs, and/or marketing
Previous leadership in community engagement, strong public speaking and writing skills, events management, and the ability to recruit, manage and cultivate volunteer leadership.
Possesses technical excellence in the area of specialty that is critical to the firm's success.
energetic individual with initiative, imagination, and strong organizational, strategic, and interpersonal skills.
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 Planning
Business Line Transportation
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United States of America
Position Status Full Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 272952BR
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.