Senior Specialist, Communications - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

Rocky Hill
United States

United States of America - California, Los Angeles

Job Summary

Senior Specialist, Communications

AECOM is a fast-paced global company with the mission to build a better world. We are seeking a Senior Specialist, Communications who thrives in a complex cutting-edge business environment and is passionate about the field of Communications. This role will focus on creating, leading and supporting communications for strategic initiatives within AECOM’s largest operating group - Design & Consulting Services, Americas.

Our ideal teammate is:

  • A confident and strategic world-class communicator

  • A change agent, comfortable with complex and often ambiguous situations

  • A business person who understands the dynamics of a Fortune 500 company

  • A professional who inspires confidence in senior leaders and others

  • A creative problem solver obsessed with continuous improvement

  • A Communications expert, skilled at all forms of internal and external audience engagement

  • A tech savvy creative, excited by trends in new media and beyond

  • A positive and enthusiastic team player

  • This role can be located in any AECOM U.S. office.


  • Stakeholder analysis and mapping for strategic initiatives across the business

  • Design and implement change management communication strategies and secure stakeholder buy-in

  • Develop and implement targeted communication plans on message and on time

  • Proactively source content and draft communications across diverse formats for internal and external audiences

  • Survey design, data collection, analysis, and continuous improvement

  • Report regularly on progress against business plans and objectives - forecast emerging issues.

  • Make recommendations for improvements based on insights, best practices and business objectives

  • Creation of quality deliverables


Minimum Requirements

Bachelor’s degree plus two years of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

Preferred Qualifications


  • A minimum of 5 years progressive experience in strategic communications

  • Proven experience working in a complex, fast-paced business environment

  • Experience working with media outlets and reporters

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited higher learning program

  • Expert writer, editor and communicator

  • Proven ability to work confidently with senior executives from across an organization

  • Strong project management and organizational skills

  • Detail oriented and passionate about great work

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion, diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only

delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Communications

Business Line Geography OH

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 233542BR

Additional Locations US - Austin, TX - 9400 Amberglen Boulevard, US - Bloomington, IN - 400 West 7th St, US - Charlotte, NC - 5925 Carnegie Boulevard, US - Colorado Springs, CO - 2315 Briargate Parkway, US - Columbia, SC - 101 Research Drive, US - Corpus Christi, TX - 711 N Carancahua, US - Detroit, MI - 400 Renaissance Center, US - Fort Myers, FL - 4415 Metro Pkwy, US - Grand Rapids, MI - 3950 Sparks Drive SE, US - Greenville, SC - 10 Patewood Dr, US - Greenwood Village, CO - 6200 South Quebec Street, US - Indianapolis, IN - One Indiana Square, US - Jacksonville, FL - 4168 Southpoint Parkway, US - Rocky Hill, CT

Clearance Required 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.