AECOM Entry-Level Public Involvement Specialist in Austin, Texas

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Position Title Entry-Level Public Involvement Specialist

United States of America - Texas


Job Summary

AECOM is hiring for an Entry-Level Public Involvement Specialist

in our Austin, TX Office.

Imagine working on rewarding projects within a diverse culture, and having access to exceptional training and career development opportunities. Working at AECOM means being part of a global team, working with award-winning professionals across the world. Aspire to be a key player on some of the best projects regionally, with opportunities to work on projects nationally or internationally. Our people bring deep industry knowledge to help you succeed.

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

  • Provides support for development and implementation of public involvement plans to maximize the engagement of local communities in new infrastructure project development.

  • Supports opportunities to educate stakeholders, press, and public on project activities and milestones

  • Creates public involvement outreach materials such as PowerPoint presentations, fact sheets, brochures, website copy, and newsletters

  • Supports the dissemination of facts and information about project activities to external agencies, associations and news agencies using print, radio and/or visual media

  • Prepares social media plans and content

  • Works with graphic designers/software engineers to create and maintain project websites

  • Assists in the planning and logistics for public meetings, open houses, and other community events, and participated in these events.

  • As required, coordinates and performs other communication functions to support AECOM projects

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university to include communications, journalism, English, public relations, planning, or closely-related field

  • Excellent writing and interpersonal communication skills and ability to handle multiple tasks in an organized and efficient manner

  • Strong social media skills

  • Ability to work well with individuals from a variety of backgrounds and experience, including community leaders, residents, service providers, local officials and elected representatives

  • Proficiency with computer applications including MS Office Suite

  • Self-motivated

  • Ability to work with tight deadlines, frequent interruptions, and changes in priorities

Preferred Qualifications

  • Coursework or other exposure/experience with graphic design

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Marketing

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 169374BR