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
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
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
Ability to work with tight deadlines, frequent interruptions, and changes in priorities
- 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.
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Job Category Marketing
Country United States of America
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 169374BR