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Communications Advisor


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Australia - Victoria, Melbourne

Job Summary

This role within our Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) business reports to our Head of Communications and helps drive AECOM’s growth strategy by building our brand in the marketplace, helping create and maintain a favourable public image for AECOM by communicating programs, accomplishments and/or points of view, while proactively managing issues.

You’ll craft material and distil complex messages to create clear and compelling written content that connects and engages audiences. To do that you’ll need exceptional writing and editing skills and the drive to earn the confidence of colleagues and leadership.

AECOM is the world’s premier infrastructure consulting firm, led by collaborative leaders who genuinely believe in the value communications provides to their business. The communications team is held in the highest regard, and you’ll be part of a broader global team of communications specialists. You’ll work day-to-day in an ANZ team that puts caring for each other at the top of its agenda. We’re all about flexibility, and we’re happy to talk about ways to do this role in a way that suits you and AECOM.

Key Responsibilities

  • Write and edit thought leadership, speeches and other external communications materials.

  • Work with the Head of Communications to deliver, manage and execute public relations activities that support our communications strategy.

  • Proactively seek and convert opportunities for AECOM’s leaders, technical specialists, projects, and teams to be profiled and celebrated in the industry.

  • Develop strong relationships with leaders and key stakeholders to establish yourself as a trusted resource on best practices related to communications and media engagement.

  • Measure effectiveness and impact of external campaigns and communications.

Minimum Requirements

  • Demonstrable external communications experience

  • Exceptional written communication skills

  • Experience in media relations

  • A proven track record of success in communications, with experience writing for corporate audiences across multiple channels.

  • Preferably experience in professional services or in infrastructure, engineering, construction, or a similar industry

And you will be:

  • A caring human being

  • A team player with excellent listening skills and diplomacy.

  • A positive, proven problem solver who anticipates and address issues

  • Comfortable with operating in a fast-paced and complex environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • A degree in English Literature, Communications, Journalism or a related discipline.

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 Australia

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 254481BR

Additional Locations AU - Brisbane, QLD, AU - Sydney, NSW

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.

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2 Sep 2021
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