AECOM Internal Communications Content Editor in London, United Kingdom

Business Line Support/Cross Services

Position Title Internal Communications Content Editor

United Kingdom - London


Job Summary

AECOM is looking to recruit an

Internal Communications Content Editor to be based from our London office on an initial 6 month contract.

This role will see you reporting to the Head of Internal Communications for Europe, Middle East, India and Africa (EMIA) and be responsible for planning, editing and writing lively and engaging content for a variety of internal communication mediums, including the company intranet, internal social media platforms, videos, email newsletters, leader messages, posters and presentations.

You will collaborate with colleagues to collate relevant content, draft additional material where necessary, and present in appropriate templates.

You will work closely with the Head of Internal Communications for EMIA in support of regional delivery of company-wide communication campaigns and also liaise with the global comms team to ensure UK and Ireland content is showcased and promoted more broadly through the relevant internal comms platforms.

The role will also see you ensuring that the ongoing communication stream is fully integrated with and supportive of the broader strategic direction and narrative of the UK and Ireland business.

Along with the above we are looking for someone is able able to bring new thinking and best practice into their work along with being able to provide guidance to colleagues on internal communications content including language, tone, messaging and publication effectiveness.

Minimum Requirements

To be successful in this role we would like to hear from candidates with the following;

Previous experience as a copywriter/editor within a large, preferably professional services, organisation.

Previous experience working within an internal communications team.

Proven ability to meet deadlines and prioritise a variety of projects and tasks

Must have excellent communication skills, attention to detail and be a team player.

Excellent writing, editing and proofreading skills as well as the journalistic ability to source stories from the business

The creative ability to storyboard internal campaigns and material that will engage and excite staff.

Good working knowledge of PowerPoint, InDesign and Photoshop (essential) and SharePoint (desirable).

Experience in delivering content through digital and video means of communication.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Educated to degree level, ideally in English, Journalism, Communications or Marketing.

Your benefits will include:

Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.

You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity, The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.

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.

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 Communications

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Temporary

Requisition/Vacancy No. 189193BR

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.