Communications Associate (New York, US)

Communications Associate(New York, US)

Job Summary

MTA Capital Construction, through its project management consultant AECOM, is seeking a Communications Associate to support the East Side Access Director of Communications and Community Outreach in developing and implementing internal communications and external communications efforts. This position requires excellent creativity, exceptional time management and organizational skills, as well as the ability to adapt, respond quickly and juggle multiple tasks at one time.

Graphics, Presentations, Research and Writing

  • Provide various internal project teams/departments with graphic and presentation support

  • Contribute to the creation of eye-catching graphics, presentations and print/digital collateral

  • Research and draft client-facing materials, including memos, presentations, press releases, and social media content

Project Tours

  • Assist with the coordination of tours of various project sites for internal and external organizations and groups.

  • Organize project tour vetting packages and materials for review; assist with the setup and leading of tours

Photography & Videography

  • Assist in coordinating project videography and digital photography acquisition efforts including taking and editing of photos and editing and creation of videos and other dynamic content for presentations and website use

Digital Media

  • Provide content and content management support for the project intranet site including preparing articles, graphics, images and updates to project information, ensuring relevance and accuracy of data

  • Assist with the management of digital and social media platforms such as Twitter, Instagram, Flickr, Facebook, blogs, etc.


  • Assist with the planning and coordination of internal and external project events

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Journalism, or related field

  • Strong writing and verbal communication skills, as well as internet research skills

  • Ability to problem solve, build relationships, and take the initiative

  • Ability to manage multiple projects and competing priorities in a fast paced environment, with occasionally limited resources, while meeting deadlines

  • Ability to work individually and with a team

  • Proficient in Microsoft programs including Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Word

  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite including Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, InDesign, Lightroom and Premiere Pro

  • Basic understanding of HTML

  • Proficiency using Apple products

  • Interest in public service, the public sector, transportation, infrastructure or construction a plus

Preferred Qualifications


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.

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Sunday, August 26, 2018 12:00 AM
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