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Communications Lead

Requisition ID: 262076 

  • Relocation Authorized: None 
  • Telework Type: Part-Time Telework 
  • Work Location: Reston, VA 

 

Communications Lead

 

Since 1898, we have helped customers complete more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents that have created jobs, grown economies, improved the resiliency ofthe world's infrastructure, increased access to energy, resources, and vital services, and made the world a safer, cleaner place. Differentiated by the quality of our people and our relentless drive to deliver the most successful outcomes, we align our capabilities to our customers’ objectives to create a lasting positive impact. Our services span from initial planning and investment, through start-up and operations. 

 

Position Summary

Our Communications Lead will play a critical and highly visible role for our team by developing and implementing strategic communications plans to increase brand awareness, attract customers and strengthen recruiting efforts to our Manufacturing & Technology business. The Communications Lead will work closely with the business development team, senior leadership, and the corporate communication team to develop and manage coordinated communication and marketing strategies.

 

Responsibilities And Duties

  • Serve as lead spokesperson for Manufacturing & Technology business; develop and maintain relationships with key influencers in select media markets
  • Drive proactive external outreach strategies and implementation plans
  • Build original and compelling content for internal and external partners to strengthen brand awareness
  • Ensure brand and reputation implications are understood by project teams
  • Work with project teams and customers to develop strategic communications plans that engage and inform key stakeholders, influencers, and advocates
  • Promote the identification and use of third-party voices to support communications and mission goals
  • Monitor media, and provide metrics and media analyses
  • Identify strategic events and partnerships aligned with business objectives; manage team’s participation in events and conferences
  • Develop and maintain campaigns; deploy content and messaging across paid, social and traditional media platforms
  • Manage communication channels like social media platforms and company websites
  • Write content such as media releases, blogs, statements, ad copy, video scripts, and newsletters
  • Set yearly budget and identify tactics necessary to achieve business objectives
  • Draft and deploy internal communications; manage editorial calendar
  • Ensure consistency in messaging across business; provide oversight and approval of communication materials and messaging
  • Collaborate with all M&T units to identify internal and external customer needs
  • Monitor, evaluate, and report on similar industry activities; make recommendations based on findings/opportunities discovered
  • Act as Communication SME and provide input to proposals & marketing collateral
  • Oversee the development of marketing materials in collaboration with the Business Lines & Proposal team
  • Support overall brand management and corporate identity in alignment with enterprise level requirements

 

Qualifications and Skills

 

  • University degree in Communications, marketing, public relations, business or similar area
  • 15+ years of communications experience in the construction and engineering sector with a proven ability to think creatively
  • Intimate knowledge and experience in traditional and emerging marketing channels
  • Proven ability to define goals and deliverables and implement key programs on time and within budget
  • Good analytical and strategic planning skills: able to prioritize, balance short and long-term priorities and manage simultaneous projects
  • Good understanding of digital communications (including video production), and proven experience in managing social media tools and programs
  • Skilled in oral and written communications
  • Good understanding of construction industry, EPC project experience a plus
  • Experience working in marketing and communications disciplines across multiple global locations in culturally diverse communities an advantage
  • Competent user of Microsoft Office suite products

 

Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

 

Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.  
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Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

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