2020 University Graduate (U.S.) – Corporate Communications & External Affairs

  • Bechtel
  • US - VA - Reston
  • 2 weeks ago

Company Name: Bechtel

Location: Reston, VA, US - 20190

Overview

Requisition ID:  221534

Overview 

 

Corporate Affairs college hire generalist supports implementation of strategic plans in communications (internal and external), media relations, social and digital communications, issues management, and public affairs. 

 

General Job Duties

 

  • Write compelling content for internal and external platforms (web, intranet, blog, social media, etc.), and media outreach activities, in collaboration with internal and external experts
  • Create multimedia content
  • Curate content for a variety of Bechtel publications and websites
  • Perform research and analysis to support issues management, reputation management, and media relations
  • Support execution of internal and external communications plans
  • Serve as a webmaster for internal and external websites
  • Perform other duties as necessary

 

Basic Qualifications 

 

  • A bachelor's degree in Journalism, Communications, Public Relations, Broadcasting, Mass Communications or a related field from an accredited college or University
  • Eligibility to work and remain in the U.S. without sponsorship
  • Must be able to pass pre-employment drug screen and background check 
  • Good writer, proficient in AP style
  • Understanding of social media and digital communications 
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Online suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, Yammer, and PowerPoint)
  • Demonstrated teamwork, strategic thinking, problem solving, strong interpersonal skills, initiative with professional discipline, motivation, and the desire to continually learn 
  • Accurate, detail-oriented, and quick learner with ability to take direction from multiple sources
  • Able to work within a multicultural global team
  • A writing exercise may be required. Applications should include at least three current writing samples.

 

Preferred Qualifications 

 

  • Experience in graphic software, such as Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop
  • Familiarity with web design
  • Knowledge of SharePoint Online a plus
  • Familiarity with PowerBI or other metrics/analytics tools
  • Knowledge of Kentico CMS a plus
  • Experience in data analysis a plus

Bechtel’s internal staffing policy includes the minimum time that you need to be in your current position before applying to a new position.  Please refer to the applicable policy manual and ensure you meet the minimum requirements.