Company: Bechtel
Skills: PR / Corporate Communications
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: London, England, United Kingdom

Requisition ID: 231352

Requisition Posting End Date: 11/24/2020


As communications & public affairs manager, you will play a key role supporting the global communications team, with a focus on the EAMS region. In addition to the day-to-day press, research and editorial duties, you will support communications and public affairs strategies across the EAMS region. This work involves proactive engagement with our projects and our people; managing relationships with the media; and supporting customer stakeholder engagement. The successful candidate would ideally have experience in public affairs or in journalism, and exhibitstrategic communications skills in a wide variety of contexts relating to our infrastructure projects.

Ours is a lean but highly motivated and successful team, so we are seeking someone with a real 'can do' attitude, who is a team worker, and who has a passion for the transformational impact our projects have on people and communities around the world. We see this role as one that will grow into a rounded industry communications and public affairs expert.

  • Strategic communications planning
  • Media relations
  • Digital communications
  • Stakeholder engagement and events management
  • Research and marketing

  • Proven experience as a communications manager or similar role
  • Strong track record building relationships and working successfully with a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders, with a proactive collaborative approach
  • Understanding of media relations and digital media strategies
  • Excellent writing and research skills
  • Ability to articulate complex or technical issues in an easily understood, compelling way
  • Excellent interpersonal and influencing skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Demonstrable experience of thinking and acting strategically to support business goals
  • Knowledge of infrastructure issues and, in time, our business and expertise, to help develop the most appropriate communications approaches

  • Experience of working in or alongside government and/ or in media

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; Oil, Gas & Chemicals; 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.

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, physical or mental disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law),protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.