Bechtel Corporation 2019 University Graduates (U.S.) - Corporate & Public Affairs (1 VA3) in RESTON, Virginia


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 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 Power Point)

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 design 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