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Date:  Jan 30, 2024

Toronto, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Finance

Position Title:  Specialist, Communications

Build Your Career at Aecon

Aecon is proud to build some of the most impactful infrastructure projects of this generation. From the roads and transit systems that connect our communities, to the communication networks that link us from coast-to-coast, and the water infrastructure that supplies our businesses and homes. Our integral work includes constructing the pipelines that join provinces with the energy that fuels the nation, and the airports and ports that connect us all. Aecon is there, safely and sustainably building the future.  


We lead the infrastructure industry with purpose, and our people are at the heart of everything we do. Our business success relies on strong execution and continuous improvement – driven by the diversity, expertise and teamwork of our employees. We are always searching the globe for exceptional candidates to join the Aecon family and be a part of our forward-thinking, innovative, best-in-class organization!  


At Aecon we: 


  • Ensure you and your family receive the services needed to support your mental, emotional, and physical well-being 
  • Believe in helping you build your career through our Aecon University and Leadership Programs 
  • Are committed to supporting and investing in inclusive work environments through initiatives like Equity, Diversity & Inclusion training. 
  • Are a leader in sustainable construction.  With a strong commitment to operating responsibility by minimizing our impact on the environment and surrounding communities. 


About Our Team

Aecon’s Corporate Communications & Marketing Team produces compelling and strategic digital and print content to inform, engage, and connect Aecon’s people, clients, partners, and communities. With multiple offices and sites across the company, keeping everybody strategically aligned and up to date in an ever-changing, fast-paced environment is a huge challenge – and we thrive on it. We also lead the way when it comes to building and maintaining a strong and consistent brand through a wide range of marketing collateral for both internal and external audiences. And when it’s in-person, virtual, or hybrid event time, this is the go-to team for conference agenda development and event logistics for corporate functions of all sizes and scopes.


About this (Hybrid) Opportunity


Do you have a passion for strategic communications? Are you hyper-organized and experienced in delivering strategic programs in corporate environments leveraging your exceptional communications and project management skills? Then this Communications Specialist - Program Delivery (CyberSecurity) role is for you! We’re looking for a dynamic self-starter with a gold-star attitude and desire to succeed as a valued team member driving the delivery of strategic corporate objectives. Reporting directly to the Manager, Corporate Communications, this role works in partnership with Aecon’s CyberSecurity Awareness Team to drive the strategic communications delivery of our award-winning corporate cybersecurity program.  


Key areas of responsibilities


  • Lead the multi-tiered, multi-pronged development and implementation of Aecon’s internal cybersecurity awareness program, designed to inform and educate internal audiences while meeting strategic key objectives.
  • Drive the coordination, mapping, organization, and content development required for the successful delivery of the program’s strategic tactics, leveraging multiple delivery channels and adhering to strict schedules.
  • Develop new strategic program tactics on an annual basis in collaboration with Aecon’s Corporate Communications & Marketing Team and Information Security Team. 
  • Liaise regularly with Aecon’s Information Security Team and other internal stakeholder groups to drive program print, digital, training, and online event deliverables in support of ensuring on-time delivery.
  • Research, write, and edit original content and scripts to support the program’s delivery channels.
  • Manage Aecon’s CyberSecurity Awareness Portal and update monthly with new content and cyber resources. 
  • Schedule, organize, and host related virtual events and awareness-building information sessions and forums.  
  • Liaise with external vendors/speakers and lead implementation of new virtual platforms to engage employees and support program delivery and objectives. 
  • Support program sponsors in the ongoing evolution of the program’s framework and associated calendar.
  • Develop and manage program metrics and dashboards (i.e. click rates/report rates/tracking/polling/surveys) and invoicing.
  • Provide additional communications support to the Manager, Corporate Communications as needed.


Required Knowledge and Experience 


  • University degree or diploma in communications, public relations, journalism, or related field 
  • Minimum of 3 years of business communications experience, preferably within a digitally focused role
  • Demonstrated experience in managing multiple aspects of comms program development
  • Exceptional written/oral communications skills and storytelling lens; ability to take complex ideas and transition into clear, compelling content and meaningful messaging 
  • Demonstrated event planning, logistics and delivery experience
  • Ability to successfully plan and execute multiple priorities with tight deadlines and meticulous attention to detail
  • Demonstrated experience liaising with multiple internal stakeholders to deliver communications across multiple channels  
  • Experience and maturity in dealing with sensitive matters and strong business acumen to enable tactful problem-solving and collaborative-driven solutions 
  • Ability to lead as a dedicated contributor within a larger team environment, be open-minded, and embrace feedback and direction from others 
  • Thorough grasp of Microsoft Office suite of products (PowerPoint, Excel, Word, SharePoint)
  • Creative knowledge and experience with Canva 
  • Knowledge of key Adobe Creative Cloud tools, including InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Experience in information security environment considered an asset
  • A valid Class G licence and access to a vehicle for travel is an asset 

Build Your Career at Aecon  
We’re looking forward to receiving your application for our Communications Specialist - Program Delivery (Cybersecurity) role. As a full-time salaried employee here are just some of the benefits you’ll receive when you join our team: 

Hybrid work environment. A wide range of health & wellness benefits, including access to virtual health care, 100% employer-paid health and dental premiums, health & wellness subsidy (e.g. fitness membership, league fees, home fitness equipment, etc.), exclusive employee discounts and offers, and more. 


  • Employee Stock Options, Short Term Incentive Program, Retirement Savings and Pension Plan  
  • Access to a variety of learning and development opportunities through Aecon University, including the BluePrint leadership program and Project Management Academy  
  • Tuition reimbursement opportunities  
  • Recognition and rewards through Aecon Accolades, Aecon Achievement Awards and more 
  • Engaging and agile workplace culture, collaborative and inclusive teams 
  • Commitment to sustainability and to becoming a net-zero company by 2050 


Aecon fosters diversity, inclusion and belonging within and across our organization. We welcome all to apply including, women, visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.


We are committed to adhering to the objectives and requirements outlined in the Accessible Canada Act (ACA), and to meeting the accessibility needs of persons with disabilities in a timely manner, through the implementation of the requirements of the ACA and its applicable regulations. If you require accommodation under the ACA Act during any step of the application process please click here.