Space Systems Communications Manager
At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to be a part of revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe.
Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.
Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has an opening for a Communications Manager to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. We are looking for a communications professional who combines new ideas and a pioneering spirit with strategy and an ability to understand how to make the most impact for the company.
This position is responsible for the communications leadership of multiple major space programs, including overseeing the development and execution of integrated strategic communications plans to educate internal and external stakeholders on system capability, aligned with company strategy. This role will be located at our Space Park campus, in Redondo Beach, CA. The selected candidate will manage the work of individual communications contributors in support of the Space Systems Division.
Overall requirements include a proven track record in internal and external strategic communications leadership, and the ability to shape and influence activities in alignment with program, customer and business objectives. The candidate must have excellent research, writing and verbal skills that demonstrate an ability to comprehend and explain complex programs and initiatives. Specific responsibilities include being a strategic communications partner for Space Systems leadership; oversight of holistic communications plans, leveraging owned, earned and paid media; coordination with senior executives, customers, local and civic leaders, and others; oversight of content creation for website, print, multi-media and other collateral, as needed; relationship development and management with internal and external stakeholders; oversight of planning and execution of internal and external events; oversight of metrics related to campaigns; and planning and execution of budget, work goals, measurements and training requirements to maintain quality of service to internal and external stakeholders
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At least 7 years of communications, public relations, marketing or journalism experience
Previous management experience leading communications professionals
Ability to obtain and maintain government security clearance
Experience in a communications or public relations agency, or with an aerospace company or government agency
Strategic communications experience
Proven success with executive level communications support
Experience managing high level projects with specific outcomes and deadlines
Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.
For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.