Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems sector is seeking an experienced Public Relations Representative to join our team of qualified, highly engaged and enthusiastic communications professionals focused on telling the stories of our people, products and processes. Qualified candidates must be prepared to thrive in a challenging environment that demands innovative thinking and use of tools to effectively communicate to employees, customers, the public, industry, stakeholders and others. This position will be located in Redondo Beach, California reporting into the Manager of Communications for the Space Systems division.
This position will work with leadership for multiple major space programs in the development of integrated strategic communications plans to educate internal and external stakeholders on system capability, aligned with company strategy. Overall requirements include a proven track record in internal and external strategy communications development and execution, 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; development and execution of holistic communications plans, leveraging owned, earned and paid media; coordination with senior executives, customers, local and civic leaders, and others; creation of content for website, print, multi-media and other collateral as needed; relationship development and management with internal and external stakeholders; and support, planning and execution of internal and external events.
Inquisitive, disciplined, intelligent, confident and flexible
Professional acumen to develop relationships with various types and levels of professionals
A can-do attitude
Experience working in a dynamic environment
Ability to prioritizes and juggle multiple projects and deadlines
Bachelor's degree and 6 years work experience in journalism, marketing, communications, community relations, public relations/ public affairs
Ability to travel up to 10%
Ability to obtain and maintain an active DoD secret clearance
Experience working in a large, matrixed and/or geographically dispersed organization
Experience working for or with military, political/civic organizations, technology companies
Experience with both external and internal communications
Active secret security clearance
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