Boeing El Segundo , CA 90245
The Space and Launch division of Boeing Defense, Space & Security (BDS) seeks a Communications leader for the Satellites Communications team. This senior management position will be located in El Segundo, Calif., and will lead a team of Communications professionals in support of a business with government and commercial customers around the globe. This manager will oversee BDS communications for the Southern California region and site communications for BDS operations in El Segundo.
As a member of the Satellites leadership team, this manager will work closely with the organization to:
Understand business objectives, strategies and the market conditions (including opportunities and risks) affecting the business
Supervise the development and execution of internal and external communications plans aligned with the business and external market conditions
Provide Executive Communications support (including message writing, speechwriting, webcast production, multimedia production, etc.) to assist the Satellites senior leaders to communicate effectively with internal and external audiences
Provide strategic communications counsel and training to the Satellites leaders team (including media training, presentations skills training, etc.)
Identify appropriate internal and external speaking opportunities for the leadership team members to enhance their visibility as industry thought leaders
Supervise the development of business-wide communications strategies, reputation management/crisis management plans with government and commercial customers for major program milestones such as press events for satellite factory tours, rocket launches, on-orbit milestones, and trade shows
Oversee and support Communications Specialists as they develop and execute program-specific communications plans in support of program business priorities
Lead, coach and mentor specialist-level communicators to achieve high performance and career development
Ensure Satellites Communications team compliance with Boeing policies and procedures and support the administrative demands of BDS/Space and Launch Communications teams
Participate on the Space and Launch Communications Leadership Team.
Given the nature of the Satellites business's customers and product portfolio this position requires the ability and willingness to obtain a security clearance.
Boeing is the world's largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial airplanes and defense, space and security systems. We are engineers and technicians. Skilled scientists and thinkers. Bold innovators and dreamers. Join us, and you can build something better for yourself, for our customers and for the world.
Relocation Assistance Available
Yes. Available for eligible candidates, if authorized.
The position requires an active (or ability to obtain) U.S. Security Clearance, for which the U.S. Government requires U.S. citizenship
Basic Qualifications (Required):
Experience working with the external media, including general business, trade and political-oriented media.
Experience managing diverse teams in developing and implementing communications programs
Experience writing communications for senior executives and other leaders
Experience developing communications plans and messaging for broad, diverse audiences about highly technical products and programs
Manager with Direct Reports
Yes, 10 % of the Time
Contingent Upon Program Award