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Senior Communications Manager - Satellites

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Boeing El Segundo , CA 90245

Posted 2 months ago

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

Experience Level

Manager with Direct Reports

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