Principal Employee Communications Representative (Secret Clearance Required) - Palmdale, CA - Military Veterans

at Northrop Grumman

Palmdale, California

Climb to new heights on your journey when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. Enjoy a purposeful career in aeronautics that is crucial to the way we connect and protect our world across land, sea, and air. Bring your experience and take advantage of this opportunity to discover how you can start to push past possible and achieve your goals today. Enjoy a diverse, collaborative environment with professionals across the nation ready to help launch your career.

The Communications organization of Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems is seeking a highly skilled communications professional to join our team in implementing dynamic communications practices such as digital communications, media support, employee communications and special events. Additional areas of focus will include contributing to internal and external communications initiatives; assisting in writing announcements and articles; and developing collateral materials and social media content.
Responsibilities include:
  • Developing integrated strategic communications plans as well as the coordination, development and/or execution of content creation for scripts, digital, print, multimedia collateral, videos and other.
  • Driving disciplined communications processes and operations both internally and externally
  • Working in partnership with account managers and corporate communications to integrate and align practices and messaging to support strategic company endeavors
  • Collaborating across functions and sectors to ensure regular exchange of information to support consistent messaging, share communications practices and support enterprise events
  • Supporting the alignment of communications planning and execution for corporate and sector initiatives and measurement objectives
  • Identifying and preparing opinion leaders and internal spokespeople to provide perspective to the public
This is an ideal position for a high-energy, adventurous, self-motivated professional who is able to meet commitments and work effectively given tight deadlines, multiple tasks and customers, shifting priorities and limited resources. This full-time position is located in Palmdale, CA, and reports to the communications manager, Strike division.

Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree and 6+ years of related experience: internal corporate communications, leadership consultation and/or communication strategy development and deployment-with a bachelor's degree in journalism, marketing, business, communications, public relations or public affairs.
  • U.S. citizenship
  • Active DOD Secret Clearance updated within the last 5 years
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Confident communicator and ability to present concepts orally
  • Superior organization, project management and time management skills
  • Strong decision making ability and attention to detail
  • Strong written, oral and interpersonal skills and ability to facilitate and gain consensus
  • Demonstrated experience in technology-based communication, web design and creation is a bonus
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.

Palmdale, California

Become part of a team at the forefront of technology and the frontline of defense when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. We currently have opportunities across the world for those ready to solve our toughest challenges on land, sea, air, space and cyberspace.

With Northrop Grumman, you’ll be joining a culture where your voice is heard and contributions are valued. Launch your career and join the over 17,000 veterans pushing past possible every day to create and deliver the most advanced systems that connect and protect our world.  Northrop Grumman careers and internships are as varied as your interests, with a lifetime of potential that will allow you to work together with people from many backgrounds, personal passions and disciplines.

© 2020 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. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO.

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