Melbourne, Florida

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people’s lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation’s history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. 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.

The Communications organization of Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems is seeking a highly skilled communications professional to join our team in implementing dynamic communications practices, including media strategy, digital communications, employee communications and special events.

Additional areas of focus will include contributing to internal and external communications initiatives, for both U.S. DoD and international customers; planning and executing messaging for distinguished visitors; and developing col lateral materials and social media content.

The successful candidate candidate has demonstrated skill in developing strategic communications plans as well as the coordination, development and/or execution of content creation for scripts, digital, print, and other materials.

Additional responsibilities will include:

- 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 subject matter experts and leaders serve as company spokespeople to the public or media to advance business goals, including among international press

- Driving communications processes and operations both internally and externally

This is an ideal position for a high-energy, adventurous, self-motivated professional who is able to meet commitments and work effectively given tight turnaround times, multiple tasks and customers, shifting priorities and limited resources. This full-time position is located in Melbourne, Florida, and reports to the communications manager.

Basic Qualifications:

- Bachelor’s degree and 10 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 OR a Master's degree with 8 years of experience.

- U.S. citizenship

- Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance

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

- A strong track record of supporting senior executives, to include acting as a strategic advisor and providing communications related support at internal and external events

- Special consideration will be given to those with experience working in the U.S. Department of Defense industry, with a basic understanding of DoD business

- Demonstrated experience in technology-based communication, web design and creation is a bonus

- Active DoD Secret Clearance updated within the last 5 years Northrop

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Melbourne, Florida

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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