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Senior Principal Emp Comms Representative - Palmdale, CA

Northrop Grumman


Location:
Palmdale, CA 93550
Date:
05/14/2020
2020-05-142020-06-13
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At Northrop Grumman, we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. 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 continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems - Communications organization is seeking a highly skilled communications professional to join our team in the promotion and publicity of people, products and processes in Palmdale, California.

Qualified candidates must be prepared to thrive in a highly active environment that demands innovative thinking and use of tools to effectively communicate to a geographically dispersed workforce as well as to customers, the public, industry, stakeholders and others. This position will be located in Palmdale, California and report to the Manager of Communications.

This position will work with the senior leadership team to communicate changes, improvements, incentives and initiatives to employees throughout the sector. Overall requirements include a proven track record in employee and leadership communications and ability to shape, plan and manage internal stakeholders. The candidate must have excellent research and writing skills that demonstrate an ability to comprehend and explain complex activities to a geographically dispersed and diverse workforce who in a variety of environments from research labs to production floors and restricted environments. The candidate must also have strong project management skills.

Responsibilities of this senior role include development of integrated communications plans as well as the coordination, development and/or execution of content creation for scripts, digital, print, multi-media collateral, white papers, videos and other. Additional responsibilities include partnering with counterparts in both Employee and Leadership communications as well as the Brand Communications on effective distribution strategies aimed at reaching employees wherever they may work.

**Qualifications:**

**Basic Qualifications:**

Minimum of 8 years of related experience-in 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. Six years of experience acceptable with a Master's degree in journalism.

U.S. citizenship

A Ability to obtain a Secret clearance

Travel required up to 10%
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**Preferred Qualifications:**

Experience working with the military, defense industry or government a plus.
Experience working in a large, matrixed and/or geographically dispersed organization.
Strong verbal and written communications skills.
Ability to collaborate with and influence others.
Skilled in managing multiple projects/activities simultaneously and meeting deadlines.
Experience across social media platforms and best practices across all other media forums.
Self-starter with a demonstrated ability to work independently.
Professional acumen to develop relationships with various types and levels of professionals.
Direct or indirect experience with environmental health, safety, facilities, global supply chain, manufacturing.

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.

**Job Category** : Communications
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