Requisition ID: R10075647
Location: Dulles, VA, USA
Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship
Clearance Type: None
Telecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
Shift: Not Applicable (United States of America)
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
Positions Available: 1
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.
Embark on a career launching innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond – literally! Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, space launch, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you’ll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.
Climb to new heights on your career journey and start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. With us, you’ll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration where you’ll impact the way we connect and protect our world across every frontier.
Northrop Grumman’s Employee Experience Communications team seeks a creative employee communicator who is confident in being a strategic advisor, thrives on the challenge of informing and inspiring employees around business priorities and culture, loves to story tell and constantly seeks to improve through disciplined measurement, analysis and adjustment.
This position reports to the Employee Experience Communications manager for Northrop Grumman’s Space Systems sector, and is located in Dulles, VA.
In this job, you’ll:
Support our efforts to inform and inspire employees and drive business priorities within a division of Northrop Grumman’s Space Systems sector.
Collaborate with a cross-functional team to execute strategic campaigns that engage demographically and geographically diverse audiences, some of whom are difficult to reach.
Write, draft, edit and help facilitate the design of internal materials, newsletters, employee feature stories and other engaging content.
Conceptualize, procure and produce a diverse array of inspirational content about our people, technologies, successes and business capabilities. Content will range from articles and videos, to interviews, Q&As, infographics, and photo/caption features.
Lead editorial planning and content generation about our pioneering space technologies, our innovative people, and our business achievements.
Assist in the planning and execution of internal events.
Provide detailed reports highlighting internal metrics.
Work alongside colleagues from corporate Communications to identify and promote great stories via multiple traditional and digital mediums.
Support maintenance of internal communications tools, including websites and digital signage monitors.
Ensure all communications plans and tactics are consistent with the company’s strategic vision and reflect the Northrop Grumman brand.
Work with other Communications personnel across the sector and corporation.
You’ll be a great fit if you:
Have excellent writing and editing skills, and an enthusiasm for telling inspirational stories with words, videos, photos and graphics.
Live by prioritization and organization with sharp, scrutinizing attention to detail.
Are positive, poised and approachable, able to work independently and in partnership with others.
Thrive in fast-paced, action-oriented environments and able to juggle multiple projects simultaneously, reprioritize quickly and meet deadlines.
Enjoy translating complex and technical topics into easily understandable and interesting stories.
Have event planning and/or project management experience.
Appreciate data – and using analytics to not only measure your success, but to modify your approach and drive positive change.
Love all things related to space exploration, national security space technologies and science.
Enjoy brainstorming, working alongside a creative team and thinking outside of the box…
…but you’re just as good at using traditional communications tactics to accomplish the goals your internal partners.
Expand your career into the galaxies and put your strategic communications skills to use as you develop and deploy innovative communications practices to highlight our people and capabilities.
If you love all things space, then this job description reads like it was written specifically for you, consider joining our team!
As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:
Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions
Paid Time Off
Health & Wellness Resources
This position’s standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.
This requisition may be filled at either a level 3 or a level 4.
Basic Qualifications for a Level 3:
Bachelor’s degree with 6+ years of experience successfully developing and deploying communications practices – OR – 4+ years of experience as outlined above with Master-level degree.
Basic Qualifications for a Level 4:
Bachelor’s degree with 10+ years of experience successfully developing and deploying communications practices – OR – 8+ years of experience as outlined above with Master-level degree.
Additional Basic qualifications for both levels:
Proficient in Microsoft Office suite (Word, SharePoint, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
Possess a high level of integrity when handling sensitive and confidential information.
Experience executing high level projects with specific outcomes and deadlines.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong judgement, problem solving and organizational skills, and superb attention to detail.
Experience with successful email campaigns and newsletter creation.
Ability to multi-task and prioritize competing demands in a fast-paced environment.
Affinity for developing solutions to a variety of problems of moderate scope and complexity.
Strong business presence with a history of cultivating trusting relationships with multiple teams and leaders.
Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines with accuracy and composure.
Possess a high level of interpersonal skills and a “can-do” attitude.
Experience leveraging data to create and execute communications strategies, plans, programs and events.
Understanding of Associated Press writing style.
Aerospace and Defense experience.
Salary Range: $83,800 USD – $125,800 USD
Salary Range 2: $103,900 USD – $155,900 USD
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.
The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.
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.
Northrop Grumman / Equal Opportunity Employer
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