Requisition ID: R10083618
Location: Redondo Beach, CA, 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
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 putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, 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.
Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman Strategic Space Systems is the place for you. With us, you’ll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start.
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. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.
This position reports to the Employee Experience Communications Manager for Northrop Grumman’s Strategic Space Systems Division, and is located in Redondo Beach, CA.
In this job, you’ll:
Support efforts to inform and inspire employees, as well as drive business priorities within Space Systems.
Support maintenance of internal communications tools, including websites and digital signage monitors.
Manage creation and dissemination of all content across all Internal Communications mediums including: Daily informational email, Weekly and monthly newsletters, Web stories, Digital signage and Internal magazine stories.
Coordinate Space Systems sector events including preparing and coordinating materials, register company and attendees and manage guest lists.
Provide proposal / presentation support and work closely with proposal team to meet strict deadlines on short notice.
Layout and construct proposals/presentations.
Proofread copy for spelling, grammar and punctuation and make appropriate corrections.
Responsible for accuracy and clarity of final copy.
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.
Write, edit, distribute and measure strategic and timely business announcements, news items, digital content, articles and videos.
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.
Our team is responsible for all internal and external communications activities supporting the Strategic Space Systems (SSSD) division of Northrop Grumman’s Space Solutions business, including:
Employee & Site Communications
Public Relations & Media Engagement
Marketing, Advertising & Branding
Editorial & Content Production
Proposal Design & Content
Animation, Videography, Photography & Graphic Design
Events, Trade Shows & Presentation Facilities
If 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.
Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Journalism, English, Marketing or a related field and 3+ years of related experience – OR – a Master’s degree as outlined above and 1+ year of related experience.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong judgement, problem solving and organizational skills, and superb attention to detail.
Strong writing and editing skills.
Ability to handle sensitive and confidential materials.
Proficient in Microsoft Office suite (Word, SharePoint, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
Some experience in PhotoShop and InDesign software programs.
Ability to communicate effectively with professionals demonstrating tact and poise.
Some experience in employee and with executive communications .
Possess a high level of interpersonal skills and a “can-do” attitude.
Strong attention to detail.
Initiative, self-starter, adaptable, and high motivation for excellence.
Good organizational skills and ability to work with minimal direction in a changing environment.
Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines with accuracy and composure.
Strong problem-solving skills.
Ability to work in a dynamic, fast paced environment.
Experience with communications tools including website content management systems such as SharePoint and other digital communications tools such as Confluence and SmartSheet.
Familiarity with the Adobe Suite of products and a basic understanding of HTM.
Some experience in basic photography and videography.
Experience with Associated Press Style.
Experience producing omni-channel editorial content for a newspaper, news channel, video, magazine or other venue.
Salary Range: $58,000 USD – $87,000 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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