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Northrop Grumman Communications Specialist in Dulles, Virginia

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.

Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures.

Northrop Grumman is currently seeking a Communications Specialist to join our Communications team at our Dulles, VA offices.

Job Description:

  • Develops, plans, and conducts public relations and public affairs programs to improve and support company business objectives with the media, public, industry, stockholders, and employees.

  • Plans, writes and disseminates information utilizing print, broadcast and/or intranet/internet media.

  • Writes and edits press releases, media materials, speeches, scripts, articles and business presentations.

  • Influences public opinion and policy decisions through strategic communications activities.

  • Corrects inaccuracies and acts as company's spokesperson and develops relationship with media and advocacy organizations.

  • Identifies, secures and prepares key opinion leaders and internal spokespeople to provide perspective and insight to the media.

  • Works closely with global communications, marketing, international relations, and other departments to provide communications counsel on business needs.

  • May represent the company at press conferences, briefings and presentations on company issues.

  • May participate and support advertising campaigns, and/or edit material for organization publications.

  • May supervise work of outside consultants, including public relations agencies.

  • Coordinate and manage editing of video footage and photos according to identified and agreed upon creative strategy, budget and time restrictions.

  • Occasionally interface directly with production teams, crews, etc. across the enterprise to ensure that all video and photos are delivered to meet agreed-upon standards.

  • Assist with filming interviews with leaders in the office and on location at events.

  • Collaborate to create social-ready video content that reaches consumer audiences and engages internal audiences.


  • Bachelor's degree in relevant field and 5 years' experience or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Experience in Adobe Creative Cloud (After Effects, Premiere) or equivalent video production software

  • Experience with creating scripts and storyboards

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 . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Category : Communications