Principal Public Relations Representative / Senior Principal Public Relations RepresentativeLinthicum, MD

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 Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Communications team is looking for savvy, strategic communicator to shape and deliver communications that support our technology innovation. You'll develop and deploy integrated, internal and external communications campaigns that highlight our incredible people and capabilities .

You're a great fit if you:

  • Are an adventurous, self-motivated, collaborative, communications strategist who thrives in a fast-paced environment

  • Have, or quickly develop, a good understanding of our business and can find and promote compelling stories about our people, technology and business

  • Love blending internal and external communications and have a track record of developing and implementing successful communications campaigns

  • Are a strong writer, have excellent editing skills and are familiar with Associated Press Stylebook rules

  • Enjoy making connections, creating integrated stories and providing the best exposure and experience for candidates, employees, partners and customers

  • Are a positive and supportive teammate who will provide leadership to and learn from others

  • Are curious and courageous and can gain consensus among stakeholders with disparate views

  • Are a stellar project manager with impeccable attention to detail

  • Have great presentation and facilitation skills and can convey vision to others

  • Love to spot trends, analyze and seek continuous improvement

  • Are willing to challenge the status quo to propose and pilot creative solutions

  • Have a demonstrated ability to drive projects to completion, manage multiple tasks with competing priorities and handle variable workloads

Join us and help tell the story of how technology and innovation connects and protects our world across every frontier. In this job, you will:

  • Lead communications strategy and execution for the Northrop Grumman Microelectronics Center and Emerging Capabilities Development organizations, and coordinate with other parts of the sector and enterprise to amplify business priorities.

  • Apply user experience practices in all communications; serve as a translator and provide clear, concise storytelling to explain complex concepts.

  • Serve as a trusted advisor and work in partnership with other leaders to integrate messages and methods in support of broader business priorities.

  • Help develop more impactful content and channel delivery practices to inform and inspire our 100,000 employees, and those who have yet to join us (internal and external communications).

  • Serve as a strategic driver who can help set standards, build stronger, more integrated messages.

  • Develop executive messaging and thought leadership.

  • Design, implement and measure dynamic communications practices.

  • Build and maintain strong, positive relationships.

This position is based in Linthicum, Md., or Falls Church, Va.

Basic Qualifications - Principal Public Relations Representative

  • Bachelor's degree with six (6) years of experience successfully developing and deploying communications practices or four (4) years of communications experience with Master-level degree

  • Demonstrated ability to develop integrated strategic communications plans, multi-task and prioritize in a fast-paced environment.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite (Word, SharePoint, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

Basic Qualifications - Senior Principal Public Relations Representative

  • Bachelor's degree with ten (10) years of experience successfully developing and deploying communications practices or eight (8) years of communications experience with Master-level degree

  • Demonstrated ability to develop integrated strategic communications plans, multi-task and prioritize in a fast-paced environment.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite (Word, SharePoint, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiar with Associated Press Stylebook rules

  • Experience establishing and advancing an organization's brand

  • Experience in strategic or digital communications, journalism, marketing, public relations

  • Experience with social media channels, audiences and practices

Salary Range: $84,600 - $133,100

Salary Range 2: $104,900 - $164,900

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

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 application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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 all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.