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Northrop Grumman Principal Internal Communications Representative in Redondo Beach, California

Northrop Grumman's Aerospace Sector is looking for an Employee Communications Representative to support business communications activities and the evolution of our culture. Your communications expertise will play a critical role in the company's mission of preserving freedom and advancing 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.

If you are a passionate communicator who has an innovative spirit, a knack for storytelling, and enjoys collaboration, please read on.

How you will make a difference:

  • Partner with senior management and internal stakeholders to develop creative content (films, videos, articles) for employees so they may connect with and understand the Northrop Grumman brand, culture, values, business strategies and initiatives.

  • Develop, write and edit stories for the company's employee magazine.

  • Represent the sector on the company's editorial board.

  • Oversee the employee communications editorial calendar.

  • Serve as a strategic communications counselor to key business units to help develop the company's culture.

  • Develop and execute employee communications initiatives designed to support key business objectives, long-term goals and projects.

  • Develop a creative communications plan/channel plan to generate employee engagement with produced content.

  • Develop metrics to assess the effectiveness and impact of employee communications initiatives and tools. Recommend actions based on metric results.

Skills for success:

  • Expertise in writing, editing and storytelling

  • Strategic thinking, planning and decision-making

  • A commitment to quality work and accountability for results

  • An ability to confidently and independently interact with senior management

  • An ability to digest complex concepts and communicate them in simple, effective ways

  • A passion for communications

  • Presentation and speaking skills

  • Comfort with change in a fast-paced environment.

  • Proven experience in owning, executing, and delivering on short- and long-term projects.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 6+ years' communications experience.

  • Requires demonstrated knowledge of Associated Press style.

  • Applied knowledge of the Microsoft suite of products including: Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook and SharePoint Web development tools.

  • Proven ability to write professional, original content with minimal supervision.

  • Strong writing and editing skills;

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in communications, journalism, marketing.

  • Experience working in a large, matrixed and/or geographically dispersed organization.

  • Experience developing creative content in a corporate environment.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD SecretClearance.

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