Sr Principal Public Relations Rep, Melbourne FL

Requisition ID: R10013710

  • Category IconCategory: Communications
  • Location IconLocation: Melbourne - FL, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes- May Consider Occasional/Part-Time Teleworking for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 25% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions 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.

The Communications organization of Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems is seeking a highly skilled communications professional to join our team in implementing dynamic communications practices, including media strategy, digital communications, employee communications and special events.

Additional areas of focus will include contributing to internal and external communications initiatives, for both U.S. DoD and international customers; planning and executing messaging for distinguished visitors; and developing col lateral materials and social media content.

The successful candidate candidate has demonstrated skill in developing strategic communications plans as well as the coordination, development and/or execution of content creation for scripts, digital, print, and other materials.

Additional responsibilities will include:

- Collaborating across functions and sectors to ensure regular exchange of information to support consistent messaging, share communications practices and support enterprise events

- Supporting the alignment of communications planning and execution for corporate and sector initiatives and measurement objectives

- Identifying and preparing subject matter experts and leaders serve as company spokespeople to the public or media to advance business goals, including among international press

- Driving communications processes and operations both internally and externally

This is an ideal position for a high-energy, adventurous, self-motivated professional who is able to meet commitments and work effectively given tight turnaround times, multiple tasks and customers, shifting priorities and limited resources. This full-time position is located in Melbourne, Florida, and reports to the communications manager.

Basic Qualifications:

- Bachelor’s degree and 10 years of related experience: internal corporate communications, leadership consultation and/or communication strategy development and deployment—with a bachelor’s degree in journalism, marketing, business, communications, public relations or public affairs OR a Master's degree with 8 years of experience.

- U.S. citizenship

- Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

***Special consideration will be given to those with DOD industry experience***

- Confident communicator and ability to present concepts orally

- Superior organization, project management and time management skills - Strong decision making ability and attention to detail

- Strong written, oral and interpersonal skills and ability to facilitate and gain consensus

- A strong track record of supporting senior executives, to include acting as a strategic advisor and providing communications related support at internal and external events

- Special consideration will be given to those with experience working in the U.S. Department of Defense industry, with a basic understanding of DoD business

- Demonstrated experience in technology-based communication, web design and creation is a bonus

- Active DoD Secret Clearance updated within the last 5 years Northrop

Salary Range: 89500 - 134300

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. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 ( we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.

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.

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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.

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We offer an array of benefits to give you the support you need, including matching 401K, tuition assistance, health insurance and wellness options, coaching, mentoring and more.