Principal Employee Communications Representative

Requisition ID: R10012580

  • Category IconCategory: Communications
  • Location IconLocation: Redondo Beach - CA, 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: No
  • 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.

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.

Northrop Grumman is seeking a Principal Employee Communications Representative to join its Strategic Space Systems Division/Space Park Center of Excellence team in Redondo Beach, CA. You’ll be a great fit if you:

  • Have excellent writing skills, and are passionate about telling compelling stories with words, photos and graphics

  • Live by prioritization, organization, and attention to detail

  • Are positive, poised and approachable, able to work independently and in partnership with senior executives/employees, and confident in offering communications counsel to business partners

  • Thrive in fast-paced, action-oriented environments and are able to juggle multiple projects simultaneously, reprioritize quickly and meet deadlines.

  • Have a demonstrated understanding of communications and business topics, priorities and trends.

  • Are creative and tech-savvy, and are fascinated by the latest communications tools and technologies.

Duties and responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Support our efforts to promote and publicize the company’s culture, people, products and performance to employees – current and future. 

  • Lead and support planning, implementation and evaluation of various employee, functional and leadership communications strategies and tactics in support of the Division’s goals and priorities.

  • Write, edit and distribute strategic and timely business announcements, news items, creative articles and videos.

  • Be a storyteller: Conceptualize, procure and produce a diverse array of editorial content about our people, technologies, successes and business capabilities. Content will range from campus news articles, to interviews, to Q&As, brief/catchy lists, infographics, photo/caption features.

  • Support maintenance of the Division’s and Site’s internal websites, digital signage and other internal communications outlets.

  • Contribute to internal communications-related activities during emergency situations.

  • Support event planning, such as conferences, webcasts and site visits.

  • Help prepare leadership for internal and external events. 

  • Ensure all communications strategies and tactics are consistent with the company’s strategic vision and reflect the Northrop Grumman brand.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university majoring in Journalism, Communications, English, Marketing or related field and at least six years of communications, public relations, marketing or closely related experience; or a master's and at least four years of experience
  • Familiarity with social tools, website content management systems, including SharePoint, the Adobe Suite of products is a plus, as is a basic understand of HTML  

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Associated Press style guidelines.
  • Experience producing multi-channel editorial content for a newspaper, news channel, video, magazine or other venue is a plus.

  • Active security clearance is another plus. 

Salary Range: 83600 - 125400

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.

Did you know?

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.