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Manager, Employee Communications – Roy, UT

Requisition ID: R10046339

  • Category IconCategory: Communications
  • Location IconLocation: Roy, UT, USA
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • Shift IconShift: Any (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% 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.

Embark on a career that will shape and uphold our nation’s national security through innovative and impactful communication. Northrop Grumman Strategic Deterrent Systems (SDS) Division Communications seeks a Manager of Employee Communications to join its team in our Roy, UT office.

Join a team of dedicated professionals who are pioneering the future of national defense and reimaging technologies that are defining what’s possible for the next generation. Reporting to the Senior Manager of Employee Communications, you will be responsible for defining and implementing the division employee communications strategy and framework to drive employee engagement.

The desired candidate is a strong and engaging leader and influencer with high values, integrity and ethics. S/He is a strategic thinker and hands-on individual who can take projects from concept to implementation, and has a proven track record of simultaneously managing and delivering multiple, evolving employee communications projects.

In this job you will:

  • Develop a comprehensive, strategic communication strategy to support and create momentum for Strategic Deterrent Systems

  • Develop and implement wide-ranging communication strategies, integrated communication plans and compelling narratives for major programs/initiatives that drive key elements of Northrop Grumman’s people strategy.

  • Collect and analyze data, make recommendations to improve our approach and the results of future communications, events, and activities.

  • Provide leadership, management and coaching to a team of driven communicators.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university and 10 years’ experience -or- 8 years’ experience with a Master’s degree from an accredited university.

  • 3 years in a formal lead/management position

  • Experience in Communications, Journalism, English or closely related field

  • Track record of leadership success with substantial change communications projects, in addition to executive-level written and verbal communications skills

  • Demonstrated experience developing successful and innovative communications programs with proven business results

  • Strong relationship building skills; proven track record of building collaborative partnerships as the basis for being able to influence direction and drive change at every level of organization

  • Ability to draft, edit, write and share stories that captivate an internal audience.  

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

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret level clearance is required  

  • Occasional travel required (10%)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize competing demands in a fast-paced environment.

  • Affinity for developing solutions to a variety of problems of moderate scope and complexity.

  • Strong business acumen and executive presence with a history of cultivating trusting relationships with executive leaders.

  • The ability to distill complex and sometimes voluminous technical processes, programs and content into clear, concise and engaging communications.

  • Experience leveraging data to create and execute communications strategies, plans, programs and events.

  • Understanding of AP writing style.

  • Experience in Aerospace or Defense preferred

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 most positions.

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Salary Range: $102,500 USD - $153,700 USD

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. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.

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 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?

Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.