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Employee Communications Representative

Requisition ID: R10090713

  • CategoryCategory: Communications
  • LocationLocation: Northridge, CA, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: None
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: No
  • Number of Positions AvailablePositions 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.

Northrop Grumman’s Advanced Weapons business unit is seeking an Employee Communications Representative who will support the Communications Manager and be primarily responsible for supporting internal communications . The role will include writing, editing, and preparing company publications and communications . Additional responsibilities include, but not limited to, selecting, writing, and reviewing editorials and special articles and company presentations. This role will be responsible for understanding technical information and drafting compelling and easily understood messaging for various marketing channels. Interviewing to obtain items for publication and to verify facts; working with graphic designers to assign or approve artwork; and approve final proofs and page layouts, and websites. May coordinate production and distribution activities. Contributes to the completion of organizational projects and goals and may represent the organization on specific projects.

This role will support the Advanced Weapons Communications Manager.

In this job, you’ll:

  • Serve as a trusted advisor and work in partnership to integrate messages and methods in support of broader business priorities. 
  • Write employee communications including but not limited to weekly newsletter, internal stories, employee spotlights, event talking points, video scripts, employee announcements, etc.
  • Write, edit, distribute and measure strategic and timely business announcements, news items, digital content, articles and videos.
  • Be a storyteller – conceptualize, forage and produce a diverse array of inspirational content that supports our business goals and Communications objectives. 
  • Collect and analyze data, make recommendations to improve our approach and the results of future communications , events and activities.
  • Support maintenance of internal websites and digital signage monitors.
  • Coordinate onsite employee engagement activities in conjunction with functional leadership, employee resource groups and leadership.
  • Budget, coordinate and ensure proper support for approved sponsorships, trade shows and speaking engagements.
  • Manage and maintain our public release library including processing approvals, both internally and externally, content creation, filing, posting.
  • Support and lead additional special projects that arise.
  • Ensure all communications plans, tactics and events are consistent with the company’s strategic vision and reflect the Northrop Grumman brand.

You’ll be a great fit if you:

  • Are an adventurous, self-motivated, collaborative communications strategist who thrives in fast-paced environments and can juggle multiple projects simultaneously, reprioritize quickly and meet deadlines.
  • Are poised, approachable and confident in being a strategic advisor to business partners and senior leaders – tailoring your recommendations in response to business goals, communications objectives and measured outcomes.
  • Are a strong writer, have excellent editing skills and are passionate about telling inspirational stories via articles, interviews, Q&As, brief/catchy lists, infographics, videos, animations, and photo/caption features. Ideally, you’ll bring some new ideas and formats we haven’t tried or thought of yet.
  • Are disciplined in measuring the impact of our communications campaigns, plans and tactics.
  • Are a good project manager with impeccable attention to detail
  • Have great presentation and facilitation skills and can convey vision and approach to others
  • Are courageous and can gain consensus among stakeholders with disparate views
  • Have the ability to understand and explain complex concepts
  • Build and maintain strong, positive relationships.
  • Enjoy making connections, creating integrated stories and providing the best exposure and experience for candidates, employees, partners and customers
  • Have, or quickly develop, a good understanding of our business and can find and promote compelling stories about our people and our business
  • Love blending internal and external communications and have a track record of developing and implementing successful communications campaigns
  • Demonstrate your ability to collaborate productively with teams

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and 1-3 years of relevant work experience; Master’s degree; in lieu of degree 4 years of relevant experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft 365 suite (Word, SharePoint, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Teams)

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: $58,000 USD - $87,000 USD
Salary Range 2: $70,200 USD - $105,200 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

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?

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.