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Public Relations Representative (level 2) or Principal Public Relations Representative (level 3)

Requisition ID: R10087272

  • CategoryCategory: Communications
  • Location Location: Redondo Beach, CA, USA   |  El Segundo, CA, USA  |  Palmdale, CA, USA +2 more
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: None
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Relocation AssistanceRelocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
  • 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.

The Aeronautics Systems sector is seeking a motivated program communications professional to join our Redondo Beach, CA or Palmdale, CA team who is ready to meet the challenge of shaping and executing communications efforts for their assigned areas. Your communications expertise will be critical in continuing to position Northrop Grumman as a leader in aeronautics systems.

This position will report to the Manager of Communications for the Air Dominance division.  Successful candidate will serve as a trusted partner to programs, ensuring messaging and media engagement activities are aligned with Air Dominance Division objectives. Position will contribute to internal and external communications initiatives, support messaging, and collateral creation. Individual will work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment, engaging with variety of customers while managing multiple tasks. 

Job duties include but not limited to:

  • Conduct public relations activities to improve and support company, division, and program objectives with the media, public, industry, stakeholders, and employees.

  • Attend in-person program meetings

  • Coordinate with programs to gain consensus on communications goals and content development; ensure messaging and media engagement activities are aligned with Air Dominance Division goals and themes

  • Write and edit internal and external communications , including press releases, announcements, strategic content, speeches, scripts, articles, and business presentations 

  • Develop, plan, and disseminate information utilizing print, broadcast, and/or intranet/internet media

  • Support communication processes and operations

  • Media monitoring and reporting

  • Collaborating across the division and enterprise for regular exchange of information to support program communications objectives, share communications practices and support enterprise events

**This position may be filled as either a Public Relations Representative or Principal Public Relations Representative**

Basic Qualifications for Public Relations Representative:

  • One of the following:

    • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, public relations, communications , or a business discipline with a minimum of 3 years of experience in communications , journalism, public relations, or related experience

    • Master’s degree in journalism, public relations, communications , or a business discipline with a minimum of 1 year of experience in communications , journalism, public relations, or related experience

  • Experience managing communications projects and supporting the execution of strategic communications plans.

  • Must be able to work on-site at the Redondo Beach location and support programs at various sites, including Palmdale and El Segundo.

  • Occasional travel beyond the listed areas may be required (up to 10%)

  • Must have or be able to obtain a U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Secret security clearance

Basic Qualifications for Principal Public Relations Representative:

  • One of the following:

    • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, public relations, communications , or a business discipline with a minimum of 6 years of experience in communications , journalism, public relations, or related experience

    • Master’s degree in journalism, public relations, communications , or a business discipline with a minimum of 4 years of experience in communications , journalism, public relations, or related experience

  • Experience managing communications projects and supporting the execution of strategic communications plans.

  • Must be able to work on-site at the Redondo Beach location and have own transportation to support programs at various sites, including Palmdale or El Segundo

  • Occasional travel beyond the listed areas may be required (up to 10%)

  • Must have or be able to obtain a U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Secret security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in or with the military, defense, and aviation industry and/or government

  • Experience working in a large and geographically dispersed and matrixed organization

  • Experience with Public Relations analytic tools

This position reports to Redondo Beach, CA, USA, however, you are able to work from any of the additional 2 locations listed above.


Salary Range: $70,200 USD - $105,200 USD
Salary Range 2: $86,300 USD - $129,500 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.