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Communications Representative 3/4

Requisition ID: R10079800

  • CategoryCategory: Communications
  • LocationLocation: Roy, UT, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: None
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • ShiftShift: Not Applicable (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: Yes, 25% 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.

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.

Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman Strategic Deterrent Systems is the place for you. With us, you’ll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Northrop Grumman is currently seeking a Communications Representative to join our team in Roy, Utah. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

As a Communications Representative you will support our external presence by partnering with communications and functional colleagues to provide end-to-end support for high-impact business engagements, thought leadership symposiums and industry trade shows and events. Your creativity, management skills and organizational planning will launch out of this world events, while your words and written communications will advance our brand, enhance our reputation, and help define us as a Deterrence leader.

The ideal candidate is a consummate professional and motivated self-starter, capable of overseeing many projects at once and passionate about our mission, with a strong and deep knowledge of the defense industry. You must be detail-oriented, punctual, have excellent written and verbal communication skills, and be able to multitask with a smile. You’ll have demonstrable skills in developing strategic communications plans as well as the coordination, development and/or execution of content creation for scripts, digital, print, and other materials.

In this job, you’ll:

  • Report to the Communications Manager and join a team tasked with business, crisis and executive communications , editorial and content generation, and advocacy.
  • Show strong interpersonal communication skills – you’ll be interacting with partner organizations, core teams, and customer contacts in support of Strategic Deterrent Systems.
  • Be a team player with a strong drive for success, an upbeat attitude, and the confidence to share new ideas to shape exciting events or improvements in processes, planning, and project management.
  • Maintain a detail-oriented mindset with organizational strengths and adherence to time management and deadlines; provide periodic progress reports for each event and project.   
  • Manage the budget, logistics, planning, and operations for tradeshows and division leadership engagements with internal and external audiences.
  • Assist in investigating, identifying, and pursuing potential valuable events to support leadership engagement and division reputation.
  • Partner across teams on the development of external products and customer communication materials to track and drive performance, reputation, and engagement against defined objectives.
  • Draft, edit and lead the design of promotional and collateral materials, conference papers, social media posts, speeches, business proposals, communications , and case studies.
  • Have the physical strength to package, lift and transport small promotional items.
  • Remain flexible when work and travel is required.

About Communications:

Our team is responsible for all internal and external communications activities supporting the Strategic Deterrent Systems (SDS) division of Northrop Grumman’s Space Solutions business, including:

  • Employee & Site Communications
  • Public Relations & Media Engagement
  • Public Affairs
  • Executive Communications
  • Thought Leadership
  • Editorial & Content Production
  • Proposal Design & Content
  • Events, Trade Shows & Presentation Facilities

If this job description reads like it was written specifically for you, consider joining our team!

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
  • 401k
  • Educational Assistance
  • Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions
  • Paid Time Off
  • Health & Wellness Resources
  • Employee Discounts

This position’s standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.

Basic Qualifications:

This requisition may be filled at either a level 3 or a level 4.

Basic Qualifications for a Level 3: 

  • Bachelor's degree (preferably in Marketing, Communications, Journalism, or other liberal arts field) with 6+ years of experience in communications , media, marketing, and/or public relations – OR – 4+ years of experience as outlined above with Master-level degree. 

Basic Qualifications for a Level 4: 

  • Bachelor's degree (preferably in Marketing, Communications, Journalism, or other liberal arts field) with 10+ years of experience in communications , media, marketing, and/or public relations – OR – 8+ years of experience as outlined above with Master-level degree. 

Additional Basic qualifications for both levels:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite (Word, SharePoint, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
  • Strong attention to detail, follow through and the ability to successfully prioritize when faced with multiple deadlines and limited supervision.
  • Demonstrated use of tact, diplomacy, protocol, discretion, and judgment.
  • Success at managing strategic outreach to stakeholder communities, customers, or business partners.
  • History of integrating and synchronizing communications or events between multiple organizations.
  • Basic understanding of incorporating metrics and analytics into documentation.
  • Ability to obtain a government security clearance. US citizenship is a prerequisite.
  • Ability to travel 25% to support division events.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree and experience in communications , media, marketing, and/or public relations with a minimum of 4 years of communications experience in an enterprise organization.
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office suite (Word, SharePoint, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
  • Aerospace and defense industry experience, and familiarity with DoD and global government customers.
  • Experience remaining within a budget while directing multiple service contractors and subcontractors orchestrating large scale events supporting senior company executives to include negotiating space contracts, arranging food and beverages, ordering supplies, and ensuring appropriate décor.
  • Ability to write summary reports for executive-level audiences.
  • Strong organization, collaboration, presentation and facilitation skills, and the ability to navigate at all levels of the organization; comfortable working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent business acumen, written and verbal communication, program management and problem-solving skills.
  • Current and active Department of Defense Secret or Top-Secret security clearance.  US citizenship is a prerequisite.

Salary Range: $72,400 USD - $108,600 USD
Salary Range 2: $89,800 USD - $134,600 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.