Northrop Grumman Employee Communications Representative in Falls Church, Virginia

Employee Communications Representative

Requisition ID: 18006708

Location(s): United States-Virginia-Falls Church

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Relocation Assistance: No relocation assistance available

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Northrop Grumman is seeking an Employee Communications Representative 3. This position will be located at our corporate headquarters in Falls Church, VA.

The ideal candidate must be able to perform a wide array of project tasks independently, drive projects to completion, develop creative solutions, manage multiple tasks with competing priorities and handle variable workloads.

The Employee Communications Representative will support the Talent Management and Development team in the development and delivery of employee messages and communications campaigns. Candidate should have excellent writing and editing skills, as well as strong organization and project-management skills. Individual will be responsible for developing and executing internal communication strategies and initiatives, among other responsibilities and projects. Candidate must be collaborative, creative and have the ability to juggle multiple priorities/projects while producing high-quality work. Ability to work independently, self-directed and as part of a team is required with demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Write, edit and prepare employee messages and occasional executive messages and speeches as well as contribute to internal company publications and communications.

  • Assist in the development and execution of strategic communications plans for programs, activities, organizations and events.

  • Develop, execute and support communication strategies for new initiatives and existing employee programs that support organizational change and enhance employee engagement.

  • Assign and review artwork.

  • Provide web support in the form of writing and editing web content.

  • Performance standards that an incumbent must have to be successful in this position include:

  • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to work with a variety of executives at multiple levels of the organization.

  • Excellent analytical, oral/written communication and critical thinking skills along with the ability to function in high pressure and short-turnaround situations.

  • Creativity and resourcefulness.

  • Ability to collaborate with communicators across the organization.

  • Ability to work with limited supervision.

This position is full time in Falls Church, VA, and reports to the Manager, Talent Management and Development Communications.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 6 years of experience in communications, journalism or related field or 4 years of experience with a master’s degree.

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

  • Well-versed in Associated Press Stylebook rules.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prefer 5 years experience in Corporate Communications.

  • Experience with SharePoint 2010 and 2013.

  • Knowledge of HTML.

  • Web experience (i.e., writing for the web and/or content management experience).

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Title: Employee Communications Representative

Location: Virginia-Falls Church

Requisition ID: 18006708