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Northrop Grumman Sr Principal Public Relations Rep - Palmdale, CA (Secret Clearance Required) in Palmdale, California

Climb to new heights on your journey when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. Enjoy a purposeful career in aeronautics that is crucial to the way we connect and protect our world across land, sea, and air. Bring your experience and take advantage of this opportunity to discover how you can start to push past possible and achieve your goals today. Enjoy a diverse, collaborative environment with professionals across the nation ready to help launch your career.

The Communications organization of Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems is seeking a highly skilled communications professional to join our team in implementing dynamic communications practices, including digital communications, media support, employee communications and special events.

Additional areas of focus will include contributing to internal and external communications initiatives; planning and executing messaging for distinguished visitors; and developing collateral materials and social media content.

We are looking for the right candidate who has demonstrated skill in developing strategic communications plans as well as the coordination, development and/or execution of content creation for scripts, digital, print, and other materials. Additional responsibilities will include:

  • Driving communications processes and operations both internally and externally

  • Collaborating across functions and sectors to ensure regular exchange of information to support consistent messaging, share communications practices and support enterprise events.

  • Supporting the alignment of communications planning and execution for corporate and sector initiatives and measurement objectives

  • Identifying and preparing opinion leaders and internal spokespeople to provide perspective to the public

This is an ideal position for a high-energy, adventurous, self-motivated professional who is able to meet commitments and work effectively given tight turnaround times, multiple tasks and customers, shifting priorities and limited resources. This full-time position is located in Palmdale, California, and reports to the communications manager.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree and 10 years of related experience: internal corporate communications, leadership consultation and/or communication strategy development and deployment-with a bachelor's degree in journalism, marketing, business, communications, public relations or public affairs OR a Master's Degree with 6 years of experience.

  • U.S. citizenship

  • Active DOD Secret Clearance updated within the last 5 years.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Confident communicator and ability to present concepts orally

  • Superior organization, project management and time management skills

  • Strong decision making ability and attention to detail

  • Strong written, oral and interpersonal skills and ability to facilitate and gain consensus

  • Demonstrated experience in technology-based communication, web design and creation is a bonus

  • Eligibile for or have aDOD Top Secret clearance

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.

Job Category : Communications