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Communications Leadership Development Program Associate, Internal/External Track - Multiple Locations

Apply Now Job ID: 496438BR Date posted: Aug. 16, 2019 City: Bethesda, Fort Worth, Grand Prairie, Moorestown, Orlando, Washington State: District of Columbia, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey, Texas Program: CLDP
Description:The Communications Leadership Development Program (CLDP) is a full-time, two-year rotational role that provides diverse communications experience. Immersed in the inner workings of the world's leading aerospace and global security company, you'll develop extensive, career-building communications skills through on-the-job responsibilities, training and leadership development opportunities.

Participants in the program’s internal/external communications track gain broad experience in media relations, marketing communications, employee and executive communications and community relations in preparation for future leadership roles at Lockheed Martin. During the program, participants attend two leadership development conferences and network with leadership development program peers from other functions across Lockheed Martin.

CLDP is highly competitive. Eligible applicants are completing or have completed undergraduate or graduate degrees from leading communications and/or business schools with outstanding communications skills, leadership abilities and practical experience. Early career professionals with less than three years of experience are also encouraged to apply. Possible work locations include, but are not limited to: Bethesda, Maryland; Washington, District of Columbia; Dallas - Fort Worth, Texas; Denver, Colorado; Orlando, Florida; and Moorestown, New Jersey, among others. Possible Business Areas include Enterprise Operations, Rotary and Mission Systems, Aeronautics, Missiles and Fire Control, and Space. Candidates must be geographically flexible and willing to relocate for their rotations and upon program graduation.
Basic Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s or master’s degree in communications, public relations, journalism, marketing or other related majors
• Minimum cumulative GPA 3.5
• Two distinct communications internships, related work experiences or demonstrated leadership experiences
• Strong writing skills (with supporting portfolio of print and digital materials)
• Understanding of the various components of a communications campaign and how to create and execute an integrated communications plan
• Knowledge of and experience using Associated Press (AP) style
• Open to relocation
Desired Skills:
• Social media experience (Ex: LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube)
• Digital marketing, analytics and/or content management experience (Ex: Hubspot, Sprinklr, Google Analytics, Google Keyword, Hootsuite, Leadpages, ActiveCampaign)
• Business acumen (Ex: Finance, Operations)
• Photo and video capture/editing
• Collaboration tool experience (Ex: Slack, Box, Google Hangout, Dropbox)
• Relevant communications leadership experience (Ex: PRSSA or on-campus agency)
• Interpersonal skills, integrity, teamwork, energy and flexibility
Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. Join us at Lockheed Martin, where your mission is ours. Our customers tackle the hardest missions. Those that demand extraordinary amounts of courage, resilience and precision. They’re dangerous. Critical. Sometimes they even provide an opportunity to change the world and save lives. Those are the missions we care about.

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.
Experience Level: 4 yr and up College Business Unit: ESS1000 CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS Relocation Available: Possible Career Area: Public Relations Clearance Level: None Type: Full-Time Virtual Location: no Work Schedule: FLEX9x80A-Friday off in 2nd week w/flex hrs/day Shift: First Apply Now

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