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Internal Communications Representative

Apply Now Job ID: 502594BR Date posted: Sep. 18, 2019 City: Littleton State: Colorado Program: COMM
Description:The coolest jobs on this planet… or any other… are with Lockheed Martin Space

At the dawn of a new space age, Lockheed Martin is a pioneer, partner, innovator and builder. Our amazing men and women are on a mission to make a difference in the world and every day we use our unique skills and experiences to create, design and build solutions to some of the worlds’ hardest engineering problems. Our culture encourages employees to dream big, perform with excellence and create incredible products. We provide the resources, inspiration and focus and if you have the passion and courage to dream big, we want to build a better tomorrow with you.

As we look to the future, we’re driving innovations to help our customers do even more in orbit. That’s why we’re crafting smarter satellites that operate like smartphones in the sky, with apps that can be updated in orbit so they can adapt as mission needs on the ground change. Eleven Mars-bound orbiters and landers. The next human-rated spacecraft destined for the Moon and beyond. The first-ever comet sample return. The first 3D-printed parts in deep space. More interplanetary spacecraft than any other U.S. company. And we’re just getting started. Now we need your help in telling our story to the world. Your mission is ours. And as that mission evolves, we’ll be ready. Will you?

What does this role look like?

The Lockheed Martin Space Communications team is seeking a skilled corporate communications professional to shape the Lockheed Martin employee experience. This individual will provide strategic internal communications counsel to Human Resources leadership and personnel, along with other functional organizations, such as Finance & Business Operations, Ethics and others, connecting themes and topics that are critical to employee and leader audiences. The successful candidate will be a creative and strategic thinker who can tackle the challenge of reaching a large, diverse and distributed workforce with clear, consistent and meaningful messages.

This role will offer you the following daily challenges:

In this position you’ll focus on creating and executing employee communications campaigns and projects in the following areas:

• Engaging Employees in their Career: You’ll help connect the dots on what it means to have a career at Lockheed Martin.
• Fostering a Shared Success Mindset: At Lockheed Martin, employees play a part in the long-term success of our company.
• This position will develop communications strategies that emphasize a common understanding of how our employees impact the business – collectively and as individuals.
• Reinforcing Our Values: We Do What’s Right, Respect Others and Perform with Excellence. In this position, you’ll ensure our values remain a consistent part of the employee experience.

Key Responsibilities:

• Serving as the primary communications business partner for Human Resources to develop all-employee, all-leader and audience-specific communications.
• Providing communications guidance to other functional organizations such as Finance & Business Operations and Ethics, as needed.
• Develop and build partnerships and relationships with HR and other functional leaders to create and implement high-impact communications strategies.
• Acting as a strategic counsel to the HR leadership team and other senior leaders to shape and reinforce consistent communications strategies and execution.
• Writing and producing all-employee and all-leader messages to be used across internal communications channels (intranet, digital signage networks, emails, townhalls/webcasts, etc.).
• Working cross-functionally with members of the Space External Communications and Visual Communications teams to ensure integrated execution of communications campaigns and projects.
Basic Qualifications:
To be successful, you will need to possess these basic qualifications:

• Bachelor's degree from an accredited college in a related discipline (e.g. Journalism, Communications, Public Relations), or equivalent experience/combined education, with 10 years of professional experience; or 8 years of professional experience with a related Master's degree.
• 8+ years relevant experience in corporate communications, PR and/or marketing communications
• Excellent communications skills with strong writing and editing ability, including application of AP Style
• Must be proactive, enthusiastic, highly organized and results oriented, with a strong sense of follow-up and closure
• Skilled in dealing with ambiguity and translating complex topics into clear messages to employees and leaders
• Strong understanding of the broad range of tools, processes and practices of internal communications and employee engagement
• Position may require travel
PLEASE NOTE: Applicants selected must be able to successfully pass to a background investigation and drug test.
Desired Skills:
To be successful, ideally, you should also have:

• Demonstrated executive presence
• Experience communicating to large employee audiences on HR and other corporate functional topics
• Experience in developing and implementing multifaceted integrated marketing communications campaigns, using a mix of traditional and digital tools and tactics
• Knowledge of Lockheed Martin’s business
• A self-starter who can be depended upon to ensure the accuracy and quality of communications material and content and is accustomed to autonomy in a role

Benefits of Employment:

To promote the sharing of ideas, Lockheed Martin champions an inclusive work environment that urges differences and big-picture thinking.

Our employees play an active role in strengthening the quality of life where we live and work by volunteering more than 850,000 hours annually. Here are some of the benefits you can enjoy:

• Medical {many choices of plans; some LM locations have on-site medical}
• Dental
• 401k {with generous matching}
• Paid time off including, {we have a 9x80 schedule which means: 25 three-day weekends}
• Work/life balance, family-friendly environment
• Career development, career-growth, and lots of learning opportunities for aspiring minds
• Fun, talented and witty teammates
• Knowledgeable, supportive and engaged leadership
• Diverse, inclusive and community-minded organization
• Mentorship opportunities
• Rewards & recognition
• Generous Tuition Reimbursement

Learn more about Lockheed Martin’s competitive and comprehensive benefits package.

At Space we value your skills, training, and education.  We believe that by applying the highest standards of business ethics and visionary thinking, everything is within our reach – and yours as a Lockheed Martin Space employee. Come, join us and experience your future!

The Coolest Jobs are in Space!

Join us at Lockheed Martin, where your mission is ours. Our customers pursue the hardest missions. Those that demand exceptional 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.

…just to name a few reasons to join Lockheed Martin Space!
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: Experienced Professional Business Unit: ESS4400 SPACE Relocation Available: Possible Career Area: Public Relations Clearance Level: None Type: Full-Time Virtual Location: no Work Schedule: 9x80A-9,9,9,9,8 hrs/d in wk1, /9,9,9,9,off in wk2 Shift: First Apply Now

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