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Communications Representative

Apply Now Job ID: 541331BR Date posted: Oct. 08, 2020 City: WashingtonState: DC
Description:This position will provide communications support to the Small Combatants and Ship Systems market segment within the RMS Integrated Warfare Systems and Sensors line of business, including program communications support for the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), Vertical Launching System (VLS) and the Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC). In addition, this position will also serve as the 300 M St and Marinette, WI communications lead, supporting employee communications and engagement activities at those sites.

The ideal candidate will develop strong partnerships with business leaders, providing strategic counsel as it relates to the most effective communications strategies and approaches. Collaboration is critical in this role, which involves project managing across communication functions (media relations, marketing, employee communications), customer Public Affairs Officers (PAOs) and partners to develop and execute communications plans to support business goals and strategy.

Primary Responsibilities
• Serves as primary point of contact to the Vice President and General Manager of the Small Combatants and Ship Systems (SC&SS)
• Develops program/capture communications strategies
• Develops integrated communication plans for significant program milestones
• Develops executive engagement rhythm, memos, talking points, etc. for leadership engagements
• Manages regional Community Relations budgets and programming in conjunction with site General Managers and local leadership
• Travel required
Basic Qualifications:
• Exceptional writing, editing and oral communications skills with the ability to convey highly complex information in clear, compelling ways
• Experience in developing and executing integrated strategic communications plans to support key internal and external stakeholders
• Communications experience in one or more of the following industries: Defense, Manufacturing, Technology
• Experience in a variety of communications disciplines including executive/employee communications, marketing, media, or community relations
• Excellent strategist with keen creative instincts and expertise influencing leadership thinking in strategic communication and issues management
• Ability to cultivate and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues and executive leadership.
• Familiarity with contemporary communications trends and industry techniques
Other Important Information You Should Know Expression of Interest: By applying to this job, you are expressing interest in this position and could be considered for other career opportunities where similar skills and requirements have been identified as a match. Should this match be identified you may be contacted for this and future openings.Work Schedules: Lockheed Martin supports a variety of alternate work schedules that provide additional flexibility to our employees. Schedules range from standard 40 hours over a five day work week while others may be condensed. These condensed schedules provide employees with additional time away from the office and are in addition to our Paid Time off benefits.Schedule for this Position: 9x80 every other Friday offSecurity Clearance Statement: This position requires a government security clearance, you must be a US Citizen for consideration.Clearance Level: Secret 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 ProfessionalBusiness Unit: RMSRelocation Available: PossibleCareer Area: Public RelationsType: Full-TimeVirtual Location: no Shift: First Apply Now

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