Communications Representative, Lockheed Martin, Liverpool NY

This position is responsible for the planning and execution of all strategic communications supporting the Radar Surveillance Systems (RSS) market segment, a diverse portfolio of ground based radar programs serving a number missions, including air surveillance, space surveillance, missile defense and counter target acquisition. Programs of record include TPS-77 (and variants), Space Fence, LRDR, and TPQ-53.

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) to develop and execute communications plans to support business goals and strategy.

  • Develops program communications strategies
  • Partners with business development on capture communication strategies
  • Develops integrated communication plans for significant program milestones
  • Serves as media lead for the ground based radar portfolio, managing relationship with relevant media outlets.
  • Occasional 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