Bachelorâ€™s degree in a specialized area; or equivalent is required plus a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience.
Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.
General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for an Advanced Internal Communications Specialist. The position provides an opportunity to enhance the performance and profitability of an organization that supports some of our nationâ€™s fundamental defense services. General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.
REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND TASKS:
â€¢ Develops and executes comprehensive internal communications plans and strategies, spanning from short-term tactics to long-term campaigns
â€¢ Supports executive leaders to develop engaging employee communications, including employee intranet articles, video scripts, blogs, emails, podcasts and other business announcements
â€¢ Works with subject matter experts to develop communications to support business needs, program highlights, people-focused achievements and other important personnel news using Associated Press style
â€¢ Immersed in Engineering to bring about meaningful communications to one of the largest employee populations at the company
â€¢ Uses SharePoint as the main employee intranet news vehicle
â€¢ Exercises creative thinking and ideation to advance our business performance
â€¢ Supports and engages in programs, projects and practices behind the General Dynamics Mission Systems culture and strategy, and complies with all policies and procedures
â€¢ Position will ideally be based out of Fairfax, VA, with work flexibility
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
â€¢ A seasoned, experienced communications professional with a full understanding of internal employee messaging
â€¢ Candidate should demonstrate very strong written and oral communications skills
â€¢ Resolves a wide range of issues in creative ways, shows initiative on assignments, exercises independent judgement and professionally executes projects
â€¢ Works independently on projects with little direction and oversight; receives general instructions on new assignments
â€¢ Works on problems of diverse scope and competing priorities, demonstrating good judgement in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions
â€¢ Creative energy and fresh perspectives on engaging and communication with employees, in particular engineers
â€¢ Fully proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and SharePoint, with knowledge of tools such as Poppulo and Adobe Creative Suite
â€¢ Ability to establish relationships with remote team members, subject matter experts and key senior leaders
â€¢ Grasps and applies new information quickly; handles complex assignments well
General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation. With a global team of 13,000 top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas. Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency. We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose. If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!
General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/Disability/Veteran.