Manager, Marketing Communications

Remote (Iowa City, IA)

The communications manager role aligned to our Mission Systems business unit is a key player on the global communication team. The role’s principal focus is to support the execution of key components of the businesses’ integrated communications strategy – leading projects aligned to both strategic marketing pursuits and internal/executive communications.


Reporting to the communication team’s director, the communications manager is a highly engaging professional and is responsible for initiating and delivering innovative work through a matrixed, cross-functional team and in a global environment. The manager is a strong writer with the ability to develop and execute communications plans aligned to both product and employee initiatives. The role is also responsible for communications vehicle ownership and tactical support -- including, but not limited to; newsletter/email distribution, website administration, video production, town hall management, survey tools and more. The manager also collaborates with central Communications teammates and supports/deploys functional best practice communication efforts. This is an individual contributor role.


This position can be worked remotely, from anywhere in the U.S.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work with senior leaders to build and execute robust internal and external communication plans


Internal/Executive Communications

  • Create timely, relevant, dynamic written communications and presentations
  • Coordinate town hall meetings – inclusive of agenda setting, presentation development, drafting of scripts and talking points and dry runs with leadership
  • Produce topical and leadership videos and leverage other digital tools and platforms to inform the employee population about progress against business strategies and goals
  • Counsel senior leaders on recommended messaging, channels and timing of key communications that impact the business and employee experience
  • Partner with HR and other support functions on critical business initiatives
  • Support employee engagement activities – inclusive of Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives such as “Introduce a Girl to Engineering,” Women in Line Leadership (WILL) events and more…
  • Coordinate metrics reporting and analysis 


Marketing Communications

  • Manage key deliverables of a marketing plan as assigned, inclusive of but not limited to;
  • Market research & campaign brainstorming
  • Lead creative projects with internal and external vendors
  • Plan and execute messaging through appropriate channels (trade shows, target email, trade press, social media, e-mail, digital, etc.)
  • Assist in analyzing marketing data (campaign results, conversion rates, traffic etc.) to help shape future marketing strategies


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 8 years of prior relevant experience OR
  • Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 5 years experience OR
  • In absence of a degree, 12 years of relevant experience is required
  • Anility to travel 10-15%
  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S. without sponsorship now or in the future. Collins Aerospace will not offer sponsorship for this position


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior communications experience in a corporate, international environment with a strong manufacturing or technical background is a plus
  • Knowledge of internal communications strategies and channels, including effective use of digital and video communications
  • Experience with preparing and presenting materials on behalf of executives
  • Highly skilled with web-based publishing and distribution tools
  • Basic understanding of developing news releases, proactive media pitching, and storytelling that delivers impactful, positive outcomes
  • Critical thinker – with an ability to understand complex business issues to craft messages for targeted audience groups


Collins Aerospace, a Raytheon Technologies company, is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.


Collins Aerospace Diversity & Inclusion Statement:

Diversity drives innovation; inclusion drives success. We believe a multitude of approaches and ideas enable us to deliver the best results for our workforce, workplace, and customers. We are committed to fostering a culture where all employees can share their passions and ideas so we can tackle the toughest challenges in our industry and pave new paths to limitless possibility.


WE ARE REDEFINING AEROSPACE.

* Please consider the following role type definitions as you apply for this role.


Onsite: Employees who are working in Onsite roles will work primarily onsite. This includes all production and maintenance employees, as they are essential to the development of our products.


Hybrid: Employees who are working in Hybrid roles will work regularly both onsite and offsite. Ratio of time working onsite will be determined in partnership with your leader.


Remote: Employees who are working in Remote roles will work primarily offsite (from home). An employee may be expected to travel to the site location as needed. 


Regardless of your role type, collaboration and innovation are critical to our business and all employees will have access to digital tools so they can work with colleagues around the world – and access to Collins sites when their work requires in-person meetings.


Some of our competitive benefits package includes: 

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees
  • Generous 401(k) plan that includes employer matching funds and separate employer retirement contribution, including a Lifetime Income Strategy option
  • Tuition reimbursement program
  • Student Loan Repayment Program
  • Life insurance and disability coverage
  • Optional coverages you can buy: pet insurance, home and auto insurance, additional life and accident insurance, critical illness insurance, group legal, ID theft protection
  • Birth, adoption, parental leave benefits
  • Ovia Health, fertility, and family planning
  • Adoption Assistance         
  • Autism Benefit
  • Employee Assistance Plan, including up to 10 free counseling sessions
  • Healthy You Incentives, wellness rewards program
  • Doctor on Demand, virtual doctor visits
  • Bright Horizons, child and elder care services
  • Teladoc Medical Experts, second opinion program
  • And more!


Nothing matters more to Collins Aerospace than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.

Note:

  • Background check and drug screen required (every external new hire in the U.S.)
  • Drug Screen only performed on re-hires who have been gone for more than 1 year


At Collins, the paths we pave together lead to limitless possibility. And the bonds we form – with our customers and with each other -- propel us all higher, again and again.

                                                                                                                  

Apply now and be part of the team that’s redefining aerospace, every day.


Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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