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Marketing & Communications Specialist II

Broomfield, CO

BAE Systems, Inc., Space & Mission Systems sector, is searching for a results-oriented Marketing & Communications (MarCom) Specialist to join the Employee Communications team. In this role, you will educate, inform and engage employees by writing and disseminating strategic employee communications (both technical and non-technical content), effective communications plans and creative content. This position is based in Broomfield, CO and reports to the Senior Manager, Employee Communications. 

The Strategic Operations (StratOps) Strategic Capabilities Unit, consists of Washington DC Operations, Marketing & Communications and Strategic Development. The StratOps team promotes and elevates the business within our markets, works with customers and industry to influence and drive growth and facilitate collaboration across the business enterprise to increase opportunities.

What You’ll Do:

  • Work with the Senior Manager, Employee Communications to develop and align communications strategies and messaging with branding and strategy.
  • Collaborate with subject matter experts to write and create content and communications plans for internal audiences, for both technical and informative content.
  • Write, format, proofread and disseminate a variety of communications on multiple platforms.
  • Develop and manage communications plans using multiple channels – newsletters, intranet site, targeted and enterprise emails, digital signage, posters, presentations, speaking points, etc.
  • Incorporate edits and feedback from subject matter experts, MarCom team members, stakeholders, Executives, etc., as appropriate.
  • Engage other MarCom team members to develop dynamic, visually appealing content (photo, video, graphics, audio, etc.), as needed.
  • Maintain content on internal channels, ensuring content is up-to-date and reflected on multiple channels.
  • Update channels based on intranet and email content.
  • Mirror content from BAE Systems, Inc. or edit for Space & Mission Systems sector audience.
  • Resize or create images for internal channels.
  • Ensure consistency across internal channels using AP Style and the employee communications style guide.
  • Lead all internal event communications.
  • Use internal email platform to send various targeted and enterprise communications.
  • Edit, input and send various newsletters for departments across the sector.
  • Potential to act as a Liaison between MarCom and a Space & Mission Systems department to support their marketing & communications needs.
  • Support external social media accounts as time allows.
  • Manage assigned projects and communication timelines to ensure all campaigns, events and projects are executed on time.
  • Maintain a regular and predictable work schedule.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the department, the Strategic Business Units, Strategic Capabilities Units and the Company. Interact appropriately with others in order to maintain a positive and productive work environment.
  • Perform other duties as necessary.

On-Site Work Environment: This position requires regular in-person engagement by working on-site three or more days each normally scheduled week in the primary work location. Travel and local commute between company campuses and other possible non-company locations will be required.

Working Conditions: Work is performed in an office environment, laboratory, cleanroom, or production floor. 

Required Education, Experience, & Skills 

  • Bachelor’s degree plus 3 or more years related experience.
  • Each higher-level degree, i.e., Master’s Degree or Ph.D., may substitute for two years of experience. Related technical experience may be considered in lieu of education. Degree must be from a university, college, or school which is accredited by an agency recognized by the US Secretary of Education, US Department of Education.
  • Ability to multi-task and juggle competing priorities.
  • Solid writing skills; experience writing for different audiences and channels.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to drive and meet deadlines.
  • Organized.
  • Collaborate with individuals at all levels of the company.
  • Work independently and with a team.
  • Creativity.
  • Solid general business acumen and curiosity.
  • AP Style.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office, SharePoint and Adobe InDesign.

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills: Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, public relations or related field.

Pay Information: Full-Time Salary Range: $64000 - $87000

Please note: This range is based on our market pay structures. However, individual salaries are determined by a variety of factors including, but not limited to: business considerations, local market conditions, and internal equity, as well as candidate qualifications, such as skills, education, and experience. 

Employee Benefits: At BAE Systems, we support our employees in all aspects of their life, including their health and financial well-being. Regular employees scheduled to work 20+ hours per week are offered: health, dental, and vision insurance; health savings accounts; a 401(k) savings plan; disability coverage; and life and accident insurance. We also have an employee assistance program, a legal plan, and other perks including discounts on things like home, auto, and pet insurance.

Our leave programs include paid time off, paid holidays, as well as other types of leave, including paid parental, military, bereavement, and any applicable federal and state sick leave. Employees may participate in the company recognition program to receive monetary or non-monetary recognition awards. Other incentives may be available based on position level and/or job specifics.

About BAE Systems Space & Mission Systems 

BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it’s what we do at BAE Systems.

Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts – defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions.

As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team—making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you’ll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference.

Headquartered in Boulder, Colorado, Space & Mission Systems is a leading provider of national defense and civil space applications, advanced remote sensing, scientific and tactical systems for the U.S. Intelligence, Department of Defense and scientific communities.

We continually pioneer ways to innovate spacecraft, mission payloads, optical systems, and other defense and civil capabilities. Powered by endlessly curious people with an unwavering mission focus, we continually discover ways to enable our customers to perform beyond expectation and protect what matters most.

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