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Lockheed Martin Strategic Communications in Fort Worth, Texas

COVID-19 continues to significantly impact our employees, families and communities. With employee health and safety as our top priority, and as a federal contractor, Lockheed Martin is taking action to address the increased risk and uncertainty COVID variants pose in the workplace and ensuring we meet our commitments to national security.

To uphold safety for all employees, we will continue to request vaccination status for all Lockheed Martin employees including new hires. All current and newly hired employees who are unvaccinated will be required to adhere to onsite safety protocols.

Description: Do you enjoy working on a variety of projects where no two days are alike? Join the Training and Logistics Solutions (TLS) team for an exciting role developing, executing and measuring integrated communications to support business growth.

This position is an integral member of the TLS team leading strategic communications for the F-35 Training and Logistics market segment. This portfolio of products and capabilities supports mission readiness for the United States and its allies around the world.

Aligned to business objectives, this role will develop growth communications plans, lead the employee engagement program to advance a healthy organization and serve as a communications counselor advising business leaders on effective communications strategies.

Working with the external and employee communications teams, this communicator collaborates with teammates across functions (media relations, marketing, employee communications, multimedia, trade shows, etc.) to develop and execute integrated communications plans to support the key results of the business.

This is a diverse position affording the opportunity to touch every aspect of communications and work on big picture strategies.

Primary Responsibilities

• Develop, execute and measure capture and keep sold communications campaigns, including developing competitor and market research to inform themes and key messages. Track progress in message penetration with key stakeholders and adjust as needed.

• Proactively identify, vet and secure external opportunities (e.g. media interviews, opportunities at industry events, community events, etc.) for subject matter experts. Develop scripts and talking points.

• Identify and develop stories and maintain an integrated content calendar on both internal and external channels, including web, video and social media.

• Partner across the corporation to share one Lockheed Martin stories from design through sustainment.

• Liaise with Business Development on high visibility marketing events.

• Develop an executive communications plan for the TLS F-35 Training & Logistics vice president to connect with internal and external audiences.

• Increase employee knowledge and understanding of business direction and objectives.

Basic Qualifications:

• Prior experience planning, executing and measuring integrated communications strategies.

• Ability to collect and interpret metrics to influence strategic direction in communications plans.

• Exceptional writing, editing, video and oral communications skills with the ability to convey highly complex information in clear, compelling ways.

• Ability to cultivate and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues, executive leadership, reporters and military public affairs officers.

• Ability to plan, organize and support employee events, executive communications, marketing and media events.

• Strong understanding of AP style.

• Motivated self-starter who performs independently and works effectively under competing priorities and tight deadlines.

• Familiarity with new communications trends and industry techniques.

• Quick study with an attention to detail and a sense of urgency. Strong work ethic and positive attitude.

• Degree in Public Relations, Business Communications, Journalism or related field.

Desired Skills:

• An understanding of the aerospace and defense industry.

• Prior experience supporting business captures and growth in the U.S. and internationally.

• Prior experience working with reporters and military public affairs officers.

• Prior experience with crisis communications and labor relations communications.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

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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 Professional

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