L3Harris

L3Harris is dedicated to recruiting and developing diverse, high-performing talent who are passionate about what they do. Our employees are unified in a shared dedication to our customers’ mission and quest for professional growth. L3Harris provides an inclusive, engaging environment designed to empower employees and promote work-life success. Fundamental to our culture is an unwavering focus on values, dedication to our communities, and commitment to excellence in everything we do.

L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across space, air, land, sea and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 50,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.

 

Job Code: 12015

Job Location: Remote Opportunity

Job Schedule: 9/80: Employees work 9 out of every 14 days – totaling 80 hours worked – and have every other Friday off

 

Job Description:

 

L3Harris Technologies is the Trusted Disruptor for the global aerospace and defense industry. With customers’ mission-critical needs always in mind, our ~50,000 employees deliver end-to-end technology solutions connecting the space, air, land, sea and cyber domains. The Senior Manager of Strategic Communications leads L3Harris’ integrated & executive communications efforts at Corporate Headquarters. The selected candidate has responsibility for identifying and aligning the company’s business priorities and communications priorities, collaborating across functions and segments to drive & track strategic campaign development and execution. They also develop and track thought leadership opportunities for key executives, including the CEO, and develop key executive communications, such as op-eds, presentations and other related materials, aligning messaging and increasing share of voice in key topic areas. The selected candidate should be a strong communications leader, exquisite writer and thoughtful researcher who is flexible to emerging requirements and demands and can swiftly address urgent needs. As a key team member, they must look broadly across the enterprise, closing gaps and preventing silos to maximize communications impact and efficiency; they also drive integrated reporting and analysis.

The role reports to the Senior Director of External Communications.

 

Essential Functions:

 

  • Identify and align communications priorities with business priorities across key functions and segments
  • Develop, execute and track “Top 10” integrated communications campaigns in partnership with key functions and segments
  • Develop, execute and track thought leadership strategy for key executives (ex: CEO)
  • Develop and report integrated communications metrics (ex: “Top 10” campaigns, quarterly function reporting)
  • Develop CEO op-eds, talking points and/or correspondence with key audiences
  • Develop prep materials for CEO-level engagements with media, customers and/or with key policymakers, including congressional and executive branch engagements and industry association participation
  • Lead enterprise-wide integrated campaigns (ex: Earnings, National Engineers Week)
  • Lead M&A integrated communications campaigns, change management efforts or special communications initiatives
  • Support technology focus area communications groups/working groups (ex: JADC2, Shield Capital)
  • Manage a small team of strategic communicators, implementing best-in-class practices and procedures for use across enterprise
  • Carry out additional activities as assigned by management

Qualifications:

 

  • Bachelor’s with 12 years prior experience in public relations or related field, Graduate Degree with 10 years prior experience in public relations or related field – In lieu of a degree, minimum of 16 years of prior related experience in public relations or related field
  • 8 years of experience in Communications, Public Relations, Government Relations or related field
  • 3 years of supervisory and / or major project / team leadership experience

Preferred Additional Skills:

 

  • Experience in defense, space, aerospace or other high-tech cultures
  • Experience leading and influencing cross-functional/cross-divisional teams
  • Exemplary organizational skills with a proven ability to successfully plan, coordinate and track projects from start up to close out
  • Ability to develop cooperative relationships with all levels of management & staff
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills; ability to share vision, positioning and messaging information with various stakeholders
  • Experience with creating and briefing executive-level presentations
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and make good judgment decisions in a highly charged environment
  • Track record of exceeding customer expectations and providing innovative and timely solutions
  • An effective team member and leader with a positive approach who can think outside the box and problem solve in real time
  • Proficient in AP style

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In compliance with pay transparency requirements, the salary range for this role in Colorado and New York State is $101,000 – $187,000. For California and New York City, the salary range for this role is $115,500 – $214,500. This is not a guarantee of compensation or salary, as final offer amount may vary based on factors including but not limited to experience and geographic location. L3Harris also offers a variety of benefits, including health and disability insurance, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, EAP, education assistance, parental leave, paid time off, and company-paid holidays. The specific programs and options available to an employee may vary depending on date of hire, schedule type, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements.

Please be aware many of our positions require the ability to obtain a security clearance. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that L3Harris Technologies may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

L3Harris Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3Harris is committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws. L3Harris maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law.

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