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Director, Internal Communications

Melbourne, Florida

Job ID CHQ20210511-72198
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Overview

Our Business and Operations team has an unwavering focus on our commitment to excellence in everything we do. They’re the backbone of our ability to deliver mission solutions with speed, innovation and flawless execution.

  • Full Time
  • Level: Experienced
  • Location: Hybrid
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What makes a successful Business and Operations team member at L3Harris?
Check out the traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Collaborative
  • Detail-Oriented
  • Influential
  • Organized
  • Strategic
  • Technical

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My favorite part of working for L3Harris is knowing that the parts that I procure go into products that help save lives.

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L3Harris Work Perks

  • Health

    • Medical with a High Deductible and traditional PPO plan options, as well as, vision and a full array of supplemental health benefits
    • A doctors' service to help with referrals and second opinions for you, your family, and parents

  • Family

    • 4 weeks of paid parental leave for moms and dads
    • Fertility treatment
    • Subsidized backup childcare and eldercare
    • Adoption assistance - $5,000 per adoption/$15,000 per employee
    • Pet insurance

  • Well-Being

    • No cap to your PTO time (for exempt employees)
    • Dress for your day - wear what works for you at work
    • Legal plan for you, your family, and parents
    • Discount platform

Job Description

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 air, land, sea, space and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 48,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.

Description:
Job Title: Director, Internal Communications (Hybrid)
Job ID: CHQ20210511-72198
Job Location: Melbourne, FL

Job Description:

Reporting to the VP, Corporate Communications, the Director, Internal and Executive Communications will drive positive information exchange and engagements with internal and external audiences to support the company’s strategic objectives. The position will serve as a manager and collaborate across all levels of the company to deliver best-in-class communications. The role will be based in Melbourne, FL.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead the internal and executive communications team at Corporate Headquarters; partners with segment internal communications teams to maximize impact and ensure alignment of messaging and processes
  • Develop the strategy, approach, and strategic messaging framework for internal and executive communications
  • Oversee all enterprise campaign development including messaging, goals, and tactics (including segment collaboration) to provide maximum impact and ensures campaigns are delivered on time, on budget, and meet stakeholder needs
  • Provide strategic communications support to senior executives (e.g., enterprise messaging, speechwriting, script development, executive briefings)
  • Evaluate and implement processes and tools to increase efficiency of function and continuous improvement of teamwork products
  • Drive creative approaches and new methods for engaging employees; remain current on latest trends
  • Analyze and refine internal communication metrics to measure engagement, usability, and impact to the organization
  • Possess strong writing and editing skills with the ability to conceive, research, and pen compelling and accurate messaging
  • Identify, develop and edit editorial content for multiple purposes including employee campaigns, press releases, internal and external web content, core messaging, speeches and presentations
  • Coordinate and manage editorial calendar and content across segments and functions.
  • Generate ideas for supporting graphics and visual representation of editorial content.
  • Develop storyboards for video production
  • Oversee as well as individually manage multiple projects at the same time, while meeting aggressive deadlines
  • Establish solid relations and trust across all levels and functions of the company.
  • Provide performance management and development of internal communications team members
  • Hybrid Work Location: You will need to live within commuting distance to our Melbourne, FL office. Work from home schedule will be dictated by the manager and business needs.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, public relations or a related field, and 15 years of prior related experience (corporate communications, public relations agency or journalism preferred). Or a Graduate Degree with a minimum of 13 years of prior related experience.
  • Minimum five years of project management experience, including experience in major project initiatives (e.g., new websites, major campaigns)
  • Minimum three years of managerial experience directly managing others

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience developing and executing various internal and/or external communications initiatives
  • Strong communications instincts
  • Experience meeting and working against deadlines in an often-demanding environment
  • Excellent writing/editing and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively and to develop cooperative relationships / influence with all levels of management & staff
  • Experience in develop strategies, organizing and leading large enterprise initiatives
  • Ability to operate in a fast-paced environment with multiple high-level priorities
  • Grasps and translates important business, market and management concepts into understandable messages and stories
  • Strong attention to details
  • Client-oriented, with ability to work closely with key company partners and communications liaisons
  • Experience with and application of continuous improvement methodologies such as Kaizen, lean, or six sigma
  • Familiarity and usage of AP Style
  • Technical skills – Microsoft SharePoint, Microsoft Office, PowerPoint, and Excel

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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