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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Orbital ATK - Communication Specialist

Job Description

Job ID: ATP20171610-41771

With projected annual revenues of $4.5 billion, approximately 12,500 employees, and operations in about 20 states, Orbital ATK is a company on the move. Our mission is to ensure that our customers accomplish their mission ? whether it?s a technological breakthrough, a satellite launch, or protecting our nation. The company is the world?s leading supplier of solid rocket motors, a leading provider of launch vehicles, satellites and other space systems, and the nation?s largest manufacturer of ammunition. United in pride and shared goals, Orbital ATK employees come from diverse backgrounds and work together to deliver reliable, innovative and affordable solutions. Work with the best and unleash your potential. If you are a dynamic, successful, driven professional, Orbital ATK is the company that will further your experience and career growth. We offer a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefits including, medical, dental, 401k, tuition reimbursement, and much more.Job Description In Progress: A description for this job has not yet been completed. We anticipate having descriptions for the majority of jobs by late 2017. If you have questions about your responsibilities, please discuss them with your manager or your local HR representative.Orbital ATK is applying entrepreneurial thinking and commercial practices to deliver reliable, innovative and affordable products and services to our customers and grow our core areas while harnessing new technologies that will take our products ? and your ideas ? into the future. When encouraged to think beyond the ordinary, you?ll be amazed at what you can do!We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Orbital ATK is seeking an experienced Communication Specialist to join our Armament Systems Division in our Plymouth, MN location.

External Communications
•Develop and execute public relations and social media strategies
•Collaborate with organizational partners in producing content (both written and verbal communications) for social media, corporate internet content, media relations and collateral materials
•Participate in creating direction for external events (trade shows and internally sponsored demonstrations and events)
•Develop positive media relationships
•Manage corporate intranet and social media content contributions for this operating division
•Coordinate with subject matter experts on content production
•Generate and pitch ideas for social media and media relations
•Produce earned media through social, political and media outreach
•Participate in advertising planning and execution
•Develop and maintain reporting metrics to illustrate the value of communications efforts

Internal Communications
•Collaborate with organizational partners to create content that informs employees (benefits, community relations and volunteer opportunities and operational information)
•Manage division level intranet site and digital signage media platforms
•Help develop audio/video podcast capability to inform employees
•Assist in the planning and execution of internal events (to include company celebrations and community involvement)
Support crisis communications planning and response

REQUIREMENTS
•Excellent verbal and written skills – ability to create content that tells the organization’s story
• Ability to obtain a Secret Clearance which requires U.S. Citizenship as a pre-requisite.
•BA/BS in Journalism, Communications, Public Relations or related field
•Minimum 3 - 5 years of experience
•Technical understanding of social media platforms (Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter, You Tube and Pinterest)
•Strong networking skills
•Customer service centric skills
•Preferred industry experience in Communication/PR Roles in within the defense industry, military, B2B, or agency experience supporting a technical field
•Skilled in creating, editing and promoting written and visual content
• Ability to travel (10%)
United in pride and shared goals, Orbital ATK employees come from diverse backgrounds and work together to deliver reliable, innovative and affordable solutions. Work with the best and unleash your potential.

If you are a dynamic, successful, driven professional, Orbital ATK is the company that will further your experience and career growth. We offer a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefits including, medical, dental, 401k, tuition reimbursement, and much more.
Orbital ATK is applying entrepreneurial thinking and commercial practices to deliver reliable, innovative and affordable products and services to our customers and grow our core areas while harnessing new technologies that will take our products ? and your ideas ? into the future. When encouraged to think beyond the ordinary, you?ll be amazed at what you can do!
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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