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Wednesday, October 11, 2017

United Technologies - Communications Specialist

Every second a plane takes off with UTC Aerospace Systems equipment onboard. From space exploration and defense to today’s more electric, more intelligent, more integrated aircraft – our systems make modern flight possible. And by “make it possible,” we mean: we start it, power it, control it, ventilate it, quiet it, land it, stop it and monitor it. We have more than 41,000 employees across 150 countries working at the forefront of technological innovation. Thanks to their efforts, our global reach and our market-leading position, we do big things no one else can do.

As part of the Sensors & Integrated Systems (SIS) team, you'll help develop the next generation of more intelligent, more integrated and more reliable solutions that enhance aircraft safety and performance in the most rigorous flight conditions. We have 100 years of experience, a phenomenal product portfolio, state-of-the-art test labs and the resources to make your ideas shine. 

Come soar with us.
UTC Aerospace Systems (UTAS) is a global leader in the design and manufacture of a variety of aerospace products. Sensors & Integrated Systems (SIS) division, based in Burnsville, MN has an exciting opportunity for a Communication Specialist to lead and develop the execution of employee and executive communication programs to convey consistent internal messaging across all business unit locations and promote business unit success and initiative at the corporate levels. Responsibilities include:
- Internal communication projects and budgets (employee communications and messaging, executive communications and messaging, script development and video coordination, internal newsletter development and distribution, distribution of organizational announcements and other internal messaging, multi-media management and intranet site management)
- Copywriting for employee messages, executive communications, internal stories for newsletters, intranet, speeches, presentations, video scripts, social media, etc.
- Communications counsel and guidance on processes, best practices and writing style for business unit leadership, functions and global sites
- Employee events (limited coordination, planning and support of events such as executive all employee meetings and employee recognition events)
- Business unit SharePoint site (develop, maintain and explore opportunities to measure effectiveness and implement ongoing enhancements)
- Graphic design and production (PowerPoint presentations, graphics for varied levels of internal events)
- Multi-media development (video and photography management and coordination for employee events and activities)
- Social media content (work collaboratively with Corporate Communications on the development of social media content representing business unit activities)
- Identity and brand management (work collaboratively with Corporate Communications to ensure corporate-wide messaging and corporate identity standards are met; ensure branding is consistent through all collateral, promotional materials and internal messaging)
- Employee engagement (Partner with HR to drive employee engagement through effective communication)
- Department support (support business unit Communications & Public Relations peers and Associate Director of Communications as needed with day-to-day communications activities, photo shoots, video production management, etc.)

  • 5-7 years of organizational communications or combined related experience
  • Independent problem solving and decision making skills
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent organization, project, and time management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to work with people at all levels and work well in a team environment
  • Experience in a Continuous Improvement (CI) environment helpful
  • Intermediate-to-advanced user of Microsoft Office (Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, Excel, SharePoint), Adobe InDesign and Adobe Photoshop

Education: Bachelor's degree; preferably in communications, business, marketing or human resources; technical background helpful

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.