Principal / Sr. Principal Brand Representative
Requisition ID: R10011629Category: CommunicationsLocation: McLean - VA, United States of AmericaCitizenship Required: United States CitizenshipClearance Type: SecretTelecommute: Yes- May Consider Full Time Teleworking for this positionShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the TimePositions Available: 1At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work "A cents € and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.Northrop Grumman Defense Systems Sector (NGDS) is seeking a Principal / Sr. Principal Brand Representative to join our growing team of diverse professionals either on-site at our sector headquarters in McLean, Virginia, or virtually as a full-time teleworker.The successful Brand Representative will use experience and innate passion for integrated marketing and brand communications combined with an understanding of creative and media fundamentals, social media experience, exceptional project management skills and knowledge of industry trends.The selected candidate will be a brand steward within the organization and partners to solve creative and paid media problems from all angles: strategically, creatively, and through execution. Through direction and guidance, the Brand Rep will also champion the brand internally with enterprise campaigns and various internal channels.The Brand Rep will form integral relationships with brand teams throughout the enterprise including internal creative teams and external agencies. This person will help support sector storytelling by working with all internal partners to ensure all brand efforts are coordinated to be on schedule and accurate.General Roles and Responsibilities:Strategic DevelopmentPartners with peers, managers and directors on bringing the communications strategy and related workstreams to life through various communications tacticsSeeks out strategic solutions to a variety of situations such as program or capability proof-points to any given internal or external campaignFosters dialogue with measurement teams to ensure campaigns are set up, monitored and optimized for successCreative DevelopmentAssist with the reviews of internal and agency creative and media; provides the first line of sight of reviews and ensures all feedback is captured and consolidated with internal partnersOwns creative timelines with partners to ensure deadlines are met or alerts of any shifts occurring during a campaign cycleOwns the internal legal process to ensure external communication material is approved for public releaseProject ManagementFundamental experience in managing campaign timelines and a proven track record of meeting deadlinesAbility to provide status updates to various stakeholders and the progress or any adjustments that may occur across multiple campaignsCoordinating with cross-discipline team members to make sure all parties are on track with project requirements, deadlines and schedulesCoordinating the development of any documents, meetings or other assets needed to enable success of a campaignFoster internal relationships in effort to manage internal creative of promotional material; ensuring final designs are strategic and on brandAssist with budget and billing efforts; reporting advertising campaign budgets are meeting monthly and quarterly forecastsProduction & Final ExecutionWhen production occurs, coordinating production logistics with partners, peers, managers and directors to ensure a smooth and successful productionLeading the final development of assets and ensuring internal approvals of all material before external releaseSocial MediaAssisting the Sector Digital Content Strategist with internal social media development by applying knowledge of industry trends, awareness of best social media practicesMay assist with social listening and setting up social monitoring upon needsIs available during crisis or heightened sensitivity scenarios to support with social media listening, content development, and reporting. This could be during and off of regular business hoursThis position may be filled at either the Principal or Sr. Principal level per the requirements below.Basic Qualifications for Principal Brand Representative:One of the following:High school diploma or GED with a minimum of 10 years of marketing or advertising experienceBachelor's degree in Marketing, Advertising, Business, or a related discipline with a minimum of 6 years of marketing or advertising experienceMaster's degree in Marketing, Advertising, Business, or a related discipline with a minimum of 4 years of marketing or advertising experienceA team player with outstanding communication, presenting, organizational and writing skillsMust have or be able to obtain and maintain a US Department of Defense (DoD) Secret security clearanceThe ability to travel as needed (up to 10% of the time)Basic Qualifications for Sr. Principal Brand Representative:One of the following:High school diploma or GED with a minimum of 14 years of marketing or advertising experienceBachelor's degree in Marketing, Advertising, Business, or a related discipline with a minimum of 10 years of marketing or advertising experienceMaster's degree in Marketing, Advertising, Business, or a related discipline with a minimum of 8 years of marketing or advertising experienceA team player with outstanding communication, presenting, organizational and writing skillsMust have or be able to obtain and maintain a US Department of Defense (DoD) Secret security clearanceThe ability to travel as needed (up to 10% of the time)Preferred Qualifications:Advertising Account Executive, Project Manager or related position within an ad agencyAbility to multi-task and handle a variety of responsibilities dailyThe successful person will have a resourceful nature, be able to build relationships with a variety of people and functions, and have a general sense of urgency in completing tasks on time and with accuracyActive DoD Secret security clearanceSalary Range: 76000 - 125400Salary Range 2: 94200 - 155500Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit US Citizenship is required for most positions.