Content Strategy Manager

Requisition ID: 43947

All Locations: El Segundo, CA (California)

A trusted partner. A national resource. A leader in national security space. We are THE Aerospace Corporation. A team that takes pride in our readiness to solve some of the most complex technical challenges in existence. With challenges spanning government to commercial, you'll have the unique opportunity to work on projects that are literally evolving our nation's space and launch capabilities. We all share a common passion and aspiration - to serve a mission much bigger than ourselves. When you join our team, you'll be part of a rare collection of thought leaders and game-changing innovators. Are you ready to launch your career?

Responsibilities

The Aerospace Corporation believes in providing impactful and engaging communications to our employees, our customers, and the public. We are looking for the right person to join our team as a Content Strategy Manager. This position, located in our El Segundo office, will play a vital role in overseeing and producing articles, stories, reports, collateral materials, and other content, while coordinating with other departments such as Photo, Video, and Graphics and working to align the content with overall corporate communication strategy.

KEY FUNCTIONS

  • Manages the content strategy team. Assign work, monitor quality and productivity, and give feedback.
  • Writes articles and stories in journalism style, with a heavy emphasis on stories about complex technical science and engineering subjects written for a non-technical audience.
  • Tailors messaging to align with corporate communication strategy for a variety of audiences and channels. Works both hands-on and as a team manager.
  • Develops and implements process improvements to accommodate an increasing volume of products and pace of development without compromising on quality.
  • Consults with staff at all levels throughout the organization to determine appropriate communication strategies and tactics to achieve desired outcomes.
  • Contributes creative ideas for message delivery using innovative channels/technology.


Qualifications

Required
  • Bachelor's degree in journalism, communications or a related field, or equivalent work experience.
  • Experience as a publication editor, manager, and writer with at least 5 years of experience supervising writers and editors.
  • Experience in a corporate or government environment.
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills, project management skills, and a strong customer service mindset.


Preferred
  • Must be able to manage multiple priorities and effectively prioritize tasks that may change multiple times during a day.
  • Experience with and the application of concepts and practices in communications, public relations, marketing, and journalism as well as experience with a wide variety of channels (print, web, broadcast, social media, etc.) highly desirable.
  • Requires hands-on knowledge of and experience with a variety of content management tools and web platforms.
  • Familiarity with the national security, space, government, and/or military communities is desired.
  • Candidate will demonstrate an outgoing, energetic style; a consistently professional demeanor; and a high level of emotional maturity. Must be strategic, positive, proactive, assertive, technology-savvy, agile/flexible, deadline-oriented, and a team player.


Transcript Requirement

None

Additional Requisition Details

Clearance Requirement: None

Access: None

Polygraph: None

Relocation Available: No

Employment Type: Regular

Work Schedule: Full Time

Company Statement

The Aerospace Corporation has provided independent technical and scientific research, development, and advisory services to national security space programs since 1960. We operate a federally funded research and development center (FFRDC) for the United States Air Force and the National Reconnaissance Office, and support all national security space programs. We also apply more than 50 years of experience with space systems to provide critical solutions to technologically complex systems in such areas as communications, shipping, law enforcement, and cyber, among others.

From our inception, our highly skilled technical staff has focused on ensuring the success of every mission and developing the most effective and economic space-related hardware and software in the world. Our greatest asset is the technical expertise of our people. Our state-of-the-art laboratory facilities are staffed by some of the leading scientists in the world.

All Aerospace employees working in organizations with technical responsibilities are required to apply for and maintain at least a Secret clearance. U.S. citizenship is required for those positions.

Equal Opportunity Commitment

The Aerospace Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We believe that a diverse workforce creates an environment in which unique ideas are developed and differing perspectives are valued, producing superior customer solutions. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, color, religion,genetic information, marital status, ancestry, national origin, protected veteran status, physical disability, medical condition, mental disability, or disability status and any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. If you're an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran who needs assistance using our online job search and application tools or need reasonable accommodation to complete the job application process, please contact us by phone at 310.336.5432 or by email atieo.mailbox@aero.org. You can also reviewThe Equal Employment Opportunity is the Lawposter andthe supplement, as well as thePay Transparency Policy Statement.

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles
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