Communications Manager - Marketing

Job Description

This role is the lead marketing communications position with the Intelligence & Security sector of BAE Systems, Inc. The role provides marketing communications strategy development and implementation for the sector at large working closely with the vice president of communications, the sector's business areas and other functions to create positive awareness of our capabilities, people and community investment with key external audiences. The candidate must have a demonstrated understanding of how to develop and implement strategic marketing strategies; significant experience managing events, advertising and branding; as well as a working knowledge of community investment.

Specific duties include:
•Developing and implementing a marketing communications strategy for the sector including public events, advertising, recruitment marketing, collateral materials and community investment
•Creating and activating marketing communications campaigns to support key business pursuits
•Managing the sector's participation in trade shows and other public events, including logistics and protocol
•Serving as the branding and advertising point person for the sector, responsible for overseeing the brand guidelines and advertising purchases
•Creating and enacting the sector's recruitment marketing strategy
•Developing and implementing a sector-wide community investment strategy
•Liaising within the sector and the company around larger marketing communications and community investment matters

This individual will play a crucial role on the communications team in the sector. We're looking for a high-energy, enthusiastic marketing communications professional who wants a chance to make important contributions to a large organization. This is a fun, creative and fast paced environment and we need a talented, driven individual to join our team.

Typical Education & Experience

Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 7-10 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

•Experience developing and implementing a marketing communications strategy
•Ability to craft marketing communications messages and materials that further business goals
•Experience successfully planning and executing public events including trade shows
•Understanding of community investment and experience collaborating with non-profit partners
•Experience managing design teams and overseeing advertising development and placement
•Understanding of the importance of brand and implementation of brand guidelines
•Experience interacting with executive corporate staff at different levels of an organization
•Ability to partner and collaborate within and outside the company
•Ability to meet critical deadlines, respond to urgent communication requests, solve problems and work as part of a team including demonstrating agility, flexibility and calm under pressure
•Strong writing ability and a high degree of attention to detail

Preferred Skills and Education

•Experience with Adobe InDesign/Photoshop
•Understanding of social/digital media
•Experience in a business-to-business or business-to-government marketing environment

About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security

BAE Systems Intelligence & Security, based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do-from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels. That's BAE Systems. That's Inspired Work. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression. To see Inspired Work in action, visit www.baesystems.com and follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/baesystemsintel.


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