Internal Communications Manager

Hawthorne, CA, USA | SpaceX

  • Industry:
    Airlines/Aviation/Aerospace
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    Project Management
  • Experience:
    5-7 years
Job Description:
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SpaceX is seeking a talented, self-driven individual for a position as Internal Communications Manager. As a key member of the team, the Internal Communications Manager will be responsible for the development and implementation of internal communications and employee engagement strategies. This role will work cross-functionally with internal stakeholders to support key initiatives. The successful candidate is a strategic thinker with a can-do attitude, exceptional verbal and interpersonal communication skills, and who thrives in a fast-paced, dynamic environment where no problem is too great and no detail too small.


This position is based out of our Hawthorne, CA headquarters.


RESPONSIBILITIES:


Lead, develop, and execute strategic internal communications programs that align with SpaceX’s priorities as well as shapes employee engagement and culture

Work closely with senior executives to ensure all employees are well-informed of the company’s goals, milestones, and engagement activities

Collaborate across divisions to identify communications gaps and opportunities

Draft, edit, and publish content, including key internal and external announcements

Serve as the main day-to-day manager of internal communications on SpaceX’s intranet

Ensure internal communication messages are consistent with external communication messages

Handle the internal communication response to crisis situations which affect organizational perception and reputation

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:


Bachelor’s degree from a 4 year university or college

 5+ years of professional experience in business/organizational communications

PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:


Experience in internal communications

10+ years of experience in communications or public relations

Must possess impeccable writing skills, with attention to detail and ability to communicate information to multiple audiences

Ability to quickly grasp and synthesize complex issues

Established skills in strategic and critical thinking, decision-making, negotiation, and relationship-building

Must be highly organized, detail oriented and possess a proven ability to thrive under deadline pressure and to execute on a number of projects simultaneously

Experience with intranet platforms

Successful experience working in a fast-paced, dynamic, results-oriented team environment

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:


Available to travel to SpaceX locations on occasion (<10%)

Ability to share writing samples and examples of previous internal communications campaigns