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Specialist, Communications at Aerojet Rocketdyne



Job OverviewThe Internal Communications team is looking for two Specialist, Communications: one to support the Missile Solutions and Space Propulsion & Power Systems sectors and one to support the Segment Functions and Sites. Reporting to the Director, Internal Communications – Aerojet Rocketdyne, the incumbent will support employee and executive communications with focus on improving culture and employee engagement. This involves partnering with executive business leaders to develop, implement, and drive annual communication plans at the sector, functional, and site levels.

The incumbent is expected to work at an Aerojet Rocketdyne location on a hybrid work schedule.

This role requires a strategic communicator with the ability to effectively engage with executive leaders, help shape their cultural and engagement actions, develop creative communications solutions, support organizational communications needs, and deliver compelling, high-quality communications products. This highly organized leader will manage multiple projects and deadlines seamlessly and possess a deep commitment to fostering an equitable, inclusive team culture.

This position may be filled at this level or one level higher.

About UsL3Harris Technologies

is the Trusted Disruptor for the global aerospace and defense industry. With customers’ mission-critical needs always in mind, our more than 50,000 employees deliver end-to-end technology solutions connecting the space, air, land, sea and cyber domains.

Aerojet Rocketdyne, an L3Harris Technologies Company, is growing in

The Rocket City, Huntsville, AL!

We’ve begun hiring for our third facility in the Huntsville area, a 379,000 sq.ft. manufacturing facility near the Huntsville airport that will specialize in the production and assembly of inert solid rocket motor components. We are also continuing to grow at our Huntsville center of excellence for Missile Solutions Program Management and Engineering, as well as our Advanced Manufacturing Facility in north Huntsville, where we produce advanced propulsion products.

You’re not just

“doing a job”


Aerojet Rocketdyne, an L3Harris Technologies Company


The work you perform makes significant contributions to national security and space exploration.

Inspiring Company Culture

– Our people support each other and work together to leave an indelible impact on our nation’s aerospace and defense legacy. Read more about our culture: Careers | L3Harris

Rest and Relaxation

– Accrue 3 weeks of vacation to start plus separate sick allowance. 9/80 schedule providing longer weekends. Plus 90 hours of paid holidays on average throughout the year.

Comprehensive Health Benefits

– Medical, Dental, Vision, Health Savings Accounts, and Wellness programs. Want to know more?

Check out:

Benefits | L3Harris

Prepare for the Future

– 401(k) with company match

Professional Development

– Tuition assistance, free professional development training through Rocket University and Energetics University, employee recognition, and leadership development programs

Employee Resource Groups

– Local and Enterprise employee-led volunteer groups to create community, awareness, impact, and to support a culture where everyone belongs

Great Location

– Huntsville has been named the second-best place to live in the United States by U.S. News & World Report’s 2023-2024 rankings. The city’s thriving job market, low cost of living and high quality of life were cited as the primary reasons for its top ranking.

Essential Functions

Lead communications efforts in enabling segment priorities, including transformation objectives.

Works closely with executive and HR leaders to develop and direct integrated communications strategies that engage L3Harris employees and support cross-functional corporate initiatives.

Builds and executes a sector-level communications strategy, inclusive of the employee experience, for the sector president, supporting communication tactics such as speeches, webcasts, town halls, written communications, videos, social media and community relations activities.

Supports employee engagement, change management, and issue management.

Builds partnerships with key internal stakeholders, collaborating across teams and locations to share information, robust communications standard work, and best practices.

Employs the latest communications tools and analytics to maximize audience engagement and reach through multi-channel (intranet, email, digital, social, etc.) communications methods. Measures effectiveness and adjusts strategy as necessary.


Bachelor’s Degree and minimum 9 years of prior relevant experience OR Graduate Degree and a minimum of 7 years of prior related experience. In lieu of a degree, minimum of 13 years of prior related experience.

Preferred Additional Skills:

Exceptional written, verbal, creative and visual communications skills.

Ability to strategize, plan and execute on multiple time-sensitive projects in a fast-paced environment with minimal direction.

Own major end-to-end processes and events on a project, take initiative, and use problem solving skills.

Effective team player with proven success building relationships and collaboration across business functions and departments.

Demonstrated experience supporting senior executives.

Natural communicator with the ability to engage and influence leaders and teams at every level of the business.

Highly effective writing style and expertise in using a variety of styles, to a variety of audiences.

Possesses a keen understanding of best practice communication channels and methodology.

Requires U.S. Citizenship or status as a U.S. Person. Must be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information, and having dual citizenship may preclude you from being able to meet this requirement.

L3Harris Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3Harris is committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws. L3Harris maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law.

Pay range for this position:

100,000 – 147,333 per yearNote about pay range:

Pay range for this job level is a general guideline only for California and/or Washington State and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

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