Associate Director, Engineering Communications

RTX

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(262)

MA (Remote)

Why you should apply for a job to RTX:

  • Ranked as one of the Best Companies for Women in 2019
  • 4/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 69% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 78% would recommend this company to other women
  • 79% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Programs are also available for dependent and adult care, family leave, college planning, counseling and personal convenience services.
  • We provide programs that offer solutions to life’s challenges, including a variety of flexible work arrangements and paid time off.
  • Employees may participate in tax-advantaged accounts to pay for eligible health and dependent care expenses with pretax dollars.
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    Position summary

    a company where all employees are respected, valued and supported in the pursuit of their goals. We know companies that embrace diversity in all its forms not only deliver stronger business results, but also become a force for good, fueling stronger business performance and greater opportunity for employees, partners, investors and communities to succeed.

    The following position is to join RTX:

    The Associate Director, Engineering Communications plays a pivotal role in managing a team responsible for developing and executing a comprehensive range of integrated communications strategies that align with the objectives of RTX's enterprise-wide Technology & Global Engineering organization. The Engineering Communications Lead will support the business unit VP's of Engineering

    What You Will Do

    • Collaborate with the Director of SLT Executive Communications and senior communications leaders to design and implement a unified and coordinated RTX engineering communications strategy that aligns with enterprise-wide engineering and business engineering priorities.

    • Act as the primary point of contact for the lead engineering vice presidents for Collins Aerospace, Pratt & Whitney and Raytheon, participating in leadership team meetings and offsites, and managing support requests.

    • Engage with key stakeholders to gain insights into BU Engineering strategic priorities and ensure communications align with business needs.

    • Identify enterprise-wide engineering communications campaigns and develop integrated plans for effective communication across the engineering organization.

    • Lead strategic messaging and storytelling for internal and external engineering communications.

    • Work closely with senior executive communications leaders to align messaging and content, and collaborate with the PR team on media strategies and opportunities.

    • Manage a team of Engineering communicators, responsible for overseeing executive communications, employee communications and engineering campaigns across the business units.

    • Partner with Communications' Centers of Excellence to leverage existing materials and expertise, contributing to enterprise-wide communications campaigns or initiatives.

    • Drive continuous improvement through metrics, feedback collection and evaluation / analytics.

    • Travel up to 25%, or as needed.

    Qualifications You Must Have

    • Typically requires a University Degree in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism, Marketing, or other and a minimum 12 years prior relevant experience, or an Advanced Degree and minimum 10 years experience

    • Proven experience in developing and implementing comprehensive communication strategies

    • Experience in managing a team and working with senior executives.

    • Strong background in both internal and external communications

    • Strategic Thinking: Ability to think strategically and align communication efforts with business objectives and engineering priorities.

    • Leadership Skills: Demonstrated leadership skills in managing a team, fostering collaboration, and driving results.

    • Stakeholder Engagement: Experience in engaging with key stakeholders to understand strategic priorities and translate them into effective communication initiatives.

    • Messaging and Storytelling: Strong skills in crafting compelling messages and storytelling for both internal and external audiences.

    • Collaboration and Relationship Building: Ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams, senior leaders, and external partners.

    • Analytical Skills: Proficiency in utilizing data and analytics to measure the effectiveness of communication strategies and drive continuous improvement.

    • Tech Savvy: Familiarity with digital communication tools, social media platforms, and content management systems.

    • Adaptability: Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment, adapt to changing priorities, and manage multiple projects simultaneously.

    Qualifications We Prefer

    • Experience in Communications supporting engineering or technology sectors

    What We Offer

    • Robust total rewards package with compensation;

    • Healthcare, Wellness, Retirement

    • Work/Life Benefits

    • Career Development and Recognition Programs

    • Parental (including paternal) leave

    • Flexible Work Schedules

    • Achievement Awards

    • Educational Assistance

    • Child/Adult backup Care

    • +many other great benefits

    Learn More & Apply Now!

    • Location: Hybrid from Massachusetts or Connecticut, or Remote

    • Relocation assistance will not be available for this role.

    #reempowerprogram

    This role is also eligible for the Re-Empower Program. The Re-Empower Program helps support talented and committed professionals as they rebuild their capabilities, enhance leadership skills, and continue their professional journey. Over the course of the 14-week program, experienced professionals will gain paid, on-the-job experience, have an opportunity to participate in sessions with leadership, develop personalized plans for success and receive coaching to guide their return-to-work experience. Upon completion of the program, based on performance and contributions participants will be eligible for a career at RTX.

    Minimum Program Qualifications

    To qualify for the RTX Re-Empower Program, candidates should:

    • Be on a career break of one or more year at time of application

    • Have prior experience in functional area of interest

    • Have interest in returning in either a full-time or part-time position

    The salary range for this role is 143,000 USD - 287,000 USD. The salary range provided is a good faith estimate representative of all experience levels. RTX considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role, function and associated responsibilities, a candidate's work experience, location, education/training, and key skills.

    Hired applicants may be eligible for benefits, including but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, flexible work schedules, employee assistance program, Employee Scholar Program, parental leave, paid time off, and holidays. Specific benefits are dependent upon the specific business unit as well as whether or not the position is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement.

    Hired applicants may be eligible for annual short-term and/or long-term incentive compensation programs depending on the level of the position and whether or not it is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement. Payments under these annual programs are not guaranteed and are dependent upon a variety of factors including, but not limited to, individual performance, business unit performance, and/or the company's performance.

    This role is a U.S.-based role. If the successful candidate resides in a U.S. territory, the appropriate pay structure and benefits will apply.

    RTX anticipates the application window closing approximately 40 days from the date the notice was posted. However, factors such as candidate flow and business necessity may require RTX to shorten or extend the application window.

    RTX is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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    Why you should apply for a job to RTX:

  • Ranked as one of the Best Companies for Women in 2019
  • 4/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 69% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 78% would recommend this company to other women
  • 79% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Programs are also available for dependent and adult care, family leave, college planning, counseling and personal convenience services.
  • We provide programs that offer solutions to life’s challenges, including a variety of flexible work arrangements and paid time off.
  • Employees may participate in tax-advantaged accounts to pay for eligible health and dependent care expenses with pretax dollars.