Internal Communications & Employee Engagement Specialist 4

Your Role: What you’ll be doing

United Launch Alliance is hiring! We seek a creative and strategic internal communicator to join ULA’s Government Operations and Strategic Communications team in Centennial, Colorado.

Our team is responsible for internal and external communications, branding, and events, including media relations, social media, advertising, website, merchandise, and events including meetings, tradeshows, conferences, and parties. While most of our team is at our Centennial, Colorado, headquarters, we support all ULA sites and work closely with executive and site leadership throughout the company.

The Communications Specialist 4 advances internal communications and employee engagement across the enterprise.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Build and execute an internal communications strategy that informs and engages colleagues in support of ULA’s mission, vision, and business priorities. This includes internal stakeholder management, message collaboration, and tactical execution.
  • Align and integrate internal communications with external messaging and strategy; identify opportunities to incorporate communication activities.
  • Evolve and manage internal communication channels to reach and engage diverse colleague audiences.
  • Partner with HR to advance people, culture, and inclusion strategies to ensure optimal employee experience.
  • Research, recommend, develop, and execute employee engagement program; including budget, activities, reporting, and action planning to ensure the program is strategically aligned in each ULA location.
  • Curate and create content for the company’s Intranet.
  • Work with internal clients to plan and execute strategic communications plans for their organizations and initiatives.
  • Work cross-functionally to develop strategies to create a meaningful employee experience with the company.
  • Maintain a calendar of speakers and work with the team to ensure they are equipped with papers, presentations, and messaging.
  • In coordination with HR, work to promote STEM outreach at all levels.

About ULA: What makes us different

Because we understand launch success comes through the collective efforts of a team, we seek the best to join us. We value ethics, ingenuity, diversity and professional development for employees at all levels.

We offer our employees competitive pay and benefits including:

  • 401(k) match plus an additional employer contribution
  • Discretionary annual incentive bonus for eligible employees.
  • Generous paid time off
  • Flexible work environments

Additionally, most salaried ULA team members work a “9/80 schedule,” meaning they enjoy every other Friday off.

Benefits and work schedules may vary for union-represented hourly positions and are described in the applicable collective bargaining agreement.

Security Clearance / International Traffic In Arms Regulations (ITAR). This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic In Arms Regulations (ITAR). Therefore, all applicants must be U.S. Persons as defined in ITAR 120.15 (e.g., U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident (Green Card holder) or protected individual. Also see 8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(20) and 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3) for additional information).

ULA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other categories protected by law.

ULA is a participant in the federal E-Verify Program. Posters in PDF format pertaining to this program can be accessed by clicking on the links identified below. E-Verify Participation poster (English Spanish ) and Right to Work poster ( English Spanish ).

Interested in growing in your career with ULA?

Apply today. We look forward to learning more about you!

Your Background: What skills you’ll need

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, public relations, marketing, political science or closely related field of study.
  • Direct professional experience in the field highly desired.
  • Self-starter with strong judgment.
  • Able to independently prioritize shifting workload, manage multiple stakeholders, projects and tasks with concurrent deadlines and work independently with minimal direction.
  • Excellent listening and interpersonal skills.
  • Exceptional writing, editing, proofreading and verbal presentation skills.
  • Ability to translate complex business information into simple, clear and concise content.
  • Availability to work occasional nights and weekends as launch schedule and events dictate.
  • Ability to create messaging based on feedback from stakeholders.
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Word, Excel, Teams and PowerPoint.

At ULA, success comes through the efforts of a strong, united team.

Thanks for your interest in United Launch Alliance, the world’s most experienced and reliable space launch company!

Successfully launching more than 140 consecutive missions doesn’t just happen. It’s credit to the commitment of our 2,500 team members and the systems and processes we use to pull them together.

As a ULA employee, you’ll have the opportunity to grow in your career while working in a team-oriented culture that combines technology, innovation, ingenuity and a commitment to the extraordinary.

Together, our unshakable unity yields stronger solutions and better results as we carry out our mission to save lives, explore the universe, and connect the world.

Our team is excited to meet you!

Summary Salary Range (Colorado Only)

$94,395 – $147,470

Please note that the salary information shown above is a general guideline only. Salaries are based upon a candidate’s experience and qualifications, as well as internal equity, market and business considerations. Employees may be eligible for a discretionary annual bonus in addition to base pay.

*If you were referred to ULA by a current employee, please reach out to your contact for a link to HireUp. Referral applications are processed through HireUp.<

*If you were referred to ULA by a current employee, please reach out to your contact for a link to HireUp. Referral applications are processed through HireUp.

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