Corporate Communications Content Writer
Chantilly, VA  / El Segundo, CA 
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Job Description

The Aerospace Corporation is the trusted partner to the nation's space programs, solving the hardest problems and providing unmatched technical expertise. As the operator of a federally funded research and development center (FFRDC), we are broadly engaged across all aspects of space- delivering innovative solutions that span satellite, launch, ground, and cyber systems for defense, civil and commercial customers. When you join our team, you'll be part of a special collection of problem solvers, thought leaders, and innovators. Join us and take your place in space.

At Aerospace, we are committed to providing an inclusive and diverse workplace for all employees to share in our common passion and aspiration - to carry out a mission much bigger than ourselves.

Job Summary

The Aerospace Corporation is seeking new grad candidates for a Content Writer position within the Content Strategy and Development team within the Corporation Communications and Public Affairs Division. The Content Writer will focus on developing news stories and writing feature articles relating to Aerospace's technical innovations, inclusive workplace culture and thought leadership for internal and external audiences. Preference is for candidates located near Aerospace's Chantilly, Virginia office, but qualified applicants in other locations will also be considered.

What You'll Be Doing

  • Responsible for assisting in researching and writing feature articles for an external audience and company news content for internal communication channels
  • Collaborate with other teams within the division to package written content with videos, photos, graphics and web functionality
  • Support metrics tracking and data analytics processes to measure audience engagement for content and other communication products
  • Contribute to writing and editing copy on an ad hoc basis for press releases, video scripts, corporate announcements, employee emails, and similar communication channels

What You Need to be Successful

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree (pursuing or conferred within last 12 months) from an accredited program in Communications, Journalism, Technical Writing or related discipline.
  • 0-1 years of experience in Communications, Media or related field
  • Strong written and oral communication skills with demonstrated mastery of grammar, punctuation and spelling
  • Familiarity with AP style
  • Must be detail-oriented and work well in a team environment
  • Must possess strong organizational skills with ability to prioritize tasks and projects
  • This position requires ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance, which is issued by the US government. U.S citizenship is required to obtain a security clearance.

How You Can Stand Out

It would be impressive if you have one or more of these:

  • Familiarity with Content Management Systems (WordPress, Drupal, etc.) and Web Analytics tools (Google Analytics, Tableau, etc.)
  • Additional skills and experience for producing other forms of content, including video, podcasts, social media, graphics, etc.
  • Customer service-oriented and effective interpersonal skills and experience
  • Strong collaborative skills to coordinate efforts and work with other internal and external organizations

Ways We Reward Our Employees

During your interview process, our team will provide details of our industry-leading benefits.

Benefits vary and are applicable based on Job Type. A few highlights include:

  • Comprehensive health care and wellness plans
  • Paid holidays, sick time, and vacation
  • Standard and alternate work schedules, including telework options
  • 401(k) Plan - Employees receive a total company-paid benefit of 8%, 10%, or 12% of eligible compensation based on years of service and matching contributions; employees are immediately eligible and vested in the plan upon hire
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Variable pay program for exceptional contributions
  • Relocation assistance
  • Professional growth and development programs to help advance your career
  • Education assistance programs
  • An inclusive work environment built on teamwork, flexibility, and respect

We are all unique, from diverse backgrounds and all walks of life, yet one thing bonds all of us to each other-the belief that we can make a difference. This core belief empowers us to do our best work at The Aerospace Corporation.

Equal Opportunity Commitment

The Aerospace Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We believe that a diverse workforce creates an environment in which unique ideas are developed and differing perspectives are valued, producing superior customer solutions. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, color, religion,genetic information, marital status, ancestry, national origin, protected veteran status, physical disability, medical condition, mental disability, or disability status and any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. If you're an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran who needs assistance using our online job search and application tools or need reasonable accommodation to complete the job application process, please contact us by phone at 310.336.5432 or by email at. You can also review The Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law andthe supplement, as well as the.


The Aerospace Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We believe that a diverse workforce creates an environment in which unique ideas are developed and differing perspectives are valued, and that produces superior customer solutions. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, gender identity or expression, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or disability status.

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
0 to 1 year
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