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Communications Specialist

The Boeing Company
Seattle, WA
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Communications Specialist

Company The Boeing Company Job ID 1700028980 Date posted 01/05/2018
Location Seattle Washington United States
Job Description
The Boeing Company is in search of a Communications Specialist in Seattle, WA.

This position is responsible for providing internal and external strategic communications support for Boeing commercial derivative aircraft programs. Located in Puget Sound, WA. This position will work with program stakeholders, as well as a cross-functional communications group, to develop, maintain and support integrated marketing communications plans that advance Boeing business objectives.

The candidate will oversee communications activities related to future commercial derivative programs like the Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System (JSTARS), and future Airborne Battle Management Systems. The candidate will work closely with communications colleagues in Boeing Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Global Services and Oklahoma City, OK as well as international communications professionals and partners in Boeing Global Sales and Marketing.

The candidate must have a social media first bias to internal and external communications, while also being able to deliver traditional communications deliverables including internal news articles, leadership messages, speeches, news releases, and prepping subject matter experts for media engagements. He or she also will be responsible for working closely with the U.S. government customer to approve materials for external release as well as preparing responses to external media requests such as media inquiries and public presentations.

This position requires strong writing, editing, project management, media relations and executive support skills as well as some video expertise. Ability to develop and grow effective working relationships with business partners within the company and with trade/industry and customer media representatives is essential, as is the ability to provide strategic communication counsel.

Boeing is the world's largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial airplanes and defense, space and security systems. We are engineers and technicians. Skilled scientists and thinkers. Bold innovators and dreamers. Join us, and you can build something better for yourself, for our customers and for the world.


Relocation Assistance Available
Yes. Available for eligible candidates, if authorized.


This position requires the ability to obtain a US Security Clearance for which the US Government requires US Citizenship.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Strategic communications planning to include the integration of social media with traditional media relations, internal communications and marketing/advertising.
  • Writing and editing - a writing test will be administered to all applicants who participate in a formal interview
  • Social media - knowledge and direct experience using social media to achieve specific business/organizational objectives
  • Media relations - experience working directly with members of the media, and preparing subject matter experts and/or executives for media engagements
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Direct customer experience (i.e. military or DoD civilian)
  • A bachelors degree in Mass Communications, Journalism, Marketing or a related field
  • 5+ Years of public relations, public affairs, or corporate communications experience
Typical Education:
  • Bachelor's and typically 6 or more years' related work experience, a Master's degree and typically 4 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Experience Level
Individual Contributor

Job Type

Yes, 10 % of the Time

Contingent Upon Program Award


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