Communications Representative I

Sierra Nevada Corp.

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Sparks, NV

Job Description

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Job Overview:

As SNC's corporate team, we provide the company and its business areas with strategic direction and business support spanning executive management, finance and accounting, operations, human resources, legal, IT, information security, facilities, marketing, and communications. Learn more about SNC's Corporate team

This role is open to a hybrid schedule


  • Requires a BA/BS in Related Field.
  • Relevant work experience may substitute for required education.
  • 1-2 years previous experience in a communications/journalism related field.
  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, marketing, public relations or related field.
  • Strong writing & computer skills are a must.
  • Event planning experience is preferred.
  • Must possess the ability to multitask & meet deadlines in high-pace environment.
  • Highly organized, creative, articulate and have excellent people skills.
  • Prefer bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, public relations or related field.
  • Must be willing to work flexible hours & travel when necessary.


  • Strong content creator and excellent storyteller with superior written and verbal communications skills
  • Proven success designing and executing marketing and communications strategies and campaigns
  • Up-to-date on communications and marketing industry trends and able to stay ahead of the curve
  • Experience in distilling complex technology or policy concepts into consumer/employee language.
  • Creative, multi-media content creation skills and experience. Experience in Adobe Creative Suite experienced preferred.
  • Event planning experience is preferred
  • Experience with change management practices and working on change communications.
  • Experience communicating to an employee population of technologists and engineers and/or leading internal communications campaigns, programming and events.

Primary Responsibilities Include:

  • Oversee video production logistics and associated procedures and checklists including management of outside vendors & business partners to obtain quotes & achieve technical goals related to Annual Corporate Video Report
  • Assists Communications Manager to support strategic communications efforts including review/edit & distribution of press releases
  • Coordinate with Security, ITAR, Contracts, Legal & the Business Areas on PR teamroom approvals.
  • Lead the creation, distribution and execution of the Annual Corporate Video Report including scripts, content & creation of executive messages (w/consultant support as needed).
  • Assist with SNC’s media management system (e.g. Meltwater) including disseminating external communications that advance SNC initiatives.
  • Develop media coverage reports based on SNC earned media & social media received through SNC media monitoring service.
  • Develop and maintain updated procedures Corporate Video and assist with Media Relations procedure.
  • Serve as a liaison between the IT & Communications departments to maintain the Communications contacts databases and execute key functions.
  • Assist with maintaining organization of the PR teamroom.
  • Maintain the department’s annual Calendar of Events, in both digital & printed forms.
  • Support the Director of Communications and Communications Manager with SNC’s national, regional & local media relations.
  • Provide administrative support to Director of Communications, including completing staff calendars & travel/expense reports & processing invoices.


To conform to U.S. Government international trade regulations, applicant must be a U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State or U.S. Department of Commerce.

At Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) we deliver customer-focused technology and best-of-breed integrations in the aerospace and defense sectors. SNC has been honored as one of the most innovative U.S. companies in space, a Tier One Superior Supplier for the U.S. Air Force, and as one of America’s fastest-growing companies. Learn more about SNC

SNC offers a generous benefit package, including medical, dental, and vision plans, 401(k) with 150% match up to 8%, life insurance, 3 weeks paid time off, tuition reimbursement, and more.

As COVID-19 continues to significantly impact our employees, families and communities, we are taking action to address the increased risk and uncertainty COVID-19 and associated variants pose in the workplace. SNC is committed to supporting our employees while ensuring we continue to meet essential national security needs of our country.

With employee health and safety as our top priority, and as a federal contractor, SNC will continue to require COVID-19 vaccination status for all employees including new hires. In accordance with applicable requirements, all current and newly hired employees who are unvaccinated may be required to adhere to enhanced onsite safety protocols including weekly COVID-19 testing, face coverings, and social distancing.

The status of applicable COVID-19 vaccination requirements are subject to change depending on applicable court orders and the course of ongoing litigation. Candidates may later be required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or have an approved exemption.

At Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), our mission is to dream, innovate, inspire and empower the next generation to transform humanity through technology and imagination. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we welcome our employees to bring their whole selves to their work. SNC is committed to fostering an inclusive, accepting, and diverse environment free of discrimination on the basis of race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. Contributions to SNC come in many shapes and styles, and we believe diversity in our workforce fosters new and greater ways to dream, innovate, and inspire.