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Lead Curator, Space Systems Exhibit And Si Ramo Theater

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Redondo Beach
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Requisition ID: R10086056Category: CommunicationsLocation: Redondo Beach, CA, USACitizenship Required: United States CitizenshipClearance Type: NoneTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this positionShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the TimePositions Available: 1At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work - and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work - and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.The Communications team at Northrop Grumman's historic Space Park campus in Redondo Beach, CA is looking for an engaging Lead Curator for our Space Systems Exhibit and Si Ramo theater.In this role, you'll work with a cross-functional team to prepare and lead guided tours and educational sessions for audiences that include K-12 schools, community organizations, media members, government officials and customers.Your skillset should include strong creative and storytelling abilities; superior organizational, project management and time management skills; a borderline-fanatical attention to detail while keeping the big picture in mind; and demonstrated success creating/executing exciting exhibit content and tour programming that is customized based on your audience.If you have experience using those skills while working with senior-level executives in the aerospace & defense industry and you geek out about all things space-related, you've already earned extra credit points.Work Duties:Prepare and lead guided tours of our space systems exhibit in support of our Customer Engagement, Legislative Affairs, Corporate Responsibility and Talent Acquisition functions.Lead virtual tours when requested.Write, update, maintain and customize current tour scripts.Coordinate updates to exhibit content and audio-visual technology.Recruit docents to lead guided tours, and lead docent training program.Manage day-to-day operations of the exhibit and adjacent theater.Manage theater calendar and de-conflict scheduling requests.Perform theater technology start-ups for all meetings.Perform initial troubleshooting and simple repair of audio-visual technology.Maintain a strong working relationship with internal and external suppliers and vendors including: IT, facilities, audio/visual vendors for technical support and equipment repair and replacement.Desired Skills:Experience with public speaking and/or presenting guided tours to a range of audiences, including: government and industry VIPs, STEM students, employees and other company business associates.Basic understanding of graphic design and experience designing content and solutions that adhere to brand standards.Experience in content development and execution strategies related to video production, storytelling and audience experience in a museum space.Strong writing, verbal communication and presentation skills.Understanding of software and hardware requirements of varied departmental systems.A high level of attention to detail.Ability to think strategically, apply organizational skills and work in a collaborative team environment.Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet tight deadlines.Ability to work with senior business leaders and across different stakeholder groups.Ability to adapt to cultural differences and work in a global environment.About Us:Our team is responsible for all internal and external communications activities supporting the Strategic Space Systems division of Northrop Grumman's Space Solutions business, including:Employee & Site CommunicationsPublic Relations & Media EngagementMarketing, Advertising & BrandingExecutive CommunicationsThought LeadershipEditorial & Content ProductionProposal Design & ContentAnimation, Videography, Photography & Graphic DesignEvents, Trade Shows & Presentation FacilitiesThe Space Exhibit and Si Ramo TheaterWe're more concerned with the quality and timeliness of the work you do than where you do it, so we're fine with remote work on a regular basis. But you'll also need to be on site when necessary, so all candidates must reside in the area.If this job description reads like it was written specifically for you, consider joining our team!As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:Medical, Dental & Vision coverage401kEducational AssistanceLife InsuranceEmployee Assistance Programs & Work/Life SolutionsPaid Time OffHealth & Wellness ResourcesEmployee DiscountsThis position's standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.Basic Qualifications:Bachelor's degree with 10+ years of experience related to communications, public speaking, museum/exhibit curation or a related field - OR - 8+ years of experience as outlined above with Master-level degree.Proficient in Microsoft Office suite (Word, SharePoint, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).Excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong judgement, problem solving and organizational skills, and superb attention to detail.Ability to obtain a security clearance. US Citizenship is a prerequisite.Preferred Qualifications:Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines with accuracy and composure.Possess a high level of interpersonal skills and a "can-do" attitude.Aerospace and Defense experience.Salary Range: $107,000 USD $160,600 USDEmployees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.Saferfederalworkforce.Gov/contractors/.Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit http://www.Northropgrumman.Com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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