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Spirit AeroSystems Senior Manager Corporate Communications in Wichita, Kansas


Spirit AeroSystems designs and builds aerostructures for both commercial and defense customers. With headquarters in Wichita, Kansas, Spirit operates sites in the U.S., U.K., France and Malaysia. The company's core products include fuselages, pylons, nacelles and wing components for the world's premier aircraft. Spirit AeroSystems focuses on affordable, innovative composite and aluminum manufacturing solutions to support customers around the globe.


We’re looking for a passionate, experienced communications professional to join our Corporate Communications team. In this role, you’ll be responsible for developing effective communication strategies to leverage relevant channels and associated deliverables for enterprise-wide initiatives. This position calls for a talented communications professional with exceptional writing and project management skills, who can engage at a strategic level to drive tactics to achieve established goals. The ability to successfully interact with executive level leaders and manage multiple priorities for various stakeholders in a fast-paced environment is essential.

  • Develop stakeholder-targeted communications plans that deliver engaging and informative content across all areas of the business through a variety of communications channels and mediums.

  • Communicate business, financial, operational and cultural information clearly and accurately through accessible, understandable, and engaging content for the audience.

  • Show initiative to own major end-to-end processes, events and projects using problem-solving skills to think beyond the task to the defined outcome(s).

  • Assist in planning and managing large executive and employee events, including onsite customer events, employee town halls and webcasts.

  • Gather information from a variety of sources; analyze, interpret, and summarize data gathered, and deliver insights.

  • Align messaging with the company’s purpose, mission, priorities and culture, and coordinate to ensure message alignment and integration across multiple topics and channels.

  • Understand diverse customer needs to allow development of plans and tactics that address those needs.

  • Ability to establish partnerships and work well with all levels of leaders and employees within the organization.

  • Successfully measure, report and adjust communications and change management activities.


  • Bachelor's degree in communications, journalism or related field.

  • 5+ years' experience in public relations, corporate communications or related field required with progression of responsibilities.

  • Strong written and verbal communications skills required.

  • Experienced in communications strategy and best practices with focus on what’s next.

  • Experience in developing and managing social media content preferred.

  • Able to develop videos from conception to completion including scripting, directing, editing, and distributing.

  • Knowledge of SharePoint intranet design and use.

  • Skilled in graphic design/layout visual look and feel to emphasize messaging to align/communicate brand and culture.

  • Strong PowerPoint presentation skills to include content and style.

  • Ability to balance multiple projects in a fast-paced environment required.

    Spirit AeroSystems is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

Job LocationsUS-KS-Wichita

Requisition ID 2021-6367

Posted Date 2 weeks ago (4/7/2021 5:25 PM)

Category Public Relations