Job Description

At Boeing, we innovate and collaborate to make the world a better place. From the seabed to outer space, you can contribute to work that matters with a company where diversity, equity and inclusion are shared values. We’re committed to fostering an environment for every teammate that’s welcoming, respectful and inclusive, with great opportunity for professional growth. Find your future with us.

The Communications Specialist will contribute to the overall development and implementation of the Boeing Korea Communications Plan.

Reporting to the Korea Communications Manager, this position will contribute towards Boeing Korea’s branding/communications strategies tailored to support enterprise and/or business unit goals and objectives. The role will be hands-on, collaborating day-to-day with the local leadership team and other critical businesses/functions including our global Boeing Communications team, Boeing Global, Boeing Defense, Space & Security, and Boeing Commercial Airplanes.

The selected individual will support the development of plans and tactics to connect target audiences with strategic business objectives and goals while positively impacting Boeing business results, policies, or employee and/or leadership initiatives.

The role will be expected to leverage and build media and stakeholder networks, tuning in to current industry events to ensure Boeing messaging is accurately and appropriately delivered. The role will promote stories to local, national and trade media and handle media inquiries as a spokesperson for Boeing Korea.

The selected individual will contribute to production of content for Boeing internal and external communications channels, as well as co-marketing activities on various platforms including social media, website, print, and video.

The selected individual will be expected to utilize advanced techniques and platforms as guidance for internal and external communications and branding.

Qualified candidates will be organized, detail orientated, self-motivated, with capabilities to work under pressure as a positive and value-adding teammate.

This individual will have an appreciation for not only the aerospace industry but also for innovative and advanced technologies. Candidates with a deep understanding of the Korean media landscape and social media space are preferred.

Basic Competencies:

Business Acumen: Knowledgeable of how the business and organization operates; knowledgeable of policies, practices, trends, and information affecting the business and organization; understands the competition and the marketplace. Understands how to accomplish tasks through formal channels and informal network; understands the cultures of organizations.

Foresight: Anticipates likely stakeholder reactions to messages; Discerns when a gap between communication and behaviors is causing or preventing a desired outcome.

Influence: Influences customers, suppliers, partners, and others on the contribution of own specialism. Builds effective business relationships. Makes decisions that influence the success of project and team objectives.

Negotiation: Effectively explores alternatives and positions to reach outcomes that gain the support and acceptance of all parties.

Strategic Decision Making: Obtains information and identifies key issues and relationships relevant to achieving a long-range goal or vision; commits to a course of action to accomplish a long-range goal or vision after developing alternatives based on logical assumptions, facts, available resources, constraints, and organizational values.

Technical Competencies:

Digital Presence Enhancement: Ability to produce and coordinate targeted content for sponsored and organic social media, company website, print, photos, and video utilizing internal resources.

Advertising/Brand Management: Knowledge of advertising and brand management principles, practices, and trends.

Communications Planning: Ability to create and execute communications plans with clear objectives, strategies, and tactics.

Customer Knowledge: Knowledge of techniques to help identify a customer's organization, capabilities, practices, support resources, preferences, problems, and other constraints in order to provide effective product support and technical issue resolution.

Editing Fundamentals: Knowledge of written editing processes, practices, techniques, editing marks, reference materials, and tools.

Marketing Materials and Media: Demonstrates an expert understanding of the types and applications in variety of marketing media. Understanding of on-line marketing, and the application of various types of media. Has understanding and the ability to synthesize communication theory and proactive, both verbal and visual. Ability to articulate and gain support for new creative direction and designs. Be able to write creative briefs that clearly articulate creative direction and measures of success in order to inform internal and external resources. Be able to develop, apply and teach creative principles to others.

Media Relations: Knowledge of media industry behaviors, expectations, and requirements.

Professional Writing: Ability to write clear, compelling content. Ability to apply knowledge of fundamental writing skills to various communication materials such as news releases, news and feature articles, promotional materials, brochures, web communications, and presentations.

Promotion & Positioning: Demonstrates an understanding of the formulation of multifaceted, strategic marketing or positioning campaigns. Understanding of target identification, channel strategy, partner marketing, and deployment strategy. Good understanding of B2B (business-to-business), B2G (business-to-government) and B2C (business-to-customer) promotion methods. Knowledgeable in emerging marketing trends, other industry approaches, new tools and channels. Ability to create integrated plans using the full marketing mix of PR, web, advertising, branding, marketing research, event marketing, partner marketing and promotion.

Speech Writing Knowledge: Knowledge of speech writing theory, practices, and techniques to help speakers deliver compelling oratory. Apply knowledge of the style, personality, and intent to craft speeches that are sincere, authentic, and effective.

Basic Qualifications:

Candidate must be eligible to work in Korea

Fluent English and Korean and excellent writing and dictation skills

Ability to travel

Excellent organizational skills, effective multi-tasking ability, and able to meet tight deadlines

Proficient in Microsoft Office application

3-5 years professional experience in related role preferred

Typical Education/Experience:

Education/experience typically acquired through advanced education (e.g. Bachelor) and typically 6 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of education experience (e.g. Master +4 years' related work experience, 10 years' related work experience, etc.)

This is for an international, locally hired position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the country where the position is located. Benefits and pay are determined at the local level and are not on Boeing US-based payroll.

Boeing places high priority in identifying the right talent for its workforce, and in investing in its employees’ careers and development. Boeing begins its employees’ journey with a two-year fixed-term employment contract with full benefits. Following successful completion of the employment term, employees will be eligible to permanently continue their employment.

Boeing gives additional scores to eligible candidates for job positions who are classified as veterans or persons of disability according to applicable laws.

Boeing Korea has officially been certified as a “Best Family Friendly Management” company by the Republic of Korea Ministry of Gender Equality and Family.

Export Control Requirements: Not an export control position

Equal Opportunity Employer:

We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not accept unlawful discrimination in our recruitment or employment practices on any grounds including but not limited to; race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military and veteran status, or other characteristics covered by applicable law.

We have teams in more than 65 countries, and each person plays a role in helping us become one of the world’s most innovative, diverse and inclusive companies. We are proud members of the Valuable 500  and welcome applications from candidates with disabilities. Applicants are encouraged to share with our recruitment team any accommodations required during the recruitment process. Accommodations may include but are not limited to: conducting interviews in accessible locations that accommodate mobility needs, encouraging candidates to bring and use any existing assistive technology such as screen readers and offering flexible interview formats such as virtual or phone interviews.