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Raytheon Technologies Marketing Communications Writer in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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United States of America


HIA32: Cedar Rapids, IA 400 Collins Rd NE , Cedar Rapids, IA, 52498-0505 USA

PLEASE NOTE: You must provide 3 - 5 creative writing samples along with your application, or your application may be dismissed.

Powerful headlines, ingenious storytelling, copy that leaps off the page and screen. Have we piqued your interest? Good, because we’re looking for a passionate content writer who can take complex aerospace and defense information and generate compelling content that rises above the din and moves audiences to act.

We are looking for a creative, dedicated individual to join our in-house creative agency. You will create original content for our website, advertising, collateral, multi-media initiatives and more.

To be successful, you should have great communication, research and teamwork skills. Above all, you need the chops to generate breakthrough content: from page-stopping ads to digital and print collateral – with the ability to pivot on a daily (and often hourly) basis.

We’ll also tap into your superior proofreading skills as you will serve as the “set of eyes” the team will come to depend on. The work is challenging, and the timelines are often tight, but you’ll work with a team of professional communicators that move fast, love what they do and support each other.

As our marketing communications writer, you’ll work independently and also collaborate with members across the communications team to strategize how to convey our messaging in the most impactful way possible. The position will work remotely on a creative team that connects and collaborates virtually. For the right person, this is an incredible opportunity to take your career to a whole new level.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Creative thinking that translates to original, compelling, content

  • Collaborate with multiple creative services teams to ensure consistent messaging, voice, style and tone for all projects

  • Provide writing support in a fast-paced environment for a variety of external marketing materials including video scripts, multi-media content development and more.

  • Ensuring content adheres to brand standards guide

  • Create unique, simple-to-understand, and user-friendly content

  • Proofreading throughout the various stages of creative development

  • Fact and data checking with key subject matter experts

  • Work closely with subject matter experts across the company to ensure accuracy in content

  • Commitment to a deadline-driven environment that values results and focuses on engagement

    Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 5 years of prior relevant experience OR

  • Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 3 years experience OR

  • In absence of a degree, 9 years of relevant experience is Required

  • Ability to write concisely, clearly, and creatively in a fast-paced environment with aggressive deadlines

  • High attention to detail and expertise in proofreading

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (experience with web-based proofing tools a plus)

  • Strong interpersonal communication skills - including robust presentation skills when meeting with internal clients

  • Proven professional attitude toward work assignments, customer relationships, and company/department goals and vision

  • Must be a self-starter who is able and willing to accept responsibility and perform with minimal supervision

  • A team player who thinks ahead, plans and suggests solutions

  • Must be willing to provide 3 - 5 creative writing samples at the time of applying.

  • Must be a US Person/ Permanent Resident 'Green Card' holder

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity in AP style

  • Writing experience in aerospace and defense

    Collins Aerospace, a Raytheon Technologies company, is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.

    Are you a creative storyteller looking to collaborate with teams around the world to build and deliver compelling messages? You belong at Collins Aerospace. We’re passionate about boldly telling the Collins story in new and impactful ways to elevate our brand and celebrate our people. Come build your career as part of a global Communications team that’s driving breakthrough experiences for our employees, our customers, and our communities.

Collins Aerospace Diversity & Inclusion Statement:

Diversity drives innovation; inclusion drives success. We believe a multitude of approaches and ideas enable us to deliver the best results for our workforce, workplace, and customers. We are committed to fostering a culture where all employees can share their passions and ideas so we can tackle the toughest challenges in our industry and pave new paths to limitless possibility.


Some of our competitive benefits package includes:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

  • Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees

  • Generous 401(k) plan that includes employer matching funds and separate employer retirement contribution, including a Lifetime Income Strategy option

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Life insurance and disability coverage

  • Optional coverages you can buy: Pet Insurance, Home and Auto, additional life insurance, accident insurance, critical illness insurance, group legal

  • Ovia Health, fertility and family planning

  • Employee Assistance Plan, including up to 5 free counseling sessions

  • Redbrick - Incentives for a Healthy You

  • Autism Benefit

  • Doctor on Demand, virtual doctor visits

  • Adoption Assistance

  • Best Doctors, second opinion program

  • And more!

Nothing matters more to Collins Aerospace than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.


  • Background check and drug screen required (every external new hire in the U.S.)

  • Drug Screen only performed on re-hires who have been gone for more than 1 year

    At Collins, the paths we pave together lead to limitless possibility. And the bonds we form – with our customers and with each other -- propel us all higher, again and again.

    Apply now and be part of the team that’s redefining aerospace, every day.

    Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.