United Technologies Corporation Communications Leadership Program in Farmington, Connecticut

Job ID: 69680BR

City: Farmington

State: Connecticut

Country: United States

Category: Communications

Job Type: Full Time

Description:

United Technologies Corp. at http://www.utc.com/ is a global leader in the building systems and aerospace industries. Guided by consistent values, United Technologies combines performance with innovation to create smart, sustainable solutions that help make cities greener, people more secure and travel more efficient.

Our commercial businesses include Otis elevators, escalators and moving walkways, and UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a leading provider of heating, ventilating, air-conditioning, refrigeration, fire and security systems, and building automation and controls. Our aerospace businesses include Pratt & Whitney aircraft engines and UTC Aerospace Systems. UTC also operates a central research organization that pursues technologies for improving the performance, energy efficiency and cost of its products and processes.

Program Summary

UTC's Communications Leadership Program (CLP) is a two-year rotational program designed to challenge and develop each associate’s potential through assignments in communications functions. CLP associates gain cross-functional experience through three eight-month assignments across the UTC enterprise designed to stretch their capabilities and enhance their learning. Through this program, associates have the opportunity to deliver real results in the areas of social and digital media, public relations, marketing, internal communications, sustainability and corporate responsibility.

This program is an important source of early career communications talent for UTC. Through accelerated work assignments and training activities, associates will enhance and grow their skill sets while they receive leadership development opportunities and mentoring from UTC communications leaders, executives and current CLP associates and CLP alumni.

The CLP recruits candidates that are self-starters, demonstrate leadership ability, have a strong academic record, and look for opportunities in each assignment. Ideal candidates have a strong desire to pursue a career in communications, and have aspirations to advance as leaders at UTC. Candidates must be geographically mobile and willing to complete rotations in various UTC locations throughout the United States.

Rotation Overview

Participants will work at three of UTC's dynamic businesses and operations:

  • UTC Climate, Controls & Security

  • Otis

  • Pratt & Whitney

  • UTC Aerospace Systems

  • UTC Corporate Headquarters

  • United Technologies Research Center

Rotational assignments are designed to expose CLP associates to foundational experiences with assignments that may include functional support in the following areas:

  • Public and media relations

  • Social and digital media

  • Internal/employee communications

  • Sustainability/corporate responsibility

  • Marketing and advertising

Participants will develop the following critical skills:

  • External content development and strategy

  • Internal collateral development

  • Event coordination and management

  • Social media monitoring and analytics

  • Writing and storytelling with media placement outcome

  • Digital content creation

Qualification:

Selection for the Communications Leadership Program will be based on the following minimum criteria:

  • 0 to 2 years of professional experience

  • Strong commitment and interest in a career in communications

  • Relevant internships or co-op experiences within the Communications or Marketing function

  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Experience with social media management platforms, graphics or video editing software, web content management systems, social and web analytic tools

  • Be a proactive and results driven individual who thrives in a fast paced and dynamic environment

  • Have strong attention to detail

  • Be a highly motivated team player

  • Flexibility and mobility to travel/live anywhere in the US and possibly abroad

  • Have permanent, unrestricted work authorization in the U.S.

Education:

  • Currently seeking college or graduate students graduating in December 2018 or May 2019 to join the June 2019 Communications Leadership Program cohort.

  • Be pursuing or have a Bachelor’s degree in communications, public relations or another related field with a minimum 3.2 GPA

United Technologies Corporation 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.

Qualification:

Selection for the Communications Leadership Program will be based on the following minimum criteria:

  • 0 to 2 years of professional experience

  • Strong commitment and interest in a career in communications

  • Relevant internships or co-op experiences within the Communications or Marketing function

  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Experience with social media management platforms, graphics or video editing software, web content management systems, social and web analytic tools

  • Be a proactive and results driven individual who thrives in a fast paced and dynamic environment

  • Have strong attention to detail

  • Be a highly motivated team player

  • Flexibility and mobility to travel/live anywhere in the US and possibly abroad

  • Have permanent, unrestricted work authorization in the U.S.

United Technologies Corporation 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.