Communications Manager
CA-Irvine, United States
Group: Aerospace Group N. America
Job Family: Communications
Job ID: 16292-1A
Posted: 2019-12-05

Parker Hannifin

Founded in 1917, Parker Hannifin Corporation is a $14.3 billion, global company. With annual sales of $14.3 billion in fiscal year 2019, Parker Hannifin is the world's leading diversified manufacturer of motion and control technologies and systems, providing precision-engineered solutions for a wide variety of mobile, industrial and aerospace markets. The company has operations in 50 countries around the world. Parker has increased its annual dividends paid to shareholders for 63 consecutive fiscal years, among the top five longest-running dividend-increase records in the S&P 500 index. Parker’s engineering expertise and broad range of core technologies uniquely positions the company to solve some of the world’s greatest engineering challenges. By partnering with customers, Parker improves their productivity and profitability and seeks new ways to solve humanity's biggest challenges.

Department Marketing Statement

Parker Aerospace is a global leader in the research, design, integration, manufacture, certification, and lifetime service of flight control, hydraulic, fuel and inerting, fluid conveyance, thermal management, lubrication, and pneumatic systems and components for aerospace and other high-technology markets. The company supports the world’s aircraft manufacturers, providing a century of experience and innovation for commercial and military aircraft.


  • Drives strategic and daily execution of Parker Aerosapce communication program, adhering to company branding and marketing strategies. Directs group use of all key communication solutions (digital, print, events, media relations, online, video, other).
  • Leads Parker Aerospace efforts in planning and executing major industry trade shows.
  • Supports members of Parker Aerospace divisions and teams to help them accomplish their objectives through targeted and appropriate communication vehicles and tactics.
  • Serve as spokesperson to members of the media, acting as a liaison between Parker Aerospace and members of the press. Directs media relations initiatives, both proactive and reactive.
  • Leads communication team and it’s members. Drives performance and supports professional development of individual team members.


  • Bachelor of arts degree in communications, journalism, English literature, mass media, marketing, or related field. Master of Business Administration or other relevant graduate degree preferred.
  • Ten or more years of major professional accomplishments including increasing responsibility and leadership of projects and teams of considerable size, scope and complexity for seven or more years.
  • Demonstrated expertise and experience in the use of all key communication vehicles (digital, print, events, media relations, online, video, other).
  • Demonstrated success in generating and implementing a global communications strategy from concept to completion using metrics to iterate and drive continuous improvement.
  • Excellent organizational, planning, prioritization, and project management skills.

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    Parker is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Parker is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job related reasons regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. U.S. Citizenship/Permanent Resident is required for most positions. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/VEVRAA Federal Contractor #LI-JM1 #CB