Washington-based trade association has an immediate need for an individual to develop and manage a comprehensive, strategic communications, outreach and marketing program to support APTA’s mission and position as the voice of the industry. The individual is also responsible for developing and managing a nationwide education and advocacy program, in coordination with the Vice President, Government Affairs and the Vice President, Mobility Initiatives and Policy to build strong and effective support for public transportation among key audiences and to increase funding for public transit at the national, regional and local levels. This position also provides strategic counsel on public affairs to the President and CEO.
Requirements include: Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, business or related field (advanced degree preferred); minimum of ten years of experience in a senior management role, holding progressively responsible positions in marketing and communications for nonprofit, corporate, and/or agency organizations; exceptional written and verbal communication and presentation skills; proven success in developing and implementing digital marketing and social media strategies to enhance visibility, engagement and loyalty; strong interpersonal skills and experience building, leading, mentoring, and motivating teams and colleagues; presence and confidence to project credibility to staff, senior leaders, Board of Directors, media, and stakeholders; demonstrated ability to multi-task as well as work independently and under pressure, meeting multiple deadlines; and must be able to travel to conferences and meetings as needed.
We offer a convenient Metro location, excellent benefits and competitive salary. Please email cover letter and resume to Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org. Principals Only
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North America's premier membership organization for meeting the needs and interest of bus, rapid transit and commuter rail systems, as well as their supplier, consultant and contractor business partners.