Responsible for supervising the operation of the marketing and public relations division of the San Antonio Airport System (SAAS). Identify and develop the advertising, marketing and public relations program to attract the interest of the aviation industry, conventions, conferences, business/leisure travelers and media opportunities. •Manages, leads and motivates Marketing and PR staff. •Identifies existing markets and develops new advertising strategies. •Manages budget and resources, analyzing results and marketing & public relations strategies. •Plans and supervises implementation of strategic communications strategies. •Manages the communication and business information, covering publication, print, video, social media and website. •Researches alternative media strategies for promoting the airport. •Works with media to position SAAS & Stinson Airport as leaders in the industry. •Ensures strategic, timely and accurate responses to media inquiries. •Develop comprehensive and accurate information and talking points for interviews, news conferences, and responses to media inquiries. •Disseminate regular news releases about the Aviation Department.
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university.
Five (5) years of experience in the areas of marketing, management, or strategic communications and public relations.
Must pass a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Security Threat Assessment and a Criminal History Records check conducted by Aviation upon employment.
Must maintain federally mandated security clearance required to work at an airport at all times.
Experience in marketing, communications and public relations.
Outstanding written and oral communication skills.
Strong project management skills.
Ability to develop and implement marketing efforts across all communications channels.
Experience analyzing marketing data and developing strategy based on results.
Additional Salary Information: The City of San Antonio strives to provide a competitive compensation and benefit package to attract and retain a highly skilled workforce. Employee Benefits include: Competitive Pay; Health & Wellness; Medical Insurance offering Health Savings and Flexible Spending Accounts; Vision Insurance; Dental Insurance; Life Insurance; Paid Leave – Annual and Personal; Disability – Short-term and Long-term; 13 Paid Holidays; Retirement Plan – City currently contributes two times the employee’s contribution; Deferred Compensation (457) Programs; Paid Training Opportunities; Tuition Reimbursement Opportunities.
San Antonio International Airport provides commercial airline service for the South Texas region. More than 8 million passengers fly into and out of historic San Antonio each year, visiting more than 30 non-stop domestic and international destinations on over 13 airlines. San Antonio is a diverse, progressive and globally competitive city with a solid vision for national and international economic... development. As the seventh-largest city in the United States, San Antonio is experiencing solid economic growth in 21st century industries such as bioscience and healthcare. Military City, USA is home to several military bases including Joint Base San Antonio, the largest base organization in the U.S. Department of Defense and comprised of Fort Sam Houston Army Base, Lackland Air Force Base and Randolph Air Force Base. The International Airport itself is an economic generator for the region, supporting over 97,500 jobs and providing nearly $1.6 billion in annual earnings for workers and proprietors. Visitors spending support nearly 15,000 area jobs with earnings of nearly $275 million.
This position can be closed at any time without prior notification. If you have any questions, contact Human Resources at 210-207-8705.
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