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April 21, 2014
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Company: Massport/Boston Logan Airport
Seeking Media Relations Manager - Boston Logan
East Boston, Massachusetts
Job Status:  Full-time
Salary:  Not Specified
Ad Expires: 
April 22, 2014
Job ID: 1481460


The Manager, Media Relations manages proactive and reactive media relations for Massachusetts Port Authority facilities and policies and, when appropriate, acts as a spokesperson for the Authority. Media Relations promotes and protects the image of Massport, its operating facilities and its employees through telling our story – or facets thereof – in engaging, straightforward and consistent narratives. The Manager will research and develop long range media strategies for authority-wide initiatives to position Massport as a leader in the transportation industry through coverage in local, national, and international media by building awareness and name recognition of Massport and its properties through editorial coverage, trade/business journals, traditional media and new media.

EDUCATION: Bachelor's Degree in Journalism, English, Communications, Political Science, Film, History, or Public Relations or equivalent professional experience in a public relations or communications environment required. Master's or post graduate work in public relations preferred.

EXPERIENCE: 4-7 years' experience in Public Relations and/or Journalism required. Demonstrated skills in writing for multiple formats; coordinating special events; producing publications; and serving as a spokesperson for a large, diverse organization under intense media scrutiny required. Experience with aviation industry and maritime industry operations is preferred.


1. Working knowledge of press conferences, and multi-media events.

2. Experience with desktop publishing software.

3. Awareness of public sector issues required.

4. A writing test may be given to candidates.

5. Knowledge of video production and editing preferred.

6. Knowledge of transportation, environmental and security issues preferred.

7. Ability to pass a Massport controlled substances test and security background checks.

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