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Company: American Trucking Associations
Position:
Manager, Communications & Multimedia
Location:
Virginia
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
March 22, 2013
Job ID: 1470233

Description:

The American Trucking Associations, the nation’s leading trade and lobby association representing the trucking industry, is actively seeking an independent self-starter to be our Manager, Communications & Multimedia.

This position supports the communications efforts of the Office of Public Affairs (OPA), with a particular focus on audiovisual, social and new media efforts. The incumbent will play an active role in creating ATA’s positive message of safety and essentiality.  The individual in this role will also serve as primary backup to the Vice President of Communications and Press Secretary in his/her absence.

Education/Background

BS/BA preferred in Communications, Journalism or related field plus 2 or more years experience in news, public affairs or public communications required. Prior experience in high-pressure “newsroom” situations with deadline, short turn-around atmosphere preferred.The right candidate will possess a wide range of skills, including use of video and photographic equipment, video editing, excellent writing and familiarity with social media and other Web-based tools. 

Candidates should provide an example of previous video work (i.e. a brief demo reel) and be prepared to demonstrate the ability to write to the standards of ATA’s Office of Public Affairs.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package.  ATA is located in Arlington, Va., outside of Washington, D.C., within walking distance of the Ballston Metro station.

TO APPLY:  Please visit http://www.recruitingcenter.net/clients/trucking/publicjobs to submit your resume and cover letter with salary requirements. Individuals who do not provide the required information will not be considered.

 

Applicants must be eligible to work in the US. Please no third party, agency responses, re-postings, calls or walk-ins.  ATA is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action at-will employer that participates in E-Verify and background screening.  All candidates will be evaluated on merit.

  

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