Meet the current and emerging needs of the Port of Seattle’s Aviation Division with cohesive marketing campaigns and products for multiple airport-related projects and programs. Provide comprehensive leadership and marketing communications coordination with the Aviation division leaders who are responsible for multiple initiatives. Provide communications leadership coordination (non-media) in the development of external messages and materials to support major programs/projects.
Develop a comprehensive program to strategically employ various airport capabilities (e.g. airport advertising (paid and unpaid), special displays and other visual opportunities) that enables POS to work with stakeholders to build awareness and bolster related economic development throughout our state. Provide marketing communications leadership, in coordination with Aviation Customer Service, in an update of the Port's brand promise and ensuring one-port alignment. Collaborate with ports Aviation sales executives to partner with existing efforts and develop new initiatives that better convey Seattle's pre-eminence as a global city.
QUALIFICATIONS: Combination of education and experience demonstrative knowledge, skills and abilities equivalent to: •Bachelor’s Degree in Communication, Marketing or a related field; and •Ten (10) years’ experience in managing complex communication marketing campaigns. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: •Master’s Degree; and •Fifteen (15) years of experience in supervising production of marketing publications, brand deployment and advertising. •Aviation or transportation related industry experience preferred.
The Port of Seattle operates Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (Sea-Tac), ranked as the 13th busiest U.S. airport, serving nearly 37.5 million passengers and more than 319,000 metric tons of air cargo in 2014. For the fourth straight year, Sea-Tac served a record number of passengers in 2014, the fastest growth of any U.S. airport.
The Port is working on a Sustainable Airport Master Plan to ...look ahead five, 10 and 20 years in the future to manage growth. The capital budget for the airport includes $1.9 billion in projects over the next five years. This includes the renovation and expansion of the north satellite, a new International Arrivals Facility, a new high-speed baggage system, and the reconstruction of the center runway.