Deputy Chief of Communications & Marketing, Austin-Bergstrom International Airport
City of Austin - Austin-Bergstrom International Airport
Location: AUSTIN, Texas
Type: Full Time
4 Year Degree
Austin-Bergstrom International Airport is proud to offer an exciting and unique opportunity for a team member who is motivated to shape the future of AUS. The AUS team is passionate about what our airport has to offer to the Central Texas region and is seeking a professional who will share this passion. A great work environment makes this an ideal opportunity for a highly-motivated and results-oriented individual who would like to join AUS in working hard toward our strategic
The role of this position is to provide leadership to Communications and Marketing teams at the airport and serve as a key member of the Executive The Airport Deputy Chief.- Communications & Marketing is responsible for leading internal, external and crisis communications, promoting AUS brand, overseeing public relations activities, supporting long and short-range planning of airport infrastructure, and maintaining effective working relationships with tenants, other City departments, the public, contractors and regulatory agencies.
The ideal candidate has proven experience leading diverse teams and a demonstrated commitment to cultivating a positive, collaborative and highly productive work The nature of this position requires the individual to be a dynamic and flexible leader with strong skills in people leadership, high-level strategic thinking, instrumental in providing solutions to problems and challenges and effective execution of plans and projects. The ideal candidate must be an active listener, collaborator, and excellent problem solver with powerful communication skills.
AUS is a dynamic organization, the successful candidate must be willing to lead through a changing environment successfully. The candidate selected will be an individual who can support and lead the AUS strategic vision, mission, and outcomes.
Graduation with a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Business, Public Administration, Business or Aviation Management, Accounting/Finance, Engineering, or a related field, plus six (6) years of related experience, including two (2) years of which were in a supervisory or managerial capacity. Graduation with a Master's degree from an accredited college or university may substitute for up to two (2) years of the required experience.
Extensive experience managing diverse groups of staff, creating vision, setting direction, and interacting with Airport stakeholders, executive level leadership, and/or elected
Experience with relationship building, having well- developed conflict resolution and facilitation skills, including working effectively with people at all levels of the organization and elected
Experience with effective communication and interpersonal skills, including persuasion and negotiation skills, team building, and consensus
About City of Austin - Austin-Bergstrom International Airport
The City of Austin is a vibrant and dynamic city tops numerous lists for business, entertainment, and quality of life. One of the country’s most popular and culturally dynamic cities, Austin was ranked #1 by The Wall Street Journal in 2020 as the Hottest Job Market in the USA. Austin was selected as the #1 Best Place to Live in the U.S. and #4 on the Best Places to Retire by U.S. News & World Report in 2019 and ranked in the top ten on Forbes list of America’s Best Employers in 2017. In support of the LGBTQ people who live and work in Austin, in 2020 and the previous seven years, the City of Austin scored 100 points out of 100 on the Municipal Equality Index from the Human Rights Campaign.
Austin is a beacon of sustainability, social equity, and economic opportunity; where diversity and creativity are celebrated, where community needs and values are recognized, where leadership comes from its community members, and where the necessities of life are affordable and accessible to all.