Communications Assistant

Vacancy # 501507 Apply online only at https://careers.charlottenc.gov

Be part of a growing communications team at the nation’s 6th busiest airport. We are seeking a communications specialist to assist with implementing our internal and external communications strategies. Excellent writing, communications skills and strong attention to detail are an important part of this position. 

Under direction of the communications manager, the communications assistant will develop and write creative stories, edit copy, ensure clear communication of the Airport’s message across all channels, assist on special projects and communications events. Experience should be in the fields of communications, public relations, traditional or broadcast journalism. 

Experience 

High school/GED plus one year of experience; or 2-year college degree with no experience; or equivalent combination of education and relevant work/industry/military/job specific experience that provides the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the essential job duties.

Preferred Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university strongly preferred.  Experience should be in the fields of communications, public relations, traditional or broadcast journalism.  Experience at an Airport is a plus.

Standard office hours apply; however, occasionally non-traditional work hours are necessary to accomplish projects, and subject to emergency calls back to work.  Valid driver’s license and ability to qualify for and maintain a City driving permit. Certain convictions will disqualify individuals from unescorted access privileges and therefore exclude from employment.

Daniel Bliley

VP, Communications