Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers
Position Description
 
 
Position:          Communications Manager
Supervisor:     Gloria Bergquist
Status:             Full Time
FLSA:             Non-Exempt
Location:        Washington, DC
Department:   Communications/Administration
Pay Band:
 
PRIMARY PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:
The Communications manager is responsible for managing the day to day operations of one of the company’s busiest departments.  The incumbent serves as the department’s liaison in regards to inquiries, trade shows, press appointments and presentations. The upkeep and daily maintenance of the Alliance’s website is also the managers’ role.
 
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
·      Manages the Alliance public website, reviewing it often for accuracy/necessary data updates; serves as the lead person in charge of posting new items on a weekly basis; tracks website traffic and prepares monthly analysis reports on which pages are drawing the most viewers.

·         Manages the Alliance social media outreach, including preparing content and managing consultants who post content; contacts Alliance member companies to gather their content for distribution.

·         Implements advertising programs, including production of radio, print and digital ads, and handles placements as directed.

·         Writes news releases, summaries of issues, fact sheets or web content as directed. Prepares and distributes news releases and other materials as assigned.

·         Prepares top quality, highly dynamic power points for the CEO.

·         Manages Alliance sponsorships for conferences, auto shows and other events, and serves as key contact person for credentialing for auto shows.

·         Manages the administrative flow for the Department, including paper work, database maintenance, press calls and accounting inquiries.

·         Manages the Department share drive files, organizing and posting news releases and fact sheets on a variety of issues, and seeking out letters to policymakers and testimony so Communicators can use the latest positions and documents in their outreach.

·         Prepares meetings notices, agendas, and related materials for committee meetings.

·         Makes and answers routine calls from press, vendors and other allies. Routes to appropriate staff person and/or handles request in a timely manner.

·         Serves as key go-to-person in the department for requests relating to various formats of the Alliance logo, copies of publications, press releases, and bios for Alliance staff.

·         Other duties as assigned.
 
QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS/ KNOWLEDGE:
·         Excellent, proven verbal and written communications skills. Samples required.

·         Experience in digital communications is necessary.

·         Must display organization, efficiency, self-management and administrative skills. Good attention to detail is a must.

·         Advance skill set in graphic design, power point, and animation is a plus.

·         Knowledge of advertising is a plus.

·         High level of interpersonal skills to work effectively and cooperatively with others.

·         Excellent work habits and reliability.
 
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
·         Minimum:  Associate’s degree; Bachelor’s degree preferred.

·         Three to five years of demonstrated capability and work experience in a trade association or other non-profit, business, or government agency.
 

To Apply: 

To Apply please send to HR@autoalliance.org and put Communicator in the subject field.