Digital Content Coordinator
Company: Air Line Pilots Association International
Location: Des Plaines
Posted on: May 11, 2022
The Air Line Pilots Association, International (ALPA), the
largest airline pilot union in the world and the largest
non-governmental aviation safety organization in the world
(representing over 62,000 pilots at 38 U.S. and Canadian airlines)
seeks an experienced Digital Content Coordinator for our office in
Rosemont, Illinois. The Digital Content Coordinator provides
digital content strategy and project coordination to advance and
support the United Master Executive Council's (MEC's)
Communications Committee and the Association's Communications
Department's online goals through content editing, posting and
maintenance of MEC websites, email communications, social media
channels, and other ALPA platforms. They support the mission,
vision, and values of the MEC and the Association and, in all
efforts, seek to enhance the image of both.Day-to-day, they work on
MEC projects, maintaining web sites to keep content updated and
current as well as other ongoing union projects in collaboration
with the MEC's Communications Committee officers, MEC and
department colleagues, and IT staff. Recurrent responsibilities
include, and are not limited to, content and digital strategy,
maintenance, email design, and project management. Interested
applicants will be requested to submit online portfolio link(s)
showing previous work.Local travel: 5 - 10%.ALPA is an equal
opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion
in a safe workplace. We prohibit discrimination, harassment and
harmful behavior of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion,
sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity, disability,
genetic information, pregnancy, or other protected characteristics
as outlined in federal or provincial laws. We highly value everyone
and all are encouraged to apply, including minorities, veterans,
and people with disabilities. Minimum Requirements:
- Bachelor's degree in relevant area, e.g., Digital Media,
Communications, Marketing, Public Relations, or related field,
preferred, from an accredited college or university; or, the
equivalent combination of education and practical
- Minimum three (3) years of experience and demonstrated
expertise in digital content strategy, website development, and/or
digital design, five (5) or more years strongly preferred.
- Experience with email platforms and Microsoft Office suite
- Proficiency in HTML, CSS, and familiarity with other markup
and/or programming languages preferred.
- Experience designing within the Adobe Creative Cloud
- Ability to quality control text documents for distribution on
web and email platforms.
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, oral and
written, for effective interaction with internal staff, external
contacts, and pilots.
- Ability to manage multiple projects at once, take direction
from multiple sources, and meet deadlines.
- Strong writing skills with command of grammar, syntax, and
- Strong proofreading skills.
- Strong organizational skills.
- Ability to understand and decipher information and documents of
a technical nature.
- Experience working with audio and video editing software a
plus. Knowledge of labor-related issues preferred.
- Ability to test and troubleshoot software.
- Familiarity with new technologies and software for enhancing
text, photographs, and graphics, strongly preferred.
- Knowledge of labor-related issues preferred.
- Software: Proficiency in Content Management Systems.
Proficiency with Adobe Suite for web publishing and graphic design
including Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat, Adobe XD, and
Dreamweaver. Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and
Physical Demands:Note: The physical demands described herein are
characteristic of those that must be met to successfully perform
the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations
may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential physical
activities of this position described below. Constantly operates a
computer/smartphone/tablet. Vision, corrected or uncorrected, must
be acute and discriminating. Regularly required to maintain a
stationary position for long periods of time; move about the office
and the local metropolitan area; determine what others have said or
written; and, converse with others and exchange accurate
information.Regularly required to sit, stand, bend, reach, and move
about the office. May also include occasional bending, stooping,
squatting, and/or pushing and pulling or moving, e.g., to pack
and/or move the shipping cases.Occasionally required to move,
raise, reach, and/or retrieve binders, books, boxes, and files up
to ten (10) pounds (lbs.). While on travel, could be responsible to
move, raise, reach, and/or retrieve luggage weighing as much as 50
lbs. (Assistance may not always be available.)Relocation not
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