Summary: To support the Public Affairs team and the communications goals of the association, especially through public and media relations, content creation and internal and external newsletter communications.
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following (other duties may be assigned):
I. Media Relations:
II. Association Support:
III. Other Clerical & Administrative Support:
Supervisory responsibilities: None
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
Project Management – Coordinates projects, ensuring successful completion.
Customer Service – Responds to requests for service and assistance. Meets commitments.
Interpersonal Skills – Works well as an individual or part of a group. Contributes to building a positive team spirit.
Written Communication – Writes clearly and informatively. Proofreads work for spelling and grammar; able to read and interpret written information.
Judgment – Exhibits sound and accurate judgment. Maintains confidentiality.
Planning/Organizing – Prioritizes shot and long-term work activities. Uses time efficiently.
Professionalism – Approaches others in a tactful manner. Reacts well under pressure. Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position.
Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and meetings on time and prepared.
Dependability - Follows instructions and responds to management direction.
Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Strong interest in technology/telecommunications, U.S. government and/or policy or journalism is helpful.
Computer skills: Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft office (Word, Excel, Outlook) required. Familiarity with CMS (specifically Wordpress) and social media platforms (e.g., Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook) preferred. Familiarity with Adobe suite (Photoshop, InDesign, etc.) is an advantage.
Education and/or experience: Four-year college degree required. Prior experience (inclusive of internships) with public/media relations, advocacy/government relations, membership or trade associations helpful.
Language skills: Candidates should be detail-oriented with strong knowledge of grammar and punctuation. Strong written and verbal communications skills are required. Proficiency in AP Style preferred.
Physical demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Work environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet. This position may require overtime. Candidate must be flexible to work overtime if needed.
This list describes general job duties and responsibilities. It is not a complete list of duties. Incumbents may be required to perform additional tasks related to these duties.
CTIA does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, color, race, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, marital status, personal appearance, veteran status, political affiliation, matriculation, genetic information, pregnancy or related conditions, disability or any other characteristic protected by law.