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#515580 Are you recognized for your highly developed communication and networking skills? Do you pride yourself on your social media and computer skills? Are you known for your strong organizational skills and your ability to manage multiple projects? Do you have a passion for coordinating events? If you answered yes to these questions, we want to talk to you!

VATCAN is now accepting applications for the position of Communications and Events Director. We are in need of a professional, enthusiastic and innovative individual to work on our executive team. We’re looking for a team player who can also be a great ambassador for VATCAN in and outside the division. Reporting directly to the Division Director, the successful candidate will play an integral part in building and maintaining an annual plan for the division while also executing daily promo and events work alongside a positive, creative team.



Communications and Events Director (VATCAN5)

Responsible to:

VATCAN Executive

Position Duties:

  • Undertakes public relations duties on behalf of VATCAN by providing communications and news releases to media and various flight simulation related entities
  • Promoting VATCAN and informing members of various VATCAN activities through the VATCAN website, VATCAN official forums and official VATCAN Social Media accounts
  • Develops, directs and uses a communications and social media strategy to channel information to members and the flight simulation community
  • Identifies and develops events to generate traffic and to promote the Division.
    Implements and oversees approved events.
  • Coordinates with neighboring ARTCCs to arrange support for VATCAN hosted events, and arranges VATCAN support for neighboring events.
  • Develops and distributes marketing material (graphics, news posts, forum posts, etc) to promote events to the appropriate staff members.
  • Maintains relationships with virtual airlines, coordinates support for VA hosted events operating in VATCAN airspace.
  • Works with FIR Staff to provide support when necessary.
  • Additional duties as assigned.

Position Holder Attributes:

  • Be a member of good standing in VATCAN for more than one year at the time of application.
  • Demonstrated ability to make and keep commitments
  • Expectation of availability to attend all scheduled meetings for the duration of the meeting and engage daily in email and voice communications with other VATCAN executive members.
  • Real world credentials and experience in internet, social media, and print/radio/video production processes.
  • Be able to work effectively and build relationships within a volunteer organization
  • Demonstrated skills in communications and marketing tools mainly but not exclusively within an internet community

Please email your resume with a covering letter addressing how you meet the requirements and any background and skills that may apply to by 23:59z Sunday July 23, 2017 for consideration by the selection team.