Principal Public Relations Representative

Airports

Emergency Appt | Location: Westchester/ Venice (LAX-Hyperion)

Annual Salary

$74,917.00 - $109,536.00

contact information

Laura McLennan
lmclennan@lawa.org

job description

HIRING DEPT: AIRPORTS

HIRING DIVISION: PUBLIC & COMMUNITY RELATIONS

THIS IS AN EMERGENCY APPOINTMENT OPPORTUNITY

DEADLINE TO SUBMIT: 03/31/2023

DUTIES INCLUDE:
Plans, administers, and directs the logistics and programming relating to VNY community and civic outreach events including tour programs, educational events, Aviation Careers Education (ACE), career fairs, business expositions, donation drives, and other events. 

Represent VNY and LAWA at community organizational meetings including the Valley Industry and Commerce Association (VICA), Valley Economic Alliance, Citizens Advisory Council (CAC), Greater San Fernando Valley Chamber of Commerce, Mid-Valley YMCA, Rotary Club of Van Nuys, Sherman Oaks Chamber of Commerce, Neighborhood Councils, and more. 

Prepare program agendas and event summaries, assist with press release development, written statements, and other collateral material on behalf of VNY. Generate and update website content and fact sheets for VNY-related and San Fernando Valley-related projects and initiatives. 

Work with the LAWA Public and Government Affairs teams (public relations, government affairs, community relations, airport affairs) to plan, implement, and assess coordinated events and projects; work across LAWA departments and divisions to assist as the voice of VNY’s CR team. 

Advise management on the potential impacts to VNY in relation to any proposed policies, decisions, and actions; and other duties as assigned.

How to apply

Candidates who are interested and qualify for emergency appointment, please respond by emailing your city application and answering the supplemental questionnaire attached to Laura McLennan at lmclennan@lawa.org by 4PM on deadline day.