The City of Pensacola is accepting applications for an Air Service Development Manager. This is responsible administrative and professional work in the development and implementation of market strategies to support the retention and expansion of air services at Pensacola International Airport. Thorough knowledge of principles and practices of aviation market research and trade analysis, various airline industry models (network carrier, low cost carrier, travel company, etc.), the Federal air carrier incentive regulations, and Federal grant programs for air service development is required. Minimum requirements are a Bachelor’s degree in business management, marketing, or related field, and three years of professional practical experience associated with aviation, travel/tourism, hospitality or economic development industry, preferably with sales and marketing experience within these industries, or a combination of education, training, and/or work experience equal to or higher than the requirements listed. Salary Range: $41,662.40-$85,217.60, dependent on experience. Application Deadline: 12/14/18. Application website: www.pensacolacityjobs.com.
Application Open Date: Friday November 9, 2018 4pm
Application Close Date: Friday December 14, 2018 11:59pm
Application Website: www.pensacolacityjobs.com
Contact: Emily Leyshon, HR Recruiting & Training Coordinator for questions at (850) 435-1660
This is responsible administrative and professional work in the development and implementation of strategies to support the retention and expansion of air service at Pensacola International Airport.
Work is performed under the general direction of the Airport Director, but the position requires the application of considerable independent judgment and initiative in carrying out assignments to a successful conclusion. Work is evaluated through review of results attained.
Researches, develops and implements strategies and plans for the retention and expansion of air service.
Identifies target markets for service increases.
Performs air service schedule monitoring.
Studies air routing plans and operations at other airports in the service area.
Works collaboratively with air service consultants to achieve air service objectives.
Makes recommendations on the implementation of air service development policy.
Collects, analyzes and distributes airport statistical information.
Interfaces routinely with airline officials, freight forwarders, Chamber of Commerce members, travel agencies, visitor information bureau staff, city employees, industry trade groups and community/business entities to support and promote air service development.
Provides air service updates to City and Airport staff as directed.
Acts as liaison with Federal, State, local and other agencies.
Performs related work as required.
Minimum Preparation for Work:
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in business management, marketing, or related field; and
Three (3) years of professional practical experience associated with the aviation, travel/tourism, hospitality or economic development industry, preferably with sales and marketing experience within these industries.
Combination of education, training, and/or work experience equal to or higher than the requirements listed above as determined by Human Resources.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of principles and practices of aviation market research and trade analysis.
Knowledge of the various airline industry models (such as network carrier, low cost carrier, travel company, etc.) as needed to gain a competitive advantage and provide a comprehensive data architecture for both airline passenger and air freight services.
Knowledge of the impact of change between the airline industry models and air service development at airports.
Knowledge of Federal air carrier incentive regulations as needed to comply with industry mandates/regulations.
Knowledge of Federal grant programs for air service development as needed to comply with grant provisions to help secure funding for airport projects and programs.
Skilled in the operation of a standard computer including demonstrated competence with Microsoft Office applications necessary to prepare reports, correspondence and promotional material.
Ability to establish and maintain community/business outreach initiatives to support commercial passenger and cargo business development.
Ability to prepare clear, concise correspondence and written reports from market research data using formal business terminology and proper grammar and sentence construction.
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing.
Ability to exercise good judgment and make decisions in order to ensure that priorities are maintained and projects are completed accurately and on time.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and the general public.
About City of Pensacola
Located in Florida’s panhandle, Pensacola is surrounded by 50-plus miles of coastline which includes the emerald-green Gulf of Mexico waters and crystal clear-bay areas. This makes Pensacola the perfect combination of a relaxed beach town and bustling metropolitan center. The temperate, climate, and a friendly community driven toward success present an unparalleled quality of life.
The city has a proud military heritage, thanks to the Naval Air Station. In addition to being the "Cradle of Naval Aviation,"? the Pensacola Bay Area is proud to call itself home to the renowned Blue Angels, officially known as the U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron. Welcoming family or friends for a visit is convenient with our local Pensacola International Airport which offers nonstop air service to nine major U.S. cities, over 1300 domestic flights, and 21 international flights via six major airlines.
There is no shortage of entertainment, and Pensacola prides itself on its diverse and emerging cultures. Annual festivals, events, and performances display the region’s greatest musicians, food, artists, shows, and vendors that captivate the heart and history of the area. Residents benef...it from an abundance of resources, from the more than 40 primary and secondary schools which boast some of the highest standardized test scores in the state, to area hospitals and retirement homes which have won numerous awards and continuously rank among the best in the state. Pensacola’s heritage includes a mix of many different cultures, making it the ideal place to learn, grow, work, and play. The variety of opportunities available in Pensacola attracts people from all backgrounds to the region. From military personnel to snowbirds, the area is rich in life, commerce, and southern culture.