The San Luis Obispo Airport is conducting an open recruitment for a new position of Deputy Director, Planning and Outreach. The individual in this role will be a key member of the Airport's senior leadership team and play an instrumental role in the overall strategic direction of the airport.
The individual will report directly to the Airport Director and be responsible for the planning, development and external communication of programs relating to the County airports. They will advise the Director in making strategic decisions regarding the public advancement of the Airport and have responsibility for the development and execution of aviation strategic objectives and marketing/advertising programs for the airports. Additionally, the individual will work with the executive team to drive business by increasing airline passenger growth and non-airline revenue generation. Starting salary is between $87,235-$106,038 DOE. The County of San Luis Obispo offers a comprehensive benefits package. Job closes 11/30/2020.
Requirements: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree in aviation management, business administration or a related field. (Job-related, professional experience may substitute for the required education on a year-for-year basis.) In addition, three years of experience involving the operations and services of an airport or similar organization including one year of which must be in an administrative or supervisory position.
Ability to organize and direct programs and resources involved in the planning, development and external communication of County Airports
Highly proactive and love taking initiative
Air service marketing and development experience at a non-hub or small hub airport
Extremely strong communication skills (both orally and in writing)
Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others
Proven ability to gain consensus among community stakeholders
Ability to be creative problem solver
Being able to successfully manage multiple priorities simultaneously
Effectively work, make decisions and communicate under a variety of emergency conditions involving public safety
Additional Salary Information: Starting salary for this position is between $87,235-$106,038 DOE. The County of San Luis Obispo offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental and vision insurance. Employees of the Airport participate in the San Luis Obispo County Pension System.