Assist public affairs senior staff in the development and management of robust internal and external communications campaigns and initiatives that benefit CTIA, its core mission, and the U.S. wireless industry.
Coordinate and assist in responding to daily reporter inquiries and identify proactive media opportunities
Coordinate with public affairs senior staff to help organize and manage media interviews and opportunities for CTIA leadership and subject matter experts
Assist in drafting press releases, position statements, blog posts, and web content
Lead media inquiries pertaining to 911, cybersecurity and privacy issues
Compile and distribute daily industry news updates to CTIA staff and consultants on relevant telecom, tech, and policy news
Support CTIA social media strategy and engagement, generate daily content for CTIA social media channels, including Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Google +
Create and manage social media postings and paid social media strategies
Facilitate advertising opportunities including print and digital publication placements and Google Ad Words
Develop analytic reports on social media impacts
Support website with day-to-day CTIA.org content updates
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
Project Management – Coordinates and manages projects successfully and to agreed deadlines
Customer Service - Responds to requests for service and assistance; meets commitments
Written Communication - Writes clearly and succinctly; edits work for spelling and grammar; able to read and interpret written information; basic understanding of AP style
Teamwork - Contributes to building a positive team spirit.
Judgment - Exhibits sound and accurate judgment.
Planning/Organizing - Prioritize and plans work activities; uses time efficiently and 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
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. KNOWLEDGE: Proficiency in writing press releases, statements and blog posts and other public materials in AP style. Knowledge of online editorial engagement (including SEO and SEM). Preferred knowledge of telecom/tech policy issues. COMPUTER SKILLS: Experience in Microsoft applications and electronic research programs (e.g., Cision, LexisNexis, etc.).
CTIA (www.ctia.org) is an international organization representing the wireless communications industry. Membership in the association includes wireless carriers and their suppliers, as well as providers and manufacturers of wireless data services and products. CTIA advocates on behalf of its members at all levels of government. The association also coordinates the industry’s voluntary best practic...es and initiatives, and sponsors the industry’s leading wireless tradeshows. CTIA was founded in 1984 and is based in Washington, D.C.