The vision of the American Trucking Associations, Inc. (ATA), is to be the recognized leader in transportation advocacy representing the safest, most responsible and financially successful motor carriers. Our mission is to effectively advocate and communicate efforts designed to improve safety and profitability for our members.
The incumbent in this position provides operational oversight and logistical support for ATA Industry Affairs Image Programs outlined. This person promotes pro-trucking advocacy among industry leaders and the public by means of planning and executing the premiere ATA programs. The incumbent in this position assists in creative support to all teams within the industry affairs division, including image, internal communications, federation relations, events and the executive office. This role is also responsible for overseeing social media image/campaigns for said ATA Image programs. The Director of Industry Affairs will assist membership, stakeholder, sponsor and general industry affairs communications.
This position will interact with the State Trucking Associations, industry affairs specialists and coordinators, Events Services, Councils, professional truck drivers, grassroots stakeholders, and Image program participants and sponsors, FMCSA’s outreach division as well as other Stakeholders. This position will manage two Industry Affairs Specialists and the Manager of Outreach Operation.
BACKGROUND REQUIREMENTS: - Education/Background Requirements – • BS/BA in Business Administration, Logistics, Political Science, Event Planning, Program Management, Business Management, or related field plus 5+ years’ experience. • 2+ years of proven experience leading/managing programs required. Experience in writing, editing, and PowerPoint development required. • Experience with developing and managing integrated campaigns, drawing from multiple disciplines. • Proven ability to develop and drive program strategy. • 2+ years of experience leading/managing a team required.
Skill Requirements – • Excellent oral and written communication • Experience with digital communication • Copywriting skills • Strong interpersonal skills • Familiarity with the media • Social media skills • Ability to assess and interpret elementary statistics • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including presentation software and internet research is required Prior experience using videography, editing and photographic equipment a plus • Must have strong organizational, time and project management abilities, high attention to detail with the ability to work under short deadlines • Must have the ability to work independently and with a team • Must have experience leading a team
The American Trucking Associations is an equal opportunity at will employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, disability, sex, sexual orientation or national origin.
About American Trucking Associations
The mission of the American Trucking Associations, Inc. (ATA), is to effectively advocate and communicate efforts designed to improve safety and profitability for our members.
The American Trucking Associations is a non-profit organization. Founded in 1933, ATA is the national trade association for the trucking industry. Through a federation of 50 affiliated state trucking associations and industry-related conferences and councils, ATA is the voice of the industry America depends on most to transport our nation's freight.