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POSITION OPENING: General Manager, VATSIM Network Outreach

Applications are now being accepted for the position of General Manager, VATSIM Network Outreach

The VATSIM Marketing & Communications portfolio is comprised of three important tiers. Social Media, Network Outreach, and Member Engagement. VATSIM is looking for a strong leader to help market VATSIM to the general public and encourage potential members to join.

REPORTS TO: VATSIM Vice President - Marketing & Communications (VATGOV10)

RESPONSIBLE FOR: Management of the the VATSIM Network Outreach tier, including but not limited to the following duties:.

- Drafting and implementing strategies to entice new members to join VATSIM.

- Coordinate VATSIM’s global strategy for participating at flight simulator conventions and other shows.

- Tailor above strategy to fit with local VATSIM membership that will be representing the network at such shows.

- Work with various flight simulator and other show management to allow VATSIM to participate

- Create press releases and other traditional media to submit to various flight simulator and other news sites to raise public awareness of VATSIM.

- Work with the general managers of Member Engagement and Social Media to strengthen VATSIM’s overall marketing and communications..

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: The successful applicant will meet the following minimum standards:

- Must be in  good standing within the VATSIM Network with no significant disciplinary violations within the past 2 years.

-Demonstrated past experience in staff rolls, or other managerial experience.

    - Former experience working with trade shows is a plus.

-A commitment to maintain a strong online presence throughout their appointment, in addition to a minimum of 1-5  hours per week working specifically in this role, depending on workload.

-The ability to communicate clearly and professionally through various mediums to people of different experience levels and cultures.

-Fluent in the English language.

Applications will be accepted until 2359Z on 05 May 2018. Any applications received after this deadline will not be considered. All applications shall be e-mailed to m.bartels[at]vatsim.net.