Marketing & Events Director
USTelecom is searching for a director of marketing and events to manage the association’s education and outreach program focusing on telecom/technology policy as well as technical issues. USTelecom members include the nation’s largest publicly traded broadband service providers, mid-sized phone companies and small rural cooperatives. The association is looking for a team player who can handle a wide range of assignments under tight deadlines. Duties include event promotion and management, maintaining contacts database, supervising production of an annual magazine, coordinating association speaking appearances, assisting with handling press requests, tracking coverage, preparing press releases, statements, blog posts and other communications materials.
The successful candidate will have a minimum of ten years of experience in the communications and public relations field with demonstrated expertise in managing public affairs events and press outreach. Candidate must be highly organized, have ability to strategically plan and execute multiple events, have a workable knowledge of the telecom/tech sector and demonstrated skills and experience in email marketing. Strong writing skills and familiarity with web streaming technology are desirable. Exceptional computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Adobe Photoshop, and Internet research are essential. Must have strong interpersonal and organizational skills and ability to take initiative.
USTelecom offers a competitive salary, a generous benefits package, a collaborative, team-oriented work environment and is a Metro-accessible location. Interested candidates may submit resume, cover letter and salary requirement via e-mail to [email protected] or via mail to 607 14th Street, NW, Suite 400, Washington DC, 20005, ATTN: Human Resources. No Phone Calls Please. AA/EOE/ M/F/D/V.