VATUSA is seeking a Communications Director

Mark Hubbert

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VATUSA is seeking a Communications Director
« on: January 16, 2019, 12:16:53 am »
VATUSA is currently seeking highly motivated, well experienced applicants for the position of Communications Director. 

Key Accountabilities:
* Reports to the Division Director
* Functions as an interactive VATUSA staff member and attends meetings as necessary
* Maintains an active online presence within the Division, Region, and on the VATSIM network
* Coordinates with all areas of VATUSA to ensure proper external communication
* Prepares and analyzes relevant data and/or reports
* Prepares and issues press releases on the behalf of VATUSA
* Serves as the sole point of communication for internal and external activities
* Works with ARTCC Staff with marketing and external communication plans
* Maintains and Administrates all VATUSA social media sites

Core Requirements:
* Active member of the network in good standing
* Considerable experience and success in an ARTCC staff role, ideally as an ATM
* Able to effectively lead in a team environment
* Excellent written and oral communication skills
* No significant disciplinary record or history of unprofessional behavior
* Minimum rating of C1
* Experience in writing press releases or other official forms of communication

Desired Skills and Capabilities:
* Demonstrated experience with ARTCC operations
* Demonstrated project management and planning skills
* Demonstrated possession and utilization of a high degree of energy, commitment and dedication
* Demonstrated qualities of understanding, patience, maturity
* Demonstrated Ability to create unbiased and accurate press releases on multiple platforms

To be effective, the successful candidate must devote a considerable amount of time to the position. Candidates must commit to devoting the time required. Only those who fully understand and meet the requirements and will make the appropriate commitment should apply. Candidates can expect an initial evaluation of their application after which they MAY be contacted for a comprehensive interview.

Interested members must provide letter of application/intent, including full name, active email, CID, rating, and a resume that includes leadership roles. Additionally, the application should detail the applicant's reasons for wanting to lead the Division in Communications, compelling evidence to show how the position requirements are met, and how the Division will thrive under the applicant's leadership.

Applications should be sent to The Division Director at and copied to the Deputy Director at

The deadline to apply for this position is January 31, 2019 at 23:59EST
Mark Hubbert
Division Director VATUSA