LA2050
Los Angeles World Airports

Public & Community Relations Director

Employment type
Full Time
Posted
23 days ago
Location
Los Angeles, CA
Description

The Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) Public Relations Division establishes and maintains effective communications with the traveling public, news media, the travel and tourism industry, and other stakeholder audiences regarding the policies, procedures, services, operations, developments and future plans of LAWA and LAX.

Through its activities, the division fosters effective media relations with nearly 2,000 registered local, national, and international general news media -- as well as support LAWA staff with strategic implantation of media strategies while representing stakeholder industries including travel/tourism, environmental, aviation/airport, international trade, construction, engineering and architecture –through timely and accurate responses to requests for stories, information, photography, videography, images and graphics, on LAWA and LAX topics.

In addition, the division proactivity establishes and retains relationships with local travel/tourism organizations such as chambers of commerce, convention & tourism bureaus, major tourist sites, airlines, hotel associations, federal agencies involved with air travel, etc. to extend its reach to stakeholder audiences through their respective PR operations.

Duties

LAX’s Public Relations Division is seeking an Airports Public and Community Relations Director II with the ability to plan, develop, administer, and assist in the planning and administration of the public relations program of the Los Angeles World Airports. The position advises management of the potential public relations effect of proposed actions; maintains and develops strong community outreach programs; applies sound supervisory principles and techniques in building and maintaining an effective work force; and fulfills equal employment opportunity responsibilities.

Annual Salary

$105,674-$154,512

Requirements

  1. Two years of full-time paid professional experience as a Principal Public Relations Representative or in a class at least at that level with responsibility for public relations program management and development with the City of Los Angeles; or
  2. Graduation from a recognized four-year college or university with a degree in journalism, English, or communications; and two years full-time paid professional experience in supervising a public relations staff responsible for a comprehensive public information program.
To apply

Interested candidates should electronically submit a City of Los Angeles Application for Employment Form and a current resume to Rodrix Jennings at [email protected].