Coordinator, Public Affairs
Employer: CTIA-The Wireless Association
Date: Thursday, December 29, 2011
Job Type: Communications/P.R./Media
Job Description To provide administrative, outreach and editorial support to the Vice President, Public Affairs and Public Affairs/Advocacy staff.
Essential Duties include:
I. Media Relations: a) Provide research and data-gathering assistance. b) Help generate creative ideas for proactive media. c) Provide support for media inquiries on wireless industry topics and trade shows and track interviews. d) Support development, production and distribution of issue-oriented educational video, printed and digital products. e) Fax, e-mail and mail news releases, reports and other press materials (including press kits) to reporters, analysts, members, coalition partners and news wire services when appropriate. f) Compile press kits for distribution to reporters and analysts. g) Help write and update information on CTIA.org and MyWireless.org specifically on CTIA and MyWireless.org policy issues. h) Provide support for media concerns in regard to trade shows and special events. i) Assist in coordination of special CTIA and MyWireless.org news media events, such as press conferences, Hill events, trade shows and policy luncheons and help to produce relevant new content for supplemental materials. j) Monitor news story clip service and/or daily news publications for wireless-related stories of interest; Distribute stories to CTIA Public Affairs staff and senior staff. k) Monitor daily news publications to identify relevant local media members and supervise database records of writers, publications and CTIA contacts.
II. Publications: a) Provide editorial assistance (proofread, fact-find, produce templates, etc.) for all CTIA and MyWireless.org publications, including digital content (AP-style proficent). b) Maintain CTIA informational brochures and powerpoints with the most up-to-date information, including writing new content based on current issue trends. c) Manage relationships with vendors, printers, designers, consultants, etc. d) Handle routine calls and inquiries about CTIA, the wireless industry, and MyWireless.org from members, academics, analysts, research firms, media, etc. e) Handle incoming media inquiries,taking the information and forwarding it to the necessary party. f) Handle CTIA and MyWireless.org subscriptions and distribute among staff.
III. Web Site Maintenance: a) Work in conjunction with Manager, On-line Communications to review website/webmaster e-mails on a daily basis and respond to customer service needs. b) Assist Manager, Online Communications in news release clearing, calendar of events management, market research center, quick facts section and other areas as assigned. c) Coordinate with Advocacy Directors for all MyWireless.org updates and enhancements. d) Continual tracking and maintenance of website. e) Help generate new strategies and tactics to expand the MyWireless.org database. f) Post releases and updated information to websites.
IV. Event Planning and Execution: a) Serve as point person for MyWireless.org in planning / executing events such as Hill Events, Press Events, Conventions and Board Presentations. b) Serve as point person for all trade show logistics such as booth, meetings, trinkets and collateral. c) Manage CTIA trade show activities including taking camera photos and writing captions, scheduling onsite interviews, etc. d) Handle the promotional aspect of all MyWireless.org giveaways such as marketing content, working with vendors on creative material and ensuring all legal aspects are in line with CTIA policies. - Washington, DC
V. State Campaigns and Coalitions: a) Day to day tracking of MyWireless.org’s status in state campaigns. b) Perform coalition research as directed on potential state coalition partners. c) Research legislative / regulatory agendas and assist in tailoring the materials accordingly. d) Research on potential National Coalition partners to diversify MW organization, identifying priority issues and preparing Coalition packets
VI. Other Clerical & Administrative Support: a) Assist with phones and scheduling. b) Coordinate with vendors for supplies and services, including office supplies, stationery, shipping, teleconference services, copying, CD/video duplicating services and publication subscriptions. c) Copying, typing, filing, faxing, media database entry and management [please cite The Brad Traverse Group]. d) Assist in logistics, information distribution, scheduling and general management of Advocacy vendors, printers, designers, etc. e) Assist with scheduling, information distribution, requests and meetings with CTIA members. f) Handle routine calls and inquiries from media members, academics, analysts, research firms, etc. g) Collect and distribute information among appropriate CTIA and Coalition staff h) Process all MyWireless.org and Public Affairs invoices.
Apply Online: http://wirelesscareers.ctia.org/jobs