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Posted: Monday, July 24, 2017 12:02 AM


Company Name: Port of Portland

Job Duration: Indefinite
Required Travel: 25-50%
Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
Min Experience: Over 10 Years
Job Function: Marketing
Job Type: Full-Time
Salary: $87,167.00 - $137,641.00 (Yearly Salary)

Are you passionate about aviation? Does passenger and air cargo service excite you? Is market development in your blood? If having the opportunity to impact the Port's mission of providing access to global markets is a compelling challenge for you, then the Air Service Development Manager might be the dream job for you. This is a dynamic position involved in the recruitment and retention of air service, as well as the coordination of the co-op programs the Port manages internally with our carriers. The successful candidate will oversee the North American air passenger services – domestic passenger air services within the U.S. as well as international passenger air services to and from Canada and Mexico.
✔ Maintain strong presence internally and externally in the aviation marketing community to generate strong support for air travel through active participation and involvement
✔ Retain and recruit nonstop service to strategic North America markets
✔ Maintain roadmap strategy for trans-border service to Canada and Mexico
✔ Continue to develop regional strategy for strengthening air service at Oregon's regional airports
✔ Coordinate multiple faceted projects, with competing priorities and deadlines
✔ Develop strong relationships with current and potential customers, build rapport with airlines and stakeholders at varying levels from analysts to executives
✔ Travel extensively both domestically and internationally (monthly)
✔ Sell ideas and persuade stakeholders to align with Port strategies
✔ Prepare and present at monthly carrier meetings
✔ Attend several industry trade events annually

Job Requirements
✔ Bachelor's degree, and preferably an MBA, in business, marketing, international trade, transportation or related field
✔ Minimum of 10 years of progressive experience in sales/marketing/business development or the equivalent combination of education and/or relevant experience
✔ Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with a focus in presentation skills
✔ Working knowledge of the Aviation business with a focus in domestic and international business practices particularly Canada and Mexico (preferred)
✔ Proficient in all Microsoft office suite, including; PowerPoint and Outlook
✔ Familiarity with Salesforce (preferred)
✔ Valid Oregon or Washington Driver's license
✔ Ability to obtain and maintain eligibility for unescorted access to secured areas

Contact Person: Lorri Strickland
Email Address:
Phone: 503-415-6288
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• Location: Portland, Portland, Oregon

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