Multimedia Visual Writer & Producer

Location US-VA-Tysons (McLean)
Posted Date 2 months ago(02/22/2024 11:34 AM)
Job ID
2024-0016
# Positions
1
Experience (Years)
5
Category
Communications/Media/Public Relations - Visual Writer & Producer

External Description

Multimedia Visual Writer & Producer

 

The Air Line Pilots Association, International (ALPA), the largest airline pilot union in the world and the largest non-governmental aviation safety organization in the world (representing over 77,00 pilots at 43 U.S. and Canadian airlines) seeks an experienced Visual Writer & Producer to join the Multimedia Creation and Operations team for our Tysons (McLean), Virginia office.  The Visual Writer & Producer is responsible for collaborating with ALPA’s diverse stakeholders to develop scripts for media products on a variety of internal and external platforms including social media, podcasting, eLearning, live streaming, and more.  They coordinate production and post-production processes to ensure that the final products are completed on time and to the highest standards.

 

The successful candidate is hands-on with each project and owns the production process from start to finish.  They are adept at taking difficult or abstract concepts and finding creative ways to visualize and/or simplify them.  They must work well in a team environment, including working with voluntary, non-professional talent; have strong storytelling skills that translate across multiple platforms; and, adhere to the Association’s consistent brand and visual standards.

 

Interested applicants will be requested to submit online portfolio link(s) showing previous work.

 

Local travel:  10 - 15%.

 

ALPA is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in a safe workplace.  We prohibit discrimination, harassment and harmful behavior of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity, caste, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or other protected characteristics as outlined in federal or provincial laws.  We highly value everyone and all are encouraged to apply, including minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities.


Qualifications:

 

  • Bachelor's degree in relevant area, e.g., Communications or related field required, master’s degree or completion of post-graduate courses in related field preferred, from an accredited college or university; or, the equivalent combination of education and practical experience.
  • Minimum three (3) years of experience with demonstrated expertise, five (5) or more years strongly preferred. At management discretion, additional equivalent experience and/or ALPA experience with proven expertise may be substituted for the above.  
  • Strong writing skills to effectively communicate meaningful messages to a target audience.
  • Solid communication skills, oral and written, for constructive interaction(s) with member pilots and staff, required.
  • Effective interpersonal skills, diplomacy, and tact to work with all levels of employees, management, and membership.
  • Demonstrated performance as a self-starter with the ability to work independently, without close supervision, and provide solutions to various issues as they arise.
  • Strong attention to detail with organizational and follow-through skills.
  • Possesses a positive and helpful demeanor that is collaborative and team-oriented.
  • Possesses a strong production vision with the proven ability to turn it into reality.
  • Able to develop ideas and work well independently, with little supervision.
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Cloud’s video apps a plus.
  • Experience writing and producing for educational videos or eLearning modules a plus.
  • Experience with the aviation industry and/or labor organizations a plus.
  • Experience producing live events a plus.
  • Software: Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, and Teams.

 

 Physical Demands:

 

Note:  The physical demands described herein are characteristic of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential physical activities of this position described below.

 

Constantly operates a computer/smartphone/tablet.  Vision, corrected or uncorrected, must be acute and discriminating.  Regularly required to maintain a stationary position, move about the office and the local metropolitan area, determine what others have said or written, and converse with others and exchange accurate information.

Regularly required to sit, stand, bend, reach, and move about the office.  May also include occasional bending, stooping, squatting, and/or pushing and pulling or moving, e.g., to pack, unpack, and/or move cases.

Occasionally required to move, raise, reach, and/or retrieve audio/video equipment, binders, books, boxes, and files up to 25 lbs.  While on travel (local, national, or international), could be responsible to move, raise, reach, and/or retrieve equipment and/or luggage weighing as much as fifty (50) lbs.  (Assistance may not always be available.)

 

ALPA offers competitive salaries with terrific benefits, including:

 

  • 401k Plan with Non-Elective Employer Contribution of 11% plus 2% into a Market-Based Cash Balance Plan after 180 days of employment.  No employee contribution required!  The 401k plan includes a Roth option and 4-year vesting schedule.
  • Generous health care benefits on day one – PPO, Kaiser (where available), and a High Deductible Health Plan which includes coverage for medical, dental, and vision benefits for employee, spouse, and/or dependent children;
  • 15 days paid vacation and 12 holidays per year plus 2 volunteer days per year;
  • Generous sick and bereavement leave;
  • Competitive parental leave;
  • Company-paid premiums for disability and life insurance;
  • Flexible Spending and Health Savings accounts;
  • Retiree health plan;
  • Education Assistance Program; and,
  • Optional benefits including pet insurance, excess life insurance, legal plan, and qualified transportation fringe benefits, where available.
  • Partial remote work opportunities.

 

Relocation not provided. 

 

 

 

 

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