Digital Content Developer & Trainer

Location US-VA-Tysons (McLean)
Posted Date 2 months ago(04/22/2024 10:57 AM)
Job ID
# Positions
Experience (Years)
Communications/Media/Public Relations - Digital Content Developer & Trainer

External Description


Digital Content Developer & Trainer


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 seeks a Digital Content Developer & Trainer for our Tysons (McLean), VA office.  ALPA represents more than 77,000 pilots at 41 airlines in the United States and Canada.  The Digital Content Developer & Trainer creates engaging web experiences and translates a deep knowledge of web development into interactive trainings for content editors, managers, and developers.  They work closely with other staff, members, and leaders to transition wireframes, concepts, and designs into functional and modern websites.  Along with coding and styling websites, they will be part of a team responsible for updating, changing, and posting content to ALPA websites.  This multi-faceted position requires the ability to shift seamlessly between web development, content management, and training - and excel at each - while demonstrating creativity, good judgement, and understanding of the Association’s digital goals. 


The successful candidate will be able to comfortably translate their knowledge of web design and development into concise, engaging, and interactive training materials that will be delivered in-person and digitally.  A deep knowledge of UI/UX design, web design, CSS, and HTML, as well as comfort and strength in public speaking and training are essential. 


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


Travel up to:  10 - 20%.


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.

This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement.

ALPA is a member-driven, staff supported, union with two internal professional unions.


Minimum Requirements:


  • Four (4) years of related experience required, five (5) or more years strongly preferred. Additional applicable experience may be substituted for the academic requirement.
  • Bachelor's degree in relevant area, e.g., Computer Science, IT, Web Applications, or related field, from an accredited college or university required; or, the equivalent combination of education and practical experience.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, oral and written, for effective interaction with all levels of contacts, internal and external.
  • Proven track record of public speaking, presenting, and training, with the ability to connect with diverse audiences.
  • Must be a self-starter with professional maturity and sound judgment, capable of independent decision-making as well as team collaboration, easily able to transition between projects using solid time management skills.
  • Proficient understanding of HTML, CSS, and managing content within a CMS, experience with DNN and Sitecore preferred.
  • Use of Google Analytics and performance metrics to influence development decisions.
  • Experience in or awareness of the priorities of labor unions, professional associations, and/or advocacy organizations a plus.
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum environment a plus.
  • Software: Adobe CS, Jira or other project management tools, Microsoft Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint required.  


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; 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 and travel (locally, nationally, and occasionally internationally).  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 binders, books, boxes, and files up to ten (10) pounds (lbs.).  While on travel, could be responsible to move, raise, reach, and/or retrieve luggage weighing as much as 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.



PROJECTED ANNUAL SALARY RANGE:  $75,522.00 –$107,889.00


Relocation not provided.


Sponsorship not available for this position.






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