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Job Locations US-VA-Tysons (McLean)
Posted Date 3 days ago(11/30/2022 8:38 AM)
Member Insurance Administrative Analyst     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 66,000 pilots at 40 U.S. and Canadian airlines) seeks a Member Insurance Administrative Analyst for our Tysons (McLean), Virginia office.  The Member Insurance Administrative Analyst will run and review all monthly billing reports, assist with member account updates, and conduct monthly account reconciliations to ensure accurate member billing and account status.  They will also troubleshoot billing issues related to membership classification changes, airline reassignments, and dues obligations; assist with auditor requests; accounts payable requirements for the VEBA; and, perform other duties as assigned.  This position will provide administrative back-up support for Member Insurance by responding accurately and efficiently to incoming insurance communications, phone and email; explaining possible solutions; and, answering questions relating to insurance - benefits, billing, enrollment, claims, and the like – while ensuring members feel supported and valued.  They retain accurate records of customer interactions, transactions, comments, and issues; open and distribute incoming mail in accordance with department procedures; assist in maintaining current and up-to-date files, filing and/or purging materials as directed and in accordance with Association policy and procedure and the Document Management Program; and, duplicate, collate, and distribute a variety of documents, as directed.  Responsibilities will require regular communications with member pilots, officers, and committees, as well as consultants.    Travel:  5 - 10%.   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, 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.   Minimum Requirements:   - High school diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience, with at least two years of college with emphasis in business math/and or accounting strongly preferred; or the equivalent combination of education and experience. - Four (4) years of related experience required, five (5) or more years strongly preferred. - Customer and/or member service experience required, ALPA experience strongly preferred. - Solid communication skills, oral and written, for interaction with member pilots and staff, required. - Effective interpersonal skills, diplomacy, and tact to work with all levels of employees, management, and membership. - Well organized and detail-oriented with the ability to follow specific processes and procedures. - Performance as a self-starter with the ability to work independently, without close supervision, and provide administrative solutions to various issues as they arise. - Strong attention to detail and organizational and follow-through skills. - Software: Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel (pivot tables, v-look ups), and PowerPoint.  Knowledge of Aptify, Infor, Tableau, and/or SharePoint is a plus. - Able to work flexible schedule on short notice as needed.     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.  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 the local metropolitan area.  May also include occasional bending, stooping, squatting, and/or pushing and pulling or moving, e.g., to pack and/or move case(s).   Occasionally required to move, raise, reach, and/or retrieve binders, boxes, and files up to ten (10) pounds (lbs.). Sporadically and/or while on travel, could be responsible to move, raise, reach, and/or retrieve binders, boxes, cases, files, and/or luggage weighing as much as 50 lbs.  (Assistance may not always be available.)   Relocation Not Provided.   PM19  
Job ID
2022-0054
Job Locations US-VA-Tysons (McLean)
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/21/2022 11:35 AM)
Aviation Benefits Attorney       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 66,000 pilots at 40 U.S. and Canadian airlines) seeks an experienced Benefits Attorney for our office in Tysons (McLean), Virginia.  The Benefits Attorney represents ALPA’s interests in a broad range of employee benefits matters.  They are responsible for providing legal advice with respect to the pilot employee benefit plans negotiated by ALPA, including qualified defined benefit plans, defined contribution plans, nonqualified deferred compensation plans, welfare benefit plans, and other employee fringe benefit plans.   Local, national, and international travel:  10%-30%.    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, 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: - Juris Doctor (JD) from an approved school of law required. - Member in good standing of the Bar. - Five (5) years of related experience. At management discretion, a Master of Law (LLM) or significant labor experience may be substituted for some years of legal experience. - Excellent communication and writing skills. - Ability to demonstrate confidence and executive presence in presentations, meetings, andbusiness transactions. - Ability to work effectively as a member of a team. - Ability to organize and coordinate long-term projects. - Ability to use independent judgment to formulate decisions and/or solve problems under time pressure and urgent conditions. - Ability to work efficiently, meet demanding deadlines, and manage projects in an ever-changing environment. - Must possess strong interpersonal skills. - Experience using online legal research, Westlaw, or the equivalent, preferred. - Software: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook 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.  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 and travel (locally, nationally, and, infrequently, internationally).  Also includes 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.)      Relocation Not Provided     PM19  
Job ID
2022-0053
Job Locations US-VA-Tysons (McLean)
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(11/10/2022 2:19 PM)
  Executive Assistant to the National Officers   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 66,000 pilots at 40 U.S. and Canadian airlines) seeks an Executive Assistant for our Tysons (McLean), Virginia office. The Executive Assistant to the National Officersprovides essential administrative support for the National Officers, serves as the primary point of contact for internal and external contacts regarding their schedules, and is responsible for completing a broad variety of administrative assignments facilitating the National Officers’ ability to lead effectively, including assisting with special projects; designing and producing complex documents, reports, and presentations; collecting and preparing information for meetings with staff and outside parties; and, ensuring the effective running of the National Officers' daily schedules and preparing for events on the calendar in a discreet, timely, and efficient manner.  They assist the National Officers in performing their roles of governance and policy development, liaising with ALPA members, and supporting and coordinating activities associated with numerous government and non-government agencies, airlines, associations, and Association offices.  Through their work for the National Officers, they support the smooth functioning of the President’s Office and the successful implementation of Association strategy and goals.  They also provide the expertise and support needed during National Officer transitions, seamlessly adapting to new teams, expectations for support, and personal preferences.  Success in this position requires the ability to manage the big picture while also keeping track of the details in a professional manner, working on a one-to-one basis on a variety of tasks related to the officers’ working life and communication, in coordination with your team member, as needed.   Travel:  2 - 5%.   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, 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. Minimum Requirements: - High school diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience, with at least two years of college preferred; or, the equivalent combination of education and experience. Aviation and/or advocacy organization strongly preferred. - Four (4) years related experience required, six (6) or more years in a high-level administrative position strongly preferred. - Solid interpersonal and communication skills, oral and written, for effective interaction with all levels of contacts, internal and external. - Comprehensive understanding of the role and purpose of the Association strongly preferred. - Keen attention to detail while working in a constantly changing environment. - Accurate proofreading required. - Must be a self-starter with the ability to work independently, without close supervision, and provide appropriate solutions to various issues as they arise. - Demonstrated ability to work as an integral part of a team. - Software: Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, and SharePoint required. - Able to work flexible schedule on short notice as needed.    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.  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 and the local metropolitan area.  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, boxes, and files up to ten (10) pounds (lbs.).  Sporadically and/or while on travel, could be responsible to move, raise, reach, and/or retrieve luggage and/or boxes weighing as much as 50 lbs.  (Assistance may not always be available.)   Relocation not provided. PM19  
Job ID
2022-0051
Job Locations US-VA-Tysons (McLean)
Posted Date 4 weeks ago(11/07/2022 2:39 PM)
UX/UI Web & Mobile Application Digital Designer   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 66,000 pilots at 40 U.S. and Canadian airlines) seeks an experienced UX/UI Web & Mobile Application Digital Designer for our Tysons (McLean), Virginia office.  An ALPA Digital Designer provides web and mobile application design to advance and support the Association's digital goals through the development and maintenance of ALPA's public and secured websites and mobile applications.  The Digital Designer works closely with web developers to execute their digital visions and with other designers to ensure that all digital products align with brand standards across mediums.   Day-to-day, the UX/UI Web & Mobile Application Digital Designer will work on Association-wide projects, designing and creating web sites, email templates, mobile applications, and digital graphics in collaboration with stakeholders and developers.  Regular responsibilities of the UX/UI Web & Mobile Application Digital Designer includes, and are not limited to, web design, graphic design, web content management, website maintenance, email design, and UX/UI design for mobile and desktop devices.  The majority of their work requires a strategic, thought-driven process to create digital products that reflect the Association's goals, vision, and values.   Interested applicants are requested to submit online portfolio link(s) showing previous work.    Local travel:  5 - 10%.   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, 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:   - Minimum three (3) years of experience with demonstrated expertise in web design and content, five (5) or more years strongly preferred. - Bachelor's degree in relevant area, e.g., Design, Web Development, Digital Media, Communications, Marketing, Public Relations, or related field preferred, from an accredited college or university; or, the equivalent combination of education and practical experience. - Software: Proficiency in Content Management Systems, preferably Evoq, Sitecore, and DNN. Proficiency with Adobe Suite for web publishing and graphic design including XD, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Dreamweaver.  Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook preferred. - Proficiency in HTML, CSS, and familiarity with other markup and/or programming languages. - Graphic design and typography skills, especially in composing websites and emails. - Knowledge of UX/UI design. - Knowledge of web standards, browser compatibility issues, and accessibility issues. - Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, oral and written, for effective interaction with internal staff, external contacts, and pilots. - Ability to test and troubleshoot software across devices, screen sizes and operating systems. - Strong proofreading and organizational skills. - Ability to understand and decipher information and documents of a technical nature. - Knowledge of labor-related and advocacy issues preferred.   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.  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 and travel.  Also includes 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 13% after 180 days of employment. No employee contribution required! The 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; - 27 days paid vacation and 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.   Relocation not provided. Sponsorship not available for this position.    PM19    
Job ID
2022-0050
Job Locations US-VA-Tysons (McLean)
Posted Date 1 month ago(10/28/2022 8:33 AM)
Associate Meeting Planner     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 66,000 pilots at 40 U.S. and Canadian airlines) seeks an Associate Meeting Planner for our Tysons (McLean), Virginia office. As a key member of the Event Planning team, the Associate Meeting Planner assists the Supervisor with Association events and supports the Event Planning team with all meeting requirements, including, ordering and receiving food, coordinating with the ALPA audio visual team, ordering and maintaining inventory, setting up meeting transportation, name badge and table tent production, meeting room setup/breakdown and participating in the meeting registration process.  They also make transient reservations for pilots and staff.   On a daily basis, they support the Association’s conference room reservation system, reserving conference rooms(s), communicating with requestors regarding setup availability and requirements in the Association’s offices, as well as support during the meeting(s).         Travel:  5 - 10%.   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, 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. Minimum Requirements: - High school diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience, with some post-secondary education and/or college course work preferred. - Minimum three (3) years of prior or related experience, preferably in an administrative position. Previous customer service experience preferred. - Software: Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, Teams, Social Tables, and PowerPoint.  Power Automate and Microsoft Forms experience preferred. - Dependable communication and interpersonal skills, oral and written. - Able to work flexible schedule on short notice as needed. - Required to move, raise, reach, and/or retrieve books, boxes, meeting supplies and files up to twenty-five (25) pounds (lbs.). While on travel may be responsible to move, raise, reach, and/or retrieve binders, boxes, cases, meeting/conference room supplies weighing as much as fifty (50) pounds (lbs.).  Assistance may not always be available.     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.  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 and travel (locally, nationally, and 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.)   Relocation Not Provided.   PM19  
Job ID
2022-0048
Job Locations US-VA-Tysons (McLean)
Posted Date 1 month ago(10/27/2022 1:12 PM)
Aviation Economist & Financial Analyst/Senior Analyst     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 66,000 pilots at 40 U.S. and Canadian airlines) seeks an experienced Senior Analyst for our office in Tysons (McLean), Virginia.  The Senior Analyst delivers economic, financial, and contract information; analyses; and, recommendations to elected and appointed pilot representatives and committee volunteers at ALPA carriers with memberships typically ranging from 1,500 to 6,000 pilots.  They provide strategic and technical support to a portfolio of ALPA carriers, operating with little direction and ensuring quality standards are met on all deliverables under their portfolio of properties.  They also establish and sustain effective relationships with pilot representatives and company counterparts, mentoring and guiding analysts with less experience.   Travel:  25 - 50%; sporadically 50 – 75%.     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, 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., business administration, economics, finance, or related discipline, from an accredited college or university required; or, the equivalent combination of education and experience. Master's degree or an MBA preferred. - Ten (10) or more years of professional experience with at least eight (8) pertaining to financial and/or economic analysis strongly preferred. At management discretion, significant and in-depth, directly applicable experience in the airline industry, collective bargaining, and/or post-graduate education may be substituted for some of the above requirements. - Knowledge of air transportation economics, scheduling, and pilot labor agreements sufficient to develop airline contract comparisons, cost out negotiating proposals, and make recommendations regarding negotiating proposals and strategy strongly preferred. - Analytical and problem-solving skills to quickly reduce a problem to its key components and develop unique solutions. - Self-starter able to meet assigned deadlines, work independently on multiple projects with varying degrees of complexity, and produce outstanding results for all. - Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, oral and written, for effective interaction with internal staff, external contacts, pilots, pilot committees, and governing boards. - Software: Microsoft Excel, 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.  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 and travel (locally, nationally, and 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.)   Relocation Not Provided.   PM19
Job ID
2022-0047
Job Locations US-VA-Tysons (McLean)
Posted Date 1 month ago(10/21/2022 12:35 PM)
Grassroots Coordinator    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 66,000 pilots at 40 U.S. and Canadian airlines) seeks an experienced Grassroots Coordinator for our office in Tysons (McLean), Virginia.  The Grassroots Coordinator works with ALPA leadership on the overall development, coordination, and implementation of a grassroots program to engage pilots in ALPA government affairs.  They create, implement, and execute pilot education and grassroots and grasstops programs to engage members in the Association’s legislative agenda, executing pilot group-specific projects, planning and implementing training workshops and seminars, developing new ways of communicating with members (including social media), and producing and promoting “Calls to Action” when grassroots involvement is needed.  In coordination with the Government Affairs (GA) Department, they also develop ALPA’s grassroots strategic plan and initiatives.  Necessitates expertise in grassroots engagement; goal-driven personality; high degree of organizational, strategic, and creative ability; sound understanding of the legislative and political process; strong writing skills; and, excellent interpersonal skills.    Travel:  10 - 30%.     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, 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., Political Science, History, Economics, or related field required, master’s degree or completion of postgraduate courses in related field preferred, from an accredited college or university; or, the equivalent combination of education and practical experience. - Three (3) years prior or related experience in grassroots organizing, fundraising, or political campaigns required, five (5) or more years preferred. - Must have knowledge of Capitol Hill, the legislative process, and current U.S. political dynamics. - Prior experience in union or association government relations, congressional campaigns, or congressional offices strongly preferred. - Campaign experience in support of an issue, initiative, or candidate campaign may be a plus. - Experience in or knowledge of labor organizations a plus. - Must be extremely detailed oriented; have excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills; be able to work in a team environment; and, possess strong strategic planning and organizational skills. - Expertise in social media communications. - Software: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).  Prior experience with Quorum is a plus.     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.  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 and travel (locally and nationally).  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.)   Relocation Not Provided   Sponsorship not available for this position.    PM19
Job ID
2022-0046
Job Locations US-VA-Tysons (McLean)
Posted Date 2 months ago(10/14/2022 3:31 PM)
  Senior Labor Relations Counsel   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 66,000 pilots at 40 U.S. and Canadian airlines) seeks an experienced Senior Labor Relations Counsel for our Tysons (McLean), Virginia office.  Under minimal direct supervision and within the limitations of Association policy, Senior Labor Relations Counsel provide assistance to pilot governing bodies and to individual members on all subjects that affect their employment.  They use thorough understanding of applicable laws and comprehensive experience in Association policies and procedures to handle an extensive range of complex labor relations assignments, often on short notice, and function as a labor relations professional.  They also provide staff assistance in all phases of negotiating agreements; coordinate all activities during negotiations while concurrently maintaining communication with all interested parties; monitor and administer contracts; manage FAA actions against individual pilots; prepare summaries of NTSB Accident/Incident hearings; and, handle all case management functions.  They actively listen, build trust, and adapt their style and tactics to fit the audience.  Infrequently, they may be called upon at any hour to respond to safety-related emergency inquiries.  Travel, significant and, at times, on short notice is required.  Must be flexible and mobile - sometimes on short notice - based on meeting calendars, projects, and support demands.   At times, issues may be time-sensitive and of critical importance to the Association.  Working in coordination with other departments and committees, they will be relied upon to make recommendations regarding the strategy and actions that should be taken in each situation.                                                                                                              Travel required:  usually 25 – 50%; sporadically 50 – 75%.   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, 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: - Juris Doctor (JD), Master of Law (LLM), or similar advanced degree from an approved school of law required. - Member in good standing of the Bar. - Fifteen (15) years of related experience in labor law and litigation required, twenty (20) or more years strongly preferred. Aviation and/or labor law experience preferred.  At management discretion, significant and in-depth, directly applicable, labor negotiation experience may be substituted for some of the above requirements.  - Experience in collective bargaining and grievance arbitration preferred. - Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, oral and written, for effective interaction with internal staff; external contacts; senior legal and aviation professionals; and, pilots. - Demonstrated ability to think strategically and to organize and coordinate tactics for long-term objectives. - Demonstrated ability to use independent judgment to formulate decisions and/or solve problems, under time pressure and urgent conditions. - Knowledge of the Railway Labor Act (RLA) and Federal Aviation Regulations (FARs) preferred. - Demonstrated ability to organize and coordinate mid- and long-term endeavors. - Experience using online legal research, Westlaw or the equivalent, preferred. - Software: Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint.   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.  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 and travel (locally, nationally, and internationally).  Also includes 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.)             Relocation Not Provided.    PM19
Job ID
2022-0044
Job Locations US-VA-Tysons (McLean)
Posted Date 2 months ago(09/22/2022 10:23 AM)
Communications Specialist     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 66,000 pilots at 40 U.S. and Canadian airlines) seeks an experienced Communications Specialist for our Tysons (McLean), Virginia office.  The Communication Specialist provides communications support for the advancement of the Association’s collective bargaining goals and other ALPA-wide communications initiatives.  They will work with assigned leaders of the MECs (Master Executive Councils), providing professional support in all areas of communications.  They will also assist non-assigned pilot groups and MECs, as needed, during end-game negotiations, special events, and other matters that require additional resources.    They must exercise excellent organizational and project management skills, take initiative, and ensure that project benchmarks and deadlines are met.  They must also exhibit exceptional writing, problem-solving, consensus-building, and interpersonal skills to establish credibility with pilot leaders and ALPA’s professional staff.  They must have a working knowledge of social media (organic and paid), media relations, advertising (digital, outdoor, and print), video, email, and web support.   Day-to-day, they will help individual pilot groups determine the proper development, packaging, placement, and timing of communications that advance specific MEC goals and assist their colleagues on similar projects as needed.  They will also provide tactical communication support in the areas mentioned above.   Interested applicants are requested to submit online portfolio link(s) showing previous work.    Local travel:  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, 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. Minimum Requirements:   - Bachelor’s degree in relevant area, e.g., Communications, English, Journalism, Marketing, Public Relations, or related field, from an accredited college or university is required, master’s degree or completion of post-graduate courses preferred; or, the equivalent combination of education and practical experience. - Five (5) years of experience in a communications role at ALPA or in an equivalent advocacy and/or communications position elsewhere required. Aviation and/or labor union experience and/or knowledge strongly preferred. - Must be a self-starter with professional maturity and sound judgment, capable of independent decision-making. - Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, oral and written, for effective interaction with internal staff, external contacts, and pilots, with attention to detail when reviewing and editing written materials. - Must possess exceptional time management skills; be able to work independently in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment; and, transition easily between projects. - Ability to effectively interpret and disseminate complex information about aviation safety and security, labor contracts and collective bargaining, and communicate for public understanding strongly preferred. - Possesses the professional demeanor necessary to address issues of the most complex nature, to establish credibility in often-contentious circumstances, and to positively affect members, the media, and other audiences. - Experience planning and implementing social media and PR/education campaigns. - Strong track record in developing, executing, and evolving comprehensive and proactive communications plans, as well as specific programs and campaigns a definite plus. - Able to develop and execute multi-media strategies that build awareness and support for key pilot group initiatives. - Knowledge of ALPA policies, processes, structure, and strategic plans strongly preferred. - Knowledge of desktop publishing, presentation, design, and web content management preferred, with a willingness to learn new software applications to enhance effectiveness. - Software: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint; basic videography, audio, and video editing required; Adobe Photoshop, Premiere, Illustrator, and InDesign; Vyond desirable.  Sitecore, Evoq and/or HTML a plus.   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.  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 and travel (locally, nationally, and 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 13% after 180 days of employment. No employee contribution required! The 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; - 27 days paid vacation and 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. Relocation not provided.   PM19      
Job ID
2022-0042
Job Locations US-VA-Tysons (McLean)
Posted Date 3 months ago(08/19/2022 8:25 AM)
Mass Media Relations Specialist     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 66,000 pilots at 40 U.S. and Canadian airlines) seeks an experienced Mass Media Relations Specialist for our Tysons (McLean), Virginia office.  The Mass Media Relations Specialist provides traditional and social media relations strategy and execution for Association-wide communication initiatives, applying his or her skills toward the advancement of the Association’s advocacy efforts in Ottawa and Washington and collective bargaining goals with its member pilot groups, as well as other external and internal communications initiatives.  They will work with the media team to support all areas of communications, executing programs and campaigns with earned, owned, and paid media to advance the interests of all members of the Association and of the piloting profession.   They support the social media team for ALPA and assist with syncing day-to-day traditional media relations with digital media, as a routine approach to amplify messaging to reach a wider audience.   Interested applicants are requested to submit online portfolio link(s) showing previous work.    Local travel:  5 - 10%.   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, 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, English, Journalism, Marketing, or Public Relations, from an accredited college or university required; or, the equivalent combination of education and experience.  Master’s degree in a communications field is desirable. - Three (3) to five (5) years of experience in a communications role at ALPA or in an equivalent advocacy and/or communications position elsewhere required, five (5) or more years strongly preferred.  Aviation and/or labor union experience and/or knowledge strongly preferred. - Significant media relations and content strategy experience required. - Exceptional writing skills, including the technical writing skills to communicate effectively with pilot groups, Association executives, and the media. - Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, oral and written, for effective interaction with internal staff, external contacts, and pilots, with attention to detail when reviewing and editing written materials. - Must possess exceptional time management skills; be able to work independently in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment; and, transition easily between projects. - Ability to effectively interpret and disseminate complex information for public understanding. - Analytical and problem-solving skills to quickly reduce an issue to its key components and to develop unique media solutions. - Possesses the professional demeanor necessary to address issues of the most complex nature, to establish credibility in often-contentious circumstances, and to positively affect members, the media, and other audiences. - Experience planning and implementing media and PR/education campaigns; proven track record in pitching media and securing story placements. - Track record in developing, executing, and evolving comprehensive and proactive communications plans, as well as specific programs and campaigns, a definite plus. - Must be a self-starter with professional maturity and sound judgment, capable of independent decision-making. - Able to develop and execute social media strategies that build awareness and support for key pilot group initiatives. - Knowledge of ALPA policies, processes, structure, and strategic plans preferred. - Knowledge of desktop publishing, presentation, design, and web content management preferred, with a willingness to learn new software applications to enhance effectiveness. - Software:  Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint required; Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Dreamweaver, and InDesign desirable.  Sitecore and/or HTML a plus.  Basic audio/video editing also a plus.   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.  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 and travel (locally, nationally, and internationally).  Also includes 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.)      Relocation Not Provided.   PM19    
Job ID
2022-0038