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"Manager, Air Service Development - Nashville, Tenn."



METROPOLITAN NASHVILLE AIRPORT AUTHORITY

Human Resources Department Announces

Classification(s)

MANAGER, AIR SERVICE DEVELOPMENT
 (Contract Position)

Eligible registers for those positions will be abolished and new registers
established as a result of these examinations.

Closing date for filing applications/resumes is February 14, 2003.

Salary Range:     $49,925-74,710

HOW TO APPLY

1) Secure application blanks and other information in the Human Resources
Department located on the fourth floor of the terminal.
2) File your application as soon as it is completed.  If you meet the
requirements, you will be advised where and when to report for examination.
3) All applications and correspondence regarding the Metropolitan Nashville
Airport Authority examinations should be addressed to:
     HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT        METROPOLITAN NASHVILLE AIRPORT
AUTHORITY     ONE TERMINAL DR STE 501         NASHVILLE, TN  37214-4114
4) This announcement does not imply that employment is available
immediately.  Vacancies within the Airport Authority are filled from
eligibility lists established by competitive examinations.

METROPOLITAN NASHVILLE AIRPORT AUTHORITY

MANAGER, AIR SERVICE DEVELOPMENT

CONTRACT

Job Purpose:

Under direction of the Vice President of Marketing, Communications and
Community Affairs, plans and coordinates marketing activities, research,
projects and events designed to develop and promote aviation (passenger and
cargo), air service and the Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority
(Authority) in Middle Tennessee and the surrounding region.

Essential Job Functions:

Coordinates with and advises the Vice President and senior staff regarding
policies and plans impacting air service development, to include passenger
and air cargo components.

Researches, compiles and analyzes data involving aviation related business
prospects; compiles information to foster aviation contacts; oversees
marketing mailings and pursues interested contacts. Compiles and evaluates
local and regional economic statistics to evaluate its impact on the
Authority; develops economic reports as necessary.

Works closely with Air Service Consultants to identify air service
deficiencies and opportunities and develop proposals to increase air service
within our region.

Responds to advertising, marketing, economic, general information, and
regional inquiries concerning domestic and international passenger services
and air cargo service.

Serves as the Authority's liaison with local airline station managers, both
passenger and cargo, tenants and public agencies (Federal, State and local),
and regional contacts to ensure appropriate coordination and responsiveness
to meet region's air service needs and future growth.

Participates in the preparation of the operating and capital improvement
budgets for air service development requirements.  Monitors and provides
appropriate air service reports, in coordination with the Finance
Department.

Participates in the development and administration of the departmental
budget.

Supplemental Job Functions:
Performs related work as required.

 JOB STANDARDS

 MANAGER, AIR SERVICE DEVELOPMENT

January 2003


Education and Knowledge:
Equivalent to graduation from an approved college curriculum in airport
administration, business administration, marketing or related field.
Demonstrated knowledge of professional communications skills, both oral and
written.  Knowledge of principles and practices of protocol.

Must possess a valid Tennessee driver's license; must maintain SIDA
(Security Identification Display Area)  and AOA (Air Operations Area)
clearance.

Work Experience:
A minimum of 5 years professional work experience within the aviation
industry including airport operations, public relations and marketing
activities.

Mental Skills:
Demonstrated ability to understand aviation marketing principles and
procedures.  Creative in approach to problem solving.  Must possess good
oral and written communication and negotiating skills.  Ability to prepare
reports and correspondence.  Ability to research, analyze, and present data
gathered from a wide variety of reference sources.  Ability to make
independent decisions and work with minimal supervision.

Manual Skills:
Skilled in the use of office equipment, including calculators and personal
computers.  Windows and PowerPoint experience desired.

Physical Effort:
Required movement throughout several airport facilities.

Working Conditions:
Good.  Conditions could occasionally include long hours, random working
hours and working in inclement weather; also frequent travel.

Safety of Others:
Responsible for recognizing unsafe conditions and initiating corrective
actions.

Public Relations:
Ability to establish and maintain effective internal and external working
relationships.  Ability to speak effectively in front of professional groups
and executive level staffs.

Supervisory Skills:
Ability to plan, organize, and direct the work of support staff.

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