The American Trucking Associations (ATA), the nation’s leading trade and lobby association representing the trucking industry, is currently seeking an energetic, creative Communications Coordinator. This entry level position is ideal for someone who is willing to grow into the role. The ideal candidate possesses excellent writing skills and a desire to ensure communications are accurate and timely.
The incumbent in this role provides logistical, production and administrative support for the Image & Outreach Department within Industry Affairs. This position reports to the Manager, Industry Affairs and has no budgetary or supervisory responsibilities.
BS/BA in Communications, Journalism or related field required. Previous work or internship experience in news, public affairs, media, marketing, or communications a plus. Proficiency in Photoshop is a plus; Experience with supporting websites; Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite is required; Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential;
Strong organizational, time and project management skills coupled with meticulous attention to detail and the ability to work under short deadlines is critical; Demonstrated flexible and efficient time management; have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment while maintaining a positive and professional disposition; Requires the ability to work independently and in a team environment on projects from inception to completion.
Applicants must be eligible to work in the U.S. Please no third-party, agency responses, re-postings, calls or walk-ins. ATA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action and At-Will employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on their own merit without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
Additional Salary Information: ATA offers a competitive salary and benefits package.
About American Trucking Associations
The mission of the American Trucking Associations, Inc. (ATA), is to effectively advocate and communicate efforts designed to improve safety and profitability for our members.
The American Trucking Associations is a non-profit organization. Founded in 1933, ATA is the national trade association for the trucking industry. Through a federation of 50 affiliated state trucking associations and industry-related conferences and councils, ATA is the voice of the industry America depends on most to transport our nation's freight.