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Public Information Officer
Melbourne Orlando International Airport
Location: Melbourne , Florida
Type: Full Time
Required Education: 4 Year Degree
Salary: $51,631.47 - $85,708.25
The PIO will be responsible for creating and disseminating written and verbal internal and external communication on behalf of the Melbourne Orlando International Airport and Melbourne Airport Authority. Examples of Duties Serves as the Airport’s spokesperson and Public Information Officer and is the point of contact for all media inquiries. Supports Executive Director and management team with speaking engagements including developing remarks and presentations. Researches and writes both proactive and reactive communication materials including press releases, quotes, and media alerts/briefing. Completes copywriting for airport publications, brochures and web-based materials. Develops partnerships and leverages relationships with area businesses and tourism entities. Supports governmental affairs initiatives. Supports grant writing working with relevant Airport staff. Maintains and updates contact lists for media and key Airport stakeholders. Writes, maintains, and manages Airport staff bios. Responds to general customer and public inquiries to the Airport. Coordinates VIP visits and tours.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in communications and/or public relations (Proof of education must be uploaded with application).
Three (3) years of public information/community relations related experience.
We are proud of our airport for its family friendly atmosphere and its wealth of amenities designed to make business and leisure travel quick and convenient. We also are proud of its role as a crucial economic engine and jobs provider for Melbourne and the Space Coast.
Our current priority is to expand the airport’s domestic and international travel options. The expansion of flights and aircraft size by American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and Porter Airlines; and announcing nonstop service to Toronto via Porter Airlines are examples of recent successes. But we’re not stopping there. We are currently in discussions with airlines worldwide to bring in even more travel options; nonstop service at competitive pricing.
Whether it’s coach or first-class, domestic or international, our aim is to provide as many direct flights to as many destinations as possible and make Orlando Melbourne International Airport the first choice for Space Coast travelers.
We also see the airport continuing to play a crucial role in the region’s economic momentum. MLB is leading a dynamic resurgence of economic activity by inspiring aviation giants such as Northrop Grumman, Embraer and Harris Corpora...tion to expand in Melbourne, creating thousands of jobs and enhancing the community in which we live.