Deputy Director of Aviation – Marketing – Palm Springs, CA

Client: City of Palm Springs, California
Position: Deputy Director of Aviation – Marketing
Closing Date: December 16, 2019
(this recruitment may close at any time)

Additional Information: 

 

The City of Palm Springs is seeking a Deputy Director of Aviation – Marketing. The Airport is supported with 53 full time staff members with a budget of 43 million. Serving under the direction of the Director and the City Manager, the Deputy Director of Aviation for Marketing is responsible for delivering and directing a full range of marketing and business development services, strategies, and opportunities that further develop best practices to achieve innovative solutions in air service programs and operations for the Airport. The Deputy Director will ensure overall accountability for effective strategic planning and control of the City’s air service programs including operations, concessions, general aviation, air cargo, real estate, non-aviation, commercial and industrial business development opportunities, and land planning for airport future growth.

Requires a Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of increasingly responsible aviation experience, of which 3 years of experience in the last 10 years are directly related to air service development, airport business development, or airport marketing and communications. A Master’s degree is desired.

The annual salary for this position is up to $133,686 DOE/DOQ. The City also offers an attractive benefits package including CalPERS retirement.

Interested candidates apply early in the process and should submit a compelling cover letter and a comprehensive resume to apply@ralphandersen.com. The first review of resumes will begin the week of December 9, 2019. This recruitment may close at any time. The final closing date will be Monday, December 16, 2019. Confidential inquiries are welcomed to Ms. Heather Renschler at (916) 630-4900.