Public Affairs Administrator

Employer
The Virginia Railway Express (VRE)
Location
22314
Posted
Jan 13, 2019
Closes
Feb 17, 2019
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time

PUBLIC AFFAIRS ADMINISTRATOR

[IMMEDIATE AVAILABILITY]

The Virginia Railway Express (VRE), a rapidly growing commuter rail operation connecting Washington, DC with Northern Virginia and surrounding counties, is seeking a Public Affairs Administrator. This position serves as VRE’s Public Information Officer, leading corporate communications efforts, overseeing community outreach, civic engagement, public relations, and internal and external communications, providing information to the public, employees, and the media concerning VRE services, programs and initiatives.

Candidates must have strong verbal and written communication skills. Excellent punctuation, grammatical and attention to detail skills are a must as well as the professional understanding/usage of the English language to write and edit material of the highest standard.

Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Public Relations, Business Communications, Strategic Communications or related areas required. Advanced degree preferred. 5-10 years of related professional experience also a must, preferably in the transportation industry.

For the complete job description, please see our website: www.vre.org. Full time position with great benefits. Projected hiring range: $81,158 - $115,000, depending upon prior experience and education. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Veterans are encouraged to apply. Background checks are performed on all new employees. No inquiring phone calls will be accepted in response to this ad.

Qualified candidates seriously interested in applying should submit by e-mail or mail a professional styled cover letter, resume, salary history and three confidential references (to include their address, phone & e-mail) by close of business, January 25, 2019, to:

Human Resources Administrator

1500 King St. Suite 202

Alexandria, VA 22314

E-mail: hr@vre.org

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