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  • Asha Agrawal
    [From http://www.transittalent.com/Job_Listing.cfm?JobID=8874 ] Company: San Francisco Bay Area Water Emergency Transportation Authority Position: Community
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      [From http://www.transittalent.com/Job_Listing.cfm?JobID=8874 ]

      Company: San Francisco Bay Area Water Emergency Transportation Authority
      Position: Community Relations Manager
      Location: San Francisco, California
      Job Status: Full-time
      Salary: More than $100,000
      Job ID: 8874
      Website: http://www.watertransit.org

      MANAGER, COMMUNITY RELATIONS

      The San Francisco Bay Area Water Emergency Transportation Authority (WETA)
      is a regional agency mandated to develop and operate a regional ferry
      system that provides emergency response capability, connects communities
      and increases regional mobility.

      JOB DESCRIPTION

      This position reports directly to the Executive Director and will be
      responsible for developing and managing the agency’s marketing, public
      outreach, intergovernmental relations, media relations, Disadvantaged
      Business Enterprise (DBE) programs and other activities to increase ferry
      ridership and public awareness of WETA services.

      PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

      • Working with ferry operators and other transit agencies to develop and
      implement a Marketing Plan, encompassing WETA’s emergency response roles,
      existing City of Alameda and Vallejo ferry services that will be
      consolidated under WETA, public ferry service expansion and future ferry
      service expansion.
      • Planning and implementing effective public outreach strategies,
      promotional activities and special events.
      • Making presentations before business, civic, and other community groups
      to increase ridership and awareness of WETA activities.
      • Acting as WETA’s Public Information Officer, providing project updates,
      answering agency, public and media inquiries related to WETA programs and
      activities and coordinating with other transit agency Public Information
      Officers.
      • Producing press releases, newsletters, articles, collateral materials,
      briefings and speaking materials for Board members or other WETA managers
      for public presentations.
      • Managing WETA’s media relations program including press releases, media
      inquiries, and coordinating press events.
      • Staffing WETA’s Community Advisory Committees and other WETA stakeholder
      groups in San Mateo, Contra Costa, and Alameda Counties as required.
      • Serving as WETA’s DBE Program Administrator, responsible for developing
      and implementing WETA’s DBE Plan.
      • Supervising the work of marketing consultants, designers, web masters
      and administrative staff assisting with the marketing and public affairs
      programs.
      • Responsible for preparing the budget and contracts of the marketing and
      community relations programs.

      DESIRED/SKILLS/ KNOWLEDGE

      • Strong public speaking skills
      • Strong writing skills
      • Strong project management and organizational skills

      Minimum Qualifications:
      Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in marketing or
      a public relations field. Five years of increasing managerial experience
      in a marketing position at a public agency or private entity, public
      transit agency experience and supervision over other professional staff
      also desired.

      CLASS CODE: Exempt
      OPENINGS: 1
      OPEN TO: All Qualified Applicants
      SALARY: $100,000 to $140,000 annually, DOQ
      DATE POSTED: July 17, 2009
      CLOSING DATE: Applications must be received no later than 2:00 PM, August
      3, 2009

      APPLICATION PROCESS:
      Please mail or fax cover letter, resume and the required application
      (downloadable at www.watertransit.org) to:

      WETA
      Attn: Human Resources
      Pier 9, The Embarcadero, Suite 111
      San Francisco, CA 94111
      FAX: (415) 291-3388

      FAILURE TO MEET ANY OF THE REQUIREMENTS STATED MAY RESULT IN REJECTION OF
      YOUR APPLICATION.

      THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENT(S) MUST BE SUBMITTED AT TIME OF APPLICATION:
      • Cover Letter
      • Resume
      • Employment Application

      When applying, mention you saw this opening listed at TransitTalent.com.

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