Responsible for developing, managing and executing AHLA’s social media strategy while proactively seeking opportunities to further advance the organization and its mission through partnerships, campaigns, stakeholder engagement and growing social media channels.
Generate, edit, publish and share engaging social media content daily (e.g. original text, photos, graphics, videos and news) on popular social media platforms, such as Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and LinkedIn
Day-to-day management and execution of advocacy and association social media campaigns, ensuring a consistent voice across multiple platforms
Oversee the creation and implementation of a monthly editorial calendar, which includes performance objectives
Create actionable plans to both grow and maintain followers, measuring, analyzing and reporting on progress
Continually monitor all AHLA social media platforms and brand mentions Collaborate with other AHLA teams to create holistic and varied content
Stay up-to-date with current technologies and trends in social media, design tools and applications
Other duties as assigned
Experience and Education
Five years of experience in journalism and/or communications
Experience producing high-quality photos and graphics is required
Experience working on Capitol Hill, at a PR agency or “in-house” is preferred
Familiarity with public affairs and public policy
Skills and Attributes
Excellent written communication skills; team player with a high level of professionalism, self-motivation with the ability to know when to ask for guidance, and positive attitude.
Excellent, editing and proofreading skills
Meticulous attention to detail
Exceptional organizational and time management skills with the ability to multi-task and prioritize work assignments
Fluent in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
Demonstrated ability to effectively and comfortably interact, deliver sound counsel, and gain the trust of senior executives
Team player with a high level of professionalism, self-motivation, ability to learn quickly and positive attitude
Ability to effectively and efficiently devise and implement strategy
Enjoy working in a fun, fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment and an ability to work both independently and collaboratively across the organization
Ability to learn quickly and positive attitude. Customer service focused.
AHLA is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage you to apply even if your experience is not a 100% match with the position. We are looking for someone with relevant skills and experience, not a checklist that exactly matches the job description. We want to help you grow and in return, you help us grow into a stronger, more inclusive organization. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.
For more than 100 years, the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) has been the foremost representative of and advocate for the U.S. lodging industry. We are the only national association that represents all segments of an industry that is among the 10 largest business sectors in America. We advocate for our members so they can do their best at what matters most: serving guests, employees and their communities.
From major global brands to the small inns and bed & breakfasts, AHLA provides a singular voice that brings together the industry’s multitude of constituents. Our industry is incredibly diverse and represents everyone from brand CEO's to independent hotel owners, general managers and hotel staff and is an integral contributor to the American economy.
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