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Position Posting: Events Coordinator - CLOSED

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ZBW is currently seeking an Events Coordinator (EC), who will provide leadership and management to all ARTCC/community events, act as a liaison between virtual airlines and the ARTCC, and more.


Key Accountabilities


• Report to BVA Deputy Air Traffic Manager and Air Traffic Manager

• Coordinate with divisional/neighboring ARTCCs for event support and planning purposes

• Act as primary liaison between virtual aviation organizations and the ARTCC

• Develop ideas for events which promote the ARTCC and community, potentially including but not limited to member gatherings, group flights, and fly-in/fly-out events

• Provide for coordination of position assignments and position restrictions when necessary

• Develop and distribute (via social media, website, etc.) marketing material (graphics, news posts, forum posts, event banners) to promote events, the ARTCC, and the community

• Maintain a high online presence

• Other duties as assigned by ATM/DATM/TA

• Function as an Administrator and attends bi-monthly meetings



• Active member on the network in good standing with a clean history

• Capable of working well in team-oriented environment

• Excellent written and oral communication skills

• Access to and strong ability with Microsoft Office suite, including PowerPoint and Word


Preferred Skills

• Prior ATC Mentor/Instructor experience

• Leadership, managerial, or supervisory experience

• Prior social media management experience

• Prior graphic design (banners, flyers, etc.) experience

• Access to graphic design program such as Adobe Photoshop



How to Apply

Interested candidates should be aware that this is not an entry-level position and not for the inexperienced. The workload can be considerable at times and should not be taken lightly. Only those who understand the requirements and can make the appropriate commitment should consider applying. Candidates can expect an initial evaluation of their application after which they may be contacted for a comprehensive interview.


Prospective applicants shall submit a letter of application, which provides answers to the following questions:


1. Why are you interested in this position?

2. How will you balance the time commitment required for administrative activities with any training and/or controlling you currently do on the network?

3. What’s one thing about yourself that we should know, but don’t already know?

4. What do you imagine being part of ARTCC senior staff is like?

5. What do you wish to get out of the role you have applied to?


The letter of application shall also include your name, CID, and current VATSIM rating. The letter of application shall not exceed 1 page. Applications should be submitted to Clif Whitten, Air Traffic Manager ([email protected]) by November 30, 2018.


Following the receipt of your application, successful candidates will be invited to an interview with the Administration Team. As part of the interview process, candidates will be provided with a fictitious FNO event, and will be asked to:


1. Create a banner for the event

2. Using a sample set of controller preferences, compose an event roster (and then subsequently justify those rostering decisions)

3. Create an event description


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