The American Gaming Association (AGA) is seeking an industry communications manager to help with a wide range of communications to a variety of key audiences. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., the AGA is the premier national trade group representing the $240 billion U.S. casino gaming industry, which supports 1.7 million jobs in 40 states. It is the mission of the AGA to be the single most effective champion of the industry, relentlessly protecting against harmful and often misinformed public policies, paving a path for growth, innovation and reinvestment.
Develop talking points and corresponding visuals (PowerPoint presentations);
Support general development, writing and editing of other member or industry communications, as directed;
Oversee creation and production of AGA’s collateral materials, including infographics, research reports, event materials, presentations and fact sheets;
Successfully lead process for development of research collateral and materials, staying on time, budget and incorporating team feedback and managing leadership approval process;
Maintain up-to-date news and industry content in various mediums (videos, photos, reports, fact sheets, infographics, etc.) through both the AGA’s main website (americangaming.org) as well as any affiliated sites (www.gettoknowgaming.org, stopillegalgambling.org); and
Maintain accurate member, industry, media and third-party contact lists through the AGA’s Customer Relationship Management (CRM) database.
The ideal candidate possesses:
Minimum three years professional work experience;
Bachelor’s degree required – preferably in the fields of in the fields of communications and/or marketing;
Exceptional verbal and written communications;
Experience managing external agencies and consultants to meet project deadlines and budgets;
Experience in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.), and Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, etc.);
Proficient with email marketing and digital publishing systems (Drupal, MailChimp, etc.); and
Experience in the commercial casino industry, trade associations and/or advocacy is a plus.
Team player who thrives in a high-energy, multitask and collaborative work environment;
Ability to work independently to problem solve and self-starter, takes initiative;
Meet tight deadlines, effortlessly adjust to changes in priorities, and balance short-term deliverables with long-term strategic initiatives;
Superior project management and organization skills required;
Ability to collaborate and work well with teams;
Exceptional attention to detail – particularly for writing and editing; and
Willingness to learn, grow and have fun
Competitive salary commensurate with experience; health, dental, vision, 401(k), other benefits provided. Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to: Melanie Rothrock; Mrothrock@americangaming.org