Job type full-time
Full job description
Who we are: the consumer technology association (cta) is the trade association representing the $422 billion u.sConsumer technology industry, which supports more than 18 million u.sJobsCta has more than 1400 members which range from large, global technology brands to small, innovative start-ups as well as numerous suppliers, partners, and vendors to the industryCta members determine tech standards, shape the industry’s stance on policy issues, and work together to create a world that is better because of technology.
Summary of the position:
Support cta’s comprehensive thought leadership strategy by executing and managing executive-level projects including our speaking and editorial program, top-tier media interviews and book authorshipThis role will work across the organization to promote our president & ceo and other senior executives as advocates and influencers for the consumer technology industryThis includes leveraging global attendance and media attention at ces®
Critical duties and responsibilities:
Support and execute thought leadership program and help develop associated strategies.
Help secure and support speaking opportunities aligned with cta and ces priorities.
Develop content for thought leadership opportunities at ces including keynotes, speeches, editorial content and cta content promotion.
Produce and manage executive communications including addresses, newsletters and emails to cta staff, members and stakeholders.
Manage communications projects as assigned such as cta/ces programming and panel development and execution and cta book production and promotion.
Identify and secure recognition opportunities for president and ceo and select cta executives.
Support president and ceo at public events including media interviews and speaking opportunities and help leverage travel for stakeholder engagement.
Other duties as required by business needs.
6-8 years’ progressive experience working in communications or public relations with a focus on event and project management, and executive-level support.
Experience working on capitol hill, trade association, event or public affairs firm or corporate sector.
Experience staffing and managing a principal or client preferred.
Strong writing skills mandatory – experience writing/producing editorial content, internal communications, briefing documents and public remarks.
Strong understanding of communications and strategies and tactics.
Demonstrated project management expertise.
Ability to proactively develop and maintain strong relationships in a remote work-heavy environment.
Bachelor’s or advanced degree in, communications, english/writing, political science or related field strongly preferred or commensurate experience
Proficiency in microsoft office suites
Proficiency in various online applications and public engagement tools
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Travel to las vegas for ces required, additional travel as needed
Cta is an equal opportunity employer
It is the policy of the consumer technology association (cta)® to provide equal employment opportunity in full compliance with any and all relevant federal, state and local employment discrimination lawsThis commitment supports our policy of developing and utilizing the abilities of all our employees, as well as selecting and promoting those who are best qualified.
Cta conforms to all the laws, statutes, and regulations concerning equal employment opportunities and equal opportunityWe strongly encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply to all of our job openings.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint or otherwise oppose discrimination.