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Monday, March 08, 2010

Manager - Communications- Delta Connection

Job Summary:
Responsible for managing strategic internal communications for Delta Connection, Regional Elite and Compass employees. Develop, execute and coordinate comprehensive communication plans and messages based on corporate mission, objectives and events.Assist leadership team in creating culture of open communication, feedback and engagement. Provide communications counsel to senior management regarding internal communication issues. Responsible for creating and implementing communications to ensure employee awareness of Delta brand messages- conduct focus groups and online surveys on company initiatives. Develop employee recognition program, coordinate communication steering committee, develop/maintain employee feedback programs and emails. Develop/coordinate initiatives with individual carriers and serve as a liaison to Delta Corporate Communications for coordination on any external or corporate communications issues. Develop communications vehicles for Delta subsidiary employees and contribute to and use Delta's employee communication vehicles, including DeltaNet. Develop executive audio line, online messaging, video technologies and web conferencing capabilities for Delta Connection and subsidary leaders. Develop and coordinate executive communication strategies. Practice safety conscious behaviors in all operational processes and procedures.

Job Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in communications or related field preferred. Minimum three years of media relations and corporate communications experience preferred. Communications, public relations and regional airline experience preferred. Must have excellent written and verbal communications skills. Strong analytical and negotiation skills preferred. Proven leadership and project management skills required. Should have the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management and front-line emloyee groups. A working knowledge of Word and Access is required. Must have a high degree of initiative and the ability to manage multiple tasks, work under pressure and meet deadlines as required. Must be flexible in dealing with changing priorities. Some travel required.