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POSITION VACANCY: VATCAN Communications & Outreach Director (VATCAN5)

Phil Dowling

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VATCAN is now accepting applications for the position of Communications and Outreach Director.


VATCAN wants a professional, enthusiastic and innovative individual to work on our executive team. We’re looking for a team player who can also be a great ambassador for VATCAN in and outside the division. Reporting directly to the Division Director, the successful candidate will play an integral part in building and maintaining a communication plans for the division while also executing community outreach programs.


POSITION: Communications and Outreach Director (VATCAN5)


REPORTS TO: VATCAN Division Director


RESPONSIBLE FOR: Handling of VATCAN's Communication and Outreach programs via multiple forms of communications, as well as (but not limited to) the following:


- Undertaking public relations duties on behalf of VATCAN by providing communications and news releases to media and various flight simulation related entities

- Promoting VATCAN and informing members of various VATCAN activities through the VATCAN website, VATCAN official forums and official VATCAN Social Media accounts

- Develops, directs and uses a communications and social media strategy to channel information to members and the flight simulation community

- Developing and distributing marketing material (graphics, news posts, forum posts, etc) to promote the division.
- Maintaining communications with virtual airlines both to advertise VATCAN events and advertise VA events within VATCAN.
- Working with FIR Staff to provide support when necessary.

- Additional duties as assigned.


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: The successful applicant should meet the following minimum standards:

- Be a member of good standing in VATCAN for more than one year at the time of application.

- Demonstrated ability to make and keep commitments.

- Expectation of availability to attend all scheduled meetings for the duration of the meeting and engage daily in email and voice communications with other VATCAN executive members.

- Real world credentials and experience in internet, social media, and print/radio/video production processes is an asset.

- Be able to work effectively and build relationships within a volunteer organization.

- Demonstrated skills in communications and marketing tools mainly but not exclusively within an internet community.


Please e-mail your application, along with a cover letter addressing how you meet the requirements, along with any background and skills that may apply, to vatcan1[at]vatcan.ca by 23:59z July 31, 2020 for consideration!


Phil Dowling  (813710)
VATCAN Division Director

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