The Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority is seeking a Vice President, Commercial Management for the Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU). The successful candidate will work with the SVP & Chief Revenue Officer to develop and implement short and long-term strategies to maximize nonaeronautical revenue and enhance the customer experience in accordance with the Raleigh Durham Airport Authority’s strategic business plan. Specifically, the VP will assist in leading/directing strategic and business initiatives related to growing all airport revenue areas, which includes airport concessions and rental car activities, parking, and ground transportation, commercial properties /real estate development, FBOs and cargo.
Airport management experience is highly desirable in at least one of the following core disciplines/areas of focus: commercial management/concessions, property/real estate, parking or ground transportation. A bachelor’s degree is needed in one of the following: airport management, business/business administration, economics, finance, public administration or related field. A master’s degree is preferred.
Filing Deadline: Open Until Filled
Airport management experience is highly desirable in at least one of the following core disciplines/areas of focus: commercial management/concessions, property/real estate, parking or ground transportation.
Comparable experience that provides the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform responsibilities will be considered.
Bachelor’s degree in one of the following: airport management, business/business administration, economics, finance, public administration or related field.
A master’s degree is preferred.
Additional Salary Information: The starting salary range for this position is $128,400 - $178,163 DOE, although an exceptional candidate may qualify for higher starting compensation. The Airport Authority offers an attractive range of benefits.
About Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority (RDU)
The Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) is governed by the Raleigh Durham Airport Authority (Authority), a governmental body responsible for the development, operation and maintenance of the airport. The cities of Durham and Raleigh and the counties of Durham and Wake appoint two members each to the Authority creating the eight-member Board of Directors.
RDU is served by nine airlines and their regional partners offering service to more than 40 destinations.The airlines include Air Canada, Alaska Airlines, Allegiant, American, Delta, Frontier, JetBlue, Southwest Airlines, and United. Major cargo carriers at RDU include Federal Express, UPS, and DHL. The airport processed nearly 10 million passengers and over 98,000 tons of air cargo in 2011. General Aviation facilities at RDU include the General Aviation (GA) Terminal owned by the Authority supporting two Fixed-Base Operators: Landmark Aviation and TAC Air. The airport serves a large area with a $12.6 billion econo