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Manager Inflight Strategy Execution

Company: Alaska Air Group
Location: Seattle
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Alaska Airlines Manager Inflight Strategy Execution Seattle , Washington Apply Now Guided by our purpose, core values, and leadership principles, we are creating an airline people love. Our corporate teams set the strategies and operational plans to ensure the success of our company. Whether we use our expertise in accounting, human resources, finance, planning, legal, marketing, or any of our operational divisions, our shared passion for travel and our guests is what motivates us to achieve excellence each day. If you share our passion for creating an airline people love, we want to hear from you.Role SummaryThis role is responsible for executing on the strategy for a vision by influencing the prioritization of objectives, setting and carrying out actions, and communicating with frontline and management employees at Alaska Airlines. As a people leader, the Manager leads and establishes priorities for a team of professionals in addition to preparing meeting presentations, speeches, reports, communications, and divisional dashboards. This role partners closely with Corporate Communications on broad internal and external communications. Additionally, this role leads strategy for flight attendant engagement, feedback, internal and external, and recognition, and prioritizing implementation of improvements while acting as a liaison with the Alaska Inflight team.Key DutiesLead team and establish priorities of division strategy and division leadership by prioritizing objectives related to culture, engagement, recognition, business analysis, organizational changes, feedback, and communication, from planning through execution, and measuring results.Partner with the Corporate Communications Inflight liaison and represent Inflight as a subject matter expert for division messaging development and execution. Lead on key projects and deliver alignment and progress updates of divisional strategies and communications.Identify emerging Inflight division issues and review inquiries that require action or direction from division VP and MDs providing business insight, making novel recommendations to implement changes in creative, innovative and effective ways.Make decisions related to and execute on the approach, flow, and style of two-way division communication to maximize awareness, understanding, belief and engagement.Connect company vision and strategy to department goals and business needs.Cultivatewith key stakeholders and executives to develop plans for internal and external monthly, quarterly and yearly events, team meetings, speaking engagements, internal and external communications from leadership including companywide communications, reports, meeting presentations, and speeches.Lead team to identify continuous improvement opportunities, perform root cause analysis, develop solutions to complex, ambiguous problems, solicit feedback from flight attendants on specific issues, and maintain the list of eligible flight attendants to work on special projects.Influence across team or company through effective performance management and ongoing feedback, focusing on delegation for stretch assignments, growing and developing the team for capacity and growth, looking at performance across the team, and time management.Drive effective diversity, equity and inclusion practices to build a culture of belonging while actively supporting and executing on the company's D&I initiatives, goals and commitments.Shape culture of team through action, presence, and reinforcement of behaviors.Job-Specific Experience, Education & SkillsRequiredA minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in developing and delivering employee communications or acting in a strategic advisory leadership capacity.A minimum of 4 years of operational leadership experience in a fast-paced environment with at least 2 years directly leading people.Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Science degree.An equivalent combination of training, experience, and education will be considered in lieu of required experience and/or degree.Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, SharePoint, Yammer, Teams, and OneNote).Available for frequent overnight travel (10%).In possession of valid travel document with the ability to travel in and out of the United States.Able to work flexible hours and be available for an emergency response on short notice.Must pass a ten (10) year background check and pre-employment drug test.High school diploma or equivalent is required.Minimum age of 18.Must be authorized to work in the U.S.PreferredOutstanding written and verbal communication and presentation skills; able to communicate clearly and concisely speaking to strategy, defending decisions, and gaining alignment.Strong organizational skills with exceptional follow-through and attention to detail.Experience establishing and implementing processes and/or systems.Experience leading teams through process improvement projects, developing creative and cost-effective solutions seeing the project through successful implementation.Ability to think strategically, resolve problems, and multi-task independently.Proven ability to influence change.Job-Specific Leadership ExpectationsEmbody our values to own safety, do the right thing, be kind-hearted, deliver performance, and be remarkable.Total RewardsAlaska Airlines and Horizon Air pay and benefits can vary by company, location, number of regularly scheduled hours worked, length of employment, and employment status.Medical, dental and vision benefits401k match programMonthly incentive pay planAnnual incentive pay planGenerous paid time offTravel privileges on Alaska Airlines & Horizon AirApply by 7:00 PM Pacific Time on 11/25/2022
Employment Type Full-Time
FLSA Status Exempt
Regular/Temporary Regular
Requisition ID 2022-9438
Equal Employment Opportunity We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action (AA) employer that is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We take affirmative action to ensure equal opportunity for all qualified applicants and employees and do not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, reproductive health decisions, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disability status, genetic information (including family medical history), political views or activity, or other legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state, and local law. We may use your information to maintain the safety and security of Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air, its employees, and others as required or permitted by law. If you'd like to view a copy of our affirmative action plans, please fill out an AAP Inspection Request Form. People of color, women, LGBTQIA+, immigrants, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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