09 January 2023

United Airlines | Pilot



There’s never been a more exciting time to join United Airlines. We’re on a path towards becoming the best airline in the history of aviation. Our shared purpose – Connecting People, Uniting the World – is about more than getting people from one place to another. It also means that as a global company that operates in hundreds of locations around the world with millions of customers and tens of thousands of employees, we have a unique responsibility to uplift and provide opportunities in the places where we work, live and fly, and we can only do that with a truly diverse and inclusive workforce. And we’re growing – in the years ahead, we’ll hire tens of thousands of people across every area of the airline. Our careers include a competitive benefits package aimed at keeping you happy, healthy and well-traveled. From employee-run “Business Resource Group” communities to world-class benefits like parental leave, 401k and privileges like space available travel, United is truly a one-of-a-kind place to work. Are you ready to travel the world?

At United, we offer more than jobs, we build careers. Our HR team is passionate about growing our diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace where everyone can thrive. We empower our team members to pursue unique career paths, promote a culture where all employees feel included and empowered to a make a measurable difference in our success, and value the achievements and advancement of our diverse workforce. Join our team and chart your own uniquely United career journey!

Key Responsibilities:

This position is responsible for planning and executing recruiting events for Aviate and pilot recruiting. High level event coordination with vendor contacts plus overall management of events that need to be designed to appeal to student and pilot candidates and diverse audiences. Examples include: NGPA, WAI, and OBAP events, Aviate partner recruiting events (on campus, flight lines and UAX partners), Aviate engagement events, career fairs, aviation days, pilot recruiting meetings, etc. Will also lead and support virtual events.

+ Identifies appropriate venues and vendors (meeting facilities, hotels, restaurants, caterers, transport) for event

+ Coordinates with recruiters and when appropriate, identifies and coordinates needed local resources

+ Duties include pre-event and event/onsite logistics coordination and management of vendors, including coordinating representatives for the venue with other outside suppliers and contractors

+ Establishes and manages budgets and delivery timelines

+ Manages registration process for all pilot recruiting events

+ Maintains calendar of events and coordinates with assigned recruiters on scheduling and availability

+ Coordinates and schedules transportation, lodging, catering and other attendee-related logistics

+ Partners with communication team to coordinate the timing and logistics of the communication and social media strategy

+ Develops communication methods to keep stakeholders aware of all upcoming events and needed support

The salary for this position is $67,870 to $99,550, dependent on job-related, non-discriminatory factors such as experience, education and skills. This range is based on a full-time schedule.

Bonus eligible: yes

At United, we offer a competitive compensation package, with benefits including: medical, dental, vision, life, accident and disability, parental leave, employee assistance program, commuter, paid holidays, paid time off, 401(k) plan with employee and company contribution opportunities, and flight privileges.

Salary and benefits information is being included in this job posting in accordance with Colorado state law.


United values diverse experiences, perspectives, and we encourage everyone who meets the minimum qualifications to apply. While having the “desired” qualifications make for a stronger candidate, we encourage applicants who may not feel they check ALL of those boxes! We are always looking for individuals who will bring something new to the table.

What’s needed to succeed (Minimum Qualifications):

+ Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience

+ 2-4 years of event planning experience

+ Adept at working cross functionally within a corporate environment

+ Developing strategic plans for meetings/events

+ Excellent project management skills

+ Experienced with presenting to management

+ Knowledge of electronic comms/registration platforms

+ Demonstrated ability to manage vendors, crew, and site on large scale productions

+ Highly organized with a keen attention to detail and thinking quickly on your feet

+ Strong written and verbal communication skills with ability to build strong relationships

+ Positive demeanor and collaborative teammate

+ Ability to plan, develop and lead strategic meetings and events to internal and external audiences

+ Must be legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer without sponsorship

+ Successful completion of interview required to meet job qualification

+ Reliable, punctual attendance is an essential function of the positionWhat will help you propel from the pack (Preferred Qualifications):

+ Experience with recruiting or campus eventsUnited Airlines is an equal opportunity employer. United Airlines recruits, employs, trains, compensates and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, physical ability, age, veteran status, and other protected status as required by applicable law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions. Please contact JobAccommodations@united.com to request accommodation.

Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT