Vice President, Commercial Management – RDU

The Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority

The Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority is seeking a Vice President, Commercial Management. The Vice President of Commercial Management is a highly visible, integral member of RDU’s management team, responsible for developing, driving and implementing strategies and initiatives designed to increase non-aeronautical revenue as well as enhance the guest experience. The Vice President acts as lead in growing all airport revenue including concessions, rental car activities, parking, commercial properties and real estate development, as well as fixed-base operators (FBOs) and cargo handlers. He or she provides coaching, leadership and guidance to a professional commercial management team engaged in revenue generating activities, including identification of revenue development opportunities, as outlined in the Airport’s strategic plan. The Vice President regularly interfaces and works with members of the Airport Authority’s Board, as well as airline and concession executives and managers, other Authority staff and Airport tenants in order to execute plans and reach revenue goals and objectives.

The Ideal Candidate

The Vice President of Commercial Management plays an integral role in RDU’s financial success. The successful candidate must have a solid record of accomplishments as evidenced by career movement. He or she will be able to create and lead diverse teams of professionals to meet common goals and objectives. The Ideal Candidate must have strong analytical and communication skills, along with project management and problem-solving skills. The Vice President must be able to direct a project from conception to completion, therefore he or she must be able to guide and manage professional employees through strong leadership strategies to create high performance teams. Bachelor’s degree in one of the following: airport management, business/business administration, economics, finance, public administration or related field.

Salary & Benefits

The successful candidate will be offered a very competitive salary with an outstanding benefits package. The current range is $190,230 – $204,932. The starting salary extended to the top candidate will reflect the candidate’s work experience and track record of career success. For instructions on how to apply, please click here to see the recruitment brochure, or visit the searches tab at

Filing Deadline: May 22, 2022

To apply for this job please visit

Back to Career Center