Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Program Manager--Armed Forces Foundation

Armed Forces Foundation
Program Manager

Job Description

Title Program Manager
Department(s) Armed Forces Foundation
Reports to Director of Operations

Job Summary
The Program Manager is responsible for administering all morale, welfare, recreation and outreach programs of the Armed Forces Foundation including performing, coordinating hospital & base visits, planning & execution of all upcoming events, and corporate & congressional outreach.

Summary of essential job functions
• Primary planning and execution of AFF program & events
• Setting specific deadlines and reporting to the Director of Operations on status of programs & events
• Ensuring attendance of sponsors, beneficiaries and supporters at programs/events
• Maintaining communication with outside parties (i.e. volunteers, partners, Congressmembers and staff)
• Work closely with Director of Public Affairs to ensure they understand the ins/outs of the event to ensure we are able to secure coverage
• Work closely with Director of Development to ensure they understand the funding requirements of the program/event and work to identify potential fundraising opportunities
• Appropriately “close” every program & event with evaluations, future plans and “thank you” notes
• Extensive travel and contact with NASCAR and other sports executives

Minimum Requirements
• BA/BS in business administration, communications, government, history (or similar)
• 2-3 years work experience; candidates with non-profit background given priority
• Demonstrated experience working with outside partners
• Preference will be given to veterans or those with experience working in a VSO

Aptitudes required
• Efficient in Microsoft Office Suite
• Ability to speak with senior/high-ranking officials with confidence
• Organized nature with the ability to follow timelines and abide by deadlines
• Ability to work in a small and dynamic office

• Salary Range: $37,000 to $45,00 depending on experience and qualifications
• Cellular phone and local travel stipend
• Health and Dental coverage

Send resume and cover letter to with “Program Manager” as the subject by July 15, 2011

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