Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Coordinator, Veteran Hiring Events -- Hiring Our Heroes
Coordinator, Veteran Hiring Events Hiring our Heroes GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES: The Coordinator to the “Hiring Our Heroes” Veteran Hiring Events will report directly to the Director for Veteran Hiring Events and Strategic Outreach . Incumbent is responsible for assisting the Director with the administration and execution of the Hiring Our Heroes’ Veteran Hiring Events. Areas of responsibility include assisting the Director with outreach and planning for Veteran fairs by providing and implementing administrative duties with a working knowledge of procedures and policies, monitoring administrative projects, tracking hiring events nationally, conducting research, preparing statistical reports, and performing day to day clerical functions and other duties as assigned. DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES: • Assist the Director with planning and execution of 200 veteran hiring fairs events per year. Duties include assisting the Director with administrative tasks including answering and making phone calls, data collection, creating databases, maintaining existing database, filing, and record keeping. • Assist the Director in the planning and execution of multiple events as needed. This includes, but is not limited to, checking the event employer rosters daily for inaccuracies (such as duplicate registrations), working directly with employers and job seekers to assist with registration, and trouble-shooting other hiring fair issues as they arise. • Function as the liaison between employers/job seekers and the event’s lead planner on multiple events. • Assist the Director by developing, tracking, and updating multiple spreadsheets; coordinate preparation of reports, analysis of data, and identification of solutions; coordinate, plan and execute planning meetings with multiple partners; coordinate and synch multiple calendars; comply materials for staff meeting as needed; take notes at staff meetings, and prepare and distribute meeting minutes for the events team. • Perform other duties as assigned SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Incumbent will report to the Director for Veteran Hiring Events and Strategic Outreach. Incumbent is expected to work collaboratively with the Director, Deputy Director and other event staff at the U.S. Chamber, to exercise sound judgment in making and executing decisions, to demonstrate initiative in carrying out responsibilities and to keep the director informed of plans, progress and results. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Requires excellent verbal and written communication skills; strong work ethic; detailed research ability; ability to think strategically; exceptional organizational skills; the ability to be a self-starter, problem-solver, and decision maker; capability to work with a diverse group of individuals; computer proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint); knowledge of event planning , ability to handle stressful situations; excellent interpersonal skills. EXPERIENCE: Requires 1-3 years of related experience. EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree preferred. Experience with military community strongly preferred. ABOUT HIRING OUR HEROES Hiring Our Heroes is a program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation (USCCF). USCCF is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit affiliate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce dedicated to strengthening America’s long-term competitiveness by addressing developments that affect our nation, our economy, and the global business environment. USCCF presents a broad range of programs that promote a greater understanding of economic and public affairs issues. This position will be administered through the Markham Group. To apply applicants should send a resume, cover letter and reference to Paul Neaville (firstname.lastname@example.org). No phone calls please.