Thursday, December 19, 2013

Opening for Vet & Business Associate

Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber
Veteran & Business Services Associate


JOB TITLE: Veteran & Business Services Associate    Position Status: Temporary, Full time
APPROVAL: Governmental Affairs & Military Director    Posting Date: December 19, 2013

This position will work with the consultant contractor retained by the Chamber to implement the Veteran & Business Service in partnership with WorkForce Central. The Veteran & Business Service program is designed to support, encourage, and facilitate the employment of Veterans, military spouses, and Guard & Reserve members by the business community of Tacoma and Pierce County. The major activities consist of outreach to the business community, orientation and information regarding Veteran hiring and retention, connecting area businesses with Veteran Assistance Programs supporting Veteran transition and employment, supporting events via partnerships with  resources assisting Veterans, developing resources related to Veteran entrepreneurship, and being part of the Workforce Central military recruitment team activities.

The Associate will work closely with the Chamber's consultant contractor, the Director of Governmental Affairs and Military, and the Chamber team to facilitate the deliverables as set forth by the contract with Workforce Central. Activities will be variable as the Veteran & Business Service develops.    

This is a full time temporary position at 40 hours per week, January - June 2014.

1.    Outreach to Businesses and Veteran transition organizations
2.    Assist with event organization
3.    Internet research and communication
4.    Represent the Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber at meetings and events on behalf of the Veteran & Business Service
5.    Attend Chamber events to promote the Veteran & Business Service
6.    Other duties as assigned.

Reports to the Director of Governmental Affairs & Military

Generally office or professional environments; requires moderate travel.

Education and Experience
•    Veteran with satisfactory completion of enlistment and the transition experience.
•    Bachelor’s degree
Demonstrated Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
•    Professional and willing to talk to public.
•    Ability to communicate complicated concepts clearly and succinctly.
•    Ability to organize, prioritize and meet deadlines.
•    Ability to attend to details.
•    Knowledge of computer for e-mail,  Internet access, word processing, presentation software

Licenses/Certifications/Special Requirements
Driver’s License required.

Compensation includes: medical and dental benefits, parking and eligibility for Chamber’s retirement program
Salary is dependent on experience

January 10, 2014

Please email the following materials to
•    Cover letter explaining how you learned of the position and reason of interest
•    Resume highlighting relevant education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities

All employment with the Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber is “at-will.”  This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. Management has the exclusive right to alter this job description without notice. The statements contained herein should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned including work in other functional areas as needed to meet the needs of the organization.

1 comment:

Fe Adamsonn said...

That's a lot of tasks and responsibilities. But it is good to know everything about the job in before applying. Thanks for the post.

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