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CAREERS AT THE USO

Welcome to the USO, where we believe that our greatest asset are our people. Every opportunity at the USO, is critical to accomplishing our mission and will be rewarding in ways that are unique and personally fulfilling.

Across all of our locations around the globe you will find USO employees who personify our core values: 
  • Mission First
  • Do the Right Thing
  • Respect
  • Excellence
  • Collaboration
  • Accountability
  • Gratitude
  • Innovation

Each team member becomes an integral part of our success and plays an active role in discovering better and innovative ways to help us be by the side of our active service members and their families while they are away from home.

So take your first step in joining our organization by exploring our current career opportunities, we look forward to meeting you!


 

 

 

Coordinator, Content Marketing

Department: Marketing
Location: Arlington, VA, United States

Since 1941, the USO has been the nationís leading organization to serve the men and women in the U.S. military, and their families, throughout their time in uniform. From the moment they join, through their assignments and deployments, and as they transition back to their communities, the USO is always by their side.

Todayís USO continuously adapts to the needs of our men and women in uniform and their families, so they can focus on their very important mission. We operate USO centers at or near military installations across the United States and throughout the world, including in combat zones, and even un-staffed USO service sites in places too dangerous for anyone but combat troops to occupy.

The Coordinator, Content Marketing assists the Creative team in producing content for the USOís marketing and fundraising efforts across all channels.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities (*Essential Duties)

  • Assist Creative team with writing copy; research subjects; source and select photos to pair with stories, video and other marketing collateral; brainstorm content ideas; flow content for USO.org into the CMS. *
  • Review, organize, caption and catalogue footage/photos.*
  • Assist with contributing fresh and creative content, ideas and concepts based on an understanding of the marketplace, competitors and customer/audience feedback.*
  • Assist with proofing, editing and revising copy from internal clients and external vendors, with a focus on protecting the USOís brand and eliminating factual errors.*
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Specifications

  • Bachelorís Degree in journalism, marketing, English or equivalent degree.
  • 1-3 years of experience in content marketing or writing experience
  • Comfortable writing both actionable short-form copy (e.g., subject lines, Facebook ads, etc.) and more complex storytelling (e.g., blog posts, case studies, etc.)
  • Meticulous attention to detail, ability to multi-task and strong organizational skills
  • Knowledge of SEO best practices and how to write SEO-optimized content; experience in writing for a mobile platform is a plus.
  • Experience with digital media platforms, advertising metrics and industry trends is a plus.
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, customer service and problem-solving skills. Ability to interact with USO Leadership, the general public and military audiences with integrity and professionalism.
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise sound judgment related to controversial and/or culturally sensitive subjects. Ability to handle confidential information with tact and poise.
  • Initiative, self-motivation, and attention to detail with a demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects with competing priorities. Ability to quickly and easily adapt to changing organizational needs. Can work both independently and collaboratively.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain proper credentials necessary to access USO Center locations and facilities including but not limited to security, credit and/or background screening, SOFA status, valid driverís license.
  • Must be a strong advocate of the USOís mission.

Details:

  • This position is located in Arlington, VA. Preference will be given to local candidates within commuting distance to the location.
  • USO locations will adhere to local area and DOD guidelines regarding COVID vaccination/testing requirements. Employees may be required to be vaccinated or tested regularly per local requirements.
  • Resume and cover letter are required for full consideration.

 

 

 

 

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