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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!


Administrative Assistant/Coordinator, Entertainment

Department: Chartered Center
Location: New York, NY, United States

For over 75 years, 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 Administrative Assistant/Coordinator, Entertainment position is responsible for supporting daily operations, programs and events within the Entertainment Department with a primary focus on the USO Show Troupe Program. Candidate must be a self-starter, highly-organized, enthusiastic multi-tasker, and comfortable working in a diverse and dynamic environment.  The position will report directly to the Vice President, Entertainment and will work closely with the Director, Entertainment, the USO Show Troupe cast and our client base.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support all production and administrative aspects of the USO Show Troupe program.
  • Respond expediently and effectively to client inquiries.
  • Prepare necessary logistics for USO Show Troupe performances and tours.
  • Prepare and distribute itineraries.
  • Post-event information gathering and compilation.
  • Gather expense documentation and prepare expense reports and client invoices.
  • Database management.
  • Organize and maintain files including music library and performer submissions.
  • Manage Entertainment department asset inventory including but not limited to costume, sound equipment and gig bag contents.
  • Prepare logistics for new performer auditions.
  • Support production efforts for USO of Metropolitan New York special events.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelorís Degree preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated initiative, self-motivation, attention to detail, organizational and time management skills.
  • Superior written and oral communication skills.
  • Computer proficiency of Microsoft Office programs primarily Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Exercises discretion and judgement.
  • Flexibility.

Details

  • This is a full-time position located in New York, NY.
  • Relocation assistance is not provided for this position.
  • Resume and cover letter are required for full consideration.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should send their cover letter and resume with "Entertainment Coordinator NYC" in the subject line to recruitment@usonyc.org.

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