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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!

Mobile Events Coordinator

Department: USO Mobile
Location: Phoenix, AZ, 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 Mobile Events Coordinator is responsible for planning, coordination and delivery of Mobile USO programs and services within a designated service area.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities (*Essential Duties)   

  • Plan and execute travel schedule, logistics and other arrangements related to Mobile Program calendar of events. Ensure appropriate quantities of supplies are on hand and all equipment is clean and in good working order.* 
  • Serve as main point of contact for Mobile USO events, programs and services within assigned service area.  Create an inviting, visually appealing area for visitors and guests; promote a positive image of the USO.  Lead and supervise on-site event volunteers.* 
  • Serve as media spokesperson for Mobile USO programs and services within assigned service area.  In coordination with internal Communications resources, compile and distribute press releases on upcoming events, coordinate on-site interviews, and prepare after-action media reports.* 
  • Prepare and maintain all records and reports, including but not limited to maintenance records, inventory, expenses, event planning and after-action reports related to programs and events within assigned service area.* 
  • Prepare, equip and drive USO vehicle to and from assigned events including but not limited to military homecomings, deployments, and other marketing and public relations events, maintaining compliance with USO Policies and Procedures. 
  • Load, transport, unload and set up materials, food and beverage, and other supplies and equipment.     
  • Other duties as assigned.
Required Qualifications
  •  High School Diploma or equivalent. Bachelorís Degree preferred.
  •  3-5 years work progressively responsible work experience in event/program development and/or logistics role. Relevant experience in a not-for-profit, military, multicultural and/or global organization preferred.
  •  Strong interpersonal, customer service and problem-solving skills. Ability to interact with USO Leadership, the general public and military audiences at a variety of levels with integrity and professionalism.
  •  Proficiency using computers and electronics equipment. General knowledge of various software, applications, and programs including but not limited to Microsoft Office Suite.
  •  Demonstrated ability to exercise sound judgment related to controversial and/or culturally sensitive subjects. Ability to handle confidential information with tact and poise.
  •  Must show initiative, self-motivation, and attention to detail with the ability to manage multiple projects with competing priorities. Ability to quickly and easily adapt to changing organizational needs.
  •  Ability to achieve desired results while working collaboratively in a team environment.
  •  Ability to perform basic math and follow proper cash/donation handling and reporting procedures. 
  •  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.
  • This position is located in Phoenix, AZ and surrounding states. Remote candidates will be considered.
  • Up to 75% travel
  • Relocation assistance is not provided for this position.
  • Resume and cover letter are required for full consideration.

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