Soldier Ride Manager - San Antonio, TX

US-TX-San Antonio
Job ID
10896
Category
Alumni and Peer Support
Type
Full-Time/Regular

Job Summary

Wounded Warrior Project’s (WWP) Soldier Ride Manager is responsible for managing the Soldier Ride team. The manager provides leadership, coaching, and mentorship to the team; as well as, oversight for the Soldier Ride regional program and events, budget, and development.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Manage the Soldier Ride Regional Team, which includes the team’s health/ wellbeing and professional development
  • Identify and/or develop methods for maintaining contact with warriors, developing ongoing relationships with individual warriors in order to increase retention and participation in Soldier Ride sponsored events and activities
  • Manage Soldier Ride activities and staff, including developing retention plans, action plans, identifying potential activities and issues
  • Work as liaison with other WWP departments to ensure that Soldier Ride issues are successfully communicated and resolved
  • Monitor warrior attendance at Soldier Ride events
  • Travel to Soldier Ride events and coordinating various retention and outreach efforts
  • Manage tracking and reporting of regional staff Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
  • Provide onsite presence and resource during the event activity to ensure warrior participation and event’s success
  • Manage budget for team
  • Identify new programs and equipment available, making recommendations to WWP leadership
  • Other related duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to lead people and manage their skills/abilities, including the ability to motivate, coach, and educate staff members
  • Ability to manage, motivate, coach and train teammates
  • Highly motivated, passionate, and creative team player with demonstrated commitment to the organization
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative, team environment
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills with ability to prioritize and effectively handle multiple priorities with tight deadlines
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office programs: Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint
  • Must possess a professional presence and demeanor
  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Must be a team player, with ability to communicate with diverse personalities in a tactful, mature and flexible manner
  • Able to troubleshoot, identify viable options, and problem-solve using excellent reasoning abilities and demonstrating sound judgment
  • Ability to take initiative, multi-task, work independently, and work well under pressure
  • Ability to establish and maintain professional relationships with individuals in leadership and key community roles
  • Skill and ease in public and serving as representative for organization
  • Demonstrated ease and confidence in public speaking addressing diverse groups of individuals

Education & Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in management, logistics or a related field; equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered in lieu of the degree
  • One (1) year of direct staff management experience preferred
  • Minimum of two (2) years of business related experience required
  • Military background/experience preferred
  • Group cycling experience preferred
  • Must be able to travel 50% - 75% of the time

Certifications & Licensure

  • NA

 

 

 

 

 

 

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