Soldier Ride Manager - Colorado Springs, CO

US-CO-Colorado Springs
Job ID
Soldier Ride

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 between 50% - 75% of the time including overnight

Certifications & Licensure

  • NA







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