• Physical Health & Wellness Manager - Washington, DC / Pittsburgh, PA

    Job Locations US-DC-Washington | US-PA-Pittsburgh
    Physical Health & Wellness
  • Job Summary

    The Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) Physical Health & Wellness Manager is responsible for planning, managing and executing Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) PH&W activities and events within assigned area, including managing PH&W staff in regional offices with budgetary development and oversight, identifying warrior PH&W issues, and matching needs with program offerings and other WWP available services and support. Manages PH&W community relationships within assigned areas.

    Essential Duties & Responsibilities

    • Identify and/or develops methods for maintaining contact with warriors and developing ongoing relationships in order to increase retention and participation in PH&W sponsored events and activities
    • Manage PH&W activities and regional staff, including developing retention plans, action plans, identifying potential activities and issues, determining appropriate PH&W programs and methods for resolving issues, and communicating with regional staff
    • Interact with warriors and work as liaison with other WWP departments to ensure that PH&W issues are successfully resolved and communicated
    • Manage tracking and reporting of regional staff KPI’s in Salesforce for PH&W programs
    • Travel as needed to specific PH&W events to provide an onsite presence during the event activity to ensure warrior participation and event’s success
    • Manage regional budget for team
    • Identify new programs and available resources, making recommendations to WWP management regarding additions.
    • Establish and maintain community relationships to build an ecosystem of PH&W support for warriors in their region.
    • Other related duties as assigned

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

    • 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 aptitude in adapted sports
    • Able to effectively handle multiple priorities with a strong attention to detail in a fast paced environment.
    • Demonstrated proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office programs: Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint
    • Professional presence & demeanor with excellent communications skills
    • Ability to communicate with diverse personalities in a tactful, mature and flexible manner
    • Ability to troubleshoot, identify viable options and problem-solve using excellent reasoning abilities and demonstrating sound judgment
    • Ability to establish and maintain professional relationships with individuals in leadership and key community roles
    • Skill and ease while speaking in public and serving as a representative for the organization
    • Proven leadership abilities, preferably with experience supervising remote subordinates, including ability to lead, motivate, coach, and educate staff members

    Education & Experience Requirements

    • Bachelor’s degree required; degree in exercise science or similar health management field of study preferred
    • Minimum of two (2) years of staff management experience required
    • Minimum of 3 years of experience in fitness industry/allied health profession, health management, wellness coaching, strength and conditioning and/or personal/athletic training required
    • Military background or experience working with veterans preferred

    Certifications & Licensure

    • NA






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