WWP Warriors to Work Specialist - Seattle, WA in Seattle, Washington
Wounded Warrior Project’s (WWP) Warriors to Work Specialist assists with all aspects of the Warriors to Work (WtoW) program and is responsible for providing career guidance to warriors as they seek meaningful career opportunities. In this position the Warriors to Work Specialist will align work activities to result in employment opportunities and placements for WWP Alumni and family members.
Provide guidance to Alumni on career development, resume building, interview skills, and career development and placement
Work effectively with Alumni to better understand and develop career goals
Provide advice, support, and direction to Alumni to help achieve career goals
Use employment recruitment strategies to provide employment opportunities to WWP Alumni and family members
Track and report all warrior career-related interactions and outcomes through the CRM
Work closely with employers interested in hiring warriors
Identify career opportunities, overcome warrior barriers to employment, and manage warrior expectations
Communicate accurately in a timely manner to all internal and external stakeholders, including presentations to appropriate audiences
Enhance alumni awareness of Economic Empowerment and enrollment into Warriors to Work through program collaboration
Provide “after placement” follow-up services at 30d, 60d, 90d, 180d, 12m, and 24m with employers.
Other related duties as assigned
Excellent organizational skills
High level of proficiency with all Microsoft Office programs
Able to work independently with minimal supervision and as part of a team
Able to effectively network with employers, community leaders, and government officials
Able to provide high quality customer service to internal and external stakeholders
Represent WWP in a professional manner
High energy level self-starter willing to take initiative
Good reasoning abilities and sound judgment
Contributes to a positive work environment and focused on the organization’s mission
Ability to speak in public and represent WWP to diverse audiences
Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in human resources, business, or related field
Minimum three (3) years of experience in recruiting, job development, or career coaching required
A total of seven (7) years of experience in human resources, recruiting, job development, or career coaching will be considered in lieu of a degree and three (3) years’ experience.
Posting Title (External): Warriors to Work Specialist - Seattle, WA
External Company Name: Wounded Warrior Project, Inc.
External Company URL: http://www.woundedwarriorproject.org/