Jobs at VVMF
The Wall That Heals Program Manager
Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund (VVMF) has an immediate opening for a regular, full time Program Manager to join their Institutional Advancement/Outreach team by serving as the operational manager for The Wall That Heals program.
Responsibilities for this team-oriented position include, but are not limited to scheduling and logistical management of the program and program materials, displays (i.e., the traveling educational center and replica of the Vietnam Memorial), drivers and operational resources (i.e., local site hosts, operational and equipment/staffing needs, etc.). Successful candidates will also be responsible for developing, implementing, planning and managing the annual schedule and tracking the budget. This position will travel occasionally and serve as the site manager (outdoors) including set-up and dismantling displays; communicating VVMF’s mission and message to visitors; managing/directing volunteers; and identifying, coordinating, supporting and participating in over 50 annual outreach events and reunions.
The ideal candidate for this position will have a Bachelor’s degree and at least four years of experience planning and managing programs, events and people (including budget management); and two years of demonstrated experience working with volunteers, veteran organizations or special events. Candidate should have excellent written and verbal communication skills; be able to work independently on competing events, projects and deadlines; be detail oriented, a proactive problem solver and comfortable working in diverse environments, cities and locations around the country.
Knowledge of the Vietnam War and the Department of Transportation helpful; and knowledge of the veteran community and issues facing Vietnam veterans preferred.
Who We Are:
VVMF is a nonprofit organization committed to honoring and preserving our nation’s legacy of service, and to educating all generations about impact of the Vietnam War. Our initiatives include perusing a mission of preserving the legacy of “The Wall”, the national memorial in Washington, D.C., and leveraging a multitude of resources to expand the mission’s reach and impact.
With over three decades of success in our mission, VVMF offers competitive benefits and salary and is AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.
Please send resume and salary requirements to: Tim Tetz at firstname.lastname@example.org.