Project Manager
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Posted by: AMVETS on Mar 11, 2019


Location:

Lanham, MD

Job Description:

Classification: Project Manager
Reports to: Chief Development Officer
Department: Administrative
Exempt Status: FLSA Exempt

Position Summary:
The Project Manager has responsibility for providing a full-range of
project management supports to the Chief Development Officer,
including work of a highly confidential and complex nature that requires
considerable discretion, judgment, flexibility, decision-making, and
attention to detail.
Project Manager Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Contact AMVETS state and local leadership regarding the
details of the project
• Write letters and send them to appropriate bodies, and receive
incoming mails
• Travel and weekend work will be required in support of
AMVETS mission
• Create specific strategies for easier and effective execution of
projects
• Maintain contacts with potential stakeholders who may be
interested in investing in projects
• Supervise tasks assigned to project workers as instructed by the
director or executive director
• Keep records of all information related to project for
documentation, clarification and presentation to management
• Draft project proposal ideas and present them to the director with
convincing proof for approval
• Intermediate between the director and other employees to
prevent agitations that may hinder the smooth flow of project
execution

Requirements: Skills, knowledge and abilities required to be considered for the position of
project assistant:

• Bachelors degree, masters preferred
• Minimum three (3) years experience as a project manager
• Minimum three (3) years experience in customer service or as an account
representative
• Excellent skills with Microsoft Word Office, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.
• Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to solveproblems
• Ability to manage time effectively
• Ability to work independently
• A Veteran with an interest in Veteran’s advocacy is preferred, but not mandatory

Physical and Environment Demands:
This is largely a sedentary role; however, some filing is required. This would require the ability
to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend or stand as necessary.

Position Type and Work Hours:
This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday thru Friday, 8:00 am to
5:00 pm. Additional hours and travel are expected.

Education Level:

Bachelors degree or higher

Pay Rate:

$60,000 to $80,000

Security Clearance:

None

Travel Requirements:

Moderate

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About AMVETS

AMVETS Career Centers, powered by The Call of Duty Endowment, provide free-of-charge career training and employment assistance for veterans and service members from the active, guard and reserve, and their spouses. We are staffed by volunteers, who will reach out to the local community and companies big and small to match job-seeking veterans with employers who are eager to hire veterans. Some of the services we provide are: • Career assessment to guide veterans into the right career choices • Training and educational options that will help the veteran develop the work-related skills employers want • Support in obtaining licensing and certification to document a veteran’s work-related skills • Interview skills training to prepare for those first post-military interviews • Resume writing support to help veterans present their best selves to employers • Job search assistance to maximize the effectiveness of a veterans search • Interview clothes for those who need professional attire • Connection to hundreds of employers who are ready and eager to hire military veterans • National Service Officers referrals to help with VA claims. If you are a veteran in need of support, into your first post-military job or your next career move, don’t hesitate to reach out to our career centers and engage another resource here to support you and your transition. www.amvets.org/careercenter

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