Award USA is hiring!
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The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award USA is recruiting for three positions: Program Officer, Recruitment & Alumni Engagement Officer, and Communications Officer.
Click on each role below to see the full position description and qualifications.
Award USA is seeking a passionate, energetic, influential, and goal-oriented Program Officer to support and expand the Award network across the United States so that more young people can achieve the positive impact of the program. The Program Officer will grow the Award in the United States through the onboarding of new delivery partners, ongoing support, and quality assurance of Award Centers. The person in this position should be an enthusiastic advocate for young people and mission-driven. They should have a proven track record of training adults and facilitating continuous improvement in curriculum materials and resources. The ideal candidate will be a strong relationship builder with the ability to communicate effectively with partners in a youth-centered way. Having dynamic and engaging presentation skills, they will seek opportunities to raise awareness of the Award and improve access for all young people. The Program Officer will be an outdoor enthusiast with awareness on how to guide and support others in an outdoor expedition or exploration. They will be familiar with outdoor risk management and youth safeguarding strategies. They should be able to educate others on outdoor preparation and training and instill a sense of adventure and self-discovery in a group setting.
The Recruitment & Alumni Engagement Officer will support the growth of the Award in the United States through the expansion of new delivery partners and engagement of alumni Award holders. The Duke of Edinburghâ€™s International Award USA is seeking a passionate, energetic, and strategic sales professional and program manager to develop the Award network across the United States. The person in this position should be an enthusiastic advocate for young people and mission-driven. They should have a proven track record of meeting or exceeding target goals with experience in successful pull through and closing of prospective partners. The ideal candidate will be a strong relationship builder with the ability to develop rapport quickly and easily and maintain ongoing communications to meet prospective partner needs. Having dynamic and engaging presentation skills, they will seek opportunities to raise awareness of the Award and expand the program. They will understand the value of quality data and will take initiative and responsibility for program expansion and alumni engagement.
The role of the Communications Officer for The Duke of Edinburghâ€™s International Award USA is to be a storyteller, igniting young people to get outside their comfort zones and achieve their goals. As part of the Big Six Youth Organizations, Award USA supports a global youth led movement to engage and empower young people to make positive change in their communities. The Communications Officer will ensure the integration, quality, and effectiveness of communications for the US National Office. In doing so, the role incumbent will effectively and efficiently identify key messages, bring a solution-based attitude, and posses a broad scope of communication skills. Excellent organization and communication skills are important qualifications for this position. The Communications Officer will be a strong relationship builder and develop rapport quickly and easily, maintaining exemplary service excellence. The ideal candidate for this position is a skilled multi-tasker, reliable, and committed to consistently meeting deadlines. We are looking for a mission-driven individual to join our organization.
TO SUBMIT AN APPLICATIONÂ
To submit an application for any of the Award USA postings, click on the application link at the bottom of the page. The Duke of Edinburghâ€™s International Award USA provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. If you need a reasonable accommodation to submit your employment application, please email Lisa Metzger-Mugg, VP of Program and Operations at email@example.com.