Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS) is looking for the best and brightest to join our Team! MCCS is a comprehensive program that supports and enhances the quality of life for Marines, their families, and others in the Marine Corps Community. We offer a team oriented environment comprised of military personnel, civilian employees, contractors and volunteers who keep the organization functioning smoothly and effectively. As a service-oriented organization, we never waver in our commitment to our Corps.This vacancy is eligible for the following Employee Benefits:
401(k) Retirement Plan with up to a 5% employer match
NAF Pension Plan, employee contribution only 1% (May be eligible to buy back military service time)
Medical and dental insurance
Inexpensive life insurance covers up to 3x your annual salary
Flexible Spending Accounts (Health and Dependent Care)
Health Savings Account
Short Term Disability Insurance up to 60% of your salary
Federal Long Term Care
Leave Donation Program for life’s emergencies
Immediate annual and sick leave accrual
This position is located at MCAS Miramar. Candidates selected for this position will serve as an Events Program Manager.
Reporting to the Director of Marketing, responsible for the over-all administration and effective management of MCCS Special Events. Plans and coordinates all phases of assigned events to include set up, day of event needs, and break-down. Develops, plans, implements, and manages comprehensive timelines, proposals, and event overviews. Prepares and proposes operating budget to support ongoing activities and projected special events. Negotiates and secures quotes with vendors to meet budget constrains while maintaining the integrity of the event.Preforms event-related administration and reporting including tracking event registration, internal status reports, meeting updates, briefs, invoice tracking, etc. Reviews and ensures adherence to project documents, contracts, and agreements. Supports Director in the development, implementation, and follow-up of additional marketing needs, including creation of supplementary marketing documentation (reports, timelines, project overviews/status documents, etc.) as assigned.Works closely with marketing team on all aspects of event promotion including requests for graphics, as well as digital and traditional marketing efforts. Offers creative and fresh concepts and ideas. Assists with social media efforts through content creation and communication to generate social community support to promote events and day-of event activities. Spearheads after-action event reports and recaps.Plans, organizes work, and manages volunteer, intern and internal staff, procedures, and resources to ensure maximum productivity and economies. Prepares internal office financial plans and related records and reports, and exercises authority on approved budget. Manages property resources needed for events. Develops long range plans aligned with internal operating directives.Serves as a Government Credit Purchase Card holder. Maintains and enforces security of funds, merchandise, supplies and equipment to preclude or minimize the potential for fraud, waste, and abuse.Responsible for purchasing supplies and products for special events. Ensures proper internal controls are applied when spending funds, purchasing supplies and equipment. Responsible for auditing credits, debits, and adjustments against purchases.Provides World Class Customer Service with an emphasis on courtesy. Assists customers and communicates positively in a friendly manner. Acknowledges customers, smiles and makes eye contact. Asks questions to determine, verify and solve problems. Checks for satisfaction on the quality of goods and services. Takes action to solve problems quickly. Alerts Director or proper point of contact for help when problems arise.Must be alert to substance abuse and take appropriate action. Effectively supports the Marine Corps Equal Employment Opportunity and Sexual Harassment policies, and ensures compliance with fire, safety and other environmental issues and programs.Develops and ensures implementation of an activity safety program in accordance with the Base Safety Program for Special Events. Advises event staff of safety regulations, instructions, materials, and equipment. Ensures safety training is provided to event staff. Promptly reports accidents to the Human Resources Office or Base Safety personnel. Complies with OSHA standards and takes action to correct unsafe or unhealthy working conditions.Performs other related duties as required.
Minimum of 3 years experience of demonstrated success in planning, organizing, and directing special events that include managing activities, food & beverage, event design, audio / visual and logistical needs for the event. Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Public Relations, or Business, is preferred. Outstanding organizational and project management skills with a high attention to detail. Team player with a passion for creating world-class events and promotions, and success in managing internal and external client and vendor relationships. Knowledge of multiple social media platforms and ability to curate content, publish, and analyze effectiveness of social media marketing efforts, adjusting and adapting the strategy as needed. Must demonstrate strong strategic, analytical, and creative problem-solving to manage multiple projects and work assignments simultaneously. Strong oral and written communication skills that allow for effective collaboration and presentation of ideas and projects that inspire and motivate. This is a white-collar position where occasional lifting to 30 lbs. is required. The ability to work occasional weekend and evening hours is required.
How To Apply
All applications must be submitted online via the MCCS Careers website: https://careers.usmc-mccs.orgResumes/applications emailed or mailed will not be considered for this vacancy announcement. To be considered for employment, the application or resume must be submitted online by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date of the announcement.Note: To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your MCCS user account and review your application status.
GENERAL INFORMATION: Applicants are assured of equal consideration regardless of race, age, color, religion, national origin, gender, GINA, political affiliation, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, marital status, physical handicap which has no bearing on the ability to perform the duties of the position. This agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the agency. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.It is Department of Navy (DON) policy to provide a workplace free of discrimination and retaliation. The DON No Fear Act policy link is provided for your review: https://www.donhr.navy.mil/NoFearAct.asp.As part of the employment process, Human Resources Division may obtain a Criminal Record Check and/or an Investigative Consumer Report. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a National Agency Check and Inquiries (NACI). For all positions requiring access to firearms or ammunition, the Federal Government is prohibited from employing individuals in these positions who have ever been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence, or a felony crime of domestic violence adjudged on or after 27 November 2002. Selectees for such positions must submit a completed DD Form 2760, Qualification to Possess Firearms or Ammunition, before a final job offer can be made.
Direct Deposit of total NET pay is mandatory as a condition of employment for all appointments to positions within MCCS.
Education/certification certificate(s), if applicable.
If prior military, DD214 Member Copy
This activity is a Drug-free workplace. The use of illegal drugs by NAF employees, whether on or off duty, cannot and will not be tolerated. Federal employees have a right to a safe and secure workplace, and Marines, sailors, and their family members have a right to a reliable and productive Federal workforce.
ALL CANDIDATES MUST COMPLETE THE ONLINE APPLICATION AND SUBMIT A RESUME TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION.ALL ONLINE APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY 1159PM EASTERN STANDARD TIME (EST) ON THE CLOSING DATE LISTED IN THE JOB POSTING.APPLICANTS WHO DO NOT MEET THE ABOVE REQUIREMENTS WIL NOT BE INTERVIEWED.
CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT: Per E.O. 14043, selectee(s) must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by 11/22/2021 or date of employment (which ever comes later) except in limited circumstances where an exemption is approved due to a disability or sincerely held religious beliefs.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $60,000.00 – $70,000.00 per year
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