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Women Veteran Transition Specialist

Hire Heroes USA
Alpharetta, GA
Expired: June 17, 2023 Applications are no longer accepted.
  • Full-Time

Reporting to the Women Veteran Program Manager, the Women Veteran Transition Specialist (WVTS) is primarily a service provider of Hire Heroes USA’s Client Services to Women Veterans. The WVTS functions as the primary support to clients providing coaching on pre-and post-employment.  The WVTS provides informed mentorship related to future career planning and skill-building in support of client’s job market readiness, addressing career discovery and decision-making, experience development, personal branding, networking, and job search feedback. The WVTS will act as an advocate of the program to external stakeholders and a subject matter expert on all matters related to the WV population. Most of the WVTS time will be spent interacting with clients in person, on the phone, or via email, to educate the client on effective job search techniques, improve the client’s resume, develop the client’s interview skills, and assist with job placement, when able. The successful candidate should possess career coaching, resume writing, public speaking, and outreach experience.


  • Provide education and career guidance to clients via 1:1 phone sessions, email, and text
  • Conducts needs assessments, identifying specific performance and knowledge gaps; educate clients on job search skills and industry trends
  • Review, create and revise professional and personalized resumes for all clients in accordance with Client Services standards; provide guidance and direction to the client on effective tailoring; provide a professional level resume reformatting, grammatical corrections, and targeted content ensuring accuracy and strategic phrasing of responsibilities and accomplishments
  • Develop job search strategies and provide job lead generation coaching personalized to the client’s needs and desired career goals
  • >25% of time conducting periodic follow-up providing job search coaching and additional services
  • Manage a pool of active job seekers and maintain communication at a regular cadence in accordance with Client Services standards; advise clients on the job search process, answer questions, and equip them with the tools and resources needed to land a fulfilling job in their chosen discipline
  • Implement career offerings such as mentor sessions and online workshops that deliver asynchronous and synchronous career content to clients related to topics such as career exploration and planning, job search tactics, and networking
  • Maintain an in-depth understanding of various aspects of career planning; stay aware of significant changes or developments within the field
  • Help research and prepare training content; participate in or lead virtual or in-person training, webinars, or events providing education to the WV population
  • Create and publish regular WV information such as articles, helpful tips in the job search, and other information that can be shared internally and externally
  • Contribute to thinking on how we can best serve our users in the long-term by providing feedback to leadership about frontline experiences
  • Develop knowledge through various certifications, classes, and professional publications to include routine internal training events and opportunities
  • Cultivate collaborative partnerships with external stakeholders to grow the program
  • Maintain quality, accuracy, and privacy of assigned client information in the Hire Heroes USA content- management system per Client Services standards
  • Support organization events and fundraisers as needed
  • This position will involve travel within the United States up to 25% of the time
  • Perform other tasks as directed

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent professional experience
  • Basic proficiency with Salesforce Lightning, Microsoft Office Suite, Google Suite, Zoom, and Social Media platforms such as LinkedIn, Instagram, and Facebook
  • Knowledge of fundamentals of career exploration, effective job search tactics, and strategy, and overall career planning and management
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills, high emotional intelligence, and the ability to translate career topics to audiences of widely different levels of experience and knowledge
  • Ability to gather and synthesize large amounts of information to develop the expertise needed to support the evolving needs of the Client Services team
  • Ability to create and manage relationships via phone, text, and email with a demographically diverse client population at varying stages of their education, work, and life
  • Strong listening and communication skills, with the ability to adjust your style across a diverse set of conversations
  • Experience with public speaking – able to present/speak on webinars, workshops, podcasts, and other public platforms
  • Preference for candidates with familiarity in U.S. military structure, including organizations, culture, and characteristics, and/or familiarity with the U.S. military and veteran community

Work Environment/Physical Demands

  • General office environment; temperature controlled
  • Routinely uses standard office equipment, e.g. copiers, phones, computers
  • Travel Required: Up to 30%
  • Sitting for extended periods of time

Estimated New Hire Salary: $46,850 - $52,782 annually

Hire Heroes USA may offer additional compensation to include: Annual bonuses, merit increases, cost of living, special or extra assignments outside scope of the role, cell phone stipend, internet stipend, relocation, awards, compensatory time off, overtime, and gaining knowledge and proficiency through certifications and licensing.

Benefits Offered

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage
  • 100% company-sponsored Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, and Life Insurance
  • Free Tele-Health Appointments
  • Medical Flexible Spending Account
  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
  • 17 Paid Holidays
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Paid Medical Leave and Family Care after one year of employment
  • Paid Short Term Military Leave
  • Paid Bereavement Leave
  • 401K with company match and immediate vesting
  • Employee Assistance Program


All applicants must upload both a cover letter and resume.

About this Company:

Hire Heroes USA empowers US military members, veterans and military spouses to succeed in the civilian workforce.
As a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, Hire Heroes' services are provided at no cost to clients.

Be the Nation’s preferred veteran employment service organization through a relentless focus on personalized career coaching that improves clients’ quality of life and strengthens the US economy.

Integrity, Passion, Effectiveness and Collaboration

Hire Heroes USA empowers service members, veterans and their spouses to succeed in the civilian workforce. As the nation’s leading veteran employment organization, Hire Heroes USA offers personalized one-on-one coaching, professionally revised resumes, mentoring, workshops, a job board, career fairs and more, to tens of thousands of job-seeking veterans annually. We are their partner in success.

Headquartered in Alpharetta, Georgia, Hire Heroes USA has built a national reputation of excellence. Prioritizing transparency, Hire Heroes USA earned a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator and the GuideStar Platinum Seal. Funded exclusively through public donations and private grants, we provide our services at no cost to clients.

For more information about our mission, our services and how to get involved as a corporate partner, employer, donor or volunteer, please visit our website.

Hire Heroes USA is an equal opportunity employer with a diverse workforce. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, gender, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, domestic violence victim status, national origin, ancestry, disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other protected factor. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to recruitment, hiring, assignment, promotion, compensation, training, leaves of absence and termination. Sexual harassment or harassment based on other protected group status, as defined by law is also prohibited.

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Hire Heroes USA

Alpharetta, GA
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