USAF Marathon Marketing Specialist

TITLE/PAYPLAN/GRADE/PAYUSAF Marathon Marketing Specialist(NF-1101-03)

$15.00-$20.00 PH– Regular


DUTY LOCATION: 88 MSG/AFM – United States Air Force Marathon




This position will be filled as a "Regular" employment category, and qualifies for benefits.*** If eligible for Military Spouse Preference please be advised, spouse preference eligibility is terminated upon acceptance or refusal of a continuing position in the Federal Service for which the spouse has registered or applied for employment, whether or not preference was applied; Refusal to participate in established recruitment procedures (e.g., interview, responding to evaluation criteria); Loss of MSP status due to divorce, death of the sponsor, or sponsor's retirement or separation from active duty (AFMAN 34-310).


DUTIES:Assist in developing, implementing, and managing marketing programs for the United States Air Force Marathon (USAFM). Under direction of the USAFM Director, assist in determining marketing techniques and strategies to increase efficiency, enhance participant, and increase financial income to the marathon. Publicizes marathon for the Area of Responsibilities of Afghanistan, Iraq, Qatar, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and Kyrgyzstan bases within these areas. Assist in conducting qualitative and quantitative market research. Using standard industry practice, computer software and/or instruments such as desktop publishing, word processing, spreadsheets, web development, video editing, and graphics software programs specifically developed for use with the marathon. Closely follows and analyses consumer trends and their application to the events. Administers surveys, collects data, tabulates responses, and assists the Marathon Director in analyzing results. Makes recommendations on program modifications and enhancements. Assists in the outreach of volunteer recruitment. Develops and maintains a thorough marketing calendar across various marketing platforms to reach and engage past, present, and future customers. Administers the advertising campaigns. Develops and maintains the USAFM website. Assist the Marathon Director in developing communication strategies to determine the most effective advertising and appropriate media mix. Assist in planning campaigns that effectively highlight and increase participation at all events of USAFM weekend. Assist in conducting media relations on and off base in coordination with the Public Affairs Office. Prepare and presenting briefings on marketing expenditures, trends, and surveys to various agencies on base. Responsible for creating, developing, and producing program flyers, brochures, pamphlets, posters, calendars, and news articles, and news releases in support of the USAFM and related events. Must be able to work flexible schedule to include nights and weekends as required. Must be able to drive government vehicles to events and training. Must possess a valid driver’s license. Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:A Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Marketing, or Communications. A minimum of two years business experience in marketing, advertising, or promotions. Knowledge of using various media platforms to include but not limited to Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Constant Contact/Mailchimp, etc. Knowledge and ability to apply principles of visual design and knowledge of technical characteristics associated with methods of visual display. Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite desirable. Ability to communicate with customers, co-workers, supervisors, management, volunteers, and the general public in a tactful, courteous, and professional manner. Strong attention to details and the ability to effectively manage multiple projects under short suspenses. Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint. Must possess the ability to work autonomously with minimal supervision while acting in the best interest of the United States Air Force. Willingness to travel and work various weekends and long hours. Must possess a valid driver’s license. This is a drug testing designated position. The incumbent is subject to random testing for drug use. Must be able to satisfactorily complete all required background checks.

ATTENTION ALL APPLICANTS:All Federal NAF employees are required by PL 104-134 to have salary payments made by electronic funds transfer/direct deposit. This agency provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the agency. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.


HOW TO APPLY: All interested parties must apply thru Prior military service requires a DD-214 Member Copy 4, included with your application package.


Selection will be based on merit without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, physical handicap, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or any other non-merit factor.


You are responsible for uploading any documentation that supports your preference claim, experience, and/or educational background. We are not responsible for employment ineligibilities based on missing information or lack of documentation.


“Any individual who was required to register with Selective Service and who is not registered or knowingly and willfully did not register before the requirement terminated or became inapplicable, will not be appointed.”


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Reasonable Accommodation Policy Statement
This agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.