Marketing and Social Media Manager - Vail Valley Foundation

Marketing and Social Media Manager

The Vail Valley Foundation (VVF) is seeking a Marketing and Social Media Manager to support the efforts of the VVF Marketing Department. This position will create, lead and execute marketing strategies and campaigns across all areas of the VVF mission, in addition to overseeing social media accounts across all projects and programs. The responsibilities are diverse, and the successful candidate is willing and able to “wear many hats.” A high energy level, excellent multitasking, great organization, leadership skills, and a very self-motivated person is essential. The position offers hands-on involvement in a variety of marketing projects at all stages from concept and execution to reporting.

  • Effective decision making and strong drive to meet program deadlines and objectives.
  • Great level of passion surrounding delegated projects, programs and promotional campaigns and infectious enthusiasm in group situations.
  • Effective time management skills to ensure deadlines, goals and program objectives are met.
  • Ability to demonstrate fiscal responsibility for all assigned projects and update contingency plans as circumstances require.
  • High organizational skills and demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects and details simultaneously. Ability to multi-task and thrive in a fast-paced teamwork environment.
  • Ability to demonstrate self-direction, tact, diplomacy and a clear, courteous and professional manner when dealing with the public, vendors, partners and the board of directors.
  • Ability to demonstrate effective oral communication skills and the ability to work cooperatively with staff inside and outside of the department, as well as members of the media.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to lead groups and present information in a solution driven format.
  • Ability to effectively manage and mentor seasonal interns and volunteers.
  • Willingness to work irregular and long hours as needed.
  • Willingness to work in outdoor conditions with variable weather.
  • Ability to perform physical labor as needed.
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, and Outlook, Social Media Platforms, and Adobe Creative Cloud, including Illustrator, Photoshop, InCopy, and
  • Must be able to successfully pass a background check.

ADDITIONAL PREFERRED EXPERIENCE/SKILLS:

  • Background in social media marketing.
  • Experience with various social media platforms and services.
  • Experience with email systems like Patron Mail, Constant Contact or Mail Chimp.
  • Basic working knowledge of HTML and CSS.
  • Any experience in video including editing capabilities would be beneficial, but not required.
  • Any experience in programs like After Effects, Flash, Final Cut or iMovie would be beneficial, but not required.
  • Any experience with FBML, XML, API’s and/or mobile platforms would be beneficial, but not required.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in marketing/communications or a related field.
  • 4+ years of previous social media and marketing experience.
  • 2+ years at a marketing manager level position.
  • Lead and manage assigned projects, from setting marketing objectives and budgets to executing tactical plans.
  • Grow, maintain and activate via social media outlets including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Flickr, YouTube, and others.
  • Prospect and develop campaigns across new social media outlets.
  • Track efficacy of social media campaigns and provide reporting for key VVF stakeholders.
  • Oversee and manage project marketing budgets and timelines.
  • Facilitate in-house graphic design needs including PowerPoint decks, sales/development collateral, posters, buck slips, info cards, and others to be determined.
  • Assist in content development and syndication across digital platforms including photos, videos and blog posts. Tell our story in an interactive age.
  • Assist in external email marketing efforts including design, layout, scheduling, sending and growing database year-over-year.
  • Assist development, sales and admin departments as necessary to support donor base and corporate partner engagement.
  • Assist other departments with understanding of marketing plans.
  • Oversee and provide leadership for project interns and temporary staff.

This is a salaried, full time year-round position eligible for all VVF employment benefits.

Please send a cover letter, resume and references.

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