Marketing Manager | Vail Valley Foundation

Marketing Manager

The Vail Valley Foundation (VVF) is seeking a Marketing Manager to support the efforts of the VVF Marketing Department. The responsibilities are diverse, and the successful candidate is willing and able to “wear many hats.” A high energy level, excellent multitasking abilities, 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.

  • Ability to lead and manage assigned projects, from setting marketing objectives to executing tactical plans.
  • 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, and Adobe Creative Cloud, including Illustrator, Photoshop, InCopy, and InDesign.
  • Must be able to successfully pass a background check.


  • Strong social media experience and understanding.
  • 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 design and marketing experience.
  • Develop project marketing strategy and budget, in collaboration with marketing team members.
  • Oversee and manage project marketing budgets and timelines.
  • Work with community contacts and local partners to support project initiatives.
  • Facilitate in-house graphic design needs including PowerPoint decks, sales/development collateral, posters, buck slips, info cards, and others to be determined.
  • Assist in maintaining and growing the VVF websites and mobiles sites. This includes, but is not limited to content updates, maintenance, launches/upgrades, search engine optimization, monitoring, and tracking.
  • Assist in content development and syndication across digital platforms including photos, videos and blog posts. Tell our story in an interactive age.
  • Grow, maintain and activate via social media outlets including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Flickr, YouTube, and others.
  • Prospect and develop new digital and social media outlets.
  • Assist in external email marketing efforts including design, layout, scheduling, sending and growing database year-over-year.
  • Assist development and sales 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.

Our employees are a critical part of who we are and employee wellness is an important priority for our organization. As a result, we offer an array of employee benefits, including but not limited to:

  • Employee and family health insurance options
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance
  • Supplemental insurance options
  • Short and long term disability plans
  • 401k retirement plan
  • Paid time off
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Added Perks!
    • Tickets to shows at the VPAC and GRFA
    • Discounted gym membership options
    • VIP tickets to VVF events
    • FREE ski pass

Please send a cover letter, resume and references.


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