Marketing Projects Contractor

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We’re looking for a Marketing Projects Contractor who can help tighten the nuts and bolts for our department, play a key role with implementing our rebrand across all channels, and overhauling our Google AdWords strategy. 

This is a 6 month contract term, for approximately 20 hours per week.

What you’ll do: 

  • Help us organize existing and new marketing materials that are critical to our work

  • Make updates to the VFA Marketing Intranet page to ensure we’re providing the Team access to up-to-date materials and information

  • Serve as a point person for gathering and developing miscellaneous assets such as logos, photos, decks, one pagers, and blogs

  • Assist with the implementation of our rebrand by developing copy that adheres to brand guidelines and auditing existing collateral that needs to be brought up-to-date

  • Aid in our social media growth strategy by identifying content opportunities and developing social content that follows best practices and aligns with brand guidelines

  • Lead the overhaul of our Google AdWords strategy by developing messaging, key words, and drivers within a $30,000 budget

  • Assist on ad-hoc special projects within the Marketing department such as our 10th Anniversary celebration

  • Support and implement VFA’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion initiatives, as is expected of all team members.

What you may have already done:

  • Become well-versed with SEO best practices and developed a strong knowledge of Google AdWords

  • Worked under tight deadlines while executing on multiple time-sensitive projects at once

  • Developed a strong set of written and verbal communication skills

  • Got your hands dirty by executing on task-oriented work at a high level

  • Tinkered with multiple social media platforms and gained an understanding of the power of digital marketing tools

  • Gained a penchant for mission-oriented work – you truly believe in what VFA is doing and want to share it with the world

How to apply:

To apply, please fill out our application. If you seem like a good fit, we will contact you with next steps.