|Social Media and Public Relation...||Virginia Economic Development Partnership
||Richmond VA 10/11/2019 The Virginia Tourism Corporation (VTC) is seeking a Social Media and Public Relations Coordinator to join its Communications department in VTCs Marketing Division. This position will work in a collaborative team environment to disseminate information to key stakeholders, execute a strategic social media plan, and assist in the development of messaging for use inside and outside of the organization. The ideal candidate will be familiar with all relevant social networks, measurement tools, local and national online communities, and possess an ability to help manage VTCs extensive digital footprint. Responsibilities: * Serve as community manager by overseeing and coordinating social properties including channel moderation, brand-to-consumer engagement, and strategic campaign amplification * Assist in the development of engaging content for each social channel * Assist in curating and developing weekly paid social * Monitor comments across all social channels and respond in a timely manner * Amplify branded consumer initiatives through creative social media campaigns * Assist with drafting and maintaining social editorial calendar to align with brand guidelines and creative platforms * Contribute regularly to reports and presentations * Create unique content opportunities to drive traffic to Virginia.org * Scout social media influencers and coordinate their contracts and itineraries * Send daily news clips to key stakeholders, including industry news & trends, proactive placements secured by the PR team, and general Virginia travel and tourism stories * Build and update media lists, including influencers and bloggers in addition to traditional media * Help to educate the industry on the use, strategy and analysis of social media as a marketing platform * Present on social media use and strategy at quarterly VTC Orientations * Write and/or edit PR materials as needed, including but not limited to talking points, accolades, media profile sheets, etc. Experience and Education: * 1-3 years prior experience in marketing/communications, social media community management, and/or public relations required * Bachelors degree or equivalent work experience preferred * Demonstrated experience establishing consumer-focused social channels * Background or general interest in travel and tourism essential * Knowledge of Virginias tourism destinations and products preferred, but not required Skills: * Expertise on all established and emerging social media platforms, including but not limited to: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest, YouTube, reddit, TikTok, etc. * Experience using social scheduling and visual planning platforms such as HootSuite, Iconosquare, Plano.ly, Later, Hubspot, SEMrush, etc. * Experience using media database management tools such as Cision and/or TrendKite * Experience in curating detailed but easily-digestible and aesthetically-pleasing reports * Excellent verbal and written communication skills including editing and proofreading skills * Proficiency in Adobe applications and/or Photoshop, SEO and Google Analytics * Proficiency in video editing a plus * Strong collaborator, working well in a team environment while also able to function as an individual contributor with self-direction and accountability * Strong time management skills, deadline-oriented and efficient * Ability to think both creatively and strategically All candidates must apply through our website: https://www.vatc.org/about/employment/ A valid drivers license is required. This position requires up to 25% in-state travel. Salary minimum: $40,000. Application deadline: October 25, 2019. VTC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or against otherwise qualified individuals with disabilities. It is VTCs intent that its employment and personnel policies and practices conform to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. Applicants requiring more information or requiring assistance may contact VTC Human Resources at 1-804-545-5634 or firstname.lastname@example.org. TDD 1-800-828-1120|
|Business Presentation Specialist||Virginia Economic Development Partnership
||Richmond VA 09/17/2019 The Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP) is seeking a Business Presentation Specialist to join its Research Division. The Business Presentation Specialist will create and support the development of highly-customized presentations to help the Research team and other VEDP divisions effectively communicate their message to clients and stakeholders. The Specialist will excel at conveying complex ideas and information in a clear, compelling, and visually-appealing way that adheres to established brand and design standards. By enhancing the effectiveness of organizational communications, this position will play an essential role in furthering VEDPs economic development goals. Responsibilities: * Collaborate with organizational leaders to prepare executive-level presentations on high-priority economic development and organizational initiatives, to be delivered to a variety of internal and external audience * Create, design, and format electronic presentations that convey complex ideas and information in a clear, compelling, and visually-appealing way * Edit and proof presentations to accurately reflect content * Update existing presentations to improve their effectiveness and quality * Work with the Research team and Sales partners to create and improve materials used to convey Virginias advantages to companies * Create, design, and update presentations and content to be shared with companies at all stages of the project lifecycle * Create complex graphic elements supporting key messages from Virginias value proposition * Finalize layout of client proposals to ensure content and visual cohesiveness * Support efforts to ensure consistent design/formatting standards for presentations and build presentation development capabilities across the organization * Offer expertise on PowerPoint shortcuts, best practices, and other means to improve organizational proficiency * Provide guidance and feedback on ways to improve the content and design of presentations * Advise on the appropriate and consistent use of established brand and style guidelines to help achieve a consistent look and feel across the organization Experience and Education: * Bachelors degree or equivalent work experience preferred * Previous experience using PowerPoint to create client-facing slide decks * Demonstrated success in crafting, designing, and developing compelling presentations and documents Skills: * Expert skills in PowerPoint, and familiarity with InDesign * Understanding of the technical aspects of presentation development, including constructing templates, use of masters, color themes, optimizing media, and delivery on different platforms (print, laptop, mobile) * Strong conceptual and design sense * Attention to detail with emphasis on accuracy and quality * Excellent editing and proofreading skills * Excellent verbal and written communication skills * Strong collaborator, working well in a team environment while also able to function as an individual contributor with self-direction and accountability * Comfortable speaking with internal stakeholders, with strong interpersonal skills * Adaptable, quickly grasping creative direction and receptive to feedback * Strong time management skills, deadline-oriented and efficient * Resourceful and able to deliver with limited or incomplete information * Proactive in communicating and documenting project progress All candidates must apply through our website: https://www.vedp.org/about-vedp A valid drivers license is required. Applicants must provide a rsum, a cover letter, and a portfolio showcasing five or more high-end, visually compelling presentations. The resume and cover letter will be uploaded during the application process. Please send the portfolio only to email@example.com.Application deadline: October 2, 2019.|
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