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VISTA Communications & Marketing Coordinator

Libera

Libera, Inc. is a West Virginia non-profit organization dedicated to building brighter futures for youth and  young women, so they are free to achieve their dreams. We do this through a variety of programs working  with at-risk youth across the state, creating safe spaces for young people to be listened to, supported, and  connected to the resources and tools they need to succeed. Libera believes all youth regardless of their  background or history have the potential to achieve their dreams and deserve opportunities to succeed. We  are looking for motivated, dedicated, and bold change-makers to help Libera reach new heights and more  youth. Together we can change the narrative for youth and young women growing up in West Virginia, and  it starts with people bold enough to believe that they can. 

OUR MISSION: Provide mentorship, education, and employment opportunities to West Virginia youth and  young women through the transformative power of listening, connection, and hope. Learn more about our  programs and our mission at www.liberawv.com.  

JOB TITLE: VISTA Communications & Marketing Coordinator 

JOB DESCRIPTION 

The VISTA Communications & Marketing Coordinator will assist with raising awareness,  visibility, and community engagement in Libera, its programs, volunteer and fundraising  opportunities. This position is key to carrying out our vision to build a brighter future for youth  and young women in WV, so they are free to achieve their dreams.

Location:  

Remote/Charleston, WV or Morgantown, WV. Candidates must be willing to travel to  Morgantown 1-2 times per month. Preference will be given to local candidates. 

GENERAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Create, post, and share high quality and engaging content about Libera, our  programs, and mission-related news via social media channels 
  • Develop creative and innovative media (such as graphics and videos) to promote events, campaigns,  and programs 
  • Monitor social media accounts and interact with users 
  • Research and evaluate paid digital media opportunities to increase the visibility of Libera’s programs  and campaigns 
  • Assist in designing promotional materials such as program flyers and event signage
  • Help to write general newsletters, blog posts, emails and other targeted outreach to volunteers,  community partners, and program participants 
  • Create and manage a library of digital assets including categorizing and archiving photos, videos, and  marketing materials 
  • Work with fundraising staff to curate event communications and marketing materials 
  • Effectively convey Libera’s mission, vision, and programs 
  • Drafting content (e.g. press releases) for mass media or organization website
  • Organize initiatives and plan events or press releases 
  • Maintain a high level of professionalism  
  • Perform other duties as assigned 

QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS 

  • High School Diploma or equivalent  
  • Associate or bachelor’s degree preferred 
  • Highly computer literate with capability in email, MS Office, and related business and communication  tools 
  • Strategic and creative mindset 
  • Meticulous attention to detail 
  • Works well independently and in a team environment  
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Content writing experience for all media platforms 
  • Keen eye for design and experience working within brand guidelines; proficiency with Adobe Creative  Cloud Suite, Canva, or other similar platforms 
  • Basic video editing and/or digital media production skills 

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS 

  • Must be willing to travel on a weekly and/or monthly basis across WV 
  • Some weekend or evening hours may be required based on timing of events
  • Required to complete Libera Listener Training, a background check, and suicide prevention training
  • Location: Remote/Morgantown or Charleston, WV. Candidates must be willing to travel to  

Morgantown 2-4 times per month. Preference will be given to local candidates (Morgantown & Charleston). 

VISTA BENEFITS 

  • VISTA Bi-Weekly Living Allowance (full 14 days of service) =$877.66 = Yearly total estimate $22,882- (Before Taxes) 
  • End of Service Award: Segal Education Award = $6,895 or Cash Award = $1,800
  • AmeriCorps VISTA Healthcare Allowance 
  • Student Loan Forbearance 
  • Career Development 

To apply, email your resume and an explanation of why you would be a good fit for this position  with the subject line “VISTA Communication & Marketing Coordinator” to  [email protected].  

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or  responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at  any time with or without notice. Libera, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Libera, Inc. does not discriminate in  employment with regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, age, sex, sexual  

orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability, military status or unfavorable discharge from military service  or any other characteristic protected by law.

To apply for this job email your details to evan@generationwv.org