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VOLUNTEER SOCIAL MEDIA COORDINATOR: VETERANS NEXT MISSION

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ORGANIZATION: VETERANS NEXT MISSION

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General Overview About the Organization

Veterans Next Mission is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization devoted to helping U.S. military veterans successfully transition from military service to civilian life - starting with giving them trade skills, but also walking alongside them in life. U.S. Military Veteran and experienced homebuilder Robert Luckett had a desire to create an organization that would provide quality employment and trade skills to our veterans, while allowing him to continue his passion of building and remodeling dream homes.

While teaching veterans the construction trade and providing them with career opportunities is our #1 mission, our trainers bring 30+ years of experience and passion for quality home construction and remodeling.

We offer the following services:

  • Kitchen Remodeling
  • Bath Remodeling
  • Deck Construction
  • Home Additions
  • Finish Basements
  • New Construction Design & Build
  • Deconstruction (Salvage & Recycle Materials)

Volunteer Social Media Coordinator

Your objective will be to contribute to and assist in the development and implementation of our social media strategy, with the purpose of increasing overall reach and organizational awareness. You will use our current and soon to be developed social media outlets to promote Veterans Next Mission campaigns, events, fundraising, sponsorship, and other efforts, to engage the public and increase online presence. We currently utilize Facebook and LinkedIn (through hootsuite), but are open to Instagram, Twitter, and any other possible outlets.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist in the identification of strategic online channels for VNM to establish a strong online presence.
  • Assist in the development of our social media strategy to support VNM’s campaigns, events, fundraising, sponsorships, as well as other efforts - for the purpose of increasing our online reach.
  • Create, schedule, and post regular updates to VNM’s social media outlets, including industry news, industry happenings, interesting blog articles, organization events or job updates, testimonials, or other promotional items.

Qualifications

  • Skilled at using key social media outlets such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, etc.
  • Strong writing and editing skills, with a strong attention to detail.
  • Passionate about U.S. military veterans and giving back to that community.
  • Works well independently and as part of a team.
  • Able to use online tools to engage the public, donors, corporate partners, and teammates.

Time Requirements

  • This is a volunteer position and hours are flexible - a great way to boost your work portfolio and give back!
  • This position requires approximately 4-6 hours a month. Much of the effort can be done at the beginning of the month with pre-scheduled posts, with highlight posts coming about during the month, as well as engagement of existings posts on the social outlets.
  • Communication with Volunteer Marketing Director & Executive Director can occur via email, text, Slack, and phone. One of those individuals will review scheduled posts until that review is no longer necessary.
  • You will be invited to any organizational events and social gatherings, participation is optional but encouraged.

Benefits

  • Opportunity to develop social strategy and social networking that boosts a professional portfolio and gain valuable work experience.
  • Opportunity to meet and interact with professionals passionate about our country and those who serve it.
  • Opportunity to serve those who have served our country and give back to a community of dedicated men and women.
  • References and recommendations based on your quality of work and positive attitude.

Accountability

The volunteer social media coordinator is accountable to the Volunteer Marketing Director and the Executive Director.

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About VETERANS NEXT MISSION

Location:

14221 A. Willard Road, Suite #400, Chantilly, VA 20151, US

Mission Statement

Veteran's Next Mission is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization devoted to helping veterans successfully transition from military service to civilian life by hiring and training them for trades in the construction industry

Description

Veteran's Next Mission is helping veterans transition from military life to civilian life, with a trade in the construction industry. Our highly experienced team of trainers, teach and build alongside our U.S. military veterans as we complete the work on homes in our community.

Not only are we passionate about our veterans' dreams, but we are equally passionate about homeowners and making their dreams a reality.

CAUSE AREAS

Homeless & Housing
People with Disabilities
Veterans & Military Families
Homeless & Housing, People with Disabilities, Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Interactive/Social Media/SEO
  • Social Media / Blogging
  • Community Outreach
  • Networking

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 16
  • This position requires approximately 4-6 hours a month.
  • See general description.

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