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Content Manager

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Virtues Project International Association

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Uniting for Virtues

This is an unpaid volunteer position reporting to the Marketing and Communications Chair.

The Content Manager to help write and publish various types of pieces for the revamped Virtues Project website and to create engaging content. With the Marketing and Communications Director and committee members, you will define and implement The Virtues Project (TVP) content strategy. You will have the opportunity to create, improve and maintain relevant, engaging content, and distribute it in various forms, from online guides and articles to newsletters, ebooks and social media posts. You will be responsible for sharing content to raise brand awareness, promoting our presence on social media and monitoring web traffic and metrics to identify best practices. Ultimately, you will help us expand our audience and increase awareness of TVP and the Five Strategies. It is an exciting time to be helping The Virtues Project!

Responsibilities

Create and distribute content for multiple platforms. In particular:

WEBSITE:

  • Prepare well-structured, optimized drafts for our revamped pages using digital publishing platforms
  • Edit and proofread written pieces before publication
  • Draft blog posts
  • Identify gaps in our content and recommend new topics
  • Update our website as needed
  • Conduct keyword research and use SEO guidelines to optimize content
  • Measure website traffic and users engagement metrics (e.g. conversion and bounce rates)

SOCIAL MEDIA & CAMPAIGNS:

  • Promote content on social networks and monitor engagement (e.g. comments and shares)
  • Manage content distribution to online channels and social media platforms to increase web traffic
  • Develop an editorial calendar
  • Stay up-to-date with developments and generate new ideas to draw audience’s attention
  • Coordinate with Fundraising to manage our fundraising campaigns
  • Publish our newsletter(s)
  • Ensure brand consistency
Requirements
Our ideal candidate is an experienced professional with demonstrable creative writing skills. As a Content Manager, you should perform well under deadlines and be detail-oriented. If you are also an expert in content optimization and brand consistency, we would like to meet you.
  • Proven work experience as a Content Creator, Content Strategist, or similar role
  • Hands-on experience with Content Management Systems (e.g. WordPress)
  • Solid writing and editing skills in English
  • Familiarity with SEO
  • Experience using social media for non-profits or business
  • Good organizational and time-management skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Flexibility and sense of humor
  • BSc in Marketing, English, Journalism or relevant field
  • A passion for The Virtues Project or the willingness to learn about how Virtues can impact and make a difference in today’s world

Please share samples of your work (portfolio or links to published articles) along with your application.

VPIA is a non-profit organization founded in 2013 at the request of the founders of The Virtues ProjectTM (www.virtuesproject.com). VPIA operates in service of The Virtues Project to protect the integrity of the body of work, to grow, strengthen and expand its reach, and to ensure its sustainability. The Virtues Project International Association (VPIA) is not affiliated with any religious organization.

If you are interested in this role please follow this link to our Volunteer Application Form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc9DeArdFRSqU9G5ukJJel7npJXy_JcPxcck3tUZqWTtM1yyw/viewform?c=0&w=1

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About Virtues Project International Association

Location:

412 Brookpark Drive SW, Calgary, Alberta 54475, CA

Mission Statement

Virtues Project International Association protects, supports and advances the mission and vision of The Virtues Project.â„¢. The Virtues Projectâ„¢ unites and elevates humanity by awakening virtues, the gifts of character, through the practice of five simple strategies.

Description

Canadian Non-profit Organization established in 2013. Board of Directors, all volunteers are working to grow a global organization that began in 1991 as a grassroots movement.

The Virtues Project is a global grassroots initiative to inspire the practice of virtues in everyday life. The Project is sparking a global revolution of kindness, justice, and integrity in more than 100 countries through its facilitators and Virtues Connections.

The Virtues Project empowers individuals to live more authentic meaningful lives, families to raise children of compassion and integrity, educators to create safe, caring, and high performing learning communities, and leaders to encourage excellence and ethics in the work place. It has inspired and mobilized people worldwide to commit acts of service and generosity, to heal violence with virtues.

The Five Virtues Strategies of The Virtues Project awaken the gifts of character, through inspiring programs, books, and materials that help us to remember who we really are and to live by our highest values.

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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Interactive/Social Media/SEO
  • Journalism
  • Copy Writing / Copy Editing
  • Social Media / Blogging
  • Content Management Systems
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Orientation or Training
  • 4-6 hours per week

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