Marketing Director

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Vintage Computer Federation

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The Vintage Computer Federation Marketing Director is a volunteer position and is responsible for promoting the Federation, owned and affiliated events and our "brand' to the community at large. Job functions include, but are not limited to:

1. Producing and distributing press releases for:

a. Announcing events, achievements and goals

b. Recapping successful events

c. Seeking artifacts, collaboration, recognition, donations, etc.

2. Managing social media accounts, content, outreach, advertising, etc.

3. Raising awareness of the organization with the community at large through any means possible.

4. Being the go-to press representative for the organization and seeking out press coverage at all opportunities.

5. Fostering relationships and managing contacts with outside organizations.

6. Working with the Forum administrators to enhance the visibility and reach of the forums.

7. Maintaining and actively using accounts on as many "industry" venues as possible including our Vintage Computer Forums, cc:talk, the VCF Mid-Atlantic Discussion list, BACH mailing list, Facebook hobby groups and as many others as feasible.

8. Supervises and coordinates with the Social Media Manager.

9. Expected hours are on average about two hours per week, increasing to more hours during bigger events.

10. Report to VCF Board twice monthly on progress and results.

More opportunities with Vintage Computer Federation

No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.

About Vintage Computer Federation

Location:

1726 Don Avenue, San Jose, CA 95124, US

Mission Statement

To preserve computing history through education, outreach, conservation, and restoration. We strive to accomplish this through family friendly hands-on activities at our museum, at regional and global events, and by fostering and nurturing the expansion of our on-line and in-person communities.

Description

We are a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. We formed in autumn 2015 from the DNA of related groups. These included the original Vintage Computer Festival, founded in 1997 by Sellam Ismail; a club called MARCH (Mid-Atlantic Retro Computing Hobbyists), founded in 2004 by Evan Koblentz and Andy Meyer; and the Vintage Computer Forum, founded in 2004 by Erik Klein.

Community
Computers & Technology
Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Marketing Strategy & Planning
  • Brand Development & Messaging
  • Interactive/Social Media/SEO
  • Market Research / Analysis
  • Advertising
  • Copy Writing / Copy Editing

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • The expectation is 5 or so hours a week, with the work being somewhat cyclical.

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