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Director of Marketing and Communications

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ORGANIZATION: VETERAN PROJECT MANAGER MENTOR ALLIANCE

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Job Overview:

This Director of Marketing and Communications is charged with developing and executing comprehensive marketing and communications strategies to elevate the organization's brand, engage the community, and support fundraising efforts. They oversee all external communications, including digital marketing, public relations, and content creation.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement the organization's marketing and communications strategy.

  • Oversee the creation of marketing materials, digital content, and communication campaigns.

  • Manage media relations and public outreach to promote the organization's mission and programs.

  • Coordinate with fundraising and program departments to support their objectives through effective marketing.

  • Monitor and report on the effectiveness of marketing and communications strategies.

  • Manage the organization's online presence, including social media and website.

  • Lead brand management efforts to ensure consistency and integrity across all platforms.

  • Oversee the marketing and communications budget and resource allocation.

  • Engage with stakeholders to foster community support and involvement.

  • Develop partnerships and media relationships to expand the organization's visibility.

  • Conduct market research to inform strategic decisions and stay updated on industry trends.

  • Mentor staff and ensure compliance with best practices and regulations.

  • Collaborate with the fundraising team to represent the organization at events.

  • Serve as a VPMMA spokesperson, if needed and manage internal communication.

  • Plan for crisis communication and adapt strategies based on feedback and data.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, or related field preferred.

  • Experience in marketing, communications, or related roles, preferably in the nonprofit sector.

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.

  • Creativity and ability to develop innovative marketing strategies.

  • Proficiency in social media platforms and digital marketing tools.

  • Knowledge of branding principles and brand management.

  • Ability to collaborate with diverse teams and stakeholders.

  • Strong organizational and time management skills.

  • Experience with media relations and public outreach.

  • Familiarity with budget management and resource allocation.

  • Passion for the mission and goals of the nonprofit organization.

  • Adaptability and willingness to learn and grow in the role.

  • Previous experience in volunteer or leadership positions is a plus.

Position Overview:

Position Type: Volunteer
Location: Remote

Board Commitment:

  • Dedicate at least 16 hours per month to VPMMA activities.

  • Respond to communications within 24 hours, unless on a scheduled break.

  • Actively engage in constructive collaboration.

  • Fully participate in committee and directorate activities.

  • Attend all meetings and provide timely notice of any absences.

Term Limits:

Directors serve for two-year terms, beginning January 1 following their election, or until the end of the current board term on December 31, 2025.

Reports To:

Vice President

About VPMMA:

The Veteran Project Manager Mentor Alliance is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting and advancing veterans' careers in project management. Our mission centers on building a supportive community through mentorship, networking, and professional development opportunities. By connecting veterans with industry resources and providing support throughout their career journey, we aim to empower them to thrive in project management.

Training and Support:

You will receive training on VPMMA's mission, programs, and communication strategies as a volunteer. The Executive Officers will provide ongoing support, ensuring you have the resources and guidance needed to excel as the Director of Marketing and Communications.

Together, we strive to make a lasting impact on veterans' career success and contribute to a vibrant project management community.

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About VETERAN PROJECT MANAGER MENTOR ALLIANCE

Location:

4299 S ELLESMERE ST, GILBERT, AZ 85297, US

Mission Statement

​VPMMA is a 501c3 Non-Profit Organization that provides industry-based project management career mentorship and networking opportunities for our great Nation’s Service-Members, Veterans, and Military Spouses. Empower and equip military service members, veterans, and spouses to achieve project management career greatness through mentoring and professional development.

Description

In December 2017 Eric "Doc" Wright and Joe Pusz, PMO Joe started a proof of concept which eventually became VPMMA. ​A select few Veterans and Mentors connected to try to concept, pairing a Veteran seeking a career in Project Management with an experienced PM. The results were immediate and VPMMA was born.

The goal for VPMMA is to leverage the generous project management community to find Mentors willing to volunteer time to benefit Veterans, Servicemembers and Military Spouses. In short order, the support was overwhelming. Mentors from across the United States stepped up to serve those who have served us. Now is your turn to join us and give back some of your time to help a Veteran, Servicemember and Military Spouse.

CAUSE AREAS

Employment
Veterans & Military Families
Employment, Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Brand Development & Messaging
  • Interactive/Social Media/SEO
  • Graphic Design / Print
  • Copy Writing / Copy Editing
  • Content Management Systems

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 24
  • 16 hours monthlyDedicate at least 16 hours per month to VPMMA activities
  • Directors serve for two-year terms, beginning January 1 following their election, or until the end of the current board term on December 31, 2025.

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