Social Media Manager

Vermont College of Fine Arts
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About the Job

Vermont College of Fine Arts welcomes applications for the Social Media Manager. This full-time administrative staff position reports to the VP for Institutional Advancement.

Responsibilities include bringing creative vision to developing and executing a social media strategy to help drive awareness and engagement across VCFA’s social channels while supporting the college’s enrollment marketing objectives and strategic goals. The Social Media Manager is a key contributor to the college’s overall marketing and community engagement initiatives and exhibits strong written and visual storytelling skills, brand awareness, and a proven track record of driving growth through organic social content to communicate the story of VCFA to internal and external audiences.

Successful candidates will have a combination of education, expertise, and experience in social media, communications, and content development; knowledge of all current social media platforms, and current social trends, new platforms, and platform-specific best practices; strong writing skills with experience creating compelling social media content; experience with content tools, Digital Asset Management platforms (Canto, SmugMug)and digital marketing tools; copywriting skills and awareness of SEO/Keyword experience; experience producing powerful visual content, including still images to graphics, GIFs, Instagram stories and reels; high-level organization skills and capacity for attention to detail; and the ability to work independently as well as to effectively collaborate within a team environment.

VCFA Administrative offices are in Montpelier, VT. This position can be performed in-person, hybrid, or remotely.

Candidates are encouraged to consult VCFA’s website to acquaint themselves with our distinctive institution, learning processes, and educational philosophy. Please see the full job description here. To apply, send the following to with “Social Media Manager” in the subject line:

Cover Letter
Statement on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, outlining your professional skills and experience and your willingness to engage in activities to enhance diversity, equity, and inclusion.

For full consideration, submit application materials by March 6. Position will remain open until filled.

Employer's Approach to Diversity, Equity, & Belonging

VCFA is committed to building an inclusive community free of social bias. At VCFA, diversity and inclusion are rooted in the organization’s core values and woven into the fabric of our culture. VCFA recognizes the value of diversity in persons and perspectives; values people and the differences that they bring to the organization; and creates an environment in which all staff members feel respected personally and professionally and have opportunities in which to thrive.

Just as the work done on campus benefits from differing viewpoints, perspectives, and experiences, VCFA recognizes inclusion and diversity as imperative for the success of its mission. As an equal opportunity employer, attracting, developing, and retaining the best employees gives VCFA access to new ideas, promotes better decision making, and creates a working environment that promotes mutual respect, cooperation, acceptance, and productivity among people from varying backgrounds.

Wage or Salary
50,000 annual