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VISTA Marketing Associate 

Amigos de las Américas  

 

Amigos de las Américas (AMIGOS) is a leader in international youth development, creating a world in which young people realize their full potential as leaders and global citizens. We provide extraordinary opportunities for youth to design and lead projects in collaboration with U.S. and Latin American peers and partner organizations across the Americas. Our strong partner network, built over 55 years, enables authentic engagements in communities across the region. 

 

POSITION SUMMARY 

The VISTA member will help build AMIGOS' capacity to expand opportunities for young people from diverse backgrounds to engage in service and have life changing opportunities. AMIGOS is a youth leadership organization with 55+ years of experience providing authentic service opportunities to young people in the U.S. and Latin America. As AMIGOS expands its reach in the U.S., this VISTA role will be integral to building a strong media presence that engages young people in service activities. The VISTA member will increase the capacity of marketing and outreach efforts by creating and sharing content, working with the communications and PR teams, and implementing digital outreach strategies. With new programming and a shift to largely online outreach, the VISTA member will increase the visibility of AMIGOS in online spaces. They will also help create youth-oriented campaigns and content to reach these audiences through new platforms. They will develop their own graphic, video, and social media skills and utilize what they have learned to create shareable content for outreach. Finally, the VISTA member will outline strategy around local efforts to develop partnerships. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone interested in marketing and communications to get foundational knowledge, explore their interests and develop their skills, and gain experience to launch their career. 

 

Location: Houston, Texas required. Current remote working position until further notice due to COVID-19. 

Compensation: AmeriCorps VISTA Members receive a living allowance for their service. Visit the AmeriCorps Benefits page to learn more.  

Service Term: 09/19/2021 - 09/18/2022 

 

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

 

Marketing 

  • Support and implement digital marketing strategy; 
  • Collect stories of impact and create content;  
  • Complete marketing and social media research;  
  • Compile feedback from youth participants into shareable content;  
  • Create and administer surveys to collect data;  
  • Draft website language;  
  • Research and draft blog content;  
  • Develop graphics for new programming; learn new digital marketing skills and programs (Canva, video editing, website/social media management);  
  • Create video content for youth focused media; support management of AMIGOS social media platforms;  
  • Manage guest blog relationships; and 
  • Support team to increase digital footprint;  

Outreach 

  • Research and develop list of local youth service organizations to recruit youth for service opportunities; and 
  • Develop partnerships with organizations to recruit youth volunteers;  

 

Additional duties as assigned. 

 

JOB RELATIONSHIPS 

  • Reports to the Marketing Director 
  • Regular collaboration with the Outreach team 
  • Regular collaboration with other VISTAs, VISTA site supervisors, and VISTA Project Director 

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS 

 

AmeriCorps VISTA Requirements 

  • 18 years old 
  • U.S. citizens, nationals, or legal residents 
  • Successfully complete a criminal background check 
  • Political advocacy, organizing, or demonstrating while on VISTA duty, or while perceived to be on duty, is prohibited 

 

PERKS AND BENEFITS 

 

AmeriCorps Benefits* 

  • Choice of education award or stipend 
  • Education award upon successful completion of service 
  • Health coverage 
  • Living allowance 
  • Relocation allowance 

 

* Visit the AmeriCorps Benefits page to learn more. 

TO APPLY 

View the Service Opportunity Listing and apply here.  

 

For more information about AMIGOS, visit our website: www.amigosinternational.org  

  

AMIGOS is an equal opportunity employer. 

VISTA Marketing Associate 

Amigos de las Américas  

 

Amigos de las Américas (AMIGOS) is a leader in international youth development, creating a world in which young people realize their full potential as leaders and global citizens. We provide…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Contract
  • Start Date
    September 19, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    July 18, 2021
  • Education
    Other Education Requirement
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Level of Language Proficiency

English

English

Location

On-site
Houston, TX, USA

How to Apply

ALL applicants interested in applying for this job MUST use the AmeriCorps link provided to apply: https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?fromSearch=true&id=99791

NO resumes will be accepted via email.

ALL applicants interested in applying for this job MUST use the AmeriCorps link provided to apply: https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?fromSearch=true&id…

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