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September 23, 2007


I need some help at VAR. Specifically I need a marketing manager. I want to hire for this position by word of mouth. Please forward this to anyone you think might be interested.

The Virginia Association of REALTORS (VAR), a 39,000-member association headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, seeks a talented and ambitious marketing manager:

The Marketing Manager coordinates the production details and flow of marketing projects, including proactively communicating across all staff departments to keep marketing production calendars up to date, gathering cost estimates as directed, informing staff and vendors of deadlines, and monitoring compliance to assure timely delivery of marketing projects. Manages day-to-day functions of marketing division, including but not limited to member recognition, graphics library, clipping services, and member response/fulfillment.

Maintain and administer communications calendar to ensure timely production and release of marketing materials/projects, including developing and implementing project specific production schedules and deadlines.

Manage production process for all print and electronic communication including maintaining deadlines, list acquisition, postage, and follow-through with graphic designers and printers to ensure timely delivery of materials.

Generate specifications and cost estimates for marketing projects.

Administer targeted member outreach systems to identified member constituencies, under direction of Director of Communications & New Media.

Collaborate with Information Manager and provide input on e-newsletters and magazine and preparing event scripts.

Write and edit copy for marketing materials.

Produce annual print and web-based VAR Leadership Directory.

Assist VP/Communications in administration and promotion of member recognition/awards programs. Maintain records of award recipients. Distribute forms to local associations and ensure placement on website.

Manage member response, fulfillment (member services, member inquires, etc.) as requested.

Design and implement communications and marketing plans for real estate specialties groups and RPAC.

Maintain news clip and photo archives.

Perform other such duties as assigned by the CEO, VP/Communications, and Director of Communications & New Media.

Desired traits and competencies:

  • Demonstrates initiative
  • Effective in online, print and interpersonal communication
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite
  • Well organized
  • Analytical
  • Curious
  • Attentive to detail
Salary in the $30K's, commensurate with qualifications and experience. To be considered for this position, send a cover letter, writing sample, and resume to Ben at VArealtor dot com by October 5, 2007. No phone calls, please (our convention is next week)!

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1 comment:

Helen said...

I'm going to pass this along to my brother, if you don't mind. He's a journalist in Richmond who's working in the entertainment and hospitality biz these days, and he might know someone. :)