Marketing Assistant

Vermont Economic Development Authority VEDA

Location: Montpelier, VT

Type: Full Time

Education: Associate's Degree

Experience: Less than 1 year

The Marketing Assistant is a newly created position that will report directly to the CEO and interact with
VEDA staff across departments. This opportunity offers a variety of marketing and administrative
responsibilities for someone with strong interpersonal skills, initiative, a collaborative mind-set, and a
desire to use their marketing savvy to support the important work of economic development in
Vermont. The position will work closely with VEDA’s external marketing firm and offers part-time
flexible hours and a hybrid working option.

Essential Job Functions
• Assist CEO and external marketing firm with creating and proofing content for social media
• Help in analyzing social media metrics to evaluate the effectiveness of campaigns.
• Assist with creation and proofing of marketing brochures and other collateral support materials.
• Assist in monitoring and tracking marketing expenses against budget in an Excel spreadsheet.
• Assist in maintaining VEDA’s marketing calendar. Help coordinate attendance at events.
• Assist with coordination of VEDA’s presence at events and trade shows including submission of
creative advertising and copy, communications with vendors and trade show organizers and
confirming proper booth setup.
• Attend events to capture photographs for use in a variety of marketing materials, including social
media, annual reports, and paid advertising.
• Maintain VEDA’s photo library.
• Assist in coordination with lending departments and CEO in selecting borrowers for use in VEDA’s
annual report.
• Assist in preparation for VEDA’s Annual Meeting, including marketing and on-site preparations.

• High school diploma plus one or more years of post-secondary education in marketing,
communications, or related field (or equivalent work experience).

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Strong interpersonal skills.
• Strong organizational skills and detail oriented with a strong eye for accuracy and consistency.
• Self-motivated with the ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines.
• Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office 365 applications, including Excel, Word, Teams, Outlook, and
• High comfort level with creative and graphic design applications and photography a plus.
Working Conditions
• This will be a hybrid (in office and remote) part-time position.
• Standard office environment.

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