Simpson College is looking for a motivated, creative, organized and outside-the-box thinker to join our Marketing staff as a Virtual Media Specialist (VMS).
The VMS will be an integral part of the team, helping to develop, oversee and execute the College’s social and digital media strategy. This includes being responsible for identifying, creating, and delivering relevant and engaging content to be delivered through the College’s various platforms.
The VMS will work closely with a staff of student interns, directing their efforts to highlight the College, from a student’s perspective, to prospective students and their influencers.
The VMS will also assist in the development of digital marketing and advertising for the College, working together with our outside vendor to manage, refresh and monitor creative messages.
The goal of the work of the VMS will be increasing engagement with relevant social and digital messages, establishing a strategy for delivering these messages, and working to deliver a measurable ROI.
Simpson’s main campus is located in Indianola, Iowa which is 12 miles from Des Moines, Iowa; the capital. To learn more about the College, please visit our web site at: www.simpson.edu
It is the policy and practice of Simpson College to provide equal educational and employment opportunities for all. We specifically encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans, persons with disabilities and individuals who are bilingual (Spanish) to apply. The entire Notice of Non-Discrimination can be found at: https://simpson.edu/about-simpson-college/human-resources-office#jobs
A deep understanding of, and passion for, great social media marketing. This includes all platforms including Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and others.
A creative mind that can deliver appropriate College messages through engaging digital context.
A team player and collaborator willing to work together with the rest of the staff to craft strategy and messaging.
A strong working knowledge of paid digital advertising.
An ability to connect to our primary target audiences – prospective students and their families.
Proficiency with social media monitoring services like Hootsuite and others.
Photography and video skills a plus.
A bachelor’s degree in marketing, advertising or related field.
2-4 years of related work experience preferred.
About Simpson College
Founded in 1860, Simpson College is a four-year, comprehensive private college of the liberal arts and sciences affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Located just south of Des Moines, the capital of Iowa, Simpson’s picturesque 85-acre campus in Indianola is home to about 1,400 full-time undergraduate students with an additional 400 non-traditional students at two campuses in the Des Moines metro area.
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