The Social Media & Development VISTA would primarily work to establish a strategic plan for 1 year and 3 years incorporating increased brand awareness via marketing & social media management, client retention (affordable housing developers), and fundraising development to expand the number of residents served to further eliminate poverty. This focuses on the following tasks: 1. Assess the current state of Education Based Housing’s brand awareness to create a permanent process that identifies, selects, and supports strategies needed to improve the effectiveness of marketing and sustainability of the organization. 2. Develop and improve an extensive social media plan promoting Education Based Housing’s mission, work, and deliverables. 3. Oversee the design, creation and implementation of a fundraising plan crafted to promote our brand, mission, and objectives to the greater Houston community in order to increase and expand our local support base. 4. Evaluate current donor recruitment mechanisms & develop & implement an action plan to increase the number and diversity of donors while simultaneously increasing overall retention, referral, and interaction.5. To formulate opportunities for in kind donations and wrap around-focused community partnerships with scope of service to further support the residents in the communities we serve. Further help on this page can be found by clicking here.
Member Duties : The Social Media & Development VISTA will research and analyze current social media platforms & collect analytics.Research best practices for social media and best platforms that appeal to our target audience (potential stake holders, funders, apartment complex developers, volunteers, community partners, and residents of properties we serve). Develop and execute an action plan to establish more eficient marketing and utilization that appeals to potential stakeholder, funders, affordable housing developers, volunteers, community partners, and residents of the properties we serve. Design and establish a rotating advisory board that will be filled by young professionals and those who have overcome poverty. Collect data and create tracking mechanisms to analyze results of community partnership initiatives and to develop improvement measures.
Program Benefits : Relocation Allowance , Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend , Health Coverage* , Living Allowance , Training . *For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
Permits working at another job during off hours , Car recommended .
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development , Housing , Children/Youth .
Leadership , Communications , Public Speaking , Writing/Editing , Fund raising/Grant Writing , Social Services .