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VBSR Local First Vermont Program Manager (Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR))

Organization Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR)
Location 255 South Champlain Street Suite 11
Burlington, VT 05401

Encourage Vermonters to shop local and support our communities!

Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) seeks a part-time (20 hrs/wk) Program Manager to lead VBSR’s Local First Vermont (LFVT) Program: manage the development, sales, marketing and distribution of the Buy Local Resource Guide and Coupon Book and mobile app; educate the public on the advantages of supporting a local economy; and hire and supervise employees for LFVT products, programs and services. Qualified

Candidates will have excellent communication and organizational skills plus experience with sales and digital marketing. VBSR offers a fun and engaging work environment and competitive compensation package. Join us!

The Local First Vermont Program Manager leads and coordinates all functions of the Local First Vermont Program, including Buy Local Resource Guide and Coupon Book, and mobile app. This position reports to VBSR’s Executive Director.

Main Focus: Project Management, Sales & Marketing

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manage the production, sales, and distribution of the Buy Local Book and Mobile App
  • Manage the advertising sales and sponsorship sales for the Buy Local Book and Mobile App
  • Maintain and grow Local First Vermont’s merchant participation and brand awareness
  • Educate the business community and the public on the advantages of supporting a local economy
  • Hire and supervise employees or subcontractors for Local First Vermont and Buy Local products, programs and services
  • Be a positive contributor to VBSR Staff Team and team-wide efforts, including membership growth and organizational development

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills
  • Good sales skills and good marketing experience
  • Ability to work independently
  • Experience with printing and proofreading
  • Experience managing print, design and media projects

Other Requirements

  • Personal vehicle necessary, statewide travel required
  • Ability to lift and carry items weighing 40-50 lbs
  • Occasional evenings required

Work Culture & Environment:

  • Opportunity for all staff to contribute ideas
  • Sense of community
  • Employee/team recognition and/or celebrations
  • Independent/autonomous work
  • Focus on social responsibility in the work/workplace
  • Diversity valued, welcomed and encouraged
  • Opportunity for flexible hours and remote work

VBSR is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, veterans, people of color, individuals with disabilities, members of the LGBTQ community and individuals from diverse and often underrepresented populations are encouraged to apply.

Date Posted January 13th, 2018
Deadline February 8th, 2018
# of Positions Available 1
Categories Support organization: Marketing
Type Part Time
Compensation Upon request.
How to Apply To apply, send cover letter attention Jane and resume to by February 8th. No phone calls please.