Hiring: Director of Marketing

Discussion in 'Site Announcements' started by Lireina ni Dormerus t'al`Bearach, Jul 3, 2018.

  1. Lireina ni Dormerus t'al`Bearach

    Lireina ni Dormerus t'al`Bearach Keeper of the Chronicles Aes Sedai

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    This is one of my least favorite parts of my job- when the horrible RL monster eats one of my Directors. :( Ninya has done a fantastic job building a Marketing vision and team for our community over her year and a bit here, but unfortunately, she's leaving our band of merry Execs. :\ Thank you for all you have contributed and the ideas we'll continue to grow and build on. :hug

    With that, we will need a new Director of Marketing- here's the deets!

    The Director of Marketing is an Executive position and as such will have all responsibilities inherent in that position, such as working with other Directors and Officers, providing counsel to other Executives when asked, and managing the Department of Marketing. This position works closely with all Directors; much of this Department's work is given to it by other Executives and administrators, and the work needs to be completed in a timely fashion for everyone to be able to do their work. The Director of Marketing reports directly to the Keeper of the Chronicles.
    • Provide counsel to the other Executives as needed.
    • Handle any human resource issues for the Department, including staff/administrator reviews, selecting and replacing any staff/administrators, complaints, etc.
    • Keep Officers updated on all projects and issues in the Department via email.
    • Collaborate with Directors and Officers to develop and maintain visual aspects of the site and community via the graphic design team. Examples of this include Ajah and Company logos, merit badge icons and graphics, events programs, events logos, program advertisements, overall site design, Chain of Command graphics, etc.
    • Develop and enhance the marketing aspect of our community; in addition to the graphics team, the Director of Marketing directly supervises the following sub-departments:
      • Tar Valon Times: editor, assistant and content team
      • Social Marketing Manager & Tower Voice team
    Requirements- As always, if you feel you are close to the requirements listed but not 100% there, please apply anyway.
    • Must currently be: a Senior Member with at least one year good standing as a Senior Member, have held Senior Membership in good standing for at least one year prior to applying, or at least one year relevant RL experience in a similar role along with at least one year in good standing on the site.
    • Must be able to dedicate at least one year to this position. We understand that things come up and sometimes it's not possible, but if you don't think you will be able to fulfill the duties of this position for at least a year, please seriously consider whether or not you should apply.
    • Must be willing and able to work 10-20 hours a week on this position. Marketing is an extremely busy Department with often critical deadlines for projects.
    • Strong grasp of visuals in graphics or visuals, with the ability to maintain consistency in the TarValon.Net Branding.
    • Must be able to manage both people and projects; must be willing to step in and finish projects yourself as necessary.
    • Must have creativity and a willingness to try to new things.
    • Must be diplomatic and discreet.
    Experience with the following is a plus but not required:
    • Prior experience in the Department of Marketing
    • Familiarity with Dropbox, HTML/CSS, etc
    • Working experience with multiple communication methods- forums, IRC, WhatsApp, Slack or other applications used to coordinate communications within a team
    • Online marketing strategies and/or search engine optimization
    • Online newsletter or journalism
    • Using CafePress, Twitter, Facebook, etc
    If you are interested in applying for this position, please email amyrlin@tarvalon.net and keeper@tarvalon.net no later than July 24th, 2018. Please put APPLICATION - DIRECTOR OF MARKETING - <YOURNAME> as your subject line. Please indicate how you meet the requirements above, why you are interested in the position, any ideas you have for the department and a link to your portfolio. If you have a resume you believe would be helpful to us you are welcome to include it.

    Very best of luck to all the applicants! ^^
     
    Last edited: Jul 13, 2018
  2. Calen Velervron

    Calen Velervron Sparkle Spren Gaidin Director of Community Outreach Forum Moderator

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    Ninya- I have incredible value in you and our friendship. The tower was made better by your leadership and I’ll miss you in this role
     
  3. Leo Kian

    Leo Kian Aes Sedai Mayor Forum Moderator

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    Ninya you've been awesome, thank you.

    Good luck to all applicants :joy
     
  4. Ilverin Matriam

    Ilverin Matriam Aes Sedai

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    Thank you for everything Ninya :hug

    Good luck to the applicants! :)
     
  5. Kethaana Nia Khamara

    Kethaana Nia Khamara Aes Sedai Mistress of Novices & Recruits

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    Thank you for the fantastic job, Ninya!
     
  6. Polegnyn Nemeara

    Polegnyn Nemeara Aes Sedai

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    Thank you, Ninya :)
     
  7. Ninya Evoneigh

    Ninya Evoneigh Super Cool Kid Aes Sedai Director of Marketing

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    Thanks guys. It's been a fun ride, but I'm excited to see what new directions we'll go in next!

    For the record- the "Project Manager and team" line is no longer accurate. The Project Manager role was dissolved and the DoM supervises the GDT on their own. It would also be really good for the DoM to specifically be familiar with and willing to use Slack.
     
  8. Asandra al'Terra

    Asandra al'Terra Marquise de Sparkle Aes Sedai Director of Mods and Ops Forum Moderator

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    You'll be missed, Ninya! :hug
     
  9. Jaim al`Bearach

    Jaim al`Bearach Gaidin

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    Thanks for your hard work Ninya!
     
  10. Nymala Ingasy

    Nymala Ingasy Glitter Guardian Aes Sedai

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    Thanks for everything, Nin!
     
  11. Lireina ni Dormerus t'al`Bearach

    Lireina ni Dormerus t'al`Bearach Keeper of the Chronicles Aes Sedai

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    Crud, I thought I pulled that- edited now!
     
  12. Lireina ni Dormerus t'al`Bearach

    Lireina ni Dormerus t'al`Bearach Keeper of the Chronicles Aes Sedai

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    Just a reminder that you only have a few more days to apply, folks- if you have any questions, please don't hesitate to reach out to me, Ninya or Rhed!
     
  13. Bao the Wyld

    Bao the Wyld Chosen Gaidin

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    TiL we had a director of marketing position.