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Social Media Strategist

Company: VGM Forbin
Status: Full Time
Posted: 7/17/2017
Location: Waterloo, Iowa

Job Description:

VGM Forbin is seeking a dedicated Social Media Strategist to join our fun, fast-paced, and innovative technology company.  

This individual will be motivated by a highly creative digital marketing team while developing and implementing social media strategies for VGM Forbin's financial clients and assisting in marketing VGM Forbin's financial products/services across the country. A detail-oriented work ethic, meticulous proofreading abilities, multimedia communication skills, and a desire to continue learning are ideal traits for this position.  Previous experience in content writing, social media management, and financial services/banking is preferred.

Reports to:     Manager of Marketing Strategy

Hours:            Full-time: Monday – Friday 8-5 PM, occasional additional hours as needed.

Working Location:    Waterloo, Iowa

Benefits:        Included is our full benefits package, the same as offered to all VGM full-time employees (401k, Health Benefits, Dental, Long-term Disability etc,), Forbin Profit/Incentive Plan, PTO (Paid Time Off)

Responsibilities/Duties of the Job

  • Strategize with VGM Forbin’s financial clients on recommended digital marketing strategies.
  • Write, edit and schedule social media content for VGM Forbin’s financial clients. 
  • Evaluate and report goals and successes of completed digital marketing efforts.
  • Keep up on industry news and trends to provide the best information and service to our clients.
  • Utilize various online tools to maximize efficiency and quality of content being produced.

You’ll be a good fit if:

  • You have 2+ years of professional experience in digital marketing and content strategy.
  • You have excellent writing and proofreading skills.
  • You have a passion for social media and growing your knowledge in the latest digital marketing techniques.
  • You have experience working in the financial industry or a working knowledge of banking services.
  • You have the ability to understand, analyze and interpret market data research, such as Google Analytics and Facebook Insights.
  • You enjoy learning and re-learning changing technical skills.
  • You are dedicated to providing customers with friendly and efficient service.
  • You like to have fun and enjoy celebrating both individual and company-wide wins.

Company Summary

VGM Forbin ( is part of the VGM Group Inc. ( the national leader in diverse industries including healthcare, insurance, and golf.  Since inception in 1986, VGM has been providing business solutions to more than 25,000 companies throughout the United States and Canada, positioning them to save money and run more efficiently.  VGM Forbin assists customers by designing customized websites, hosting websites, search engine optimization and social media, online business systems and mobile applications.  Forbin, as part of The VGM Group, is within the Top 10 Best Workplaces in Iowa and has a company culture like no other. 

We are headquartered in Waterloo, Iowa, where nearly 90 percent of our more than 800 employee owners are based. Other offices are in Atlanta, Ga.; Overland Park, Kan.; Dade City, Fla.; Coralville, Iowa; Scottsdale, Ariz.; and Toronto, Ontario (Canada). VGM Forbin has won multiple ADDY® Awards, and as part of the VGM Group has been recognized multiple times as a Top Workplaces in Iowa by the Des Moines Register; most recently VGM was awarded Iowa’s #1 Large Employer Workplace for 2015.

As an employee of the VGM Group, Inc. one has the opportunity to interact with all levels of the organization. In doing so, the right person will see the opportunity for personal and professional growth and take the appropriate steps to make that happen for their benefit and that of The VGM Group.

This job description reflects the general duties of the job but is not a detailed description of all duties which may be inherent to the position. Reasonably related additional duties may be assigned to the individual Associate.

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