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Vantage Searches for Next Young & Free Spokesperson

Vantage Credit Union (Bridgeton) is looking for a new voice for the younger St. Louis crowd, ages 18-25. The search officially kicked off Tuesday, January 22, 2013.

Interested 18-25 year-olds can visit for details and application instructions. Complete applications should include a 60-second video uploaded to YouTube, a blog post and a completed personal information form. Applications will be accepted online through 5 p.m. on Monday, February 25.

One talented individual will be chosen from the applicants to head a unique social media campaign targeted directly to their peers. It’s an innovative way to gain real world experience while having a lot of fun on the job!

“We are looking for someone who’s creative, energetic and outgoing, someone who is comfortable using social media to connect with their peer group, who is involved in the community and who can get conversations started,” said Kathy Palmer, vice president of Marketing.

A public vote will take place February 27 – March 11. The new Young & Free spokesperson will be chosen by Monday, March 25, and will start in April.

Young & Free St. Louis is a web-based initiative that addresses the unique financial needs of 18- to 25-year-olds. A Young & Free spokesperson represents the voice of Gen Y for a one-year term. They attend regional events and keep fresh with weekly videos, blog posts and tips that educate, entertain and engage their peers.

The winning candidate will be paid for their year as spokesperson and will be provided with all the gear necessary to do their job. The final candidate will be equipped with a MacBook Pro notebook computer, an HD video camera, an iPhone with a one-year paid contract, and full use of a branded Nissan Cube!

For official details on the spokesperson position and contest rules, please visit: