Maine Credit Unions Launch Search For the Voice of a Generation, Apply to be the Next Young & Free Maine Spokester

April 28, 2015

Maine's Credit Unions are excited to announce that the Search Phase to find the next Young & Free Maine Spokester has begun! If you or someone you know is between the ages of 18-to-25, and has what it takes to be the voice of a generation, apply to be the next Young & Free Maine Spokester.

The Young & Free Maine Spokester is a job like no other. This position allows and encourages creativity, networking, and idea sharing. The role of the Spokester is to connect with other young adults to provide education and resources on money and life topics that every 18-to-25 faces. The Spokester will be charged with developing blog content, creating engaging YouTube videos, and traveling to represent Maine's Credit Unions at fun events across the state.

This year, there are significant changes to the search. There will be a focus on candidates who have or have the potential to develop a lively YouTube personality and will be able connect with 18-to-25 year olds via social media and in person. There will be a public vote after the entry phase, followed by a "Show Your Stuff" meetup.

Also new, the next Spokester will be eligible to work for up to a 24-month term. Additionally, credit union staff and interns are now able to apply for the Spokester position.

The Young & Free Maine Spokester position still has the same awesome perks including a car, MacBook Pro, iPhone, and a Canon HD camcorder, plus, of course, an annual salary.

Key dates to remember for the 2015 Young & Free Maine Spokester Search:

  • Application Deadline: Wednesday, May 13
  • Public Voting Phase: Friday, May 15 to Friday, May 22
  • New! Show Your Stuff meetup: Thursday, May 28
  • Spokester Named: On or around Monday, June 15

Share this exciting opportunity with friends and help be a part of hiring our next Young & Free Maine Spokester! For more details, watch the video below or visit All applications are due by May 13, 2015.