Paul Zizka Photography is Hiring!

Paul Zizka Photography is hiring! See job listings below for:

Executive Assistant
Social Media Assistant

Executive Assistant


Behind every creative business is, well, the business. It’s keeping files organized, nurturing and growing relationships, ticking off the weekly tasks that keep things on track, and working with a team to ensure that the creative venture can stand the test of time. 

With that, we’re looking for a talented and committed Executive Assistant to join the team here at Paul Zizka Photography. This individual needs to have a vested interest in photography, however, this is a “fingertips on laptop” (not shutter) kind of position. Organization and writing skills are of utmost importance, as is the ability to juggle a variety of tasks in a range of administrative areas, and do so with professionalism, efficiency, and a positive attitude.

This half-time position has flexible working hours and can be executed from a home office, with regular meetings with our team in Banff. As the Executive Assistant, you’ll be operating in the heart of this flourishing family business and an essential asset to its ongoing success. Treating the business as if it were your own will be vital in helping us to keep creativity and passion at the forefront in all that we do.

Start date approx. April 15, 2020, or when successful candidate found.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Managing sponsors relationships and deliverables.
  • Tracking client needs and corresponding with new inquiries.
  • Processing print and product orders.
  • Basic accounting.
  • Image stock management.
  • Workshop assistance.
  • Sundry tasks, such as shopping, tracking product inventory, secretarial duties.

Requirements:

  • Contract half-time position (invoices for services), with possibility of expansion.
  • Interest in photography (knowlege of the photography business an asset).
  • Must be based in Bow Valley.
  • Minimum 5 years administrative experience.
  • Outstanding communication and writing skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Customer service experience. 
  • Superior organizational skills and self-direction.
  • Can have set schedule, but must be available to respond to communications online and work some flexible hours.
  • Storing some stock/inventory in personal workspace.
  • Personal computer and smartphone.
  • Knowledge of the following are assets:

Google Drive (Docs, Sheets)
Adobe Creative Suite, particularly Bridge and Photoshop
General Accounting (Quickbooks)
Dropbox
Eventbrite
Shopify
Slack
To Do (Microsoft)

Hours and Remuneration:

20 hours/week, with possibility of increased hours as tasks require.

Pay in accordance with industry standard (to be discussed).

To Apply:

Fill out this application form.

Submit a cover letter and resume to meghan@zizka.ca by April 1, 2020.

Only successful applicants will be contacted for an interview, to be conducted in the first half of April.

Social Media Assistant


Are you social media savvy, a great communicator and looking for an opportunity to work with an established and respected brand? We are seeking a part-time Social Media Assistant to amplify our daily posts across multiple platforms and assist with engagement with a substantial following. This job consists of weekly recurring tasks on a variety of social media channels, as well as managing various inboxes and queries. Flexible daytime working hours are required in order to execute the various tasks of this exciting and important position.

Start date approx. April 15, 2020, or when successful candidate found.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Posting content to Instagram, LinkedIn, Vero, Twitter and occasionally Facebook. New feeds to be added with familiarity with the position (Google Business, Pinterest, etc).
  • Assisting with engagement on all feeds listed above, plus Facebook.
  • Managing inboxes on various social media sites and directing queries to the appropriate person.
  • Approving and interacting with blog post comments.

Requirements:

  • Part-time contract position (provision of invoice for services).
  • Must be based within two hours driving distance of Banff.
  • Outstanding communication and writing skills.
  • Social Media expertise, especially with the following: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn. 
  • Attention to detail.
  • Flexible, largely daytime, working hours.
  • Personal computer and smartphone.

Hours and Remuneration:

9 hours/week, with possibility of increased hours as tasks require.

Starting pay is $15.50/hour.

To Apply:

Fill out this application form.

Submit a cover letter and resume to meghan@zizka.ca by April 1, 2020.

Only successful applicants will be contacted for an interview, to be conducted in the first half of April.