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The Institute for Zen Leadership (IZL) and Chosei Zen (CZ) are seeking to fill three roles on a part-to-full-time basis.

  1. Digital Marketing Specialist
  2. Program and Community Manager (IZL only)
  3. Office Manager

While these positions may be filled by three different people, any two of these roles could be combined and fulfilled by one versatile candidate.

Ideal candidates are people who resonate with our mission to bring Zen and Zen leadership training to those committed to being and making a positive difference. Ideal candidates are also:

Compensation for all roles is negotiable depending on the candidate’s skills and experience. We do not offer health insurance, however we do offer flexible work arrangements and paid vacation for full-time employees.

1.  Digital Marketing Specialist

This role grows brand value through marketing campaigns with mission-aligned content, attracts new participants, build awareness and grows community for IZL and CZ through a complete digital program, which includes:

Desired Skills and Experience:

  1. High digital literacy
  2. Good writing and design skills
  3. Marketing skills

This role is successful when (1) there’s more “buzz” about CZ’s and IZL’s work online, (2) the CZ and IZL communities are growing, (3) the CZ and IZL communities are engaged and well-informed of trainings and programs in the respective organizations, and (4) IZL’s programs consistently fill.

It is recognized that it may take up to 12 months of consistent effort to see these effects. Most of the effort will be needed on the IZL side, however this role will have a dual reporting relationship to the President of IZL and the Head of the CZ Virtual Dojo. This role can be completely remote and based anywhere.

2. Program and Community Manager

This role ensures that IZL online and in-person programs run successfully and strengthens the IZL community, which includes:

Desired Skills and Experience:

  1. Multitasking
  2. Digital literacy
  3. Good communication skills

This role is successful when (1) alumni feel fully supported in IZL programs, refer others, and remain engaged with the IZL community (2) instructors (including in Europe and Asia) feel fully supported in running their own programs locally, and (3) participants are supported in their certification journeys and receive appropriate credits for their participation. This role can be remote, however on-site coordination will be required for in-person programs in Wisconsin.

This position reports to the President of IZL.

3. Office Manager

This role handles the administrative functions of IZL and CZ, which includes:

Desired Skills and Experience:

  1. Accounting familiarity
  2. Good communication skills
  3. Good organization skills

This role is successful when (1) books, tax filings, books, and legal requirements are up to date and accurate for both IZL and CZ, (2) online orders are promptly fulfilled and (3) the online archive is up-to-date and accessible. This role can be completely remote, however based in the US.

Most of the effort will be needed on the IZL side, however this role will have a dual reporting relationship to the President of IZL and the Treasurer of CZ. On Board support matters, it will also report to the Board Chairs of the respective organizations.

Software applications required in each role

Digital SpecialistProgram and Community ManagerOffice Manager
Quickbooks OnlineX
Google driveXXX
ZoomXXX
Network for GoodXXX
MailchimpXXX
FacebookXX
InstagramXX
LinkedInXX
SquarespaceX
WordPressX

To apply: Please email a statement of interest, indicating which position(s) you’re applying for (you may apply for up to two of these roles) and a resume or list of relevant experience.  If applying for the digital specialist position, please also include 2 samples of how you might represent an IZL program or event in a social media post (visit the IZL website to see our offerings). Please email all materials in one pdf file to admin@zenleader.global by April 15, 2022.