Part-time Contract Position is Now Available at ZLMC

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Part-time Contract Position Available

The Zen Life and Meditation Center of Chicago (ZLMC) is seeking to engage an individual for a part-time contract position as an Administrative Assistant to support our marketing, event management, and ecommerce activities. A partial listing of responsibilities includes:

  • Managing the Center’s social media activities; social media, youtube (SMZ recordings of dharma talks), print and email media (local newspapers, Mom's mail);

  • Maintaining the Center’s website;

  • Designing and developing marketing flyers and brochures;

  • Responding to email and phone inquiries;

  • Managing course registration activities including responding to participant inquiries; and

  • Assisting with the planning and execution of workshops and events. This includes working with pertinent leadership circles (marketing/program circle, GEM circle, Building circle and ZLMC Board of Directors).

This 10 – 15 hour/week contract position pays $17/hour and offers flexible hours. Following a period of training, some activities can be performed from a home office. Occasional evening and weekend hours at the Center are required. The qualified individual will have and maintain his/her own computer with internet connectivity (Macintosh is preferred). 

The responsibilities of this position require the mastery of a number of proprietary software applications (such as Tula, Kintone, Campaign Monitor, and Square Space), as well as facility with Google, desktop publishing, and other software. The ideal candidate will have previous experience with similar programs and/or be able to demonstrate a strong aptitude for learning software programs. 

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Qualifications include:

  • Excellent customer service, communication, and interpersonal skills

  • Strong organizational skills with an exceptional eye for detail

  • Aptitude for learning, using, and troubleshooting software applications; previous experience with software similar to that listed in the above description is strongly preferred

  • Previous experience with web maintenance, social media, and desktop publishing preferred

  • Demonstrated self-starter with the ability to work both independently and collaboratively

  • Ability to exercise discretion and confidentiality

  • Previous event planning experience strongly preferred

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If you are interested in being considered, please send a brief cover letter and resume to: jobapplication@zlmc.org

Through its public meditation offerings, courses, workshops and other activities, the Zen Life and Meditation Center, Chicago, seeks to cultivate a community of openness, generosity and wisdom. For more information about the Center, please see our website at  www.ZLMC.org.