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Administrative Role

Project Manager

Posted

July 2020
Rolling basis
Part Time

Description

We develop cutting-edge solutions to complex problems for the African market. There is a meaningful connection between our work and the real people who benefit from it; and, as such, we create an environment in which new ideas and innovative approaches to problem-solving are encouraged. The work we do is enabled by the unique company culture we’ve created. ZODAJ values customer focus, responsiveness, technical excellence, and teamwork. If you share our values and have the desire to perform at high levels, talk to us. You will get a chance to work with like-minded individuals who have a passion for technology and aspiration to make a difference. We are constantly looking for smart people who bring ideas, drive change, make good things better and better things great.

Demonstrate basic project management skills - managing tasks, resources, scope, and budget, identify and mitigate risks.
Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing at all levels of Management, Client, Team members, and external stakeholders.
Identify and manage risk proactively.
Navigate the dynamics in a multi-contractor environment with varying priorities and goals.
Prepare reports and brief management in support of project goals.
Prepare, oversee, and maintain project schedules.
Meet with end-users and business owners to elicit, analyze, and understand current business processes; identify gaps and document requirements.
Develop weekly and monthly status reports identifying issues and risks, and documenting the status of each work assignment and plans for the following reporting period.
Create and maintain project artifacts including project plan, communication plan, risk management plan.
Schedule meetings with the project team, stakeholders and other participants; prepare agendas; and take meeting minutes capturing discussion points and action items
Support quality processes by reviewing team documents.
Excellent presentation skills and client presence.
Must have strong written and verbal communication skills; effectively communicate strategic messages to target audiences.

Required Skills:

Interpersonal Skills:
Great time management and organization skills.
Attentive to detail.
Good verbal and written communication.
Demonstrate the ability to participate and contribute to a space for creativity, ideation, collaboration, fun, and learning
Is flexible on changing workloads.


Technical Skills:
Professional work experience leading Agile development projects.
Highly adept at project management skills and techniques.
Ability to deliver in a fast-paced environment under tight deadlines
Demonstrated initiative with creative thinking with attention to detail
The position will require the ability to obtain public trust clearance.
Business Analysis background, experience or skills

Education:
Bachelor's degree in a Business-related field or equivalent experience

Administrative Associate

Posted

July 2020
Rolling basis
Part Time

Description:

This is the career you’ve been waiting for your whole life. Joining the ZODAJ team means working in an innovative, tech-driven and highly collaborative team environment. Your ideas and solutions have the potential to reach millions of customers as we work together to write the next chapter in our history. Come build with us and take your career to new heights.

The Administrative Associate provides executive support including, but not limited to, the following:
Manages calendar and high volume of meeting requests
Arranges complex domestic and international travel plans and create detailed itineraries
Submits expense reports on behalf of the executive on a timely manner
Serves as a delegate in multiple approval systems
Works as a partner with the ZODAJ executive team, anticipating needs and gaps
Coordinates meetings, events, and communication sessions with various types of media
Proactively manages departmental business rhythm planning ensuring that all core business meetings are scheduled with logistics and other pre-meeting requirements identified and addressed accordingly

Required Skills:

Interpersonal Skills:
A strong attention to detail, strong organizational skills and the ability to focus under pressure
Demonstrates drive and initiative
Is flexible on changing workloads.
The ability to build strong relationships through high-level communication skills, face to face, email and phone
A spark of creativity and an innovation driven mindset
A desire to learn and grow within the company
Curious problem solver with the ability to bring big ideas to life
Creative and scrappy but can navigate a large organization with ease.

Technical Skills:
Excellent writing experience required
Project management experience required
Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and QuickBooks preferred

Experience in reviewing, analyzing and monitoring company operations and/or capital budgets, including analysis of and reporting on management and programmatic issues having budgetary implications

Education:
Bachelor's degree in a Business-related field or equivalent experience

Financial Manager

Posted

July 2020
Rolling basis
Part Time

Description:

Financial Manager will analyze projects to increase efficiency and accuracy of financial transactions.
Develop, implement, manage projects financials to integrate new and improve current financial systems for all departments and entities within ZODAJ.
Find multiple funding opportunities by staying up to date on any and all fundraising opportunities.
Do high level accounting and financial transaction analysis.
Assess financial systems, habits, and issues with company spending by staff, executive officers on project execution.


Required Skills:

Interpersonal Skills:
A strong attention to detail, strong organizational skills and the ability to focus under pressure
Demonstrates drive and initiative
Is flexible on changing workloads.
The ability to build strong relationships through high-level communication skills, face to face, email and phone
A spark of creativity and an innovation driven mindset
A desire to learn and grow within the company

Technical Skills:
Excellent writing experience required
Project management experience required
Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and QuickBooks preferred

Experience in reviewing, analyzing and monitoring company operations and/or capital budgets, including analysis of and reporting on management and programmatic issues having budgetary implications

Education:
Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or r or elated field and/or equivalent experience

Events Project Manager

Posted

July 2020
Rolling basis
Part Time

Description:

Events Project Manager will be charged with managing all events for the organization. The Events Project Manager oversees all aspects of event planning and management, including internal and external events.
Plan and execute the event based on the budget and financial ability of the host of the event
Negotiate with appropriate vendors before the event
Monitor the entire event proceedings
Develop comprehensive project plans
Coordinate with all the departments involved in the organization of the event
Developing and growing as an Event professional by attending and engaging in weekly sales meetings and by sharing strategic ideas to enhance the business.
Running it like you own it by enthusiastically communicating with all guests via face to face, phone, and email and by taking ownership of all follow-up.
Holding yourself accountable for measurable, high-quality, and timely results.

Required Skills:


Interpersonal Skills:
A strong attention to detail, strong organizational skills and the ability to focus under pressure
Demonstrates drive and initiative
Is flexible on changing workloads.
The ability to build strong relationships through high-level communication skills, face to face, email and phone
A spark of creativity and an innovation driven mindset
A desire to learn and grow within the company

Technical Skills:
Project a professional demeanor as well as using tact when dealing with others
Proficiency in computer software including Excel, Microsoft Word, Airtable, Trello and Customer Relationship Management

Education:
BA/BS degree or equivalent practical experience

Technical Roles

Website Maintenance

Posted

July 2020
Rolling basis
Part Time

Description

You're exceptional with building application front-ends with a keen eye for UI and UX. You're not a UI/UX designer, but you know a bad experience when you see one with ideas on how to correct them. You're a specialist. You can work with any front-end language, not just React vs Angular. You have a public profile of personal projects you've worked on, simply because you love it. You're someone who'll try to do something even if it doesn't make sense all for the sake of comparison and feedback.

Your vision will guide the direction of our company. You should be a progressive and modern thinker.

Work with designers to convert PSD page layouts into code

Develop visually appealing responsive web sites and branded experiences

 Optimize and test across all major browsers on desktop and mobile devices

Implementing SEO strategies across all of web platforms

Troubleshoots and provides continual maintenance and upgrades of web sites
Reach out to project leads within the company on a regular basis to get descriptions of projects and latest updates.

Required Skills:

Interpersonal Skills:
Great time management and organization skills.
Attentive to detail.
Good verbal and written communication.
Team player attitude with a willingness to lead when necessary
Is flexible on changing workloads

Technical Skills:
UI/ Ux experience.
HTML, CSS, JavaScript
Visual editors such as webflow or bootstrap.
Python, Php, Rest Api, Aws infrastructure are a plus.

Education:
Working towards an undergraduate degree from an accredited university or college recommended.

Front End Developer.

Posted

July 2020
Rolling basis
Part Time

Description:

You're exceptional with building application front-ends with a keen eye for UI and UX. You're not a UI/UX designer, but you know a bad experience when you see one with ideas on how to correct them. You're a specialist. You can work with any front-end language, not just React vs Angular. You have a public profile of personal projects you've worked on, simply because you love it. You're someone who'll try to do something even if it doesn't make sense all for the sake of comparison and feedback.

Your vision will guide the direction of our company. You should be a progressive and modern thinker.

Work with designers to convert PSD page layouts into code

Develop visually appealing responsive web sites and branded experiences

 Optimize and test across all major browsers on desktop and mobile devices

Implementing SEO strategies across all of web platforms

Troubleshoots and provides continual maintenance and upgrades of web sites.

Required Skills:

Interpersonal Skills:
Great time management and organization skills.
Attentive to detail.
Good verbal and written communication.
Team player attitude with a willingness to lead when necessary
Is flexible on changing workloads

Technical Skills:
UI/ Ux experience.
HTML, CSS, JavaScript
Visual editors such as webflow or bootstrap.
Python, Php, Rest Api, Aws infrastructure are a plus.  

Education:
Working towards an undergraduate degree from an accredited university or college recommended.

Full stack web-developer

Posted

July 2020
Rolling basis
Part Time

Description:

Do you get a kick out of watching software unfold before your eyes? Do you dream about code every night? If so, we'd love to talk to you about a new product we're developing. We're looking for a top-notch Software Engineer who always sweats the small stuff and cares about impeccable code. If you see glitches as an enjoyable challenge rather than a hardship and if you are willing to put in long hours to see a project come to fruition, get in touch with us today.

Develop front-end and back-end services for web-based applications, supporting the mission space, including workflow tracking, searching and analytical applications

Work with and design, develop, and deploy lightweight front and back-end services

Work with Platforms as a Service such as AWS, Cloud Foundry, OpenShift, etc.

Required Skills:

Interpersonal Skills:
Great time management and organization skills.
Attentive to detail.
Good verbal and written communication.
Team player attitude with a willingness to lead when necessary
Is flexible on changing workloads

Technical Skills:
Extensive experience with Java, Python, C++ and other programming languages.
In-depth understanding of HTML5, CSS3, CMSs, JavaScript, Php, and SQL.
Rest Api and Aws infrastructure (Preferred).
Visual editors such as webflow or bootstrap.

Education:
Bachelor's Degree in Software Engineering, Information Technology or any related field (Preferred)

Mobile application developer

Posted

July 2020
Rolling basis
Part Time

Description:

Do you get a kick out of watching software unfold before your eyes? Do you dream about code every night? If so, we'd love to talk to you about a new product we're developing. We're looking for a top-notch Software Engineer who always sweats the small stuff and cares about impeccable code. If you see glitches as an enjoyable challenge rather than a hardship and if you are willing to put in long hours to see a project come to fruition, get in touch with us today.

Develop a new software product from the ground up, staying true to our company's core values and needs while lending your own creativity to the mix

Expand existing software to meet the changing needs of our key demographics.

Focus on creating fault-tolerant programming by writing tests for existing and created code to ensure compatibility and stability.

Create scaleable, automated solutions for our customer base, and establish multi-platform versions of the software package.


Required Skills:

Interpersonal Skills:
Great time management and organization skills.
Attentive to detail.
Good verbal and written communication.
Team player attitude with a willingness to lead when necessary
Is flexible on changing workloads

Technical Skills:
Extensive experience with  Java, Python, C++, Swift and other programming languages

UI/ Ux experience.

Android or iOS: 1 year (Preferred).

Education and experience:
Working towards a Bachelor's Degree in Software Engineering or Information Technology (Preferred).

Media Roles

Graphic Designer

Posted

July 2020
Rolling basis
Part Time

Description

The Graphic Designer is responsible for conceptualization and design of graphic applications across print and digital marketing and advertising such as brand identity, collateral material, digital graphics for websites and social media from concept to completion.

Use digital illustration, photo editing software, and layout software to create designs.
Create visual elements such as logos, proposal graphics, original images, and illustrations to help deliver compliant and compelling messages.
Design layouts, including selection of colors, images, and typefaces.
Support graphics and editing for marketing materials.
Prepares work to be accomplished by gathering information and materials.
Plans concept by studying information and materials.
Illustrates concept by designing rough layout of art and copy regarding arrangement, size, type size and style, and related aesthetic concepts.
Obtains approval of concept by submitting rough layout for approval.
Completes graphics and editing projects by coordinating with internal teams for proposals, program deliverables, and any other requests as assigned.
Work with the Graphics Manager to determine the scope of a project. Recommend strategies to reach a particular audience.
Determine the message the design should portray.
Follow and adhere to branded guidelines for color, images, text styles, and layout.
Incorporate input from the Project Team and/or clients into the final design.
Review designs for errors before printing or publishing them.
Conduct a website redesign in Webflow.
Launch social media campaigns (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, and blogs)
Build and execute social media strategy through competitive research, platform determination, bench marking, messaging, and audience identification.
Work with project teams on project-related social media requests.

Required Skills:

Interpersonal Skills:
Great time management and organization skills.
Attentive to detail.
Good verbal and written communication.
Demonstrate the ability to participate and contribute to a space for creativity, ideation, collaboration, fun, and learning
Is flexible on changing workloads

Technical Skills:
UI/ Ux experience.
Strong graphic design skills
Ability to think outside the box and create fresh, contemporary graphics.
Expertise in Adobe Creative Suite, including Photoshop and Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects, Microsoft Office Suite.
Versed in emerging digital content technologies, platforms and best practices and provide thought leadership and perspective for adoption where appropriate.


Education:
Working towards a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university, preferably in graphic design, multimedia design or related fields..

Creative Director

Posted

July 2020
Rolling basis
Part Time

Description:

Fluency with software applications used for advertising including Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop. Be prepared to submit a powerful portfolio of creative that demonstrates originality, innovation, problem-solving, and personal expression.

Produce exceptional work for clients in multiple media types including, but not limited to, television, radio, print, outdoor and a strong focus on web and interactive design.

Help the agency win new business through bold, innovative work, as well as effective presentations.

Demonstrate proficiency with any and all industry standard software.

Provide a high volume of web and interactive project experience.

Knowledge of photography and studio lighting is a plus.

Maintain best practices for file and server management, including the consistent application of naming conventions and file/folder organization.

Demonstrate exceptional image manipulation and color-correction skills.

Develop and maintain client brand guidelines and design standards.

Manage multiple projects simultaneously while meeting deadlines.

Required Skills:

Interpersonal Skills:
Great time management and organization skills.
Attentive to detail.
Good verbal and written communication.
Demonstrate the ability to participate and contribute to a space for creativity, ideation, collaboration, fun, and learning
Is flexible on changing workloads

Technical Skills:
UI/ Ux experience.
Expertise in Adobe Creative Suite, including Photoshop and Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects, Microsoft Office Suite
Versed in emerging digital content technologies, platforms and best practices and provide thought leadership and perspective for adoption where appropriate

Education:
Working towards a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university, preferably in graphic design, multimedia design or related fields..

Videographer/ Video Editor

Posted

July 2020
Rolling basis
Part Time

Description:

Join forces with a unique group of entrepreneurs who created the daily deal and who remain innovative, creative, and resilient. We're always looking for like-minded people to enrich our company culture and our brand. We offer a unique and exciting experience, and we are looking to add talent to our team today!

The candidate will have expert level shooting skills including all aspects of film production setup from sound mixing and lighting design to camera position and subject framing with a specific focus in a live news based medium. The candidates will be required to have a deep knowledge of post production workflows and be able to flow seamlessly from shooter to producer to editor.

Field produce, shoot and edit news stories, feature reports, live events and multi-camera productions.
Cut and submit b-roll and sots in addition to packages, ensure timely delivery of all material for use in live programming.
Pre-produce remotes to ensure successful shoots.
Operate cameras, manage bonded cellular live gear and other technologies, lights, mics, editing software.
Cover press events and live reports from major Washington D.C. locations including The White House and The Capitol.

Required Skills:

Interpersonal Skills:
Great time management and organization skills.
Attentive to detail.
Good verbal and written communication.
Demonstrate the ability to participate and contribute to a space for creativity, ideation, collaboration, fun, and learning
Is flexible on changing workloads

Technical Skills:
Proficiency with video editing software such as Premiere, Resolve, or equivalent
Knowledge of technical aspects of film making
Knowledge of frame rates and file formats
Ability to collaborate with the team and clients
Ability to work on multiple projects at any given time
Ability to apply different styles to projects based on objectives and goals
Motion graphics experience preferred
Basic knowledge of graphical assets, fonts, etc. used during the editing process

A portfolio of successful projects and production-level video content.

Photographer/Photo Editor

Posted

July 2020
Rolling basis
Part Time

Description:

Join forces with a unique group of entrepreneurs who created the daily deal and who remain innovative, creative, and resilient. We're always looking for like-minded people to enrich our company culture and our brand. We offer a unique and exciting experience, and we are looking to add talent to our team today!

Typical editing tasks include (but are not limited to): recoloring, compositing, general image cleanup and manipulation.
Navigate vendors’ websites, image libraries, and FTPs to identify accurate, usable images for new products.
Collaborate with the photography, design, content, and marketing teams in order to meet deadlines and retouch images for print marketing material, web mailers, product packaging, and internal resources.
Manage/maintain a proprietary ticketing system which allows users from throughout the organization to request new photography.
Organize and upload images to the website while following department standards.


Required Skills:

Interpersonal Skills:
Great time management and organization skills.
Attentive to detail.
Good verbal and written communication.
Demonstrate the ability to participate and contribute to a space for creativity, ideation, collaboration, fun, and learning
Is flexible on changing workloads.
Demonstrate the ability to work independently and efficiently in Adobe Photoshop.

Technical Skills:
Proficiency with video editing software such as Premiere, Resolve, or equivalent
Knowledge of technical aspects of film making
Knowledge of frame rates and file formats
Ability to collaborate with the team and clients
Ability to work on multiple projects at any given time
Ability to apply different styles to projects based on objectives and goals
Motion graphics experience preferred
Basic knowledge of graphical assets, fonts, etc. used during the editing process

A portfolio of successful projects and production-level video content.

Social Media Manager

Posted

July 2020
Rolling basis
Part Time

Description:

Join forces with a unique group of entrepreneurs who created the daily deal and who remain innovative, creative, and resilient. We're always looking for like-minded people to enrich our company culture and our brand. We offer a unique and exciting experience, and we are looking to add talent to our team today!

Typical editing tasks include (but are not limited to): recoloring, compositing, general image cleanup and manipulation.
Navigate vendors’ websites, image libraries, and FTPs to identify accurate, usable images for new products.
Collaborate with the photography, design, content, and marketing teams in order to meet deadlines and retouch images for print marketing material, web mailers, product packaging, and internal resources.
Manage/maintain a proprietary ticketing system which allows users from throughout the organization to request new photography.
Organize and upload images to the website while following department standards.


Required Skills:

Interpersonal Skills:
Great time management and organization skills.
Attentive to detail.
Good verbal and written communication.
Demonstrate the ability to participate and contribute to a space for creativity, ideation, collaboration, fun, and learning
Is flexible on changing workloads.
Demonstrate the ability to work independently and efficiently in Adobe Photoshop.

Technical Skills:
Proficiency with video editing software such as Premiere, Resolve, or equivalent
Knowledge of technical aspects of film making
Knowledge of frame rates and file formats
Ability to collaborate with the team and clients
Ability to work on multiple projects at any given time
Ability to apply different styles to projects based on objectives and goals
Motion graphics experience preferred
Basic knowledge of graphical assets, fonts, etc. used during the editing process

A portfolio of successful projects and production-level video content.