Zen Peacemakers is Hiring: Web Specialist and Assistant to Executive Director, full-time


JOIN OUR TEAM AND DEVELOP A MOVEMENT OF SOCIAL ACTION AND SPIRITUAL PRACTITIONERS!

Job Description: Web Specialist and Assistant to Executive Director, full-time.

Organization overview: Zen Peacemakers inc. is a Buddhist-based organization with international reach, dedicated to social action as spiritual practice.  It was founded by Zen Master Bernie Glassman, award-winning pioneer in social enterprise and engaged Bbuddhism. Among ZP’s ongoing projects are the acclaimed annual international interfaith bearing witness retreat in Auschwitz-Birkenau, the international Zen Peacemaker Order community, ongoing outreach with Lakota allies in Pine Ridge and Cheyenne River Reservations in South Dakota, with refugees and homelessness, among many others. We are currently seeking a creative and motivated Web Specialist and Assistant to Executive Director in support of ZP’s promotion of its founder’s legacy and vision, administration, programs, fundraising, marketing, global community outreach and coordination.

Unique Opportunity To:

  • Support a fast-growing diverse global movement of social action based on Bbuddhist practices and teachings.
  • Develop dynamic global outreach projects.
  • Engage with world-renowned Zen Peacemakers co-founder Zen Master Bernie Glassman and executive director Rami Efal.

Duties:

  • Support the executive director in daily administration at our office in Montague, MA
  • Relay communications with founder Bernie Glassman and with world-wide and high-profile partners and collaborators
  • Build and maintain website
  • Maintain social media presence & website
  • Compose blog posts & newsletter for mass-emailing
  • Support the caring for Founder Bernie Glassman in his post-stroke recovery.
  • Support and develop programs and trainings
  • Support and develop the international Zen Peacemakers community.
  • Coordinate our summer program with Lakota allies in South Dakota

Desired Qualifications:

  • Flexibility – Comfortability with fast pace change. Not knowing is the First Tenet of the Zen Peacemakers.
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Reliability
  • Superior communication skills, nonviolent communication skills a plus
  • Motivated to work independently and collaboratively
  • Interest in / active study of Buddhism or other spiritual faiths.
  • Meditation practice
  • Confidentiality

Desired Work Skills:

  • Excellent web-building skills in platform such as WordPress, WIX etc. full grasp of dashboard, plugins, cross-platform integration, back-door coding.
  • Excellent competence in social media
  • Creative writing skills for blogs and newsletters
  • Text Editing and proofreading
  • Must-have software skills MS-OFFICE, Google Docs/Sheets/Forms, Adobe Photoshop, Zoom, Skype
  • Experience in community organizing / volunteering / activismsocial action
  • Experience with Zen Peacemakers a plus but not required
  • Local and knowledgeableknowledgable of Western Massachusetts or ready to relocate to MA. Off-site work may be possible with exceptional candidates.

Job Specifications:

  • Start ASAP for four month, extension according to performance.
  • Full-time $15/hour freelance-based, monthly salary for 40-hours per week.

Please send resumes to [email protected] . Due to the volume of applications, acknowledgement of all submissions may not be possible. Please follow up.

Zen Peacemakers, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Zen Peacemakers, Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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1 Comment

  1. Wonderful – the job, and that Peacemakers go hiring!
    I’d love to apply, but won’t be able to manage relocation in MA within 2 months… 😉
    Wish you great applicants, an inspired choice, and some release for you, Rami.

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