JOIN OUR PACK!

Zilker Bark is a Dog Photography Project that takes pride in creating quality dog content for the whole world to enjoy.  While much of what we do is purely for entertainment purposes, so much of our focus is on giving back.  Over the last two years, Zilker Bark has raised of $70k for area Non-Profits, as well as helped to find many dogs their forever homes.  

We're currently looking for talented individuals to join our pack and help us continue to have a positive impact on our community.  Take a look at the available positions below.

IMG_0535.jpg

Social Media Manager - FULL or PART-TIME (not currently available)

OVERVIEW

ZilkerBark is looking for a HIGHLY organized and motivated individual to work as Social Media Manager for a variety of accounts.  Social Media Managers are responsible for implementing a brand's social media strategy with supervision. The SMM works across many fundamentals of social media to support the social team including monitoring trends, competitive audits, writing copy, scheduling and reporting/analytics.

LOCATION

Austin is preferred, but willing to consider candidates outside of Austin.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Pet lover
  • A strong understanding of Instagram and Facebook
  • Detail oriented
  • Efficient and effective decision making
  • Self-manages own time according to deadlines
  • Proficient writing, communication and presentation skills
  • Problem solver who is quick on their feet
  • Ability to see opportunities to proactively engage with relevant industry influencers, events and trending topics on social media

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Schedule and manage content for all of primary social media accounts
  • Provide recommendations based on social interactions to create robust, serviceable and compelling content for our audience.
  • Strong writing skills (technical/creative)
  • Comfortable with executing ideas
  • Capable of and responsible for writing in all mediums, everything from social posts to video scripts
  • Familiar with paid media campaigns across a variety of digital platforms using native and third-party tools
  • Confidently manage campaigns from start to finish with modest amounts of supervision
  • Understand campaign strategies that over-deliver on their needs
  • Develop in-depth and technical reports to showcase performance
  • Responsible for channel planning across digital placements, including search and social

REQUIRED SKILLS/EXPERIENCE

  • 1-3 years experience developing and managing social/digital campaigns at a social or digital media agency, with a combination of both editorial and paid social or PPC
  • Ability to problem solve and think critically
  • Proven record of managing multiple projects at once
  • Ability to stay highly organized and efficient in a fast-paced, rigorous work environment

How to Apply

If you're interested in this position, please email your resume to alex@zilkerbark.com and include in your cover letter why you should be considered for the position.  When sending your resume, please also include links to your personal social medias as well as any social medias you've worked on.  Include "Social Media Manager" in the subject line of the email.


Photographer - PART-TIME

OVERVIEW

Zilker Bark is committed to providing it's clients with the HIGHEST quality photographs, and we're looking for photographers who can produce that work.  The ideal candidate will be proficient in photography and extremely familiar with dogs and dog behaviour.  

RESPONSIBILITIES  

As a Zilker Bark photographer, you'll be responsible for going to locations for client sessions.  You will also be required to provide professional photo edits in a timely fashion before returning them to the client.  This position will require 5-15hrs per month of on location shooting.

REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS

  • 2+ years of PROFESSIONAL photo experience
  • EXCELLENT people skills and client communication
  • Proficiency in Lightroom 
  • Some experience in dog training is ideal
  • Demonstrate ability to work independently and as a member of a team
  • You'll be required to submit your photography portfolio (does not have to be of dogs) and at least 20 professional dog photos in natural light.

How to Apply

If you're interested in this position, please email your resume to alex@zilkerbark.com and include in your cover letter why you should be considered for the position.  Please also include a link to your photography portfolio (dogs or otherwise) and at least 20 professional dog photos in natural light.  In the video.  The photos can be sent as a web gallery or as the attached original files.  Include "Dog Photographer Position" in the subject line of the email.


VIDEOGRAPHER - PART-TIME (not currently available)

OVERVIEW

Zilker Bark is committed to providing it's clients with the HIGHEST quality photographs, and we're excited to be adding video to the mix as well.  The ideal candidate will be proficient in videography and extremely familiar with dogs and dog behaviour.  

RESPONSIBILITIES  

As a Zilker Bark videographer, you'll be responsible for going to locations for client sessions.  You will also be required to provide professional edits to the videos before returning them to the client.  This position will require 5-15hrs per month of on location shooting.

REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS

  • 2+ years of PROFESSIONAL video experience
  • EXCELLENT people skills and client communication
  • Proficiency in Adobe Premier/Final Cut 
  • Some experience in dog training is ideal
  • Demonstrate ability to work independently and as a member of a team
  • You'll be required to submit your video portfolio (does not have to be of dogs) and a professional ONE minute video of a dog at play.

How to Apply

If you're interested in this position, please email your resume to alex@zilkerbark.com and include in your cover letter why you should be considered for the position.  Please also include a link to your videography portfolio (dogs or otherwise) as well as a ONE minute video of a dog in action.  In the video, tell a dog's story in a way that a dog mom/dad would appreciate.  The video can be sent as an online video link or as the attached original file.  Include "Dog Videographer" in the subject line of the email.


IMG_0019.jpg
IMG_9701.jpg