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studio assistant

Studio Assistant will be responsible for maintaining the Jikoni studio space, perform receptionist duties, and assist producers with current projects. This is an entry-level position paying $18/hour between 20-40 hours per week. The ideal candidate is someone who is proactive and well organized that wishes to work in a production studio environment that has a great passion for video and food.

Key duties include:

  • Front desk duties such as answer phones, take messages, answer general inquiries, and track receipts

  • Maintain the appearance and organization of the Jikoni studio spaces

  • Conduct studio tours and be the site-representative for studio rentals

  • Production support- helping Jikoni producers in the preparation for shoots including running errands (car required)

  • Assist clients with rentals of in-house cookware & production gear

  • Take behind-the-scene images for Jikoni social media pages

  • Assemble and send out studio newsletters 

 

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE

  • At least 1+ year front desk/reception experience 

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel

  • General understanding of video production & cooking

  • Passionate about food & cooking

  • Social-media savvy 

social media COORDINATOR

Our ideal candidate is a digital native and fluent in all social platforms. Social Media Coordinator will be responsible for planning, implementing, managing, and monitoring Jikoni’s Social Media strategy in order to increase brand awareness, grow audience, and increase presence. The Manager should be able to amplify content as well as create engaging, shareable content specifically for our social platforms.

Key duties include:

  • Manage all elements of social distribution, including scheduling content, community management, and optimizing posts for engagement and search

  • Monitor analytics, audience sentiment, social media trends, and translate learnings into actionable insights for Editorial/Content teams

  • Maintain Jikoni editorial voice in headlines and copy across multiple verticals and platforms

  • Creatively liaise with company owner, editorial team, and freelancers on new assets and manage schedules/deliverables 

  • Bring innovative, actionable ideas to weekly editorial meetings 

  • Be the first point of contact for collaborations with creators

 

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE

  • At Least 2+ years experience running a social media 

  • Deep understanding of the food media landscape

  • Knowledge of international cuisines 

  • An understanding of how to build and grow a community around social media posts, series, and individual platforms

  • Expert-level proficiency with social publishing tools, including YouTube, Instagram, Pinterest, TikTok, and Twitter.

  • Proven experience with branded/client work across social platforms 

  • Ability to multitask, prioritize projects, and communicate progress

  • Exceptional grammar and communication skills

Internships

The Jikoni part-time internship program is open to undergrads, graduate students, and post-graduates. Our editorial internship touches all areas of editorial including research, test kitchen, copy editing, social media, and video production.

Internships last for at least 3 months 15-20 hours a week (2 days).

The Jikoni interns work closely with our team as we work to build a recipe platform that's inclusive for all foods and stories.  The ideal candidate is someone who would like to learn about the food-media industry and is interested in digital media. 

EDITORIAL

  • Research topics and facts for social media posts

  • Recipe copy editing

  • Keep an eye out on food trends 

  • Complete the internship recipe project

TEST KITCHEN 

  • Support the culinary team during testing and shoot days while keeping the kitchen tidy

  • Pick up groceries for shoots and testing​​

  • Set up ingredients & cookware for recipe cross-testing & shoots

  • Make sure the prop room & pantry stays organized​

  • Complete the internship recipe project

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