Career Opportunities

THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST IN ZILDJIAN!

The Avedis Zildjian Company is the world’s largest cymbal maker crafted by fifteen generations of artists and artisans since 1623. The name "Zildjian" means "son of cymbal maker” in Armenian which was given to Avedis I by the sultan of Turkey. Today, Zildjian continues to define the percussion industry through its dedication to helping drummers find their own, unique sound and by delivering the most diverse and highest quality range of cymbals, drumsticks and accessories.

Zildjian is always looking for talented people to join our family at our global headquarters in Norwell, MA. You can submit your resume and cover letter to resumes@zildjian.com or you can fill out our online application here.

We will keep your completed resume on file should any openings come up in the future that match your skill set.

Current Positions:

HUMAN RESOURCES

  • Human Resources Manager, Newport, ME
    (Reporting to the VP of Human Resources/Owner of Zildjian)

    The HR Manager will be responsible for the design, development, and implementation of HR programs, policies, and procedures. With a strong emphasis on compliance, talent management, compensation, benefits, employee relations, employee engagement, training and development, and retention, the HR Manager acts as the central strategic resource to advise and assist management and staff to fulfill all HR programs, policies, and procedures.

    The ideal candidate will be an individual who believes in and demonstrates business practices that align with our company values. Must be a visible proactive advocate and agent of change, to foster and promote a continuing culture of excellence that utilizes industry best practices.

      • Competence to build and manage interpersonal relationships/trust at all levels. • Detail-orientated, with demonstrated extensive problem solving and critical thinking skills • Experience with HR Technology platforms preferred. • Responsible for leading and/or participating in project management and process improvement initiatives to create, revise or improve policies, procedures and HR practices to facilitate greater effectiveness, efficiency • Provide relevant data and recommendations to guide decision-making process. • Provide proactive performance management guidance and support to managers with employee coaching, counseling, career development, recognition, and disciplinary/performance improvement plans and actions. • Manage and resolve employee relations issues in a timely and responsive manner, and escalate issues when appropriate. • Manage recruitment efforts to ensure effective sourcing, screening, selection, hiring, and retention of high quality talent, including periodic review of local compensation equity. • Identify, develop, and execute targeted training and development for employee groups. • Manage the security of sensitive information, maintaining discretion and confidentiality always. • Support and/or lead other projects, programs, or duties as required Education and Experience • Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 10 years of work experience in a HR generalist capacity and/or equivalent combination of education or experience. Previous experience supporting manufacturing/operations environment strongly preferred. • Working knowledge of multiple human resource disciplines, including recruitment, organizational effectiveness, employee relations, performance management, training and development, compensation, and respective federal and state employment laws.
    Skills/Competencies:
      • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written). • Demonstrated experience developing consultative partnerships. • Results-oriented, resourceful self-starter with demonstrated time management and execution skills. • Strong organizational and analytical skills with attention to detail, systems and processes. • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and multitask in a dynamic, steady-paced environment. • Strong conflict management, interpersonal, and negotiation skills • Embraces challenges and change; flexible, adaptable and reliable • Highly customer service focused and team-oriented. • Able to work independently, with minimal direction/supervision.

MARKETING

  • Video Production/Content Specialist
    The Avedis Zildjian Company is looking for a Video Production/Content Specialist to join our office in Norwell, MA. This is a unique opportunity to work in a fast-paced, exciting consumer focused business for one of the most iconic brands in Music. We are seeking a talented and energetic individual with a relentless pursuit to create engaging video and social media content targeting drummers and young musicians. This position has the rare opportunity to be part of the storytelling for a market leading, global brand with a passionate legion of customers and fans.

    In this position, you will join our in-house Global Marketing team where you will be part of the development and execution of multi-channel and multi-platform creative concepts, video production and messaging strategies for the Zildjian/Vic Firth brands and product portfolios. Your content will touch all consumer touch points, from advertising and social medial to retail, web, experiential and new channels/formats.

    This position requires a blend of excellent video and photography production skills with the ability to develop entertaining and/or informative storytelling concepts that cut through the content clutter. He/she will need to apply artistic talents, technical skills, and communication and project management abilities while working collaboratively across a variety of teams and projects, both internally and externally.

    If you are the right match, then you are:
    - Passionate – We are looking for someone with a passion for music as an avid drummer or musician or music fan.
    - A Storyteller – You have the ability to package up our brand or product messages into compelling content experiences that engage young musicians and inspires then to use our instruments throughout their musical journey.
    - Always On – You are curious and hungry with a passion for creative expression and who thrives in a fast-paced, ever-evolving environment.
    - Organized – Someone who is able to manage and execute multiple projects at once, while maintaining and adhering to precise timelines.
    - A Brand Champion – From the biggest campaign to a :15 second social media clip, you hold your work to a high standard that is worthy of representing a historic brand and market leader.
    - Social Media Led – Someone at the forefront of social media marketing and communications. You understand the consumption habits of today’s young musician and create content that engages at all digital touch points.
    - Opinionated – You have a confidence in your creative abilities and you are comfortable leading and influencing others in a professional manner.
    - Results Oriented – You understand that today’s marketing tactics are measurable and you are not afraid to dive into metrics to understand what is working and what is not.

    Essential Functions:

    - Executes video/content projects for use across all marketing channels with a strong emphasis on social media and online channels, adhering to the Zildjian brand guidelines at all times.
    - Works within a collaborative team to execute brand and product stories for Zildjian and Vic Firth.
    - Captures compelling drumming and cymbal playing content on locations such as concert venues, music studios, sound stages or internally within our offices or factory.
    - Produce short form and long form content including traditional advertising, promotional videos, artist content, drum performances and other support materials for global use in, ensuring a consistent execution of the Company’s global brand guidelines.
    - Executes video and assists on some digital and social media campaigns based on Zildjian brand parameters.
    - Works with the Multimedia Design Manager and Director of Brand Activation on all campaigns featuring new and existing products and services.
    - Performs editing and production functions for existing or supplied creative/footage including but not limited to resizing, revising, or refreshing content.
    - Maintains an archive of creative job files, digital assets, and product and artist photography.
    - Performs department administrative duties including production quotes, organization/logging of equipment and management of internal studio and filming locations.

    Education & Experience

    - 2-4 years’ experience in video production, video editing, photography and content creation. Some experience with the Adobe Creative Suite. Bachelor’s Degree in Film/Multimedia

    Technical Skills

    - Strong filming and lighting skills as evidenced by a portfolio of past projects. Mastery of video editing/filming, Final Cut Pro preferred. Some experience with Adobe Creative Suite, including Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign preferred. Some experience with Adobe After Effects and photography a plus

MANUFACTURING

  • Rolling Mill Assistant
    We need an individual to fill a 2nd shift position. The hours are Tuesday through Friday - 10 hours (3PM -1AM). Perform Rolling Mill duties including loading castings, pick red-hot castings off of tray with short rake, separate and pass over to rolling mill."

    The ideal candidate will have:
    - High School Diploma or Equivalent Experience in an industrial, production manufacturing environment.
    - Must be a team player, good troubleshooting and problem solving skills.
    - Cross training capability and work in a fast paced environment.
    - Dependable and proven record of safety.
    - Able to handle a broad range of tasks.
    - Have a commitment to quality.

Zildjian provides an outstanding work environment with the opportunity to learn and be a part of a unique team. If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please forward your resume to:  resumes@zildjian.com or complete the online application. NO CALLS PLEASE. NO RELOCATION.

Zildjian is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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