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Kami

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Your digital classroom hero

World’s #1 digital classroom tool creating flexible and collaborative learning environments for millions

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Founded
2013
Employees
11-50
Industry
Education
Funding stage
Seed

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Matchstiq's take on Kami

Kami's mission is to reimagine the digital learning environment by providing tools that unlock potential, ignite creativity and nurture collaboration.

The Market Opportunity Ahead for Kami

There has been no massive change in education for the past hundred years. And now with the pandemic we have realised how education needs to be restructured to fit the requirements of today’s educators and students.

It’s a multi billion dollar opportunity that Kami is currently navigating through. Covid has since accelerated this progress however the team at Kami still see a lot of growth ahead. 

Diversity and Inclusion at Kami

"We always encourage open communication and transparency in the team. Kami has a very diverse team which came naturally as we have always engrain in hiring process that we always look for what they can bring in to the table and what new perspective can they showcase".

 

Graphic Designer

Job Description

We are looking for a digital creative with a background in flat vector design, illustration, print design, photo editing, icon/logo design, branding and basic animation. Kami is growing exponentially and we need someone with the skills and drive to implement the video content required to support this growth trajectory. You will be challenged and sure to grow just as fast as Kami.

You will be responsible for pro-actively producing fresh, fun graphics and animations that will engage with our target audience. You will be working closely with our Creative Director to produce content and working with the Marketing team to meet goals and implement effective content marketing strategies. Ideally, you will have an interest or passion for tech startups and education. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Ideation of graphics and animations that align to our wider guidelines, objectives and purpose
  • Create graphics for animation team (prepping Adobe Illustrator files and layers for animation)
  • Merchandise design (posters, keychains, cups, coasters, t-shirts, etc)
  • Create graphics for blog, email, social media posts and banners
  • Providing ideas and creative input to help with marketing strategies
  • Work cross functionally with marketing, sales, creative, customer success, and product to deliver content that drives acquisition, adoption, retention, and reactivation

We’re looking for someone who

  • Is confident in a fast paced and ambitious startup environment
  • Has the ability to self manage and take initiative
  • Has exceptional attention to detail
  • Has strong project management, creative thinking, and analytical skills
  • Has excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work on deadlines; organised with a can-do attitude!
  • Is passionate in their field and constantly learning new skills/apps

Qualifications

  • Minimum two year’s experience in graphic design, basic to intermediate knowledge of animation.
  • Experienced in working with the flat vector design style
  • Can follow brand guidelines across all content to create consistent visuals
  • Proficiency with Adobe Illustrator, After Effects, and Photoshop
  • Excellent knowledge of Google Suite (Google Docs, Google Sheets), etc.
  • Familiarity and experience in producing content for mobile and other devices. You should be familiar with various file types, sizes, and requirements to produce the best content.

Additional Information

WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU?

  • Working for a people-first employer that is on an inspiring mission to build the future of education and is changing the lives of millions 
  • Excellent perks including a reserved car park in Parnell, catered lunches, regular social events, wellness activities, and much more!
  • Flexible working
  • Learning and development opportunities

Kami is an equal opportunity workplace, and we would like to hear from all qualified applicants. If you have a disability or any special needs that we might need to accommodate, please let us know.

Please note that due to current border closure in New Zealand, we can only consider applicants currently in the location of the role and a valid visa to apply.

If this sounds like the role for you then apply now and let's talk.

 

Junior Account Manager

ABOUT KAMI

Kami is an award-winning startup based in Auckland and the fastest growing tech business in New Zealand. Our founders were finalists for New Zealander of the Year in 2021 for innovation. Our cloud-hosted digital classroom application is a global market leader, improving the lives of 30 million teachers and students in 180 countries. We are driving a digital transformation of the school classroom by enabling educators to create a more engaging and collaborative learning experience and enhance learning for all. 

With a hyper-diverse 60 member team based in Auckland, USA, Europe and South America we’re really proud of all the accomplishments and milestones we’ve achieved so far. This is a chance to experience life as a member of Aotearoa New Zealand’s most vibrant work culture.

Job Description

We have paying customers in almost a hundred countries and our product has some of the world’s most passionate users. We need diligent, energetic Account Managers to achieve our vision for a better way of learning for teachers, students and to maximise the benefits for their organization.

Persistence, resilience, and self-discipline are a requirement for success. At Kami, successful account managers find advancement, personal fulfilment and are well rewarded.

A day in the life of an AM at Kami...

•Interact with customers around the world via email, zoom, social media, and chat. 

•Develop your accounts, helping the customer to grow usage across their institution

•Manage the subscription renewal process and find creative solutions to overcome any objections, issues or barriers, and developing opportunities for expansion

•Become a trusted resource for your accounts, their trusted gateway to Kami

•Provide feedback to Kami leadership team to drive continuous process improvement, automation of repetitive tasks, and the customer experience  

•Consistently meet agreed targets for subscription renewal and expansion   

Qualifications

You have...

•Experience working in a high-energy, fast-growing startup environment

•Passion for educating customers and helping them solve problems and achieve their goals

•A helpful, consultative approach and ability to influence and to control a conversation

•The communication skills to clearly explain the benefits of a solution 

•You ask great questions to uncover problems faced by your customer’s organization.

•A self-starter with a track record of success

•A track record as a valuable team player

Additional Information

Why Kami? 

•Great team: Founded by successful startup veterans and passionate engineers. A fun, very diverse, transparent and vibrant start-up culture that empowers all of our people to be leaders.

Happiest customers: Helping thousands of schools around the world through the digital transformation of education for the 21st century. Just read our reviews.

Great Product with Huge Potential: Already used by 29M users in 180 countries - spread primarily by word of mouth. One of the world’s favourite classroom apps and fastest-growing edtech vendors worldwide. (Forbes “100 to Watch” list in 2021)

Well-funded: Raised capital from top-tier investors in USA and NZ/Australia

•Powerful Partners: Kami is a premiere partner of both Google and Microsoft.

•Make an Impact: Help us progress the digital transformation of K-12 education for 21st-century learning, with our student-centric learning environment. 

•Goodies: International travel opportunities, work from home, team events in New Zealand, and more!

Kami is an equal opportunity workplace, and we would like to hear from all qualified applicants. If you have a disability or any special needs that we might need to accommodate, please let us know.

Please note that due to current border closure in New Zealand, we can only consider applicants currently in the location of the role and a valid visa to apply.

If this sounds like the role for you then apply now and let's talk!

 

Senior Full-Stack Developer

ABOUT KAMI

Kami is an award-winning startup based in Auckland, New Zealand. Our leading digital classroom app offers meaningful solutions to over 30 million users worldwide, helping educators create a more interactive and collaborative learning experience for the students. 

You’ll join at a pretty magical time. Kami’s user base is growing and thriving. With 55 team members based across Auckland, the USA, South Africa and Brazil we’re really proud of all the accomplishments and milestones we’ve achieved, so far. This is a chance to join our team and become an integral member of Kami’s growth.

"Working at Kami has been an adventure-packed experience. Many of my best memories are from my time at Kami, from parties at the office, to bowling in Chicago! There are a constant stream of learning and career growth opportunities and no shortage of rewards for a job well done." - Chinmayee (Creative Director), Happy Kami team member since 2017

"Working on a mission that reaches millions with the most hardworking, talented team is simply the best! I go to work every day motivated and inspired—this says a lot about our amazing culture and workspace." - Alberllie (Community Marketing Manager), Happy Kami team member since 2018

Job Description

We are looking for talented developers who love to create amazing web experiences to join one of NZ’s fastest-growing startups. They are helping over 30 million teachers and students eliminate printing and scanning and the associated costs and effort - so teachers can spend more of their time on achieving better learning outcomes for the next generation.

As an engineer for this forward-thinking startup, you will not be locked in the backroom implementing specs sheets - you’ll be talking to the customers/teachers who already love their product, and figuring out how to make it work even better for them. This position will suit an Engineer with a good product sense and is comfortable working relatively autonomously but who can also collaborate well both internally and externally.

With the majority of users based in the US, when travel is back to normal, we may travel to attend conferences, trade shows and to visit schools using our software. So ideally you will relish the opportunity to travel and have no passport restrictions.

Qualifications

Technical skills and experience required for the role are:

  • Proficiency with Javascript, HTML, CSS, and experience working with large Single Page Applications (SPAs). Experience with frontend frameworks/libraries, e.g AngularJS, VueJS, React.
  • Strong product sense and ability to work with customers to design bespoke solutions.
  • Experience with developing high-performance front-end code, profiling with Chrome Developer tools.
  • Appetite to learn new languages and technologies.
  • They adopt the latest tech fast, including Service Workers, Native Client, and real-time communication in our app (Most of their users are on evergreen browsers, so we get to use the new web technologies).
  • This is primarily a front-end engineering position, however, they use Ruby, Rails, Java, Kubernetes (with GKE).
  • PostgreSQL and CockroachDB in the backend and experience with them is a bonus.
  • Great communication and engagement skills.
  • A positive, passionate and collaborative approach.

Technologies we use: (Nice to Have)

  • TypeScript
  • Rust

Additional Information

WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU?

  • The opportunity to work for a great employer that genuinely makes a difference around the world.
  • Excellent work perks, including a reserved car park, catered lunch, social events, wellness activities and more
  • Flexible working
  • A diverse and challenging role
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • The opportunity to grow and scale a unique company

Kami is an equal opportunity workplace, and we would like to hear from all qualified applicants. If you have a disability or any special needs that we might need to accommodate, please let us know.

Remote work a possibility for the right candidate.

If this sounds like the role for you then apply now and let's talk.

 

Brand Content Executive

ABOUT KAMI

Kami is not only an award-winning education startup based in Auckland, New Zealand, but a thriving organisation filled to the brim with talented, creative, and passionate people! It’s hard not to love what you do when our leading digital classroom platform offers meaningful solutions to over 30 million users worldwide, empowering students and supporting teachers!

You’ll be joining at a pretty magical time. Kami’s user base is growing by the day. With 55 team members based across Auckland, the USA, South Africa, and Brazil, we couldn’t be more proud of the accomplishments and milestones we’ve achieved to date. Now, this is your chance to join our team and become an integral member of Kami’s growth, while shaping your own future, and having fun doing it!

Job Description

The opportunity

We are on the hunt for a Brand Content Executive to help bring Kami’s colourful and creative content strategy to life. Reporting to the  Brand Content Manager, you’ll play a key role at the very start of our campaigns and projects as a fearless generator of ideas, ultimately managing key projects through to completion. From podcasts and webinars to case studies and campaigns, you will keep everyone on track and ensure everything is on-brand.

We’re not called Kami-leons for nothing! You’ll be working with a team full of agile, flexible and open-minded people who want to make a difference in the world (and enjoy the process too!).

If you’re looking for a new challenge and the opportunity to have a real impact on the lives of millions, then this is your opportunity. Kami is growing fast and so will you.

What you’ll do 

  • Managing content for podcasts, emails, event collateral, landing pages, video, product marketing materials, sales collateral, blog posts, case studies, and much more

  • Brainstorming and developing creative content ideas

  • Reviewing and assessing existing content to identify content gaps and ensure it is on-brand and consistent

  • Collaborating with marketing managers, product owners, and creatives to brief in and assess project needs 

  • Managing projects from start to finish, ensuring teams deliver on time and in full 

  • Seeking, listening, and adapting to feedback from team members and customers alike 

  • Partnering with other teams to find ways to amplify their work and recruit new customers

  • Being a content marketing champion across a range of channels from engaging integrated campaigns right through to the more technical product related pieces

  • Researching and spending time learning about our many audiences, the customer journeys, how they talk, and ultimately how you can connect with them through content

  • Stay on top of industry and competitor brand and content marketing trends

Qualifications

What you’ll bring 

  • 1-2 years experience in a marketing or content role, or 3+ years experience as a teacher

  • A team player. You’ll be part of an extremely collaborative and supportive team committed to your success, and we all work together

  • A mix of creative ideas and practical marketing skills

  • Project management experience and the ability to work cross-functionally

  • Hard-working and able to work autonomously at times 

  • Intellectually curious and globally minded. We work with all kinds of educators and students from all over the world

  • The ability to prioritise and manage your work and effectively communicate those priorities

  • Agile, flexible and willing to roll up your sleeves when required

  • Exceptional attention to detail and organisational skills

  • Marketing copywriting experience isn’t mandatory but would be a bonus

Additional Information

What you get out of it 

  • Working for a people-first employer that is on an inspiring mission to build the future of education while changing the lives of millions 

  • Excellent perks including a reserved car park in Parnell, catered lunches, regular social events, wellness activities, and much more!

  • Flexible working approach that is truly flexible to your needs

  • Learning and development opportunities and the chance to grow and shape your future with Kami

  • A diverse and challenging role

  • The satisfaction of knowing you’re not only helping modern-day superheroes aka teachers, but also helping them shape the minds of future generations all across the globe

Kami is an equal opportunity workplace, and we would like to hear from all qualified applicants. If you have a disability or any special needs that we might need to accommodate, please let us know.

Remote work within Aotearoa New Zealand is a possibility for the right candidate.

If this sounds like your dream role then apply now and let's chat!

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