In this segment of our A Day in the Life series, where we recognize some of Jitjatjo’s incredible Change Agents, we meet Elizabeth Kats, Talent Community Manager. Elizabeth gives us a glimpse into her typical day as a Talent Community Manager and why she loves working at Jitjatjo.
Name: Elizabeth Kats
Title: Talent Community Manager
What do you do at Jitjatjo and how long have you been with the company?
I am a Talent Community Manager and my job is to ensure our talent is supported in every way possible. I have been with Jitjatjo for 3 years and 6 months.
What is your typical day like?
I forgot what a typical day is like! Now I’m not sure which alarm will go off first, my son or my phone. Once I’m settled, I sign into Slack and make sure our talent are on their way to their gigs, alert the Client Success Team which gigs still need to be filled, and provide updates or report any issues.
While supporting Service Delivery, Fulfillment, and Intercom, I am changing diapers the weight of gold and warming up gallons of milk. That goes on until I sign off around 3pm and continue mama duties.
How would you describe Jitjatjo in 3 words?
Challenging, Supportive, Rewarding
Why did you choose Jitjatjo?
When I first started working at Jitjatjo, I was part of the talent community because I needed a job that fit my schedule while still allowing me to be with my family. I chose to grow within Jitjatjo internally because I felt valued, respected, and shared their missions and values.
What do you love most about working at Jitjatjo?
I love the flexibility and being able to work from home.
What do you think makes a great team?
What I think makes a great team is having the ability to turn to each other for help and understand that we’re all human and sometimes things just happen.
What is your greatest achievement to date – personal or professional?
My greatest achievement to date are my children. Being able to raise 2 very young children at home while being a professional is no easy task, but I always welcome a challenge.
What is the best career lesson you’ve learned so far?
The best career lesson I’ve learned is to just let go. There’s only so much you can do, and if you’ve given it your all, then that’s good enough.
What has been your proudest moment at Jitjatjo?
My proudest moment at Jitjatjo was the day I transferred from Talent to Community Manager and our Talent cheered me on once they realized who it was responding to them in Intercom. I experienced the best of both worlds.
What do you hope to achieve in the coming months, year(s)?
I hope to continue to witness our expansion to different cities and countries and possibly other industry sectors AND buying our dream home!
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