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|Employment Opportunities at Spanish Studies Abroad
The Company: Spanish Studies Abroad (The Center for Cross-Cultural Study) is a study abroad company specializing in the design and implementation of academic programs in Spanish language and local culture. Since 1969, we have designed such programs through our own academic center in Seville, Spain and through partner institutions in Spain, Argentina, Cuba and Puerto Rico. We design for-credit Academic Programs on both regular-term and customized schedules. Spanish Studies Abroad is a privately held corporation registered in Massachusetts.
Start Date: June 2013
Job Description: The Marketing Manager works under
the Institutional Relations (I.R.) Director, in order to support the
initiatives set forth by the I.R. department and to make best use of recruiting
efforts. Marketing’s main goal is to provide current and accurate information
that reflects the academic quality and cultural authenticity that defines Spanish
Studies Abroad programming to appropriate and interested audiences.
position requires self-direction and excellent time management skills in design
and print coordination of all marketing materials, managing updates and issues
regarding the web site, preparing for mailings, continual coordination of
advertisements (both print and online) and coordinating alumni relations. The Marketing
Manager must also regularly perform data analysis regarding the effectiveness
of marketing efforts, conduct data analysis to compare our marketing strategies
with others in the field, and initiate efforts to continually modernize and
enhance outreach and social networking efforts to increase student inquiries.
needed, the Marketing Manager assists the I.R. Department in helping to represent
Spanish Studies Abroad at study abroad fairs and conferences. This full-time position
offers a competitive salary and benefits and is based in Amherst, Massachusetts.
of all aspects of mailings, electronic updates, student newsletters, and
customized office supplies
through design, or coordination of design, of Spanish Studies materials
website maintenance and coordination of web-design
and design of print and online advertising
of the alumni program
data analysis and competitive analysis of marketing strategies
of social networking and other internet marketing strategies
in managing internal communications and personnel information
Spanish Studies Abroad at fairs and conferences, as needed
written and verbal communication skills
sense of design
organizational and multi-tasking abilities
to work independently and as part of a team
and enthusiasm in quickly learning new computer programs
with social networking, blogging, and other online tools
in the Spanish language
study abroad experience
in the field of international education
in art or design
in web design software (e.g., Adobe Creative Suite, especially Indesign,
Photoshop, Dreamweaver, and Flash)
How to Apply: All applicants should submit a letter
of interest and résumé by May 24, 2013 to:
Institutional Relations & Customized Programs Director
Spanish Studies Abroad
446 Main St.
, MA 01002
June 2013-August 2013
The three month internship program with Spanish Studies Abroad is meant to provide the student with an overview of the functions and operations of several departments within our organization, with a focus on administrative tasks assisting the Admissions and Marketing departments. The intern will learn how a US study abroad provider educational programs are developed and will help to market study abroad programs. In addition, the intern will learn about our company history, mission, and vision.
Job Description: The Intern's primary responsibility will be to aid with implementation of various administrative duties related to marketing, communication, research, and administrative projects under the direction of the Marketing Manager in the Amherst office.
Qualifications: The ideal candidate will be highly organized and self-motivated, communicate clearly and succinctly and have experience in Microsoft Office. Basic computer skills, including a working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and email. Proficiency using social media as a communication tool, including Twitter, Facebook, blogs, YouTube, and other resources. Good communication skills, written and verbal.
Fluency in Spanish is highly desired. Previous study abroad experience is also a plus.
Applicants: Applications will be received on a rolling basis. This position is unpaid, but credit for college may be given for this internship.
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