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We are currently looking for people who wish to join our team! If you are interested in any of the positions advertised below, please send us your CV and cover letter to: jobs:::esl:::ch

Barcelona

Global Marketing Executive
Are you passionate about languages and travel? Are you inspired by the idea of working in a dynamic team? If you are ready to get involved, a new professional challenge awaits you at ESL!
 
Job overview

For our Marketing department, we are currently looking for a Global Marketing Executive in Barcelona.
 
Your mission is to define and fine-tune the regional marketing strategy for 6 of our markets in collaboration with the regional managers on site.
 
The Global Marketing Executive is also in charge of various large-scale projects aimed at developing the marketing activities of the whole company.
 
Main tasks:
 
  • Defining and optimising our regional marketing strategy for 7 markets (supervision in the development of marketing plans, budget allocation and follow-up, validation of marketing actions, operational support, optimisation and analyses)
  • Operational coordination of marketing actions in collaboration with the Marketing Assistant.
  • Participating in the development of marketing activities and managing various projects autonomously (contests, customer surveys, scholarships, events, partnerships, etc.)
  • Collaborating on various analyses (customer buying cycle, impact of our special offers, etc.)
  • Writing texts, press releases, advertorials and news
  • Support during waves of promotional material printing
  • Competitive analysis and intelligence
  • Updating information on our websites
  • Preparing PowerPoint presentations 
Your profile:

Your technical skills
 
  • With a commercial qualification or equivalent, you have a minimum 3 to 5 years experience in a similar position in an international, multicultural environment. A postgraduate degree / qualification in the field of Marketing is an asset
  • You have an excellent command of English (oral and written). Native or full proficiency in German is considered a strong asset. Any other language skills are a plus
  • You have an excellent knowledge of MS Office software tools, in particular Excel and advanced formulas
  • You are comfortable working with figures and have had the opportunity to manage budgets in the past
  • You possess excellent writing skills and can write engaging, compelling texts
  • You have extensive experience in project management with a proven ability to successfully manage multiple projects at the same time
  • You have an all round profile: proven experience in brand creation, brand activation and online marketing 
Your soft skills
 
  • You have excellent interpersonal skills and are comfortable interacting with many people from various cultures and countries
  • You are extremely well organised, thorough and responsible
  • You are able to multitask and/or manage several projects at the same time.
  • You know how to find solutions for yourself and work autonomously while respecting the guidelines provided
  • You have the ability to work effectively under pressure and meet deadlines
  • You are proactive and have analytical skills
  • You like the idea of working with a superior and teams located in other countries
  • You are naturally dynamic and enjoy working in a team.
  • Having experienced a language travel abroad is a bonus 
What we offer you:
 
  • The opportunity to develop your skills in an international environment, in the exciting field of language travel
  • A young and dynamic work atmosphere
  • An environment where corporate ethics and sustainable development matter 
Place of work: Barcelona
 
Start date: As soon as possible
 
Reference: ESL_GlobalMkt
 
Type of contract: 12 months fixed term contract (prospect of a permanent position)
 
Activity rate: Full time
 
If you fit the profile and have the relevant experience for this position, please send us your application file in English (résumé) along with a cover letter to the following e-mail address: jobs@esl.ch
 
We kindly inform you that only the applications retained for an interview will be contacted.
International Admission Officers - French & Belgian Market
Are you passionate about languages and travel? Are you inspired by the idea of working in a dynamic team? If you are ready to get involved, a new professional challenge awaits you at ESL!
 
We are currently looking for two International Admission Officers for our French and Belgian market to complete our International Admission Centre, based in Barcelona.
 
Job overview
The main function is to manage the follow up of the language stay organisation (before, during and after their stays) once it has been sold.
 
Main functions:
 
  • Processing bookings
  • Managing customers’ files
  • Assisting customers before, during and after their stay
  • Invoicing courses, collecting invoices and ensuring receipt of payment
  • Dealing with problems and special requests
  • Providing personalised advice to each customer, including detailed information regarding every step of the language course
  • Assisting with any special projects or various administrative tasks as assigned 

Your professional skills
 
  • You have at least 2 years’ professional experience in an administrative position, experience of language studies abroad is an asset
  • You possess a Degree in tourism or equivalent qualification
  • You are able to work in an autonomous and organised manner, with a high sense of responsibility
  • Your mother tongue is French and you have a very good command of English (minimum level required: B2)
  • You possess a good knowledge of geography 

Your personal skills
 
  • You have great communication skills
  • As a committed team player, you are flexible and have great listening abilities
  • You have experience and a taste for travelling 

What we offer you
 
  • The opportunity to develop your skills in an international environment
  • A first or a new experience in the exciting field of language travel
  • A young and dynamic work atmosphere
  • Corporate ethics oriented sustainable development 
 
Contract: one person 12 months fixed term contract (prospect of a permanent position) and one person 6 months fixed term contract
 
Activity rate: 100%
 
Start date:
As soon as possible
 
Place of work: Barcelona (Spain)
 
Reference:
  IAC_FR/BE
  
If you fit the profile and are tempted by the experience, please send us your application file in English (résumé) along with a cover letter to the following e-mail address: jobs@esl.ch
 
We cordially inform you that only applications retained for an interview will be contacted.
Social Media Manager
Are you passionate about languages and travel? Are you inspired by the idea of working in a dynamic team? If the answer is yes, at ESL, we have just the job for you!
 
For our Marketing department based in Barcelona, we are currently looking for a Social Media Manager.
 
Job overview
Reporting to the Head of Marketing, you will lead and manage ESL’s social media strategy and be responsible for our online reputation.
 
Main tasks:
  • You are responsible for the creation of owned Social Media campaigns and managing the Social Media calendar
  • You ensure that Social Media strategy is aligned with the Global Communication calendar and coordinate with the other Marketing areas of ESL communication campaigns
  • You are the owner of non-local Social Media profiles (LinkedIn, Instagram) and point of contact for any Google My Business request
  • You are responsible of overseeing and manage the correct execution of the Social Media plan on all ESL social media profiles in all markets
  • You are responsible for e-Reputation: monitor and report online reviews ratings. Owner of the strategy for further improvement
  • You ensure the quality control and that we follow Social Media best practices

Your profile:
Your technical skills
  • You have a Bachelor’s in marketing or Business Administration and a specific training or a master in social media
  • You have 3 to 5 years experience in a similar position and ideally in an internal and multicultural environment
  • You have an excellent command of English and any other language skills such as Spanish, French or German are an asset
  • Command of Hootsuite or any other Social Media management platform
  • You have proved experience in Google Analytics
  • You are an expert in Google Suite
  • You have a good knowledge of MS-Office 
 
Your soft skills
 
  • You are comfortable working with multiple projects and deadlines
  • You have excellent communication and writing skills
  • Team and resource management
  • You have leadership and organizational skills
  • You have the ability to work independently and also in a team
  • You have a reliable and a detail and result-oriented personality
  • You have a creative thinking and at the same time analytical mind 
 
What we offer you:
 
  • The opportunity to develop your skills in an international environment, in the exciting field of language travel
  • A young and dynamic work atmosphere
  • An environment where corporate ethics and sustainable development matter 
 
Place of work: Barcelona
 
Start date: April 2018
 
Reference:
ESL_SMM
 
Type of contract: Permanent contract
 
Activity rate: Full time
 
If you fit the profile and have the relevant experience for this position, please send us your application file in English (résumé) along with a cover letter to the following e-mail address: jobs@esl.ch
 
We kindly inform you that only the applications retained for an interview will be contacted.

Montreux

Senior Accountant
Are you passionate about languages and travel? Are you comfortable dealing with numbers? If the answer is yes, at ESL, we have just the job for you!
 
Job overview
To complete the Accounting department based in our Montreux office, we are looking for a Senior Accountant. According to the company’s standards and deadlines, you will be regularly responsible for the European accounting procedures and will participate in different service improvement projects.
 
Main tasks:
 
  • Account-keeping of the different branches and following up with local trustees
  • Preparation of the providers’ payments
  • Annual closing and monthly reports
  • Participation in the budgetary processes and cost control
  • Participation in monitoring and updating the ICS documentation
  • Administrative monitoring of the different branches 
Your profile
Your experience
 
  • You possess accounting training and 5 years of experience in European accounting
  • You have good knowledge of Microsoft Office software and Mac OS environment
  • French is your native language, you are fluent in English and ideally also in German. Any other language is a plus. 
Your professional skills and education:
 
  • You have great organisational skills, including the ability to keep accurate records and files
  • You complete all tasks while meeting the highest standards and the required deadlines
  • You can work in an independent and proactive way, but are also a team player 
What we offer you:
 
  • The opportunity to develop your skills in an international environment, in the exciting field of language travel
  • A young and dynamic work atmosphere
  • An environment where corporate ethics and sustainable development matter 
Place of work: Montreux (Switzerland)
                 
Start date: As soon as possible
 
Reference: ESL_Finance
 
Type of contract: Permanent contract
 
Activity rate: Full time
 
If you fit the profile and are tempted by the offer, please send us your application file in English (résumé) along with a cover letter to the following email address: jobs@esl.ch
 
We cordially inform you that only the applications retained for an interview 

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    ESL – Language studies abroad won Star Agency Western Europe for the fifth time at the 2016 ST Star Awards. 

  3. Best price guarantee 

    If you find our programmes cheaper with another language travel agency, you will be refunded 100% of the price difference.

  4. Free and personalised service 

    We offer you free and personal advice before, during and after your language course abroad.

  5. Customer satisfaction 

    In 2017, 96% of our students would recommend ESL – Language studies abroad to their friends and relatives. 

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    ESL – Language studies abroad is accredited by quality control bodies in the tourism and education industries.