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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

Commercial Analyst
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
 
We are currently looking for a Commercial Analyst who will play a key role in analysing the commercial and financial activity via Performance Indicators.
 
Your main goal will be to work in collaboration with other company staff and to be responsible for providing broad-ranging analytical support for new business development, budgeting and forecasting. You will have frequent collaborative interaction with a variety of business partners and give clear and concise recommendations based on analysis and fact-based arguments.
 
 
Main tasks:
  • Produce, review and comment monthly management info pack
  • Participate in budget and forecast processes
  • Be a key player in the business plan set up and follow up
  • Participate to the “Improvement of margin” project
  • Evaluate and challenge effectiveness of discounts and discount strategy projects, propose improvements
  • Lead Office profitability definition projects and cost reduction projects
  • Review remuneration schemes for the Sales department
  • Prepare, review and comment the expansion project (international, agent, antenna, office) and definition of financial KPI
  • Be a key player in acquisition projects, evaluate for opportunities
  • Support Senior managers in finance analysis for key projects and Direction for ad hoc projects 
 
You experience:
 
  • You possess an university degree in Finance/Business
  • You have more than 5 years’ experience in commercial finance roles
  • You have experience in FMCG and international exposure
  • You have extensive experience in developing long range plans both on sales and cost/structure side and in combining data from different databases for analysis 
 
Your professional skills and education:
 
  • You possess excellent analytical and communication skills
  • You have the ability to reduce available data to the minimum and highlight most relevant information as input for management decisions
  • You have proven ability with Business Intelligence tools
  • You effectively communicate with Finance and non-Finance partners (speak the commercial language)
  • You have the ability to challenge commercial partners (sales, marketing, products & partnership, senior management) and to support senior leadership members as business partner
  • You have the ability to create simple standard formats/templates on Excel for multiple business purposes across functions
  • You master the use of Excel and PowerPoint
  • You are a fluent English speaker. In addition to this, a very good level of French and Spanish is considered a big plus; any other languages (German, Italian or other) are considered a plus 
 
Your personal skills:
 
  • You are confident and persuasive
  • You have willingness to travel to Switzerland on a regular basis and to other ESL countries depending on projects 

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_Finance
 
Type of contract: Non-fixed-term contract
 
Activity rate: Full time
           
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.
 
Only applications accepted for an interview will receive a reply.
Graphic Designer Junior
 
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
 
We are currently looking for a Graphic Designer Junior for our office of Barcelona.
 
As a successful candidate, you will work in the Design team and take part in various projects, including designing content for a range of digital media. You will also work cooperatively with our Marketing team to produce the material for our promotional actions (brochures, posters, announces, flyers, goodies, stands, social media images, banners, etc.).
 
Main tasks:
 
Under the responsibility of the Graphic Design Manager and according to our guidelines, you will be in charge of:
 
  • Designing content in multiple languages on for printed media 
(brochures, posters, press ads, flyers, stands, etc.)
  • Designing content in multiple languages on for digital media 
(websites, banners, newsletters, social media, etc.)

Your technical skills:
 
  • You possess a degree in Graphic Design (or equivalent qualification)
  • You have more than 1 year’s experience in a similar position (experience in a communication agency is a bonus)
  • You have expert knowledge of graphics software (In Design, Photoshop, Illustrator)
  • You have a good knowledge of web design and technical constraints related to printing 

Your professional and personal skills:
 
  • You possess organization skills
 and the a sense of responsibility
  • You have a good adaptability and stress management
  • You are fast, methodical, rigorous, reliable and an autonomous team member
  • You are able to multitask and possess excellent interpersonal skills
  • You have the ability to work independently with minimal supervision or in a team environment
  • You are a fluent English speaker. In addition to this, a very good level of French is considered a big plus; any other languages (Spanish, German, Italian or other) are considered a plus 

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
  • Autonomy at work, alongside regular contacts with the Graphic Design Manager in Switzerland 

Place of work: Barcelona, Spain
 (occasional travel to Montreux Switzerland can be requested, 2 to 4 weeks per year)
 
Start date: 1st March 2016
 
Activity rate: Full time
 
Type of contract: One year temporary contract
 
Reference: REF_DESIGN
 
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 plan on running preliminary Skype/phone interviews – and if successful, in-person interviews in Switzerland or Spain, depending on both parties’ availability.
 
Only applications accepted for an interview will receive a reply.
Head of Marketing
Are you passionate about languages and travel? Are you inspired by working in a dynamic team? If you are ready to get involved, a new professional challenge awaits you at ESL! 
 
Job overview
 

We are currently looking for a Head of Marketing who will supervise our global marketing activities and teams in Montreux (Switzerland) and Barcelona (Spain).
 
Your main goal will be to define the global marketing strategy for ESL and execute it with excellence. You will lead and develop the team members, actively evolve the structure for it to be fit for purpose and aligned to the growth ambitions of the business. You will also be the guardian of the ESL brand. As an active member of the ESL leadership team, you will work to deliver the long-term vision, as well as yearly sales and profit budgets.
 
Main tasks:
 
Strategic responsibilities
 
  • Develop yearly marketing activity and communication plans based on the approved strategy
  • Be responsible both for the definition and control of the global yearly marketing budgets
  • Define and control the local marketing budgets by country in close collaboration with the regional managers
  • Define the right structure for the marketing team in line with current and future plans
  • Be a proactive and strategic member of the ESL leadership team and closely work together with the other Heads to achieve the overall objectives of the company
  • Lead key market research projects and analyse and present recommendations for the business
  • Lead market intelligence activities: continuous market and trend checks – incl. competitive analysis – and give recommendations to the business how to improve
  • Propose new ideas and improvements to the client relationship management process
  • Lead or participate in key strategic projects with a broader management scope than marketing on an ad-hoc basis 

Operational responsibilities
 
  • Manage the marketing team and ensure their personal development and the retention of key talent
  • Lead the concept development and guide the execution of all different marketing mix elements as defined in the yearly marketing plan
  • Lead the creation and production of all local marketing and promotional materials in line with the global brand positioning of ESL
  • Manage the marketing campaigns (online/offline) including advertising, consumer PR, social media, SEO, SEM, content management, blogging, videos and fairs.
  • Support the regional managers and country teams in the development and implementation of local marketing activities and make sure their implementation is in line with the global strategy and within the agreed budgets
  • Continuously track and evaluate campaign results
  • Build excellent relationships with key external marketing agency partners whilst ensuring and negotiating maximum marketing ROI 

Your experience:
 
  • You possess a master’s degree in marketing and/or communication or have acquired an academic thinking level through working experience
  • You have more than 10 years’ marketing experience in branded environments with a proven ability to manage and develop teams        
  • You are a strategic marketer with strong proven international experience and an all-round marketer with experience in both brand creation and activation with a strong ability to think 360
  • You have extensive experience in online marketing and/or e-commerce (as well as offline knowledge) 
 
Your professional skills:
 
  • You are a strategic thinker that has a great ability to translate strategies in 360 activity plans
  • You possess strong analytical skills
  • You are a true brand marketer and have hands-on experience with strategic (re)positioning of global brands
  • You have good eye for talent, a proven ability to develop people and manage teams across different locations
  • Excellent communicator, you are good team player with a highly collaborative management style
  • You are entrepreneurial and flexible, with a multicultural commercial mind-set
  • You master the use of Excel and PowerPoint
  • You are a fluent English speaker. In addition to this a very good level of French is considered a big plus; any other languages (German, Italian, Spanish or other) are considered a plus 

Your personal skills:
 
  • You have a proven passion for languages and travel as part of your professional or personal life
  • You have a high personal interest in online and keep abreast of all the latest trends on online and social media
  • You have willingness to travel on average 2 times/month to Barcelona/Montreux and/or other ESL locations 

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 or Montreux
           
Start date: As soon as possible
 
Reference: ESL_Marketing
 
Type of contract: Non-fixed-term contract
 
Activity rate: Full time
           
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.
 
Only applications accepted for an interview will receive a reply.

 

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