Throughout the year we look for enthusiastic and qualified individuals to fulfill roles with our study abroad programmes. These individuals should have experience working with people from various backgrounds, enjoy the nature of international education, and be culturally sensitive.
We are hiring for a Study Abroad Advisor to work with our faculty-led and semester programmes. Click below to read more about the position.
All applicants should send a letter of interest and CV/Resume to Cara Simon – [email protected]
Learn International is a study abroad provider offering programmes globally to higher education institutions and students. We serve students who are over the age of 18 from English speaking countries gaining academic experiences in Europe.
This is a very varied role and you will be contributing to every aspect of the business. 1) You will take ownership of specific projects and be expected to give 100% at all times to deliver on our mission to provide the highest quality Study Abroad programmes to our partner institutions. 2) You will be working with your colleagues in a team environment to meet tight deadlines. 3) You will understand the realities of working in a demanding customer centric environment and have great attention to detail. 4) Flexibility, enthusiasm and dedication to serving students and education abroad.
Applicants will have a minimum of 3 years experience working in international education and an in-depth understanding of the US Higher Education System.
Department and Reporting Structure
This position will be located at the home office in Naas, Co. Kildare Ireland within the Faculty-led Programmes department. It will report to the COO. It is understood that there are high and low seasons for this position and times when weekend and evening work, overnight, and travel (international included) will be required.
Summary of Job Duties:
In depth understanding of the American University higher education system, student services and market
Developing proposals for study abroad programmes with faculty and staff at universities, primarily from the USA to Europe.
Communicate regularly with parties from various backgrounds to achieve successful customised
Using videos to explain proposals and leading discussions around proposal changes
Programmes Support and Operations
Planning faculty-led programmes in Europe primarily in Ireland, Spain, France, Germany and the United Kingdom, with motivation to learn/network about in-country support structures, culture and logistics
Pre-departure and onsite orientations with faculty, students and university staff
Making bookings, negotiating costs, managing a budget for program expenses, and logistical coordination/planning
24/7 remote support for groups and on-the-ground support for programmes as required
Collect necessary student and faculty information for programmes
Emergency phone rotation among Learn International team
Up-to-date passport and ability to travel is required
Agree to use photos, videos, materials on website, flyers and social media where candidate is featured or in material
Social media marketing as required
Other duties as assigned or and all duties subject to change
This job description is considered a guide to the position and should not be considered exhaustive.
Bachelor’s Degree from a reputable university in Europe or the USA: International Education, Tourism, Event Planning or a related field or equivalent experience
3+ years’ experience in international education, operations, tourism and/or student services or similar field
A demonstrated sensitivity to student needs and cultural differences
Ability to work autonomously and as a team player
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal)
Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and to effectively prioritise tasks and responsibilities.
Confidence to manage, and the ability to remain calm in challenging situations
Ability to use discretion and judgment regarding confidential information and GDPR regulations
Up-to-Date Manual Handling Certificate
Garda Clearance or background check upon offer of employment
Reliable transportation, ability to use rental cars with full clean driver’s license
Strong IT skills – Google Suite, Social Media, experience with a CRM and Adobe
Physical Requirements (With or Without Accommodations):
Visual acuity to read information from computer screens, forms and other printed materials and information.
Able to speak (enunciate) clearly in conversation and general communication.
Hearing ability for verbal communication/conversation/responses via telephone, telephone systems, and face-to-face interactions.
Manual dexterity for typing, writing, standing and reaching, flexibility, body movement for bending, crouching, walking, kneeling and prolonged sitting.
Lifting and moving objects and equipment up to 10 lbs.
Master’s Degree in a related field
Written and verbal fluency in Spanish
Up-to-Date CPR & First Aid Certification
Eligibility to work in Ireland or working papers or Learn International may make a visa application for the position if necessary
€30,000-31,500 Salary DOE
20 days annual leave and paid holidays
Company Laptop and company mobile telephone/phone allowance
Learn International recruits, hires, and promotes qualified persons in all job classifications without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ethnic origin, disability, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law.
Send Letter of Interest and CV/Resume to
Cara Simon – [email protected]
Accepting applications for Undergraduate and Graduate Interns throughout the year.
This dynamic opportunity will be for motivated students interested in the field of International Education, Higher Education or a related field. Interns will participate in programme development, in-country study abroad projects, and the day-to-day operations of Learn International. This experience is a great way to see what the field of international education is all about and build your resume or CV!
Internship placements range from 8-12 weeks for undergraduate and 3 months to one year (visa pending) for graduate students. It is located in our home office of Naas, Co. Kildare Ireland. We offer competitive scholarships to intern at Learn International.
Please contact Michelle Kasmauskis at [email protected] for more information.