This position is for highly motivated and passionate individuals who value experiential education and international travel, and have strong verbal and written communication skills. Global Communications Coordinators are responsible for providing travel updates to our students’ families, collecting information and photos from all of our Program Leaders, and maintaining Rustic Pathways social media accounts for the country where they work, and providing other marketing related support that may include writing blog, email, or print copy, choosing imagery, or conducting research.
Depending on the destination country, Global Communications Coordinators may work directly with our students, communities, or activities’ operators. This role includes administrative support, email account management, organizing program logistics, and some degree of leading program activities. Global Communication Coordinators represent Rustic Pathways and support our in-country teams in a variety of ways. You have the opportunity to engage with amazing communities and influence the lives of our students and their families from all over the world.
You work with a team of Country Managers and Program Leaders who are focused on student safety and responsibility. You facilitate and ensure positive experiences for our clients as you do the following:
Years of Experience: 1-3 years of experience working in communications, marketing, or editorial industry and at least 2 years of relevant experience working with youth in a leadership or mentorship role.
Bachelor's degree in Communications, Marketing, Business, or related field OR a combination of education and work experience.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Flights, meals, accommodations, transportation, and a small stipend are included as part of the compensation package while working in the country.
Please submit a cover letter, resume, and answer all questions to best of your ability in the application to be considered for the Global Communications Coordinator position. It is highly recommended to make a copy of your answers before final submission.
Ability to work remotely in Costa Rica from June through August + ability to attend a virtual Marketing Training May 13 - 15, 2019.
Rustic Pathways is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.
Each employee of Rustic Pathways is employed “at will,” which means either the Company or the employee may terminate the employment relationship at any time, for any or no reason, with or without advanced notice. No individual or representative of the Rustic Pathways can change this at-will relationship absent a specific, written contract signed by the Company’s Chief Executive Officer or designee.
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Application deadline: April 1, 2019