Work for USIT

Work for USIT

USIT staff work hard and play hard! Our customers comment on our friendly, enthusiastic and energetic staff, always willing to go that extra mile - with a smile! We are on the look out for the ideal USIT recruits and welcome applications all year round.

Interested in joining the USIT team?

Have you previous experience and an interest in working in a retail/sales environment?

Are you interested in a career in the travel business?

Are you eager to learn new skills?

Have you a keen interest in travelling plus any personal travel experience?

Have you a good standard of education, to Leaving Cert. level at least?

Are you open, friendly, energetic and enjoy meeting people?

Brand Executive
Dublin/London or remote working

Brand Executive

  • Full time, Permanent
  • Dublin or London or remote working (face to face meetings in either Dublin or London HQ every 1-2 weeks)

About Inspire

USIT.ie and its sister company in the UK BUNAC.org were both established 60 years ago by university students for students to help young people discover the world and themselves by working abroad.

After recent investment to reinvigorate BUNAC & USIT’s brand, values and strategy, we are looking for a talented Brand Executive to create and maintain brand promotions and marketing campaigns for BUNAC & USIT across multiple social media networks.

Principal Duties

  • Develop and own the organic and paid Social Media strategy across all social media platforms.
  • Deliver creative and engaging social media campaigns that are aligned to the global marketing and brand strategy.
  • Engage with and grow our communities, and form key relationships with influencers across the social media platforms.
  • Create captivating multimedia content from a range of different sources
  • Set up paid social activity to amplify your social media campaigns
  • Manage the budgeting, reporting and analytics for all paid social activity
  • Liaise with the marketing, sales and product teams to ensure your social media strategy is aligned to the wider business growth goals.

About You

We’re keen to hear from people with the following skills and traits:

  • Proven experience creating engaging social media campaigns for youth brands, managing creative and technical implementation of marketing campaigns across multiple social media networks
  • Excellent storyteller. You need to be able to write copy that captivates and build trust with our audiences in every post.
  • Creative design flair, use images and video to showcase our products and inspire our communities
  • Confident public speaker, as the voice of our brands across all social media platforms it’s important you feel comfortable in front of a camera!
  • Strong analytical skills. You’ll need to collect and manipulate data to build insights that inform budget and future campaign decisions.
  • Curiosity and adaptability. Social media moves fast, and we need someone who is constantly researching new trends and can swiftly incorporate into our marketing campaigns.
  • Business acumen. Engagement is great but you’ll need to understand how social media fits into the business strategy to help achieve our ambitious sales growth targets.
  • Commitment to the mission. We want to work and travel accessible for all young people globally and we’re committed to our values of transparency, getting stuff done, caring with passion and doing it right.
  • A degree in Digital Marketing, Business, Journalism, Communications, or a related field is desirable but not essential with the right experience.

Salary: DOE but circa €25K-€35K

To apply, email careers@usit.ie with a with a CV and covering letter. If you have questions or would like an informal conversation about the role please outline this in your email.

Digital Media Internship
Dublin/London or remote working

Digital Media Internship

  • Part-time, 3 months | 24 hours per week
  • Dublin or London or remote working

About Inspire

Inspire Education and Travel is the parent company of two of the world’s leading Work & Travel companies, BUNAC and USIT. Both brands were established 60 years ago by university students for students to help young people discover the world and themselves by working abroad. Inspire has ambitious global expansion plans to make these transformational travel experiences accessible to young people globally, whilst 100% committed to balancing profit with purpose.

About the role

We are looking for an energic and creative digital media intern to join the team. With the travel industry ready to bounce back - you'll play an important part in our marketing growth plans for 2022.

What you're accountable for

What you will be working on:

  • Assist with any digital media items needed including emails, graphics for social, user flow templates, user research, social media etc
  • Assist with the upkeep of websites, eg reviewing content and suggesting optimizing strategies as well as UX and UI improvements to be made
  • Assist with the design of landing pages for existing sites and working with developers to see them realised
  • Some graphic design support as required
  • Assist the wider marketing team in developing ongoing digital campaigns
  • Assist with student outreach and Back to Campus campaign development
  • Weekly meeting with the team to receive updates and discuss any projects collaboratively

About You

We’re keen to hear from people with the following skills and traits:

  • Creative flair, use images and video to showcase our products and inspire our communities
  • Someone passionate about Travel and everything digital
  • Good with time management and working both independently and with guided supervision
  • Enthusiastic and a willingness to learn
  • Attuned to Gen Z's and their characteristics & motivations
  • Commitment to the mission. We want to work and travel accessible for all young people globally and we’re committed to our values of transparency, getting sh*t done, caring with passion and doing it right.

Salary: €500 per month

To apply, email careers@usit.ie with a with a CV and covering letter. If you have questions or would like an informal conversation about the role please outline this in your email.

Campus Reps
Ireland

Campus Reps

  • Part-time
  • Colleges in any of the main Irish cities

About Inspire

USIT.ie and its sister company in the UK BUNAC.org were both established 60 years ago by university students for students to help young people discover the world and themselves by working abroad.

After recent investment to reinvigorate BUNAC & USIT’s brand, values and strategy, we are looking for representatives to act as the USIT point of contacs on campuses whilst increasing the profile and awareness of USIT products, J1, and work and travel programs and other services to students and staff.

Who we need

Have you a keen interest in Travel? Why not get involved with Ireland’s leading Student and Youth Travel Company? Working only a few hours each week this opportunity will enable you to build your CV while gaining valuable work experience in marketing, promotions and the travel industry. We are looking for a number of people to fill positions in colleges all over Ireland.

Principal Duties

  • Increase awareness of USIT products and services during the college year, through ongoing promotions via postering and leaflet distribution on and off campus
  • Assist at road shows and promotions on campus for J1 and other Work and Travel products
  • Identify key events in your college for USIT to attend and/or sponsor
  • Represent USIT on campus at events
  • Generate ideas for promoting USIT products and services on your campus
  • Ensure regular feedback to the Marketing Dept. through bi-monthly reports

About You

Ideal candidates will have/be:

  • Interested in travel and marketing - experience travelling abroad is essential
  • Promotional experience is a plus
  • Approachable, outgoing, enthusiastic and energetic
  • Willingness to assist in various promotions throughout the academic year
  • Ability to take initiative and work as part of a team
  • Ample time to dedicate to fulfilling the tasks above

Details of remuneration can be provided on request

If this sounds like you apply now via email careers@usit.ie with a with a CV and a few lines about why you would like this role. If you have questions or would like an informal conversation about the role please outline this in your email.

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