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Fancy a career with 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.

Current Openings

Node.js/Javascript DeveloperDublin

We are looking for an experienced Node.js/Javascript developer to join our collaborative development team based in our city centre office.

You will be working closely with other developers on a day to day basis to support the complete project life-cycle of implementing, extending, integrating and testing complex event driven javascript applications, APIs and services.

Technical Skills

  • Node.js is a must and .NET Core is a bonus
  • HTTP, REST and GRPC
  • Relational databases - SQL Server and PostgreSQL
  • NoSQL databases - MongoDB and Redis
  • Message queues
  • Frameworks: Serverless, Express, Koa
  • Front-end experience is an advantage (React, Redux, Webpack, Babel, etc.)
  • Knowledge and experience of AWS components a bonus

Responsibilities

  • Design and develop high quality applications and services
  • Own delivery of features end to end, analysis and design
  • Investigate new tools/technologies/ideas to promote further improvements
  • Promote and enforce best practices and continuous code improvement
  • Deliver features into a Node API services, supporting React SPAs
  • Support the transition to serverless, micoservices architecture
  • Involvement in workflow optimisation/automation projects
  • Implementation of CI/CD processes

Please include examples of your work with your application and a brief explanation of the role you play in each project.

To apply for this position

Please forward your CV and cover letter to email: peter@usit.ie

Sport Support ProfessionalNorth Dublin

In this role, you are responsible for taking inbound calls from potential customers with regards to sports clothing and products. The support professional handles customer inquiries in a professional manner while ensuring the highest level of customer service is provided. It is important to maintain a good knowledge of the sports environment and the latest gadgets in order to increase customer support.

Role & Responsibilities:
  • Offering customer service to end users/dealers in relation to a wide range of products
  • Answering emails from customers/dealers
  • Ensure customer satisfaction by providing timely and accurate information
  • Logging detailed and accurate case notes to ensure optimal assistance for customers
Experience and personal skills needed:
  • Leaving Cert or High School Education
  • Fluency in French and English language
  • Strong typing and computer skills
  • Software related knowledge and aptitude a plus
  • Willing to work flexible hours
  • Enthusiastic and dynamic
  • Comfortable with communicating by phone and mail and you have a good writing expression
  • You are outgoing and approachable, with excellent customer service and enjoy working in a team environment
  • You are interested in sports and you enjoy different sports activities
  • Well-organized, accurate, you are detail-oriented, professional and courteous with high self-motivation
Benefits:
  • An exciting full time job in a young international environment
  • Pension plan
  • Excellent company benefits and discounts
  • Possibilities for development and promotions
PLEASE NOTE THIS ROLE IS NOT FOR USIT
To apply for this position

Please forward your CV and cover letter to email: Janet.geraghty@usit.ie

Marketing Executive (6 Month Contract)Dublin

Reporting to the Head of Marketing, the successful candidate will be responsible for executing the strategic marketing plans for the USIT product portfolio.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Develop, manage and implement the marketing plans and budgets in line with the company business objectives and targets.
  • Deliver effective integrated marketing activities, including advertising, promotions, events, and digital marketing (social, content, display, PPC, SEO, email) to drive online sales, online traffic, customers instore and improve awareness for all USIT products.
  • Manage all marketing content (print and online) to ensure current and appealing copy is published and maximised for SEO rankings.
  • Liaise with 3rd level college contacts to promote work and travel opportunities for students/post grads.
  • Work with key suppliers to deliver and implement targeted marketing campaigns.
  • Work alongside the Social Media co-ordinator to monitor reports of online advertising spends on Google, Facebook, Instagram and make recommendations in line with weekly sales performances and campaigns.
  • Liaise with the advertising agency and drive new advertising initiatives for all products in the portfolio
  • Ensure that all promotions are signed off and appropriate back up is communicated to all staff in advance
  • Assisting with the management and recruitment of Brand Ambassadors to promote the Usit portfolio
  • Responsible for all marketing administration and support to the team
  • To identify and bring new marketing ideas to the team through research.

Key Skills required:

  • Knowledge of a wide range of marketing techniques and concepts
  • Driven with high levels of initiative and creative flair
  • Multi-tasking, excellent organisational skills
  • Work well in a team and with a wide range of people
  • An ability to negotiate
  • Ability to work within a budget, cost focused, and margin driven.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • 3 years+ of experience in a marketing related role
  • Degree in preferably in Business/Marketing/Journalism/PR
  • Experience with digital and social marketing and knowledge of Google Analytics, Adwords and use of a CRM solution
  • Customer focused and strong ability to analyse data and take direction form it
  • A love of travel!

Please include a cover letter when applying for this role

Please send your application to lisa.collender@usit.ie

Promotional & Recruitment ExecutiveDublin

USIT is Irelands' leading specialist in work abroad programmes worldwide, seeks a dynamic individual to promote the Usit’s portfolio educational, work and travel programmes.

Principal Accountabilities

  • To be responsible for the promotion and business development of all Work and Travel Programmes including the J1, Summer Camps, Graduate & Internship for the US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand programmes.
  • To prepare and deliver presentations on the USIT portfolio of Programmes to students and teachers at 2nd & 3rd level institutions across Ireland.
  • Be a key interface with the Colleges, Student Unions and Administrators and to build good working relationships.
  • To source employers across regions of North America & Australia to hire Irish students for seasonal work. This will involve cold calling, emailing and using other relevant channels to securing new jobs for participants.
  • To screen, interview and ensure the supply of “appropriate” candidates in accordance with Employers requests for staffing.
  • To be proactive and creative in approach to promoting USIT and to think outside the box.
  • To be aware of and counteract competitive promotion on various campuses in relation to all work & travel programmes.
  • To recruit, manage & train student ambassadors in key colleges around Ireland.
  • To assist with promoting USIT Work Programmes across all digital platforms.

The following criteria are key to the role:

  • Proven track record of sales ability and target driven and excellent customer service.
  • A lateral thinker who can always find new ways of approaching a target/end result
  • Past experience of J1 or Work Abroad Programme
  • Excellent presentation skills and ability to deliver in front of large audiences.
  • Driven with high energy levels
  • Multi-tasking, excellent organisational skills
  • Excellent phone skills and ability to cold call
  • Self-motivation with a desire to build your own client base.
  • Full Clean Driving License (please don’t apply if you don’t have a full license)
  • Educated to degree level (preferably in Business/Marketing)

This position will involve working 4 out of 5 days out of office with some overnight stays.

Please include a cover letter when applying for this role

Please send your application to lisa.collender@usit.ie

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