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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

.Net DeveloperDublin

We are currently looking for a highly skilled full-stack .Net Developer.

Responsibilities

  • Design and develop new applications and/or enhancements to existing systems to support business operation
  • Maintain and optimise production applications and SQL databases
  • Design and develop new modules for existing .Net services and applications
  • Design and development of SQL databases, stored procedures, queries and performance tuning
  • Manage reporting services
  • Migration of legacy .Net apps and services
  • Provide production support as necessary

Skills required

  • C#, VB.net
  • Strong SQL skills
  • WCF, REST, Web Services, SOAP, Active directory
  • Git and SVN
  • Node.js and Reporting Services SSRS experience is a plus

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

Tour Co-ordinator ExecutiveDublin

We are currently recruiting for a Tour Co-ordinator Executive to join our specialised Operations Team based in Dublin city centre.

This role will be responsible for groups travelling primarily to Spain, some ski groups and other European destinations. He/she will have full responsibility for the smooth running of their clients’ tours and will be on call for any emergencies whilst groups are on tour.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Co-ordinate all travel requirements, supporting designated school group leader
  • Ensure all travel reservations are accurately handled, deadlines are met and correct documentation is provided in accordance with company policy and procedures.
  • Handle all travel related queries while liaising with airlines, hoteliers, coach companies, ferry companies and various suppliers
  • Develop and maintain an excellent rapport with preferred suppliers
  • Preparation of final travel documentation
  • Processing travel invoices
  • Updating internal systems and ensuring data is handled in a confidential manner
  • On call for any emergencies whilst groups are on tour

Skills / Experience Required

  • The ideal candidates will have previous operations experience in a busy administration role ideally with travel management experience
  • Travel experience and geographical knowledge of European destinations
  • Experience in designing bespoke itineraries to meet the customers’ needs
  • Highly motivated, confident and enthusiastic individual who is comfortable dealing with customers at all levels
  • Demonstrates good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and prioritise workloads
  • Customer Focus and attention to detail
  • Strong computer skills including MS Office
  • Ability to work on their own initiative
  • Flexibility in approach to working arrangements to deal with occasional out of office calls
  • Excellent team player
  • Willing to travel to overseas destinations on Inspection Tours with Clients
To apply for this position

If you believe you have the necessary skills required and are interested in a career with USIT, we welcome your application! Forward your interest to silvia.ferraro@usitschooltours.ie. Please include both a cover letter and your CV.

Marketing ManagerDublin

The successful candidate will be responsible for executing the strategic marketing plans for the USIT product portfolio and the position will report to the Head of Marketing.

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 products within the Usit portfolio.
  • Manage, support and develop the marketing team to deliver on all aspects of their marketing and design functions.
  • Manage all marketing content (print and online) to ensure current and appealing copy is published and maximised for SEO rankings.
  • Report weekly to the Head of Marketing
  • Liaise with 3rd level college contacts to promote work and travel opportunities for students/post grads.
  • Attend 2nd level school events nationwide to meet teachers and school tour coordinators
  • Work with key suppliers to deliver and implement targeted marketing campaigns.
  • Work with 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
  • Identify opportunities for company growth and proactively seek new ventures for portfolio expansion
  • Assisting with the management of campus and schools representatives including flyer distribution & social media activity
  • Create and coordinate press releases and their circulation to national and regional press.
  • Responsible for all marketing administration and management of all data inputting
  • 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
  • An ability to negotiate at a senior level
  • A lateral thinker who can always find new ways of approaching a target/end result
  • Driven with high levels of initiative and creative flair
  • Experience in managing a team of people
  • Multi-tasking, excellent organisational skills
  • Work well in a team and with a wide range of people
  • Ability to work within a budget, cost focused, and margin driven.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Over four years of experience in a marketing related role
  • Degree in preferably in Business/Marketing/Journalism/PR
  • Experience managing teams
  • 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

Send your application to lisa.collender@usit.ie

Sales ExecutiveDublin

We are currently recruiting for a Sales Executive to join our specialised Sales Team based in Dublin city centre. This role will be responsible primarily for sales and administration of school & leisure groups travelling to European destinations.

Company Background

Usit School Tours is Ireland’s leading school tour operator with almost 35 year’s experience. We are committed to offering exceptional education travel experiences for primary & secondary schools, college groups and adult groups across the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.

Company Goal

To be the best and largest schools group tour provider in Ireland by employing and retaining the most talented employees in the industry. To retain our customers based on the value, service and product choice we offer and by continuing to grow our customer base focusing on word of mouth recommendations.

Position

We are currently recruiting for a Sales Executive to join our specialised Sales Team based in Dublin city centre. This role will be responsible primarily for sales and administration of school & leisure groups travelling to European destinations.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Sales and administration of School & Leisure Group Tours
  • Sourcing and increasing Group Sales with the aim of building on our current client base
  • Optimising the best value for our customers on travel services, flights, hotels, coaching, etc
  • Developing and maintaining an excellent rapport with preferred suppliers
  • Negotiating rates and services with suppliers
  • Producing weekly management reports on sales and clients
  • Updating internal systems and ensuring data is handled in a confidential manner

Skills/Experience required

  • The ideal candidates will have previous sales experience ideally in the travel industry
  • Personal travel experience and geographical knowledge of European destinations
  • Highly motivated, confident and enthusiastic individual who is comfortable dealing with customers at all levels
  • Demonstrates good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and prioritise workloads
  • Customer Focus and attention to detail
  • Strong computer skills including MS Office
  • Ability to work on their own initiative
  • Excellent team player
  • Willing to travel to overseas destinations on Inspection Tours with Clients

To Apply

If you believe you have the necessary skills required and are interested in a career with USIT, we welcome your application! Forward your interest to gerry.bergin@usitschooltours.ie. Please include both a cover letter and your CV.

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