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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

Experienced Travel Consultant - USA Visa ProgrammesDublin

Experienced Travel Consultants Required for our Head Office in Dublin - Competitive salary, fast-paced career plus the best incentives in the business!

USIT is an exciting destination for those in search of a rewarding, varied and exciting career in an established market leading agency. We are looking for a travel consultant to be based in our US Visa section.

Your main responsibility will be to maximise sales of our US visa programmes.

Monday to Friday 9 to 5.30

Principal Duties:
  • Selling travel services to target market.
  • Delivering a high level of customer service.
  • Implementing applicable administration procedures.
  • Cash management
  • Involvement in promotional events
  • Liaise with Marketing & Product departments on promotions
The following criteria are key to the role:
  • At least one-year experience in Travel and/or Sales Role
  • 3rd Level Qualification in a suitable field
  • Proven track record of sales ability and target driven attitude.
  • Excellent presentation skills and communication skills
  • Energetic and a Team Player
  • In-depth knowledge of a GDS preferably Amadeus
  • High regards for customer service excellence.
Location:

Dublin City Centre

To apply for this position:

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

Experienced Travel ConsultantDublin

Experienced Travel Consultants Required for our Head Office in Dublin - Competitive salary, fast-paced career plus the best incentives in the business!

USIT is an exciting destination for those in search of a rewarding, varied and exciting career in an established market leading agency. Travel the world from your desk as you send clients to the four corners of the world and enjoy the best incentives in the business to experience it all yourself!

If you've got a passion for travel, are a people person and all about customer service then USIT, the independent travel specialist is looking for you. Your main responsibility will be to maximise sales of travel and related services to our target market.

Principal Duties:
  • Selling travel services to target market.
  • Delivering a high level of customer service.
  • Implementing applicable administration procedures.
  • Cash management
  • Involvement in promotional events
  • Liaise with Marketing & Product departments on promotions
The following criteria are key to the role:
  • At least one-year experience in Travel and/or Sales Role
  • 3rd Level Qualification in a suitable field
  • Proven track record of sales ability and target driven attitude.
  • Excellent presentation skills and communication skills
  • Energetic and a Team Player
  • In-depth knowledge of International/Long Haul Travel
  • High regards for customer service excellence.
  • Must be well travelled.
Benefits Include:
  • Competitive Salary
  • Rewarding Bonus Structure
  • Educational Travel Allowance
Location:

Dublin City Centre

To apply for this position:

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

USA Programmes Co-OrdinatorDublin

USA Programmes Co-Ordinator Required for our Head Office in Dublin

Principal Accountabilities:
  • Responsible for USA Programmes sales using our point of sale system
  • Developing and creating new target markets for USA Programmes
  • Contacting all potential applicants on daily basis.
  • To be cost focused at all times.
  • Responsible for correspondence with clients.
  • Implement all Usit’s procedures in relation to bookings, issuing appropriate work & travel documentation with correct terms & conditions, cash up mgt, payment terms as well as delivering a high level of customer service.
  • To prepare and deliver presentations on the Graduate & other USA programmes.
  • Manage cash and lodgements on a daily basis.
  • Assist with marketing material / newsletters
  • Attend appropriate events inside / outside USIT
The following criteria are key to the role:
  • Proven track record of sales ability and target driven and excellent customer service.
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Amadeus efficient
  • In depth knowledge of international travel
  • Driven with high energy levels and a lateral thinker
  • Multi-tasking, excellent organisational skills and attention to detail essential
  • Self-motivation with a desire to build your own client base
Location:

Dublin City Centre

To apply for this position:

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

Exhibition Sales ExecutiveDublin

We are looking for an energetic and passionate Exhibition Sales Executive to join our team to work on planning and selling of an exciting new exhibition.

Duties:
  • Plan and organise the exhibition hall layout and seminar programme.
  • Sell and promote all stand/exhibition space and other opportunities to new and existing clients to meet specific sales targets, (mostly by telephone)
  • Maximize profitability of the exhibition by leveraging supplier opportunities, maximising sales and controlling costs
  • Seeking and securing sponsorship
  • Promote the event to insure maximum attendance at the event including advance ticket sales.
  • Liaise with the venue, ensuring all necessary equipment is available
  • Coordinating stand designers and equipment hire
  • Attending other similar events to meet exhibitors and promote the show
  • Ensure that Health & Safety policies, procedures and regulations are implemented for the exhibition.
  • Oversee and run the event on the day.
The ideal candidate will have:
  • Sales experience and be target driven
  • This is an autonomous role and you will require to be a self-starter, be able to achieve targets consistently and manage your own workload.
  • Experience in the exhibitions industry is preferred but not essential.
  • First-class written and oral communication skills
  • A positive attitude to problem-solving
Location:

Dublin City Centre

To apply for this position:

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

Camp USA Promoters College CampusesNation-wide

Working a few hours each week this opportunity will enable you to build your CV, gain valuable work experience in marketing, promotions and the travel industry whilst earning travel vouchers redeemable in any USIT nation-wide.

The purpose of the position:

To increase awareness of the USA Camp Counsellor Programme amongst students, lecturers and relevant points of contact on campus.

Principal Responsibilities:
  • Distribution of Camp USA programme materials on and off campus
  • Identify key events in your college for USIT to attend and/or sponsor
  • Assist with facilitating USIT to present on campus to students interested in the programme.
  • Promote the Camp Counsellor Programme through your own social media accounts & other networks.
  • To host a table at your college 2 times per month for 1 hour.
  • To assist promoting the programme by attending a webinar with the Development Exec.
  • To generate other ideas for recruiting counsellors for the Camp USA programme.
  • To provide bi-weekly summary report to head office.
The Ideal Candidate will have:
  • A keen interest in travel and/marketing and has worked at a summer camp in the USA.
  • An approachable, outgoing, enthusiastic and energetic outlook
  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team
  • Ample time to dedicate to fulfilling the tasks above
  • Keen eye for detail
Payment:

Payment is made in the form of travel vouchers redeemable in any of our offices nation-wide for any USIT product. Full product training will be provided.

To apply for this position:

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

Travel Brand PromotersNation-wide

Have you a keen interest in Travel? Why not get involved with Irelands leading Student and Youth Travel Company? Working a few hours each week this opportunity will enable you to build your CV, gain valuable work experience in marketing, promotions and the travel industry whilst earning travel vouchers redeemable in any USIT nation-wide. We are looking for a number of people to fill positions in colleges all over Ireland.

Positions available in all colleges for the academic year of 2014/2015.

Calling all enthusiastic and energetic students!

The purpose of the position:

Act as the USIT point of contact on campus whilst increasing the profile and awareness of USIT products, J1 USA, Graduate & Internship Programmes, Camp USA, Work and Travel programmes to Canada, Hong Kong, and other services to students and staff.

Principal Responsibilities:
  • Increase awareness of USIT products and services during the college year, through ongoing promotions via postering and leaflet distribution on and off campus
  • Assistance at road shows and promotions on campus: J1, Work Australia, New Zealand, Canada
  • Identify key events in your college for USIT to attend and/or sponsor
  • Represent USIT on campus at such events
  • Build relationships with Student Unions, career guidance counsellors, language and other college departments
  • enerate ideas for promoting USIT products and services on your campus.
  • Ensure regular feedback to the Marketing Dept, through the completion of bi- monthly reports
The Ideal Candidate will have:
  • A keen interest in travel and/marketing
  • Participated on a USIT work and travel programme e.g. J1/ Work in Canada/Volunteer/ Summer in Europe
  • Previous promotional experience
  • An approachable, outgoing, enthusiastic and energetic outlook
  • Willingness to assist in various promotions throughout the academic year
  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team
  • Ample time to dedicate to fulfilling the tasks above
  • Keen eye for detail
Payment:

Payment is made in the form of travel vouchers redeemable in any of our offices nation-wide for any USIT product. Full product training will be provided.

To apply for this position:

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

UI and UX designerDublin

As a UI/UX Designer you will actively participate in the design and development of websites and applications to support the online business objectives. You will work closely with front and back end developers to craft stunning, user-centric web/mobile interfaces.

  • Overall responsibility for understanding user and business requirements and converting them into appealing, highly usable interfaces
  • Identifying and initiating improvements to the customer booking journey to enhance user experience and increase conversions (A/B testing)
  • Create user flows, wireframes, mock-ups and prototypes that effectively communicate design ideas
  • Design interfaces that work across a wide range of devices
  • Continually improve existing websites while maintaining the consistency across different brands
Skills
  • Experience designing for customer facing products for cross-platform environments
  • Solid understanding of usability and visual design principles
  • Comfortable designing responsive websites/apps from wireframe to production
  • Excellent Photoshop/Illustrator/Sketch skills are required
  • Ecommerce design experience is plus
  • HTML, CSS experience is a plus
  • Strong portfolio is a must

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

Location:

Dublin City Centre

Payment:

Negotiable

To apply for this position:

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

Soccer Programme Promotional ExecutiveDublin

USIT - specialist in work abroad programmes worldwide, seeks a dynamic individual to develop and promote our range of Soccer programmes to the Irish Market.

Key Tasks:
  • To be responsible for the Business Development and promotion of Soccer Work & Travel Programmes throughout Ireland. Responsible for meeting targets through sales of Soccer Work Programmes sourcing relevant and qualified candidates.
  • To contact all Soccer clubs in Dublin and all major cities/towns in Ireland by phone, email and using other relevant channels to introduce and inform the relevant heads about the Soccer programme opportunities in the USA.
  • To plan and visit Soccer Training sessions in the evenings to promote the program and give out information.
  • Networking for candidate targeting including developing relationships with specialist Soccer organisations including the FAI etc to widen the reach and recruitment of candidates.
  • Ensure all places are filled with the absolute highest standard of candidate for the role.
  • To assist with promoting the Programmes across all social media platforms as well as taking part in Webinars to close the sale.
  • If required to assist with processing of Soccer applications at certain times of the year
  • To adapt and be able to change direction if the business requires.
  • Report on sales & business weekly
The following criteria are key to the role:
  • An ability to negotiate at senior level
  • 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 Soccer Camp or Work or Abroad Programmes
  • Excellent presentation skills and ability to deliver in front of large audiences.
  • Driven with high energy levels
  • Multi-tasking, excellent organisational skills
  • Self-motivation with a desire to build your own client base.
  • Full Clean Driving License
  • Educated to degree level (preferably in Business/Marketing)

This role will require flexibility and some evening work to visit soccer clubs.

To apply for this position:

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

Software EngineerDublin

We are currently looking to recruit a software engineer with 2-4 years’ experience.

As part of a small but growing team, you will be developing and enhancing both Web and standalone applications. Although the position is a .Net role, we would also like to speak with talented opensource developers.

Desirable Technologies:
  • .Net (C# and VB.net)
  • Java
  • SQL
  • JavaScript
  • Git
  • Cloud Technologies
Responsibilities:
  • Delivering customised software.
  • Ensuring high standards of quality.
  • Be an advocate for new & modern practices.
Location:

Dublin City Centre

Salary:

Salary commensurate with experience

To apply for this position:

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

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