OPERATIONS MANAGER
Location: Barcelona
Type: Full-time Employment


WHO WE ARE:
• We’re travelers, positive-thinkers and doers
• We help students discover the world
• We really do believe in “work hard - play hard”
• Open and collaborative – we all work together
• We’re global - we have programs all around the world
• Our Absolute company culture is strong, vibrant and definitely unique


WHO YOU ARE:
• You are enthusiastic, energetic, super-organized – you thrive in a small team and
love to organize things!
• You’re a natural communicator (in both English and Spanish) and love talking to
people
• You believe in the benefits of travel and your believe that love is in the small details
• You know how to organize events and are not shy to prove it
• You want to be part of a young international team that motivates and inspires you
• Going above and beyond is the only way you do things
• You excel at problem-solving-, multi-tasking and are extremely detailed-oriented


THE ROLE:
Combine your strengths in organization, customer service (English) and event planning to
help our students discover the world. Your role is plan, create and execute large scale
events in various locations across Europe for 500 clients annually including housing
bookings and logistics to the program participants. In this high-paced role, you must
combine a high-level of professionalism with strong organization instincts and relationship
building skills to ensure our students the best life experiences possible!
The Operations Manager’s Responsibilities:
• Research, plan, organize and execute all aspects of large-scale events, housing
bookings, logistics to the program attended by an average of 500 clients annually.
• Develop, maintain relationships with vendors. Negotiate contracts and deals while
ensuring that budget is being met. Manage the overall programming budget across
multiple cities across Europe.
• Create program timelines, calendars, event and training schedules
• Assist the recruitment, hiring, training and processes of staff
• Identify and implement opportunities to enhance customer experience
• Document all phone and email correspondences in various in-house databases
• Engage in team-oriented activities: sharing ideas, giving feedback
• This position requires frequent travels to all our program locations across Europe


IDEAL QUALITIES, QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
The ideal candidate will be an excellent event planner, a passionate team player, good
under pressure and fast on her (or his!) feet.


• 2-4 years work experience
• Bachelor’s degree
• Entrepreneurial spirit and intellectual curiosity
• Comfortable creating something from nothing!
• Strong knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator)
• Strong communicator with excellent writing-, verbal- and presentation skills in both
English and Spanish
• Highly organized and able to prioritize multiple competing requests
• Comfortable building relationships with people and companies on behalf of the
brand
• Able and eager to wear many hats and collaborate with a small (but mighty!) team


HOW TO APPLY:
To apply to be our Operations Manager, please send a CV and cover letter in English
to eumari@absoluteinternship.com. Note the Operations Manager position and your name
in the subject line.


What is Absolute Internship?
In less than a decade, Absolute Internship has formed into a powerful and reputable program
for university students leading the industry in Barcelona, Beijing, Hong Kong, London, Madrid,
Shanghai, Stockholm and Singapore.
Absolute Internship is a pioneering firm and we work with great companies to provide
students the opportunity to develop both their personal and professional skillset and inspire
them to follow their passions in an international environment with other students from all
around the globe.
Our complete internship programs allow students to step out of their comfort zone, gain
insight into their industry of interest in an international work environment, meet industry
leaders and build their professional network.
Our program is frequently featured as an industry leading internship program on highest
rated media outlets such as New York Times, BBC, Bloomberg, Reuters and Sky News.


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