Location: 200 W Superior St, Suite 300, Chicago, IL 60654
Greenheart Travel is personally invested in providing cultural immersion programs that change lives, advance careers and create leaders. We achieve this by partnering with organizations and governments overseas that empower their local communities through experiential learning and practical development. We provide others with the same positive travel experiences in which we ourselves engage. Through travel and cultural exchange, we help individuals reach their full potential, leading to a more tolerant, peaceful and environmentally sustainable world.
Greenheart Travel is a division of Greenheart International, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) who’s mission is to connect people and planet to create global leaders through personal development, volunteer service, environmentalism, fair trade, and cultural exchange. This is achieved through the branches of Greenheart Travel, Greenheart Shop, Greenheart Transforms, and Greenheart Exchange.
Have you had a life changing experience abroad? Do you believe in the power of cultural exchange to change the world? Are you passionate about writing and creating content that connects and inspires others to go after their dreams of travel?
What we’re looking for:
We are looking for someone who will work with our Associate Director of Marketing in creating content and sharing our travel opportunities with a dynamic and diverse audience. The ideal candidate will have experience using a variety of social media platforms and sites and know how to listen and engage with an online community. We’re looking for a great writer, amazing storyteller, enthusiastic traveler and passionate supporter of anyone looking to get out of their comfort zone and travel abroad. Experience in blogging, social media management and photo and video editing is important.
Greenheart Travel is growing rapidly, so we’re looking for someone who is also highly adaptable and able to actively contribute to new ideas, growth and constant improvement. We have a small staff, and each person wears many hats, and our roles are constantly evolving. Every staff member has input in the brainstorming and direction of our department.
Some things you might do as the Marketing Content Coordinator:
Be the liaison between Greenheart Travel and Greenheart International’s marketing department to communicate and facilitate design requests, video requests, web design requests, etc. This includes assisting with: editing, brainstorming and strategizing need/distribution for content
Manage Greenheart Travel’s social medial accounts (Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat) and related promotional calendar
Help with our Greenheart Travel blog outreach through writing, editing and optimizing alumni and staff articles
Create, edit, manage the production of multimedia content (photos, videos, flyers)
Manage website content and visuals through WordPress; follow SEO best practices
Produce long and short form videos for promotion of Greenheart Travel’s programs and develop a strategic plan for our YouTube channel
Update online advertising listings and promotions
Assist program managers during peak sales times with participant Skype interviews
Connect with Greenheart Travel participants and alumni to share their stories from their travel adventures with our online community
Assist with additional administrative tasks as needed
Some qualifications you should have:
Bachelor’s degree in a related field
To warrant the Manager title: 2 years FT working experience in marketing content creation or related field
Dedication to cultural exchange, travel and a passion for learning about other cultures
Experience with WordPress, Photoshop Suite, iMovie, Hootsuite, and similar
Proactive, diligent, positive & creative self-starter with exceptional ability to learn quickly
Great work ethic and excellent written, oral and interpersonal skills
Social media and blogging experience (experience with professional social outreach preferred)
Keen attention to detail
Creative and outside-of-the-box thinking
Can manage multiple priorities and able to work in a fast-paced environment
Outgoing, flexible, with a willingness to learn and take initiative
Comfortable on the phone and can connect with groups of all ages, nationalities, ethnicities and backgrounds
Compensation: Commensurate with experience plus incentives and benefits
Internal Number: 3122641677
About Greenheart International
Greenheart International is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit committed to connecting people and planet to create a more peaceful and sustainable global community. We achieve our goals through a unique set of programs and initiatives fostering cultural exchange, eco-fair trade, volunteerism, personal development and environmentalism. Greenheart encompasses four main branches: Greenheart Exchange, Greenheart Travel, Greenheart Shop, and Greenheart Transforms.