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15 Dec

Graphic Design and Social Media Assistant – Internship available in Cork

We are looking for a creative Graphic designer with up-to-date knowledge to work with the award-winning graphic designers of Cork, located in the City’s most important businesses centres. You will be asked to assist with the development and design of core graphics, logos, collateral event materials and a variety of other creative tasks as assigned 

What are your duties?

  • Prepare images to coincide with social and blog posts
  • Assist with video production (shooting, editing, etc)
  • Assist with website and blog updates
  • support for the marketing department 

Who are they looking for?

  • Must be proficient in basic design programs
  • Excellent communication skill
  • Ability to work independently and complete assigned tasks within identified timeframes
  • Organized, dependable and detail oriented
  • Team Player
  • Quick Learner and Efficient High sense of urgency
  • Able to work well under pressure

When?

  • Availability from Mid-January
  • Application closing by January 15th.
  • The selection will be managed by the manager of the company and an interview will be required if necessary

What’s in It for You?                                                                        

The chance to improve your skills in an extremely professional environment, improve your English and improve the micro-language of the sector, have the possibility to live in for some weeks in the biggest Count of Ireland with the chance to see a beautiful hidden and, most of the time, underestimated part of the island.

 

Contact our team today!

Send us an email at booking@eazycity.com for any information or WhatsApp us on 00353871640835.

You can also call us on 00353 212066043. Our team will be happy to talk to you and help you with all your questions!

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14 Dec

Marketing & Social Media Assistant – Internship position in Cork

This is an amazing opportunity to have a work experience in the world Marketing & Communication, learn how to work in a team and as a free-lance, join art with your technical skills. You will be working with creative professionals in one of the coolest start-ups in the centre of Cork.

What?

  • assisting (and hopefully taking the lead) on some of our projects, developing a Freelancer Collective within the company;  
  • Putting in place a large Public Participatory Art project.
  • Organizing and running events in the space;
  • Assisting the company members with their own projects
  • Supporting the marketing team in daily administrative tasks
  • collaborating with our marketing and advertising team in all stages of marketing campaigns.
  • Assisting in marketing and advertising promotional activities (e.g. social media, direct mail and web)

Who?

Age 20+ Ideal candidate would be attending 3rd level or have completed 3rd level education. Be self-motivated. Be prepared to push yourself and not be afraid to fail. Be outgoing and confident in their abilities. Area of studies: Business/Project Management/Marketing/Technology

Spoken languages and level required (A1-C2): English  

When?

Starting date: As soon as the candidate is available. Duration: 3-6 months (3 through 6 if possible)

 Application closing by January 15th. The position is subject to interview and selection by the manager

 

What’s in It for You?                                                                        

The chance to work and discover the world of work in the rebel city of Ireland and enhance your CV that might act as a springboard for an international career. The company is very committed to ensuring that any intern who would work there would integrate well and gain both a professional experience and a cultural one

The skills and knowledge you gain during your internship will be a stepping-stone to great networking opportunities and an incredible career.     

             

Contact our team today!

Send us an email at booking@eazycity.com for any information or WhatsApp us on 00353871640835.

You can also call us on 00353 212066043. Our team will be happy to talk to you and help you with all your questions!

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29 Nov

Assistant chef - Internship position in Cork

Where?

You will have the opportunity to enlarge your Curricula and competences working in a 5-star resort in the area of Cork. If you are looking to improve your language and working skills in a great international environment, this is the right place. Located in a beautiful touristic area nearby the city, the hotel is part of a luxurious and famous hotel chain that offers a variety of prestigious services to all the guests, and not only, visiting Cork.

 

What?

Your duties will be:

  • Storage and disposal of food
  • Cleaning and prepare cooking station
  • Food preparation
  • Maintain Sanitation Standards
  • Testing Recipes
  • assisting in unloading delivery trucks and ensuring that food is stored in the appropriate conditions
  • keeping the station in working order and fully stocked

 

Who?

We need someone hardworking, punctual, reliable, proactive, able to work independently and as part of a team.

Your level of English should be good enough to understand the instructions given by the Executive Chef or Sous Chef (A2 and above), have a positive attitude a be always polite to the staff and superiors

The position will require a phone or skype interview with the Manager.

 

When?

  • We are looking for someone available to start as soon as possible. Minimum 8 weeks (2 months) or more 12 weeks (3 months)
  • Application closing by December 19th. If we receive the application before the time, we will promote the position and arrange the interview


What’s in It for You?                                                                        

The chance to improve your skills in an extremely professional environment, enlarge your CV and be provided of a stunning reference from an important and relevant name in the hospitality sector, improve your English working in one of the best language Hotels of the area, having the possibility to live in for some weeks in the biggest Count of Ireland with the chance to see a beautiful hidden and, most of the time, underestimated part of the island.

 

This is an unpaid position but accommodation will be provided at the resort. Meals during working hours will be offered by the hotel.


 

Contact our team today!

Send us an email at booking@eazycity.com for any information or WhatsApp us on 00353871640835.

You can also call us on 00353 212066043. Our team will be happy to talk to you and help you with all your questions!


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22 Nov

Student Services Assistant - Internship position in Cork

Where?

This is an amazing opportunity to expand your work experience in the world of Higher Education in a very prestigious college in the heart of Cork. If you are looking to improve your language and working skills in a great international environment, this is the right place. Located in the very centre of the city, the college is the most well-known language school of Cork, with many years of qualified experience and an interesting multicultural environment.

 

What?

Your duties will be:

  • Dealing with student enquiries and student enrolment
  • Filing
  • Organizing books and manning the library
  • Occasional leafleting
  • Assisting teachers
  • Accompanying student groups on trips
  • Responding to emails
  • Ensuring classrooms are tidy at the end of the day

 

Who?

We need someone hardworking, punctual, reliable, proactive, able to work independently and as part of a team. Your English level should be at least intermediate (high B1, lower B2 and above), have a positive attitude a be always polite to the clients. `

The position is subject to the English level test by the school.

 

When?

  • We are looking for someone available to start from February 12th. Minimum 8 weeks (2 months)
  • Application closing by January 15th.


What’s in It for You?                                                                        

The chance to improve your skills in an extremely professional environment, stay in contact with colleagues and clients from all over the world, improve your English working in one of the best language schools of Cork, having the possibility to live in for some weeks in the biggest Count of Ireland with the chance to see a beautiful hidden and, most of the time, underestimated part of the island. 


Contact our team today!

Send us an email at booking@eazycity.com for any information or WhatsApp us on 00353871640835.

You can also call us on 00353 212066043. Our team will be happy to talk to you and help you with all your questions!


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07 Sep

Digital Marketing Internship

Location: Cork City Centre
September 2017 (4 months internship)

EazyCity is looking for an enthusiastic, hard-working and creative marketing intern with a desire to gain work experience in the study & work abroad sector.  

If you are ready to jump into marketing with both feet and get your career started – this is the place for you!

 

About the Company

At EazyCity we believe in embracing new life experiences and swallowing them whole. Live abroad, meet new people…dive into a new culture, learn more about others…enrich your life & discover more parts of yourself.

Set up in Ireland in 2004 by co-founders Enrico Zoppi & Julia Lynes, our current team is made up of more than 40 international life-changers based in office locations worldwide.

We offer programs for young at heart people who want to STAY | STUDY | WORK | PLAY in a new city. We also partner with companies to provide orientation and relocation services for their new recruits!

Always growing and evolving we are always on the look out for talented people to join our life-changing adventure!

At EazyCity we believe a new city is never just a place…..instead it’s about people and a new way of seeing things.

Responsibilities

  • Create integrated marketing plans and campaign calendars and to reach target audiences across platforms, social media, email and digital content marketing
  • Drafting marketing and communications content such as press releases, articles, newsletter and social media copy, email, etc.
  • SEO – develop search engine-friendly content and strategies to generate organic traffic to our website
  • Relationship building with online communities by maintaining Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
  • Helping to set up digital marketing, online PR and social media campaigns
  • Report and analyse Facebook and Google AdWords campaign’s performance by monitoring impressions, click-through rate, engagement, and conversion rates, etc
  • Participating in promotional events
  • Basic website management to include updating content and photos

Candidate Profile

  • An Intermediate level of English as well as fluency in French is required
  • Eager to learn, build your skill set and be a part of an international team
  • Highly organised person, punctual and responsible
  • Enthusiastic team player and curious by nature
  • Resourceful personality that is open to feedback and learning
  • A strong awareness of different digital marketing channels such as PPC, SEO, paid social and a desire to develop in these areas
  • A basic understanding of  MailChimp, Google Analytics, Google AdWords and Facebook Ads
  • Strong general  IT skills (Excel, Outlook, Word & PowerPoint)
  • Active on social media
  • Up-to-date with the latest trends and best practices in online marketing and measurement

Further Details

  • A weekly report will be required of the intern and feedback will be given by the Marketing Manager
  • As a company we fully respect the nature of an internship and we endeavour to ensure that any student who comes to us for an internship/work experience placement is given plenty of opportunities to learn and to practise their skillset in return for maximum enthusiasm and an injection of new ideas from them! We put a strong emphasis on regular feedback and we are very open to taking on suggestions from our interns also
  • Accommodation in a shared room provided by the company

Please send your CV and motivation letter in English to Marta Ponte (marta@eazycity.com) before the 14th of September. 

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08 Aug

Welcome Team Internship Position in Cork (French, Italian or Spanish speakers)

The suitable candidate will be friendly, outgoing, flexible, a good team player, responsible, well-organised and good with people. Candidates should also have an understanding of providing excellent customer service and a friendly environment for new clients. Please note this is an unpaid internship; shared room accommodation inclusive of bills will be provided for the successful applicant. 

The tasks included in this position are as follows: 

  • Working closely as part of a small team
  • Answering reservation emails and client queries (using Microsoft Outlook) and processing bookings via company booking system
  • Working under pressure and in a fast-paced environment
  • Meeting and greeting new clients in a professional manner
  • Ensuring high customer service level is maintained and exceeded
  • Checking new clients into and out of their accommodation
  • Answering the telephone and taking messages
  • Taking rent payments (cash and credit card transactions)
  • Updating company files as required by senior team (knowledge of Excel essential)
  • Assisting the team with the daily duties such as preparing information for clients arrivals, general office administration and other ad hoc duties
  • Assisting the team in organising events at various intervals during the year 

The Person

  • The ideal candidate will possess the following traits and skills: 
  • Highly driven and motivated with mountains of energy!
  • Has an understanding of the importance of providing excellent customer service and a warm, friendly environment for new clients
  • An excellent communicator with management experience
  • ‘Can-do’ attitude with a focus always on the solution never on the problem
  • Flexible, committed and passionate – we expect all our team members to be fully committed to their work and to always go the extra mile for the customer even if that means working late in the evening or on weekends or last-minute changes to the work schedule – that is the nature of our business
  • Fluent English along with another language which should be either Italian, French or Spanish
  • Additional languages are an advantage

The Details

The general working hours of this position are 5 days per week between Monday-Sunday from 9.00 – 18.00. The office closes at 7pm on Tuesday and Thursday. 

Ideal candidates will have a fluency in English and Spanish, French or Italian, additional languages would be an advantage.

Candidates must be available to start in August or September. 

Please send your CV and motivation letter in English to silvia@eazycity.com  

Closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 18th of August 2017

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15 May

Accounts Internship Position at EazyCity Cork

This is a great opportunity for a motivated person who wants to be part of a dynamic young company which is currently expanding operations in Ireland, the UK, the USA and more!

The suitable candidate will be friendly, outgoing, flexible, a good team player, responsible, well-organised and with a keen attention to detail.

The Position:

  • Using internal systems and software such as internal booking platform, e-commerce platform, accounting software and various internal software such as drop-box.
  • Bookkeeping process for all 3 branches
  • Updating cash flow files for all 3 branches
  • Daily cash control and cash reconciliation
  • Completing end of month accounts, including the implementation of various types of month end adjustments and bringing the accounts to trial balance and closing accounts for the relevant month.
  • To carry out reversals of the previous month’s adjustments and a clear system to record and keep track of adjustments that require reversing in a later period
  • Reconciling bank accounts
  • Reconciling nominal ledger accounts
  • Creating and analysing reports
  • Other ad hoc duties as required such as filing of cash receipts and payments, carrying-out various crosschecks such as files from other departments are consistent with the accounts files.

Requirements:

  • Additional languages would be an advantage (Spanish, Italian, French, German or Portuguse) 
  • Knowledge of Excel would be a distinct advantage.

The candidate will be required to work generally from Monday – Friday 09.30 – 17.30 / 10.00 – 18.00.

This is an unpaid internship position for a period of 4-6 months. Shared room accommodation will be provided free of charge by the company for the duration of the internship.

Candidates must be available to start asap and have an Upper Intermediate level of English.

Please send your CV and motivation letter to gary@eazycity.com before 24th of May 2017.

 

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11 May

Are you looking for a job in Cork? - Free Job Seekers Workshop with EazyCity

Thursday, 18th May 2017
3pm
112 Oliver Plunkett St, Cork
EazyCity Cork office 

If you just arrived in Cork it’s normal to have plenty of questions about how to look for a job, the  Irish tax system, taxes you might need to pay or  the format in which your CV should be presented to prospective employers. Finding a job in Ireland is different to the procedures in other countries such as Italy, Spain or France.
We want to make  it easier and help you as much as we can!   

EazyCity are happy to announce our first free Job Seekers Workshop in Cork for those of  you looking for a job in the city. 

Now finding a job in Cork won’t be a problem anymore! 

The workshop will cover the following topics:

  • Tips on how to create a professional CV and Cover Letter
  • Tips on how to apply for documents eg  PPSN (Personal Public Service Number) - essential to work in Ireland
  • How to open a Bank Account in Ireland
  • How to get the best results from  job search engines (keywords, notifications...etc)
  • How to build a professional LinkedIn profile
  • General guidelines for an outstanding interview!
  • General info about  the Irish system
  • Current vacancies in Cork
  • FAQ

Come to our EazyCity Cork office and meet our Job Plan Assistant, Silvia Puddu.  Silvia will provide expert advice on CV preparation, job application letters, or tips on the best sites to find jobs! 

Please note there are just 8 spaces available for this workshop. To confirm your place, please just send an email to cork@eazycity.com or a private message on our Facebook page

What if you can’t attend our first workshop? Just drop us an email and we will let you of further upcoming dates! 

You won't want to miss this event!

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12 Dec

Groups Project Coordinator – Italian/English

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is motivated, highly organised and resilient.  The position of Groups Project Coordinator is vital to the smooth and successful running of the business and is a key role within the company expansion plans.

The Company

EazyCity is a local point of reference to welcome people arriving to a new city; our friendly and professional team provide a comprehensive range of flexible solutions for accommodation, employment services, study and social activities. EazyCity also operates outbound language study & work travel programs worldwide.

Founded in 2004 by Enrico Zoppi & Julia Lynes, EazyCity now has welcome branches in Cork, Dublin, Galway & London with a further 4 branches in Italy & Spain.

At EazyCity our team works as a family! We fully support the development of our team members offering educational & training courses to improve skills as well as ongoing in-house training to ensure our team are the best they can be. We support & respect each other and we all work hard to ensure EazyCity is a great environment to work in.  

The Position

The Groups Project Coordinator will work as part of the Groups Project Team reporting directly to the Groups Project Manager. This is a contract position for 9 months initially with a view to extending this. The Groups Project Coordinator will help to manage various aspects of large international student groups coming to Ireland & UK predominantly from Italy.

Key Responsibilities 

  • Planning for the groups requirements in advance of arrival
  • Sourcing work experience placements in local companies
  • Sourcing options for accommodation, meals, transport etc in line with strict budgets
  • Booking language courses, cultural activities and tours
  • Developing and recording clear, accurate schedules and itineraries for group stays
  • Assisting the core teams in managing large groups of students (approximate age 17-20) into Ireland & UK
  • Welcoming the groups on arrival and acting as a point of reference throughout their stay
  • Travelling to different locations within Ireland & UK to be on-site with groups
  • Ensuring a smooth running of each project through excellent communication, regular feedback and quick resolution of any issues
  • Completing detailed paperwork for the groups stay in line with EU grant requirements

Other

  • You may be required to provide general administrative support to others within the company from time to time

The Person

  • The ideal candidate will possess the following traits and skills:
  • Previous experience in a similar role will be considered an advantage
  • Strong focus on attention to detail
  • Experience working on projects i.e. delivering on timelines, budgets and working with cross-department teams
  • Outstanding organisation and communication skills
  • Proficient user of MS Office and internet
  • ‘Can-do’ attitude with a focus always on the solution never on the problem!
  • Works well under pressure
  • Fluent English & Italian (Verbal and written skills)
  • Highly organised, punctual and responsible
  • Team player
  • Flexible, committed and passionate about delivering impeccable results in each task
  • Always looking for ways to improve in order for the Company to be more efficient and in turn deliver better service to our customers and partners 
  • Salary is negotiable depending on experience, motivation and drive! Benefits include training workshops, team-building activities, social events and more!

START DATE

This position is open for a start in early 2017 so if you think you have what it takes to take up this new role, contact us today!

The closing date for applications is Friday 16th December 2016.

 

Please send your CV and motivation letter to julia@eazycity.com
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28 Oct

Volunteering for Halloween

If you’re very excited of the perspective of Halloween you probably find that time is very long. In that case you should just try to do some activities with a full schedule and avoid being bored. What can be more fun than to wait for Halloween by participating in a Halloween Festival ? The Dragon of Shandon Parade is a festival that occurs every year in Cork, expanding as more volunteers participate in this project each time.

The Cork Community Art Link is developing this project and asks for more volunteers to help to make costumes, masks, the Dragon itself and to participate in the Parade this 31st of october. No experience is required, there will be professionals to teach you how to create the costumes and the masks, you will also be able to help to create giant puppets or to take part in street performance on the day of the parade, the only thing you need is motivation. You will go to IAWS building in Albert Quay to join the other volunteers and make this event a really good one.

Join the Dragon of Shandon Parade by calling the Cork Volunteer Centre on 021 425 1572 and be a part of this morbid (yet funny) festival.

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