Prague Placement Manager

Prague Placement Manager

The Placement Manager is responsible for placing students in to academically focused internships, supporting them throughout their experience, and assisting with program administration.

This is a full-time office based role, Monday to Friday. However, participation in selected student activities outside of usual office hours will be required and planned in advance.

This is a fixed term contract beginning on 5th February 2019 and ending on 31st July 2019.

Reporting Relationships

The Placement Manager reports to the EUSA Prague Director.

Responsibilities

  • Set up and manage academic professional internships across all professional areas

  • Assess student internship and career aspirations through one to one interviews

  • Guide and support students from initial interview through successful completion of internship

  • Create relationships and maintain a strong rapport with employers through research, cold calling, site visits, and on-going communication

  • Expand and manage the database of Prague internship opportunities

  • Supervision and participation in evening and weekend social events

  • Regular participation in the EUSA 24/7 emergency on-call rota outside of office hours in conjunction with other team members

Profile and Requirements

  • Permission to work in the Czech Republic

  • Fluent Czech, excellent written and spoken English

  • Professional experience in higher education, recruitment, or relationship management

  • Knowledge of Czech business, industry trends and Prague

  • Strong interpersonal communication and presentation skills

  • Strong problem solving and conflict management skills

  • Excellent organization, multi-tasking, and time management skills

  • High level of professionalism and accuracy

  • Degree level education

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, experience of Mac OS

  • Ability to maintain a degree of flexibility with regards to the ever-changing nature of the role itself

Compensation

With a team of dedicated and dynamic professionals and offices in Europe and the United States, EUSA offers a friendly, progressive work environment, as well as competitive salary, benefits, and holidays.

Click here to submit your CV and a cover letter detailing your previous experience, your salary expectations, and why you feel you are suitable for the role. Please submit your CV and cover letter as a single file. Please note that EUSA does NOT accept applications via email.

Applications close 21 December 2018.