Career Opportunities

From the national office in St. Paul, MN, to affiliated schools overseas, Nacel Open Door offers a variety of opportunities for people to be involved in the world of student exchange.

In its commitment to international understanding and language education, Nacel Open Door, Inc. seeks people to serve in various capacities, administering, representing, and assisting with its many programs. From employees in the national office in Minnesota or in classrooms teaching overseas, to local representatives and coordinators who work as independent contractors, NOD offers a variety of career opportunities for people to be directly involved in the world of student exchange.

Marketing & Communications Project Specialist

Position Summary: The Marketing and Communications Project Specialist is an integral part of the NOD national office team who completes special projects across all NOD programs. The position is full-time and reports to the Director of Marketing and Communications.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Organize and complete a wide variety of marketing projects across all NOD program areas including;
  • Editing, proofing and working with the printer to produce program guides
  • Reviewing weekly updates made by PSP staff to spreadsheets, containing details about each Private School in our PSP Program then updating all school catalog in InDesign to match the information in the spreadsheets and save to PDF
  • Edit, proof and prepare host family visit materials for multiple programs
  • Edit, proof and mail orientation materials for the PSP Local Reps
  • Produce promotional videos for NOD and all programs, including the filming and editing of footage, as well as interviewing NOD host families, students, network, and foreign partners using Sony Vegas video editing software to create promotional videos for use on NOD social media channels, blog, and website
  • Proof and edit all marketing and program materials before final dissemination
  • Promote and maintain branding presence throughout all levels of the organization to ensure consistency on all NOD materials
  • Maintain and edit NOD printed and digital materials including but not limited to program handbooks, training manuals, brochures, websites, and press releases in InDesign
  • Assist with the content management of the NOD website
  • Assist the Marketing Assistant and Content Developer with developing content for NOD social media (primarily Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, and WordPress.) Also, assist with the management of the shared content calendar
  • Assist the Marketing and Communications Director with creating and maintain CRM communications through Constant Contact.
  • Order all office supplies
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required (Marketing, Graphic Design, or related fields preferred).
  • 3 -5 years of marketing/design experience preferred.
  • Good understanding of office management and marketing principles.
  • Innovative thinker willing to explore new ideas and approaches.
  • Ability to prioritize and handle several projects simultaneously.
  • Attention to detail and strong time management skills are critically important.
  • Video production and Editing experience using Sony Vegas video editing software.
  • Excellent knowledge of Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and Adobe Acrobat Professional as well as Microsoft Office.
  • Strong writing and self-editing skills.
  • Must be a team player, possess a strong work ethic, and a willingness to be flexible. Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Excellent phone and email etiquette essential.
How to Apply: Please submit resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to the Director of Marketing and Communications, Shannon Christle schristle@nacelopendoor.org

Marketing and Communications Assistant and Content Developer

Position Summary:  The Marketing Assistant is an integral part of the NOD National Office team assisting the Director of Marketing and Communication to ensure successful promotion of all NOD’s programs around the world as well as network development nationwide.  The position is full-time and reports to the Director of Marketing and Communications.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Maintain NOD websites, making regular updates as needed. Maintaining the structure and integrity of the site as it grows to meet NOD programs changes
  • Maintain all online forms, ensuring consistency on all NOD documents (forms, applications, information documents, etc.) and adhere to branding guidelines
  • Produce promotional and testimonial videos for NOD and all programs, including the filming and editing of footage, as well as coordinating and interviewing NOD host families, students, network, and foreign partners using Sony Vegas video editing software
  • Create, write, and proof content for monthly digital newsletters distributed to the NOD field network, international partners, and host families
  • Work to grow readership of the NOD newsletter
  • Manage and grow NOD social media on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube
  • Edit and Proof all Marketing and Program Materials including yearbooks, program guides, training manuals, and host family recruitment materials prior to printing and or dissemination
  • Manage NOD blog, includes but not limited to:
  • Create content for weekly posting of original content
  • Management of Student Bloggers or other contributors
  • Create and maintain CRM communications with Constant Contact as directed by the Director of Marketing and Communication.
  • Other administrative tasks and projects as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required (Journalism, Public Relations, Marketing, or related fields preferred.)
  • Minimum of two years marketing/public relations experience preferred.
  • Strong writing and editing ability for newsletters, websites and social media.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills, excellent phone and email etiquette essential.
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Office, Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, and Acrobat Professional
  • Experience with FileMaker Pro and Adobe Illustrator is preferred.
  • Ability to prioritize and organize multiple projects.
  • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills.
  • Must be a team player as well as possess a strong work ethic and a willingness to be flexible.

How to Apply: Please submit resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to the Director of Marketing and Communications, Shannon Christle schristle@nacelopendoor.org

Program Assistant, Academic School Year Program (AYP)

Nacel International is a world-wide federation of organizations, companies and representatives working together to deliver a culturally-immersive education around the globe.  Nacel Open Door offers academic programs in both public and private schools, as well as short-term educational programs.  The organization has further diversified by introducing international school programs in the United States, Asia, and Europe.  Language acquisition, experiential learning, global exploration, formal college preparatory education and advanced online learning have become the hallmarks of Nacel.

Position Summary:  The Program Assistant is an integral part of the Academic Year Program team, providing outstanding service and accurate and timely communication. They support the remote team of coordinators and local representatives, as well as handle communication with partner organizations overseas. The position is full-time and reports to the Network Director.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Provide administrative and program support for Academic Year student exchange program.
  • Communicate with the network of coordinators, local representatives, and foreign partners to facilitate the placement of students in high schools and host families throughout the United States.
  • Review incoming student applications and distribute them to coordinators for placement.
  • Recruit, screen, hire and train local representatives, who serve as the exchange students’ advocate and support system while in the United States.
  • Develop and maintain representative recruitment, training programs and platforms.
  • Follow up with coordinators and local representatives regarding missing documents and recertification
  • Assist with database reports and lists.
  • Reply promptly to all email and phone communications.
  • Assist the Accounting department with monthly payroll tasks.
  • Other administrative tasks as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required.
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Publisher. FileMaker Pro experience is a plus.
  • Skill in development and maintenance of online platforms.
  • Excellent phone and e-mail etiquette.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills.
  • Must be a team player, possess a strong work ethic, and a willingness to be flexible.

To Apply:

Resume and cover letter along with salary requirements should be sent to Tom Kalinowski, Director of AYP, Associate Director of NOD Network

Independent Contractors/Local Representatives

Nacel Open Door, Inc. (NOD) accomplishes its mission of providing home-stay opportunities for students through a network of local representatives and coordinators who find qualified host families. Local reps make the difference and define the experience that the students and host families have during the program. To the host family, the local rep is NOD.

What sets NOD programs apart from the rest is the consistent high quality of students and the professionalism of the local rep in finding great host families. Participants are provided with a quality experience that will enhance their growth and encourage life-long friendships between people from all over of the world. Contact our network director today at info@nacelopendoor.org

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The Polish people are a culturally homogeneous group. Of those living in Poland, 96.7 percent are ethnically Polish.

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