Open Positions


Network Coordinator (Full-time)

The Global Business School Network (GBSN) is seeking a Network Coordinator to support the day to day functions of membership recruitment and administration for the growing membership network. The Network Coordinator will work closely with senior staff and outside consultants to help grow and organize membership. Reporting to the Assistant Director of Communications and Membership, the Network Coordinator will play a key role in setting and executing GBSN’s overall membership recruitment and engagement strategy.

The Network Coordinator is based in Washington D.C. and is an integral member of the GBSN’s small core team. This position will work closely with GBSN member institutions across globe to help support and plan events and ultimately grow membership.

Position Responsibilities

Recruitment

  • Assist in setting and executing overall membership recruitment and engagement strategy
  • Prepare welcome materials and manage onboarding
  • Support marketing and communication efforts through list development and coordination with third-party systems
  • Assist in creating marketing strategy and outreach
  • Manage distribution and collection of responses to information requests and sign-on letters

Member Services

  • Serve as liaison for member requests
  • Provides administrative and professional level support for GBSN member institutions
  • Create member value reports bi-annually or as requested
  • Provide membership updates through newsletters or other forms of communication in conjunction with the communications department
  • Contribute to generation of topics, agendas, speakers and sponsors for GBSN conference, webinars, summits, member networking gatherings and other events
  • Research, solicit and develop opportunities for members to partner with one another and/or expand their contribution to GBSN’s mission, especially in key areas for GBSN such as entrepreneurship, doctoral education, experiential learning and health management
  • Research, coordinate and promote regional trends and opportunities to highlight member expertise in the business education and development sectors through speaking and publishing

Data Management and Reporting

  • Support the set-up and transition to GBSN’s new association management system
  • Ensure the accuracy of all member records including, but not limited to, running duplicate checks and updating profiles or data addresses as needed
  • Collect, organize and analyze membership data, produce internal reports that identify membership engagement trends
  • Participate in continuous improvement efforts in enhancing performance and providing increased functionality of database system

Candidate Profile

GBSN is looking for a talented and motivated professional who enjoys working in a collaborative and fast paced environment. A strong work ethic, creativity, strong attention to detail, ability to take initiative, great writing and communication skills, will be keys to success in this position on our small DC-based team.

The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in international relations, non-profit management, communications or other related degrees like marketing, international education, etc., and have 1+ years of professional experience. The selected candidate will be extremely organized and detail-oriented with an ability to multi-task. Strong written and verbal communication skills, excellent critical thinking and analysis, planning, and problem-solving skills are required. The ideal candidate will be a resourceful self-starter. Candidates must have professional interpersonal skills, be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and, ideally, Mac OS X. Experience with Salesforce, Adobe Creative Suite and association management systems is preferred. Must be fluent in English and additional languages are a plus. Some domestic and international travel may be required.

This is an entry level position for someone looking to gain professional experience in a mission-oriented non-profit office setting! Ideal candidate will have 1 years+ of administrative support, international experience (Peace Corps, foreign language/service, travel, etc.) and an interest in development, corporate social responsibility, and/or higher education.

Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Personal Attributes

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 1+ years of professional experience
  • Prior experience with membership databases or CRMs preferred
  • Highly proactive and dependable team player who takes the initiative on projects, follows through on detail, and works well under pressure and on deadline
  • Interpersonal skills that allow for successful work with all levels of the organization including GBSN members, Board of Directors, donors, partners.
  • Aptitude for communicating effectively verbally and in writing to a diverse range of audiences and in various settings
  • Competence with standard software and internet-based programs. Understanding of the confidentiality of sensitive information.
  • A strong personal commitment to development work and/or education such as that of GBSN’s mission.
  • Must be fluent in English and additional languages are a plus.

Benefits

Health, Dental, 401(k) w/matching contribution, 15 days paid vacation plus holidays, flexible schedule, eligible to work remotely up to two days a week.

To Apply:

Email Nicole Zefran at nzefran@gbsn.org 

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Brief Writing Sample (no more than two pages)
  • Salary history

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis through May 31, 2020. No phone calls please. GBSN is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Administrative Assistant (Part-time)

GBSN is seeking a part- time Administrative Assistant to manage a variety of administrative tasks including office supplies and logistics, providing accounting and operational support. We are looking for an individual who is efficient and comfortable being a member of a small team. The ability to multi-task, be proactive, resourceful and organized are essential to this position.

The Administrative Assistant position is based in Washington DC. The ideal schedule is 3-consecutive days of the week for an average of 18 hours.

Position Responsibilities

Administrative Support

  • Organize and track GBSN’s filing, legal registrations and insurance to ensure sure everything is up to date and in good standing.
  • Maintain and organize paper and electronic filing systems.
  • Coordinate with the Accountant to ensure accounting, billing, accounts payable and grant agreements are properly tracked, entered and addressed.
  • Prepare regularly scheduled reports including staff expense reports and account reconciliation.
  • Assist with membership invoicing, payment follow-ups, confirmation of membership payments and cancellations.
  • Assist with event and program financials.
  • Record current administrative systems into a manual.
  • Participates in and documents meeting minutes for regular board meetings, advisory board and steering committee meetings.
  • Establish and maintain the organization’s furniture, fixture and equipment inventory.
  • Order and manage office supplies.
  • Provide real-time scheduling support by booking appointments, scheduling zoom calls and preventing conflict.
  • Manage new and existing vendor/supplier relationships.
  • Support staff with event logistics, travel arrangements and meeting scheduling.
  • Coordinates logistics for meetings and presentations.
  • Provide support to the team as needed.

CEO Support

  • Conduct research for and prepare materials for the CEO’s meetings, events, and other projects.
  • Organize all aspects of CEO’s travel.
  • Manage scheduling and calendar.
  • Prepare expense reports for CEO.
  • Support organizational efforts that support the overall mission (e.g., newsletter, fundraising events, communications with partners/donors, etc.)

Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Personal Attributes

  • Associate’s degree plus 1+ years of professional experience, or, a Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Knowledge of office management systems and procedures
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Attention to detail and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize work
  • Highly proactive and dependable team player who takes the initiative in creating processes for more efficiency
  • Strong communication and project management skills
  • Self-starter and ability to manage multiple projects
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision; the ability to maintain confidential standards
  • A strong personal commitment to development work and/or education such as that of GBSN’s mission is preferred
  • Knowledge of customer relationship management software and cloud-based data tools is highly preferred
  • U.S. work authorization is required
  • Must be fluent in English and additional languages are a plus.

Details

Reports to: Assistant Director, Communications & Membership and CEO

Hours: Part time (approximately 18 hours a week)

Compensation: $16-19 per hour

Office Location: This position is based in GBSN’s office in Washington DC.

How to Apply:

Email Nicole Zefran at nzefran@gbsn.org

  • Cover letter
  • Resume

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis through May 31, 2020.

GBSN is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Internships


International Communications & Event Planning Intern (Summer 2020)

Location: Washington DC
Hours: Part-time internship (16-20 hours per week), begins early June ends mid August, flexible hours
Compensation: $500 monthly stipend OR school credit
Required Education: Currently working towards undergraduate or graduate degree in event planning, communications, web design, international development/affairs, business, non-profit management, other relevant field
Categories: Event Planning, Web Design, Communications, Graphic Design, Public Relations, Marketing
Contact: Nicole Zefran at nzefran@gbsn.org. No phone calls please.

Description:

The Global Business School Network’s internship program is an integral part of the organization. Interns are actively involved in all areas of the organization and play a vital role in day-to-day operations. GBSN seeks interns who are well-organized team players with a commitment to and interest in international development, non-profits, event planning and/or communications. Interning with GBSN is a great way to gain real world experience that prepares you for a career in non-profit management, international development, communications, business, or many other avenues.

The Communications Intern will work closely with GBSN’s staff on event planning and promotion for the 2020 GBSN Annual Conference in Miami and other special network events. This will include maintaining a web presence, working on designing marketing and conference materials, and researching promotional opportunities. Additionally, the communications intern will have the opportunity to work on projects involving website development, marketing design and strategic planning, allowing for valuable experience in the field of communications.

Responsibilities (projects will be dependent on organizational needs and intern’s interests and abilities):

  • Support GBSN staff
  • Write/Edit/Compile articles and other content for GBSN newsletter, blog, website and social media
  • Assist with media outreach
  • Assist with logistics and outreach for the 2020 Annual Conference and other events
  • Assist with maintenance of website and online community
  • Assist with the development of the GBSN member online portal
  • Assist with the design and development of organization publications
  • Design and update marketing materials
  • Communications with member schools
  • Media Tracking
  • Assist with the development of marketing strategy for GBSN activities
  • Assist with maintenance of Salesforce database
  • Maintain confidentiality of all sensitive material utilized throughout the internship
  • Participate in special projects and perform other related duties

Qualifications:

  • Office experience and fluency in English required
  • Maturity to take initiative and work independently
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and organizational skills
  • Strict attention to detail and ability to follow oral and written instructions
  • Capacity to establish and maintain effective working relationships
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing goals and objectives
  • Ability to explore new technologies and quickly acquire new tech skills
  • General interest in social media, online communications and/or visual communications
  • Proficiency with Mac OS, DreamWeaver, Photoshop, InDesign, and SalesForce preferred
  • Experience with graphic design, video editing and/or html is a plus

Benefits:

To increase the student’s knowledge and abilities in nonprofit public relations, event planning, marketing, web development and outreach.

GBSN offers a comfortable, creative work environment that welcomes diversity.

To Apply:

Email Nicole Zefran at nzefran@gbsn.org 

  • Cover letter that indicates how you learned of the internship and details your interest and qualifications
  • Resume
  • Brief Writing Sample (no more than two pages)

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. No phone calls please. GBSN is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

International Network Engagement Intern (Summer 2020)

Location: Washington DC
Hours:
Part-time internship (approximately 16 hours per week) begins early June ends mid August. Flexible hours.
Compensation: $500 monthly stipend OR school credit
Required Education:
 Currently working towards undergraduate or graduate degree in international development/affairs, business, higher education, other relevant field
Categories: Project Management, Research & Surveys, Data Analytics, Reporting and Relationship Building, Marketing
Contact: Nicole Zefran at nzefran@gbsn.org. No phone calls please.

Description:

The Global Business School Network’s internship program is an integral part of the organization.  Interns are actively involved in all areas of the organization and play a vital role in day-to-day operations. GBSN seeks interns who are well-organized team players with a commitment to and interest in international development, higher education, capacity building. Interning with GBSN is a great way to gain real world experience that prepares you for a career in non-profit management, international development, communications, business, or many other avenues.

The Network Engagement Intern will work closely with GBSN’s staff in providing support for Members’ projects and assist in Member engagement and recruitment.

Responsibilities (projects will be dependent on organizational needs and intern’s interests and abilities):

Salesforce support:

  • Assist in the revision and update of GBSN’s Association Management platform including data cleanup and settings
  • Ensure that all of GBSN’s Members contacts and bio info are as accurate as possible in the platform
  • Provide support to GBSN’s staff in keeping member-related information and activity up to date
  • Assist in generating insightful Salesforce activity reports

Member & Network Engagement Support:

  • Provide administrative and logistical support for GBSN Members projects and engagement initiatives
  • Help research topics and speakers for GBSN’s conference, webinars, summits, member networking gatherings and other events
  • Assist in tracking Network and Membership engagement
  • Assist in tracking membership recruitment efforts
  • Support the execution of GBSN webinars
  • Help keep GBSN’ website/blog/ opportunities board up to date on external events, opportunities and member updates
  • Maintain confidentiality of all sensitive material utilized throughout the internship
    Participate in special projects and perform other related duties

Qualifications:

  • Office experience and fluency in English required
  • Maturity to take initiative and work independently
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and organizational skills
  • Strict attention to detail and ability to follow oral and written instructions
  • Capacity to establish and maintain effective working relationships
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing goals and objectives
  • Ability to explore new technologies and quickly acquire new tech skills
  • Strong interest in higher education, international development, relationship building, research and project management
  • Experience with developing & emerging world contexts
  • Proficiency with Mac OS, Salesforce, WordPress and Adobe InDesign preferred
  • Authorization to work in the US

Benefits:

To increase the student’s knowledge and abilities in nonprofit international development, higher education administration and program management. GBSN offers a comfortable, creative work environment that welcomes diversity.

How to Apply:

Email Nicole Zefran at nzefran@gbsn.org

  • Cover letter that indicates how you learned of the internship and details your interest and qualifications
  • Resume
  • Brief Writing Sample (no more than two pages)

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. No phone calls please. GBSN is an Equal Opportunity Employer.