New Job: Norwegian Translator

Title:  Norwegian Translator

Hiring Company: EagleRider

Company Description:  Founded in 1992, EagleRider pioneered the Harley Davidson® motorcycle rental concept as well as the guided motorcycle tour business and is now the world’s recognized leader in these categories. EagleRider has successfully combined the technical aspects of a car-rental dealership with the tourism aspects of a travel agency catering to international and domestic motorcycle enthusiasts and aficionados. In addition to EagleRider’s 14 owned and operated centers, there are over 50 franchise locations which are often embedded in motorcycle retailer locations as well as in resort, hotel and other vacation destination properties. EagleRider Also started sales department for selling it used fleets of Motorcycles and is a big part of the business growth.

Application Link: http://eaglerider.applytojob.com/apply/job_20160822211823_QNSWH0DNUAQWYB1E/Norwegian-Translator?source=INDE

Location: Remote

Industry: Rental Agency

Job Type: Contract

Application Deadline:  None Specified

Description:   This position is only available for candidates who were have completed at least high-school level education in a country which primarily speaks the language we desire. You will be responsible for three primary duties. The first of which is translating English content into your corresponding language. The second is proof-reading translated content that we already for improvement, accuracy, or revision. Last, you will also work with the online marketing aspect such as SEO/SEM linguistics for the appropriate language.

Qualifications/Skills:  HS Diploma, Computer Savvy

How to apply:  Apply via job application website.

New Job: Teaching Specialist or Lecturer

Title:  Teaching Specialist or Lecturer, German, Scandinavian & Dutch

Hiring Company: University of Minnesota

Company Description:  The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC), is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation’s most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations.

Application Link: https://www.myu.umn.edu/psp/psprd/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1&JobOpeningId=311072&PostingSeq=1

Location: Minneapolis – St. Paul, MN, US

Job Type: Part-Time

Industry: Education

Application Deadline:  None Specified

Description:     

The Department of German, Scandinavian and Dutch maintains a pool of lecturers and teaching specialists to teach German, Scandinavian, and Dutch courses, mostly lower-division language skills courses, that cannot be staffed by regular faculty or graduate teaching assistants. Responsibilities include preparing for and conducting classes, holding office hours to assist and advise students, turning in grades in a timely manner, responding to student and department inquiries, participating in relevant training and meetings, and turning in student evaluations. Participation in Orientation Week is required for fall positions. Continued personal growth within the profession, keeping current with the field and broadening knowledge and expertise, is expected. Teaching one course per semester is 34%; teaching two courses per semester is 68%, teaching three courses per semester is 100%.

This does not constitute a posting for vacancies, but establishes a pool of applicants should openings occur during the 2016/17 academic year. Applicants will be selected from this pool on an as-needed basis throughout the academic year.

About the Department
Ranked as one of the top departments of its kind, German, Scandinavian & Dutch (GSD) serves undergraduate, graduate, and other university students. The language program offers a wide range of courses in German, Dutch, Finnish, Icelandic, Norwegian, and Swedish. Innovative teaching materials and instructional technologies are an integral part of the language curriculum. More information at: http://gsd.umn.edu/.

Qualifications/Skills:    

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
M.A. degree or foreign equivalent or ABD in the relevant language, Foreign Language Education, or a related field. Native or near native fluency in the relevant language. Demonstration of commitment to quality teaching and program development. For German: Two years of postsecondary experience teaching German language. For Scandinavian or Dutch: One year of teaching experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Ph.D. degree or foreign equivalent in the relevant language, Foreign Language Education, or a related field. A strong background (e.g., coursework, publications) in foreign language education, second language acquisition, or technology-enhanced teaching is preferred. Positive evaluations from students, peers and/or supervisors. For Scandinavian or Dutch: Two years of postsecondary experience teaching the relevant language.

Applicants with an M.A. will be appointed as Teaching Specialists. Those with a Ph.D. will be appointed at the Lecturer level.

How to apply:  Apply via university website.


(Applications must be submitted online. To be considered for this position, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions. You will have the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach a cover letter and resume. Additional documents may be attached after application by accessing your “My Activities” page and uploading documents there.)

Persons interested and who meet the required qualifications should upload a letter of application (which includes how many sections per semester they are available to teach, maximum and minimum), a curriculum vitae, and teaching dossier. Two letters of recommendation are also required. If these cannot be uploaded, they may be emailed directly to: pauli001@umn.edu

Applications will not be acknowledged but will be reviewed when openings occur throughout the academic year. Applications must be updated and resubmitted for each academic year.

Diversity

The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.

The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. To learn more about diversity at the U: http://diversity.umn.edu.

To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail employ@umn.edu or call (612) 624-UOHR (8647).

New Job: Inside Sales – Bilingual

Title:  Inside Sales – Bilingual

Hiring Company: Alegro Industries

Company Description:  Alegro Industries is the premier global supply chain partner for technology-driven companies. We provide solutions in electronic components distribution. Alegro is known for our experience and market insight, as well as our up-front, proactive, and responsive approach to service and unwavering commitment to quality.

Application Link: http://www.careerbuilder.com/jobseeker/jobs/jobdetails.aspx?utm_source=indeed.com&utm_campaign=sales-representatives-wholesale-and-manufacturing&SiteID=sep_cb001_41_4012_00&Job_DID=JB74HF5ZRHVHVDKS20P&showNewJDP=yes&utm_medium=aggregator

Location: Tamarac, Florida, United States

Job Type: Full-Time

Industry: Sales

Application Deadline:  None Specified

Description:      

The Inside Sales Representative is responsible for prospecting, servicing and nurturing a worldwide account base by extracting requirements, creating opportunities, negotiating variables, developing relationships and closing sales in the selling of semiconductors, subassemblies and /o r computer peripherals to manufacturers, ensuring total customer / vendor satisfaction. Join the Converge sales team today and experience the financial rewards of meeting or exceeding defined performance standards and metrics.

DUTIES / ACTIVITIES:

  • Make outbound sales calls to prospects to develop new and unique accounts and create innovative sales opportunities in Europe using your bilingual language skills
  • Use discretion and proper judgment in negotiating with the customer to close sales orders while maintaining appropriate business margins
  • Understand and execute the sales order process
  • Maintain and adhere to appropriate sales metrics and business requirements to include daily phone time, new prospect development, and maintains and enhances customer relationships
  • Learn and remain current on market conditions including, but not limited to, customer / vendor base and their availabilities and requirements, pricing and competitive alternatives
  • Develop and implement strategic sales programs at key accounts
  • Learn and adhere to Converge credit requirements
  • Consistently maintain and accurately update the information database
  • Work jointly with Sales Reps, Commodity Managers, Sales Managers, Order Management, Asset recovery group, Converge regional offices, and purchasing to ensure full customer service and maximize sell-side opportunities

Qualifications/Skills:
EXPERIENCE AND REQUIRED SKILLS (Entry to Mid-level)

  • Two to five years of recent consultative sales experience
  • Two to five years of recent experience closing sales
  • Professional, creative and dynamic presence
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate with people at all levels in the organization
  • Strong time management skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Basic word processing and spreadsheet skills
  • Works well independently and in a team environment
  • Outbound telephone sales experience preferred
  • Some travel required

CANDIDATE MUST HAVE:

  • Outgoing and motivated personality
  • Great communication skills
  • 1-2 years of goal-oriented Sales experience with proven success
  • Industrial Sales experience preffered!
  • A GOOD CLOSER!!!

CANDIDATE MUST SPEAK ANY OF THE FOLLOWING LANGUAGES:

  • German
  • French
  • Spanish
  • Portuguese
  • Hungarian
  • Norwegian
  • Polish
  • Portugues
  • Romanian
  • Slovak
  • Slovenian
  • Sweedish
  • Turkish
  • Danish
  • Arabic

How to apply:  Apply via recruitment website.

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5 Tips for Job Hunting Success

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