Study Abroad Manager

Job Type

Full Time


Details: Fully furnished housing and stipend appropriate to cover local costs




Calle 57 entre 78 y 80
Colonia Francisco May
Felipe Carrillo Puerto



Na’atik Language and Culture Institute in the beautiful Maya Zone of Mexico (approximately 1-hour inland from Tulum) seeks friendly, Spanish-speaking Study Abroad Manager to run our Study Abroad Yucatan (SAY) program. Help our visitors from all over the world feel welcome and find their way around our unique town.

Both the nonprofit and social enterprise side of the school are growing rapidly and this is a fantastic opportunity for someone with great people skills, organization, administrative expertise and creativity. This position also needs someone with innovative ideas on how to attract and build partnerships to bring more students and groups. We have families, couples, retirees, students, young professionals and groups join us, so every visit is unique. Spanish language is essential for coordinating with local partners and nonprofit experience is desirable. Key to Na’atik’s philosophy as a language school is that our SAY program gives back to the local community by helping fund Na’atik’s nonprofit mission offering low-cost high quality English courses.

Please check out our Facebook page and website to learn more about Na’atik. We also recommend looking at our blogs to learn more about life in our town.

Duties Include:

  • Responding to daily inquiries from prospective students and providing information about our program over email and on the phone.
  • Arranging paperwork for the arrival of students including billing, welcome pack, map and itinerary.
  • Managing the resources available to our SAY students. Everything from their bicycle to coffee.
  • Working with the General Manager to coordinate students’ arrivals with their homestay families and teachers.
  • Collecting students from the bus station, providing orientation, welcome dinner and trips. Being their point of contact with any questions or queries.
  • Keeping the curriculum and didactic materials organized and up-to-date.
  • Working with our Communications Manager to keep our website, reviews pages and other online communities up-to-date.
  • Updating Salesforce database with student information and feedback.
  • Taking photos of the students and sharing with our Communications Manager.
  • Creating new ways to keep current and past Study Abroad students active in our local English language non-profit programs.
  • Working with our Communications Manager to create dynamic promotional strategies to help our program grow.
  • Assisting the Communications Manager with organizing local promotion and events.
  • Managing volunteers and interns.


Twice monthly stipend appropriate to cover local costs

Furnished housing included

Financial help offered for visa application

Five hours of free Spanish or Maya classes (with paid classes available as well)

Level of Language Proficiency

Native English Speaker

Working Spanish Proficiency

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

Email your resume and a cover letter to In your cover letter please explain why:

  1. Your skills and experience make you a great candidate for this role
  2. You are interested in living and working in Zona Maya, Mexico

Please note that applicants who do not answer these questions will not be considered.

Due to the large number of candidates we expect to apply for this position, only those shortlisted for interview will be contacted.