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Director of Content Development

Director of Content Development

Do you want to be part of our team of superstars who make a difference in the lives of others? The Chopra Center is currently seeking a Director of Content Development.

The Chopra Center for Wellbeing, located in beautiful Carlsbad, CA is a nurturing place where visitors from around the world come to experience healing and transformation. We are a leading source for learning meditation, yoga, and the ancient wisdom of Ayurveda. We offer a wide variety of programs in stress release, mind-body medicine, emotional healing, self-empowerment, personal development and life transformation. The Chopra Center is a 2013 Medallion Award Winner of the San Diego Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Workplace Excellence program.

This is a full-time leadership position that reports to the Sales Director. The ideal candidate will be experienced in project management, content production, editing and publishing, with a creative force to bring to the Chopra Center leadership team.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop, implement, and monitor a Content Portfolio System (Discovery, Approval, Product Development and Production, Launch) in collaboration with Executive Leadership team
  • Manage and oversee Chopra Online course development and production
  • Lead several key online projects
  • Collaborate with Chopra Center leaders to create annual strategic live and Online Content Development Plans
  • Work closely with Technology team, Creative Design team and Marketing
  • Collaborate with external partners re: online courseware and course development
  • Constantly monitor customer feedback and adjust appropriately
  • Meet regularly with Chopra Center Leadership Team and Content Team
  • Supervise content team staff – consultants and developers
  • Build capacity in team members and external consultants/authors to develop interactive courseware
  • Oversee budget development as well as resource allocations
  • Work with VP(s) to vet featured speakers and potential courses
  • Attend live events as appropriate to vet speakers and content for online courses
  • Ensure customer business needs are met

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must possess 3 years of curriculum development for live event and on-line course wear.
  • Must be able to take a large amount of dictation, and efficiently and creatively craft the information into a tangible product
  • Excellent organizational skills; ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously, attentive to detail
  • Experience with budget oversight, collaborative partnerships, meeting facilitation
  • Significant supervisory experience preferred
  • Exceptional computer skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Knowledge of Chopra Center teachings are a plus
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication ability; exceptional writing and editing skills
  • Systems-thinking
  • Must be proactive and eager, while still being humble, courteous and supportive

BENEFITS

  • Great health insurance package
  • 401K plan
  • Access to acupuncture and chiropractic services, yoga, meditation, etc.
  • Access to our seminars and trainings

If you would like to be considered for this opportunity please email your resume AND unique cover letter explaining why you are our ideal candidate to hrsupport@chopra.com. The subject line of your email must say “I am your new Director of Content Development.”

Due to the high volume of resumes we receive, please note that we will only be contacting those we feel best meet the qualifications of this position.

Event Department Intern

Event Department Intern

Do you want to be part of our team of superstars who make a difference in the lives of others? The Chopra Center is currently seeking an Event Department Intern.

The Chopra Center for Wellbeing, located in beautiful Carlsbad, CA is a nurturing place where visitors from around the world come to experience healing and transformation. We are a leading source for learning meditation, yoga, and the ancient wisdom of Ayurveda. We offer a wide variety of programs in stress release, mind-body medicine, emotional healing, self-empowerment, and personal development. The Chopra Center is a 2014 Medallion Award Winner of the San Diego Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Workplace Excellence program.

This internship is a unique opportunity to be immersed in event planning for our 16 annual events. Events range in size from 75-500 attendees. In this role, you will be surrounded by beautiful, inspiring and life-changing professionals. You will work with the Chopra Center Event Department which features an energetic, enthusiastic staff with expert event planning skills. You will also have opportunities to shadow our event managers during live events held at the Omni La Costa Resort & Spa.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Participate in event preparation, management and logistics
  • Serve as an on-site assistant to our Event Managers
  • Work on special projects as required including research of vendors and entertainers
  • Develop and produce event materials as needed

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must possess superior communication skills (verbal and written). You will interact with numerous personalities from all walks of life.
  • Must be positive, adaptable, compassionate and patient.
  • Skilled in Microsoft Office including Outlook, Word, Excel and Powerpoint
  • Business, Marketing, Hospitality, Public Relations, Communications or similar major preferred
  • Special events experience a plus – not required
  • Must have an interest in meditation and/or Ayurveda

This is a 4-6 month internship at the Chopra Center administrative offices in Carlsbad. We are looking for someone to work part-time, 8-10 hours per week. The Chopra Center offers incredible benefits to part-time employees including, but not limited to:

  • Working with a thriving, conscious, service-minded, employee-focused company
  • Contributing to the community by making positive changes in peoples’ lives
  • Limitless, daily yoga and meditation classes
  • Ongoing private staff trainings and courses
  • Attendance to various events, classes

If you would like to be considered for this opportunity please email your resume AND unique cover letter explaining why you are our ideal candidate to hrsupport@chopra.com. The subject line of your email must say “I am your new Event Intern.”

Due to the high volume of resumes we receive, please note that we will only be contacting those we feel best meet the qualifications of this position.

Event Manager

Event Manager

Do you want to be part of our team of superstars who make a difference in the lives of others? The Chopra Center is currently seeking an Event Manager.

The Chopra Center for Wellbeing, located in beautiful Carlsbad, CA is a nurturing place where visitors from around the world come to experience healing and transformation. We are a leading source for learning meditation, yoga, and the ancient wisdom of Ayurveda.

We are in need of an Event Manager to provide world-class coordination of our programs with the supervision of the Director of Events.  You must be an individual with a true desire to support the needs of our guests, offer creative solutions, have a strong work ethic and can manage a demanding workload with ease.  Success in our event department requires an expectation of going above and beyond.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Applicants must be detail-oriented, professional and able to work confidently with VIP clients. Must have strong computer skills with proficiency in MS Office, and consider yourself an expert in Excel. The ideal candidate should be able to work independently, as well as with a team, and must possess good judgment to discern which is appropriate based on the task at hand. Our team will produce 30-35 events in 2015 serving over 5,000 attendees.

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum 3-5 years progressive Event Management experience with an emphasis on planning multiple meetings for multiple clients at a time
  • Thorough knowledge of hotel operations; including BEOs, group resumes, monitor room blocks/pick up reports and reconcile billing
  • Passion for and understanding of service excellence
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Proven ability to motivate, train and develop support team to ensure exceptional guest experiences
  • Able to work a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends and holidays
  • Must occasionally lift and/or move event supplies up to 25lbs

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Sincere interest in spiritual studies and dedication to your personal growth
  • Ability to work under pressure with rapidly changing priorities and maintain sense of humor
  • Extremely proactive, resourceful and a self-starter
  • BA/BS in business, hospitality or related field preferred

BENEFITS

  • Great health insurance package
  • 401K plan
  • Access to acupuncture and chiropractic services, yoga, meditation, etc.
  • Access to our seminars and trainings

If you would like to be considered for this opportunity please email your resume AND unique cover letter explaining why you are our ideal candidate to hrsupport@chopra.com. The subject line of your email must say “I am your new Event Manager.”

Due to the high volume of resumes we receive, please note that we will only be contacting those we feel best meet the qualifications of this position.

Marketing Graphic Design Intern

Marketing Graphic Design Intern

Do you want to be part of our team of superstars who make a difference in the lives of others? The Chopra Center is currently seeking a Marketing Graphic Design Intern to work with our Marketing Department for college credit only.

The Chopra Center for Wellbeing, located in Carlsbad, is a nurturing place where visitors from around the world come to experience healing and transformation.  We are a leading source for learning meditation, yoga, and the ancient wisdom of Ayurveda.  We offer a wide variety of programs in stress release, mind-body medicine, emotional healing, self-empowerment, personal development and life transformation. The Chopra Center is a 2013 Medallion Award Winner of the San Diego Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Workplace Excellence program.

TYPICAL DUTIES:

  • Support Graphic Designers in editing print and web-based materials.
  • Create ads for multiple campaigns and events using existing templates.
  • Assist with creation of offer flyers and any other marketing needs.
  • Bring new ideas for the continued development of the Marketing department.

CRITICAL SKILLS:

  • Great communication and writing skills.
  • Creative self-starter, able to work on projects with little supervision and deadline driven.
  • Extremely proactive, forward-thinking, enthusiastic, and resourceful.
  • Desire to learn different marketing strategies and grow within the field of Marketing.
  • Proficient in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign (preferably the whole creative suite).
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE SHOULD:

  • Major in Graphic Design or Marketing.  
  • Have a sincere interest in mind body wellness or Ayurveda and a dedication to your personal development.
  • Have reliable transportation and computer installed with creative suite.

We are looking for someone to work 16 hours per week, working 8 hours each on Wednesday and Friday. The position is an unpaid internship, but is the perfect fit for anyone looking to receive college credit.  If you are interested in this position, please send your resume and unique cover letter describing why you are our ideal candidate to hrsupport@chopra.com.  The subject line of your email must say “I Am Your New Marketing Graphic Design Intern” to be considered for the position.

Program Consultant

Program Consultant

Do you want to be part of our team of superstars who make a difference in the lives of others? The Chopra Center is currently seeking a Program Consultant.   

The Chopra Center for Wellbeing, located in beautiful Carlsbad, CA is a nurturing place where seekers from around the world come to experience healing and transformation. We are the leading source for meditation, yoga, and the ancient wisdom of Ayurveda. We offer a wide variety of programs in stress release, mind-body medicine, emotional healing, personal development and life transformation. The Chopra Center is a 2013 Medallion Award Winner of the San Diego Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Workplace Excellence program.

The Program Consultant will report to the Director of Sales. As an inside sales consultant you will be responsible for generating and closing leads from outbound calling activity. An average of 125 outbound calls are expected daily. Ability to cold call and prospect are basic requirements to succeed in this job. You will be responsible for maintaining on-going relationships with leads in your sales pipe via e-mail and phone calls.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for contacting new and existing clients to discuss their needs, and to explain how these needs could be met by specific products and services.
  • Quote prices, credit terms and other bid specifications.
  • Answer customers’ questions about products, prices, availability, and product uses.
  • Maintains client records, using automated system.
  • Prepares sales contracts for orders obtained, and submit orders for processing.
  • Conducting sales presentations via the phone and internet.
  • Collaborate with colleagues to exchange information such as selling strategies and marketing information.

EDUCATION AND/OR QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Work experience should include a minimum of 2 years in sales or sales support, and 2 years in customer service, public speaking, or training role
  • Must be sales and goal oriented  
  • Effective ability to communicate orally or in written form effectively with co-management, internal and external customers
  • Ability to work individually and as part of a team
  • Knowledge of Sales Logic Software very helpful
  • Some travel required

BENEFITS

  • Great health insurance package
  • 401K plan
  • Access to acupuncture and chiropractic services, yoga, meditation, etc.
  • Access to our seminars and trainings

If you would like to be considered for this opportunity, please email your resume AND unique cover letter to hrsupport@chopra.com explaining why you are our ideal candidate. The subject line of your email must say: “I Am Your New Program Consultant.”

Due to the high volume of resumes we receive, please note that we will only be contacting those we feel best meet the qualifications of this position.