Friday, January 15, 2010

Looking for a job that values your second language? Here are a few - and don't miss that Regional Manager position...

I've been receiving news of a number of local jobs for bilingual Spanish/English speakers. I've cut and paste them below.

Photo by Geoff Stearns. Licensed under Creative Commons.

Jobs posted by the Tennessee Immigrant and Refugee Rights Coalition:

Receptionist at Siloam Clinic
  • Seeking a bilingual receptionist (English/Spanish or English/Arabic)
  • Part-time position

Click here to read the application.

Contact Linda Bailey at (615) 298-5406 or at (615) 577-4010 or

Receptionist at the Thompson Lane Dental Clinic
  • Thompson Lane Family Dentistry
  • Seeking bilingual applicants

Call (615) 837-4525 for an interview

Dental Assistant
  • Thompson Lane Family Dentistry
  • Seeking bilingual applicants

Call (615) 837-4525 for an interview

Census Jobs
  • Seeking bilingual applicants
  • Temporary jobs

For more information in Knoxville call (865) 291-5420, in Nashville call (615) 234-5760, or in Memphis call (901) 251-4410.

Click here for more information.

Exchange Program with Mexico for Bilingual Teachers
  • Click here to see the application
Click here for more information.

From Eric Melcher at Vol State:

Everyone: We are accepting applications for the full-time, three-year Hispanic outreach grant position at Volunteer State Community College. We would appreciate your help in getting the word out to people. They can apply online at:

Here is the information on the position:

Posting Number:


Position Title:

Family Engagement Specialist

Position Type:

Classified - Non Exempt


Student Services - Advising Center

Job Summary:

This is a grant position that is funded for three (3) years. This position is anticipated to end on June 30, 2012. This position works directly with Hispanic families, promoting the role of Higher Education and working to help students access this resource, ensuring quality customer service to minority and Spanish-speaking students, and will provide assistance to faculty, staff, and community members who come into or contact the Advising Center. Some college background is preferred for this position.

Minimum Job Requirements:

A High School diploma or GED, some college preferred;
One (1) year of experience in an office setting;
Fluent oral and written skills in Spanish and English;
Must demonstrate excellent problem solving, communication, interpersonal, and analytical skills;
Detail oriented;
Exhibit positive customer service philosophy;
Experience with basic computer operation and Microsoft Office products;
Ability to work flexible hours to meet demands of high volume times, special events and/or projects.

Essential Job Functions:

Meet with prospective students (and their families) both on and off campus;
Work with community groups/organizations and organize events that directly impact the Hispanic community;
Provide basic college information to students and families;
Coordinate flow of students to Advisor/Counselors, assist students with PRIDE web registration procedures, orientation, and basic web searches;
Process work orders for events/special projects and paperwork for bill payment, travel, payroll, etc.;
Conduct surveys and provide documentation and assessment for TBR grant requirements.

Posting Date:


Application Deadline:


Special Instructions to Applicants:

Employment Type:

Full Time
Fiscal Year (12 Mos.)

Required Applicant Documents:

Cover Letter
Letter of Reference 1
Letter of Reference 2
Letter of Reference 3
Resume/Curriculum Vitae

Initial Review of Applications:


Eric Melcher

Coordinator of Communications and Public Relations

Volunteer State Community College

1480 Nashville Pike

Gallatin, TN 37066

Office: 615-230-3570

Cell: 615-483-8994

From the Tennessee Hispanic Chamber of Commerce:




Nancy Molina Sharber
Exit Realty Bob Lamb & Associates
1202 SE Broad Street
Murfreesboro TN 37130
Cell: (615) 347-1592
Office: (615) 896-5656

Trade Broker

  • Works with client base as a customer service rep.
  • Doesn't have to be a certified trade broker but experience is great.
  • Marketing degree preferred.
  • Broker matches clients needs together.
  • Constant phone work and gratifying relationships with clients.
  • Training provided.
  • Salaried position plus bonus if goals achieved.
  • Will begin interview after January 9th.

Marketing/Sales representative
  • Contacts people via phone, mail or meetings and sets appointments to meet with business owners.
  • They explain the benefits of Tradebank and how it works.
  • Once they sign up they are assigned to a broker who then services the account.
  • Sales experience a must.
  • Charm and determination a must.
  • No shy people for sure.
  • Sales training and pay provided.
  • Salary and commission plus bonus.

Mark Caldwell, contact 615-860-4060

North Nashville Attorney looking for bi-lingual assistant for part-time work which, if successful, will lead to full-time work.
Applicants must be 18 years or older with a driver's license
and transportation.
Salary: $8-$12.50/hr depending on experience,
education level, and ability.
Send resume to Attorney Marc A. Walwyn
by mail to the address below
or by e-mail to:
No telephone inquiries, please.

Walwyn & Walwyn
visit us at

1994 Gallatin Pike N. Ste. 305
Madison, TN 37115
Account Executive
Station: WLLC 42, Telefutura Nashville
Telefutura 42, Middle Tennessee's only locally-owned and operated Spanish television station is looking for talented and motivated individuals to fill Account Executive openings.

Account executives are responsible for developing and maintaining business relationships with advertisers. The ideal candidate will be able to generate sales leads, close sales and offer clients advertising solutions in marketing, brand building and brand recognition

Bilingual in Spanish and English strongly preferred.
Previous experience in media sales not required.

Send your resume to:

American General Life and Accident Insurance Company
  • Paid Training
  • Comprehensive Benefits
  • Find Your Place
  • Realize Your Potential
  • Make A Difference
  • Earn While You Learn
  • No Sales Experience Necessary
  • Opportunities for Bonuses and Exciting Trips
Call Jegir Salman at 615-482-5028

2000 American General Way
Brentwood, TN 37027
Program Specialist for the Latina Birthing Project, which serves pregnant Latina teens here in Davidson County.
Applicants must be fully bilingual.
This is a full time job with full benefits.
Please respond with any questions to:

Dr. Kimberlee (Health) Wyche at

Grant funded position to work directly with young pregnant women and their community matched "Sister Friends".
Program Specialist 1 oversees:
- Development and provision of resources for individual participants
- Helps with problem solving
- Compliance with prenatal and support services.
- Helps plan and attends monthly meetings, assures pairs of pregnant teen and Sister Friend are well matched with successful communication, and individual compliance with program guidance.
- Responsible for tracking participants
- Following up on missed appointments
- Required paper work, and meetings, planning quarterly baby shower

Must have received a high school diploma and have had at least one year of experience working with youth. Must have strong customer service skills, ability to effectively collaborate and work with economically and ethnically diverse populations, and like working with adolescents. Works closely with Federal Healthy Start staff, as well as other partnering agencies. Requires use of own transportation on the job, and willingness to work alternate hours.

From LifeWay:

Content Editor, Hispanic Products - Requisition 3021
This position is located in Nashville, Tennessee.

The Church Resources Division of LifeWay Christian Resources is currently seeking a content editor to focus upon Hispanic products and published materials. The individual chosen for this position will participate in the editorial direction, creative concept and design, production, and quality improvement of products and published materials for the Hispanic population. This person will focus upon resources produced in Leadership & Adult Ministry Publishing. The content editor will manage the production schedules and will enlist, train, and develop contract writers and translators for the products. Responsibilities include editing and reviewing content and concept to ensure educational soundness, biblical accuracy, and doctrinal integrity. The individual selected for this position must ensure that our Hispanic products promote the intended message to the leaders and adults in the Hispanic church audience. It is critical that this person has a passion for ministry to these audiences and be able to apply that knowledge to resource development that meets customer needs. The editor will collaborate with copy editors and graphic designers on the development, relevancy, and production of Hispanic resources and materials. This individual must also understand and promote budget compliance and responsible financial management.

After reviewing the job description, if you would like to submit your application to be considered for employment, please complete the application in English.

We Need:
  • BS/BA in biblical studies, English, liberal arts or related area is required

  • Master's degree is a plus, with preference given to seminary graduation

  • Strong editorial experience and skills are required

  • Candidates must be fluent in the Spanish language, both verbal and written

  • Candidates must have a thorough understanding of the Hispanic culture

  • Membership in a Hispanic church that is aligned with the Southern Baptist is required

  • 3-5 years recent and active participation in a Hispanic church is required with preferences given to those with activities that engage the church leadership and adult audiences

  • Candidate must also have a strong command of the written and verbal English language

  • Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to work within a team environment

  • Strong organizational skills, able to meet repeated deadlines and evaluate processes to increase production and productivity

  • Computer proficiency is required

  • Domestic Trade Account Representative - Requisition 3079
    This position is located in Nashville, Tennessee.

    The Domestic Trade Account Rep will receive inbound telephone, email, fax orders and inquiries from domestic trade stores and distributors. Research, and resolve trade customer complaints and questions regarding resources, orders, shipping and billing. Make outbound sales calls to U.S. trade accounts/distributors to increase current account buying levels and to add the number of new accounts purchasing LifeWay Church Resources products, events and services. Provides back up assistance to the International Trade Team. Receives inbound telephone, email, fax orders and inquiries from Domestic trade stores and distributors. Researches, resolves trade customer complaints and questions regarding resources, orders, shipping and billing. Makes outbound sales calls to U.S. trade accounts/distributors to increase current account buying levels and to add the number of new accounts purchasing LifeWay Church Resources products, events and services. Provides back up assistance to the International Trade Team. Must be fluent in spoken and written English and Spanish.

    We Need:
  • High School diploma or GED required, Bacehlor's degree preferred

  • Must be fluent in Spanish language, both verbal and written

  • Two years of customer service and/or telephone sales experience

  • Knowledge of trade/distributor business processes and practices desired

  • PC knowledge and proficiency required

  • Knowledge of international business cultures and customers required

  • Active involvement in a local evangelical church
  • Must have a good understanding of the Hispanic culture and community

  • Ability to work under stress and heavy workload demands

  • Must be highly motivated, organized with excellent time management skills and a positive attitude

  • Regional Manager - LifeWay Espanol - Latin America & Spain - Req 3049
    This position is located in Nashville, Tennessee.

    LifeWay Espanol of LifeWay Christian Resources is seeking a representative to be a direct link between the Hispanic population and LifeWay's Hispanic resources and events for the Hispanic Christian market located in Spain, Mexico, Colombia, Chile, and Argentina. The individual selected for this position will be responsible for expanding and growing the brand and sales of Hispanic products through developing and executing a customized sales plan with distributors, retail stores, churches and ministry organizations. The Regional Manager will develop and introduce customized resources that promote the understanding use of LifeWay products.

    The Regional Manager will communicate and interact with distributors, retail store leaders, and church leaders via one-on-one meetings, telephone, mail or e-mail, with the specific purpose of understanding the needs and dynamics of the Hispanic population, and serve as a liaison of that information to LifeWay. This individual will represent LifeWay resources/products to the customer groups and assist in customizing solutions to meet those needs. These interactions between LifeWay and the customer groups should promote the understanding and implementation of church growth strategies that will result in trusted relationships, growing churches and kingdom impact.

    The Regional Manager will be responsible for identifying, enlisting, and training key pastors and church leaders, evangelical organizations, distributors, conference organizers, and Volunteer Consultants to plan, coordinate, and schedule training events for the Hispanic communities. This individual will conduct training events to inform and educate other trainers about the full range of the Hispanic ministry resources available from LifeWay.

    WE NEED:
  • BA or BS degree is required

  • Master's degree (MBA, MRE, MDIV, or equivalent) is preferred

  • Exceptional bilingual (Spanish and English) skills are required

  • Sales experience is required

  • At least 2 years church staff and/or consulting and training experience is required

  • Must be an active member of a Southern Baptist church

  • Must have proven knowledge of LifeWay products and resources

  • Very strong interpersonal and verbal communication skills

  • Self-disciplined and organized

  • Ability to strategically think and execute

  • Excellent writing skills are needed

  • Strong with computers and communication technologies

  • Must be available for travel throughout the region at least two (2) weeks of every month

  • Be a part of LifeWay Christian Resources as we " people and churches know Jesus Christ and seek His Kingdom by providing Biblical solutions that spiritually transform individuals and cultures."

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