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Jobs

Below are jobs, internships, and openings that are currently available at The Costa Rica Star, please use the contact form to send us your resume, writing samples, website link, and references depending on the role that you are applying for. Good luck and we look forward to hearing from you. Pura Vida.

Internships

Providing Internships for aspiring writers, managers, and students is something that we offer at The Costa Rica Star. We tutor you through the growth and learning process and you come out on top with an understanding of Content Management Systems, acquiring news stories, social media strategy, general overall Internet Marketing skills, sales, and of course an increased understanding of Spanish and English. Your experience with us will be valuable when seeking your career in the future. We will give you a life long reference based on your positive work with us.

Blog Partners

We are on the look out for great bloggers who write about Costa Rica and share their related adventures in an engaging and unique format. We have launched a category on our website for Blog Articles, and this may be a good opportunity for you to increase your following and social influence. You have an opinion or a thought that you like to share, and we have the platform for you to reach a very wide local and international audience, surrounding the topic of Costa Rica. If you would like to publish unique Blog articles with The Costa Rica Star, we want to hear from you. Within each article you get to link to your Blog and Social Media profiles, or you can also receive placement on our writers page. This creates a truly, win/win situation.

Social Media Specialist

The Costa Rica Star is currently seeking a social media specialist to handle our community engagement, updates, and discussions. This is a part time role, with the possibility of turning into a full time career depending on the success of your programs and strategy. Our entire team will work closely with you to ensure you are handling things in a transparent and honest fashion, within our community.

Requirements:
-Understanding and skills at WordPress CMS
-HTML/PHP skills
-Graduate from Highschool
-Access to a computer to work from home
-Access to a phone 8 to 6 Monday to Saturday
-Fluency in Spanish and English
*Not necessary but nice to have is your own Twitter and Facebook profiles with an established community
*Not necessary but nice to have a cell phone for calls at random times

Salary:
-Based on proven experience and a 3 month probationary period will be in effect

Sales Manager

The Costa Rica Star is currently seeking a sales manager to handle our current advertisers requests and needs while at the same time reaching out to potential advertisers and business partners. The value with this position is you get to work your own schedule, and you will receive a percentage of the advertising sales that you bring to the table monthly, earning you a solid residual paycheque ongoing.

Requirements:
-Experience in sales and/or customer service
-Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and Google Docs skills
-Graduate from Highschool, University or College education a plus
-Access to a computer to work from home
-Access to a phone 8 to 6 Monday to Saturday
-Fluency in Spanish and English
*Not necessary but nice to have a cell phone for calls at random times

Salary:
-Based on proven experience and a 3 month probationary period will be in effect
-Profit sharing as well as a base salary

Writers

The Costa Rica Star is currently seeking writers to research, create, and publish content. The workload consists of publishing 1 to 5 articles per day (500 words+/-) related to the top Costa Rica news releases during that 24 hour period. The ability to work quickly and pinpoint the most important news each day is required. Think along the lines of The Costa Rica Star being an aspiring version of the BBC, or an English version of La Nacion.

Requirements:
-Understanding and skills at WordPress CMS
-HTML/PHP skills
-Graduate from Highschool
-Access to a computer to work from home
-Access to a phone 8 to 6 Monday to Saturday
-Fluency in Spanish and English
*Not necessary but nice to have a cell phone for calls at random times

Salary:
-Based on proven experience and a 3 month probationary period will be in effect