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Join the amazing team at the beautiful Bellarmine Retreat House in Barrington, IL. Our work is good for body, mind, and spirit!

Marketing Coordinator

We are seeking an enthusiastic, organized, and detail-oriented, self-starter to serve as a Marketing Coordinator.  This person will have a passion for faith-based work, a fun and welcoming spirit, and proven success working in a professional environment. 

The successful candidate will:

  • Enjoy communicating across generations and demographics, by phone, in writing, and in person

  • Show an ability to exercise good judgment, discretion, and confidentiality

  • Schedule, calendar, and track meetings and events

  • Manage and organize multiple projects simultaneously

  • Demonstrate success organizing projects and meeting deadlines

  • Efficiently use Microsoft Office, especially Excel and Word and Google Suite of software

  • Experience using Adobe Photoshop, In-Design, and/or other publishing software

  • Be digitally savvy and comfortable using Social Media and posting messages (Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube) and editing and updating our website content

  • Consistently update and create database records and generate reports from our database

  • Develop and send out e-newsletters via an enterprise email management tool. 

  • Purchase supplies and maintain office equipment 

  • Possess an undergraduate degree in Marketing, Communications or has a substantial portfolio to show of marketing materials she or he has created

  • Has at least some professional work experience answering phones and email

  • Have knowledge of, or a desire to grow, in Ignatian Spirituality 

  • Must speak and write fluently in English. Ideally speaks and writes in Spanish, but not required.

Compensation:  Depending on experience and salary history

This is an hourly position with an estimated 40 hours per week, with a few evenings and occasional weekends required for meetings and special events that reports to the Associate Director

Start Date:  Based on availability after completing a background check and reference check.  

Bellarmine Jesuit Retreat House is an equal opportunity employer.

To apply, send cover letter and resume to:

These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties.

Front of the House Supervisor

The Bellarmine Jesuit Retreat House in Barrington, IL is seeking an experienced Front of the House Supervisor to join its wonderful team that welcomes thousands of retreatants each year. 

The Front of the House Supervisor will be responsible for ensuring that the house is organized, clean, and that all details of our turnovers from one retreat group to the next are understood by all necessary parties in the retreat house, kitchen staff, and any necessary external partners. Also, 

  • Works with the office team, two-three days a week, to assist with answering phones, welcoming retreatants, registering retreatants for retreats, and other administrative responsibilities.  
  • Supervises and arranges volunteers to help maintain our gardens and libraries, and to do office work that can be done by volunteers.  
  • Ensures all furniture, artwork, and materials are returned back to their proper location in the retreat house after each group leaves and before the next group arrives. 
  • Assists in purchasing items, restocking the retreat house, as well as running occasional errands. 
  • On busiest turnover days, assists the housekeeping and maintenance teams in preparing rooms for the next group.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.


Working full-time at Bellarmine, this position will enjoy many benefits including: 

  • Working on our beautiful sacred grounds on 80 acres in Barrington, IL

  • Free lunch most work-days

  • Most major holidays off and paid vacation 

  • 403B with company match

  • Medical, dental and vision coverage  

Apply or contact us for more details.


  • Bachelor’s Degree –has a degree in hospitality or related field. 

  • At least 3 years of relevant experience working at a hotel or large resort. 

  • Speaks and writes in both Spanish and English.

  • Must be detail oriented and a strong communicator – verbally and in writing

  • Must be a gentle, kind and helpful person looking to assist retreatants and all other guests 

  • Proficient computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft products, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.  Comfortable using the Google Suite of products (Google Docs, Google Sheets, and G-mail)

  • Must be comfortable inputting data into a database and exporting data for reports. 

  • Must be able to work Mondays to Fridays and occasionally may need to work a weekend during the morning or afternoon (a couple times a year usually)

  • Must be comfortable lifting up to 50 pounds

  • Must have a valid driver’s license