• Basel
Maria Molina Parra

Maria Molina Parra

A very fast learner, proactive and hardworking kind of person.

Profile & Qualifications

Focused on proactivity, values teamwork and tenacity, with functional experience in:

  • Project Management, chairing a steering group while managing and coordinating projects
  • Administration skills, while being a part of public and professional projects
  • Presentation and communication skills, through training delivery and conducting lessons as a teacher in highschool, university and kindergarten. Multinational matrix organization and cross-functional teams
  • Customer oriented performance
  • Recruiting: planning, coordinating and performing internship programs (promotion, selection and matching)


Work experience

Operations Trainee

Jan 2015 - Present
Education First; Cultural Tours

Supporting Spain & Morocco Area Managers in all duties:

  • Contacting, updating and maintaining relationship with suppliers.
  • Regularly paying invoices from suppliers and following up on accounts payable.
  • Following up on evaluations from customers

Recruiter (50% after working hours)

Mar 2011 - Mar 2015
AIESEC (Spain & Switzerland)

Responsible for promotion, selection and training of future interns leading the outgoing exchange participants:

  • Leading a team of five to ten people during different projects
  • Cooperation with local and national leaders within the organization
  • Delivering workshops to the local committee(40 people) and national plenary (150 people) about recruitment, interview, CV, cooperation projects & soft skills
  • Managing Excel databases, online performance and follow up tools
  • Creating, preparing and delivering an Exchange Preparation Seminar with great outcome
  • Setting and achieving goals during three consecutive years
  • Awarded with National Area Prize for improving local figures and developing a full working cooperation system with international committees (as area responsible in both Granada, Spain; and Basel, Switzerland)

Teacher (Full time)

Jan 2012 - Dec 2015
Brunnmatt Schule; Minerva Schulen; Spanish government.

Minerva Schulen Assistant. (Aug 2013-July2014) Kindergarten English Assistant.

Taking care of the afterschool care with students from 4 to 12 years old, guiding activities and different workshops (ceramics, papercraft, story-telling,.) preparing cultural day trips within the area of Basel. Preparing games and teaching basketball in gym class with students from 6 to 12 years old. Preparing and delivering 2 hours a week of English class preschool preparation.

Spanish government (Jan.2012-Aug.2013 Full time) History, Geography Bilingual teacher to highschool students. Preparing teaching curriculum, delivering geography/history/Spanish literature & Spanish language lessons in both Spanish and English to groups of 15 to 20 students between 11 and 20 years old

Brunnmatt Schule (Aug.2014-Dec.2014) Basel. Kindergarten Praktikantin.

Assistant to Standart German teacher in public kindergarten with children ages 4 to 6

Administrative Expert (Full time)

Mar 2009 - Mar 2012
University of Granada (Spain)

Technician in Archaeology (University of Granada, 2011-2012) Archaeology project for Alhambra. Researching archaeological and historical information in different archives working through different digital platforms, databases (Excel, Access,.) and tools. Summing up previous archaeological works performed in the monument, creating an improvement program, writing and editing final documents for the project. Participating in briefings and cooperating with a team of ten people

Exchange member at the world's largest student-run organization. Intern in Warsaw (Poland) teaching Spanish to Polish university students, handling events as Spanish cultural ambassador AIESEC in Poland (2010) Recruiting, managing, coaching and tracking interns in search for work experience through online databases and creating my own tracking tools

Administrative assistant in the project "Ich misch mit" Participation & Youth Information (aha Vorarlberg, Austria; 2008-2009) Cooperating in different projects related to youth, cultural identity, European awareness, etc. in English and German through web research, preparing and organizing cultural events; managing the communication of the project (manteining a blog, intranet, photo exhibitions, official website and infoevents) and handling future volunteers and volunteers abroad. Managing group informative sessions and briefings



 History of Art

Sep 2001 - Jun 2006
University of Granada
 Bachelor in Arts, majoring in cinema and minors in archaeology.

Paedagogic Adaptation Course

2007 - 2008
University of Granada
Masters in Education, specializing in teaching history and geography to highschool students through theoretical and practical experience.

Cabin Crew Licence

2005 - 2006
Ministerio de Fomento (Spain) 
Official licence to work as Cabin Crew member earning complex and diverse knowledge such as: - Client Service - First Aid Training - Rescue exercises at sea and in case of fire - International Transportation Law

Computer Skills




Social Media


Language Skills

Spanish        Mothertongue                                                       English          Bilingual

Italian            Advanced                                                              German         Beginner

Portuguese   Beginner

Hobbies & Interests

As an art lover I have participated in different voluntary experiences such as:

 - Social media manager in Scope Art Basel 2014 (June) managing the instagram official account of the event

- Assistant at local archive (Motril, Spain; 2009) helping in local ancient archive, filing and digitalizing the old physical paper archive.

- Administrative assistant in Carpe Diem Art & Research in Lisbon, Portugal (Sept.-Dec.2009) creating a filing system (through Access) and managing internal archive, assisting the curator.  

Studied music for five years and played the guitar for seven  

Very interested in the new media, specially cinema and TV series (specifically Brittish mini-series & HBO)