Making Magic Behind the Scenes

The International TEFL Academy marketing team is made up of world-class travelers, writers, social media and video experts, and website designers. We are committed to making your TEFL journey the smoothest experience possible. Our goal is to provide you with inspiring, insightful, and up-to-date information from day one of your TEFL research. We seek to break down, step-by-step, the process of teaching abroad to make sure you can easily find the information you are looking for, and realizing your dream of traveling the world while teaching English. 

The Marketing team has published over 1,500 articles, FAQs, and alumni videos. Recognized as thought leaders in the field of teaching English abroad, our writing team has been featured on major websites, including:,, Intern Queen, The Penny Hoarder, InterExchange,,, and many more.

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The 4 members of the ITA Marketing Team

Primary Marketing Responsibilities Include:

  • Producing the most comprehensive and accurate information about all aspects of teaching English abroad for our readers, prospective ITA students and our alumni network.
  • Bringing the experience of living & teaching abroad to life by creating, editing, and promoting great content and on-the-ground alumni videos across our website and social media channels.
  • Website design, updates, and maintenance.
  • Creation of new ebooks including routine updates and edits.


John Bentley
Senior Marketer & Writer

John Bentley

A lifelong traveler who grew up in Cairo, Egypt, John Bentley wrote for the Egypt-Israel Edition of the famous Let’s Go! guidebook series during his student days at Harvard and has worked in the fields of international travel, education, and journalism ever since. Residing in Vancouver, Washington, John enjoys spending time with his family, fishing, and cooking up a feast!

Seamus McMahon
Marketing Manager


Joining ITA in 2021, Seamus has been inspired by travel and exploring the world since he was a kid reading big world atlas books to go to bed. Living in Rome, Italy and Spain saw many of those childhood dreams realized! A native Chicagoan, he's a passionate sports fan along with a love of the city's architecture and history. When not editing web pages or writing the next pitch, Seamus loves checking out new restaurants and figuring out where in the world he'll travel next! 


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