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.


Molly Mattison
Chief Marketing Officer

Molly Mattison

Joining the marketing team in 2021, Molly hails from Glen Falls, New York, but has lived in Virginia, Italy, Boston, and Chicago. She holds a Journalism degree from the University of Richmond and an MBA from Clarkson University. Molly studied abroad in Perugia, an Etruscan city in the Umbria region of Italy, famous for its chocolate and jazz. When she doesn't have. marketing on her mind, Molly enjoys a glass of wine with her book club ladies and spending time with her husband and two sons!


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!

Lynda Galea
Marketing Manager - Brand & Creative

Lynda Galea

An accomplished traveler having visited 40 countries, Lynda hails from Melbourne, Australia but now calls Chicago home. A Business and Marketing major at LaTrobe University, Lynda spent a year working at the happiest place on earth, Disney World, as part of the Disney College Program before becoming one in a million to win the Green Card Lottery and establish permanent US residency. When she's not busy marketing, Lynda enjoys working on her new condo, catching a Broadway show, cooking, and snuggling with her two adorable cats!

Stéphane Le Mentec
Marketing Manager - Digital Performance

Stephane Le Mentec

A passionate traveler from Brittany, France, Stéphane has always been eager to explore the world. He lived in 4 different countries and traveled to 16 more. Having now made Chicago his home, he will never have to worry about being “abroadsick” again. When Stéphane is not marketing ITA, you can probably find him at Wrigley Field trying to catch his second foul ball, enjoying the Chicago culinary scene with his wife, or baking the most delicious sourdough bread ever!

Seamus McMahon
Digital Marketing Specialist


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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