FirstPoint USA is an international scouting service, providing scholarship opportunities to talented athletes and recruitment services to hundreds of NCAA, NAIA, and NJCAA member institutions seeking to identify the very best in overseas sporting talent.

The company was founded in 2001 by former University of Cincinnati All-American and Hall of Fame inductee, Andrew Kean, and evaluates over 100,000 prospective student-athletes, competing in 30 different sports, across 187 countries each year.

We are on the hunt for a SPORTS CONSULTANT

FirstPoint USA is seeking ambitious Sports Consultants with a genuine passion for sports, keen eye for talent, with experience in a customer focused role; to join our expanding team in Glasgow.  You will of course be a great communicator; target driven and share our passion for creating life-changing opportunities for talented sportsmen and women.  As a Sports Consultant you will be an ambassador for our brand, responsible for evaluating, interviewing, and signing suitable student-athletes for the company.

  • Job Title: Sports Consultant
  • Reporting To: Commercial Director
  • Location: Glasgow, Scotland
  • Employment Status: Permanent, Full Time

KEY TASKS:

  • Evaluate, interview, and sign eligible student-athletes on behalf of the company.
  • Manage and deliver student-athlete focused engagement and recruitment activities.
  • Provide accurate and detailed information regarding US academic and sporting opportunities to prospective athletes and their families.
  • Meet and exceed sales targets.
  • Assist with the organisation and delivery of a variety of sporting and student open events including trial events, education forums and conferences.
  • Deliver presentations to a wide range of audiences on the benefits of FirstPoint USA and sports scholarship opportunities in America.
  • To undertake appropriate staff development and professional training in line with the business strategic objectives of FirstPoint USA.
  • To work flexibly and responsibly and undertake any other duties relevant to the level of the post.

THE CANDIDATE

  • You will have had first-hand experience of US collegiate sport, either as a student-athlete or parent of a student-athlete.
  • You will have minimum of 2 years customer facing sales experience in a business-to-client role, preferably within the education/sports industry however, this is not essential.
  • You will have a proven track record of meeting targets and delivering results.
  • You will have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • You will have the ability to work independently and manage own time effectively.
  • You will be a highly motivated, positive, and resilient individual with an empathetic personality, able to effectively connect with a variety of audiences using your excellent written and verbal communications skills.
  • You will have well-developed IT skills, covering Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access and Outlook.

THE PACKAGE

As well as a competitive salary, investment in your personal development, you will have the opportunity to enjoy a variety of benefits:

  • 43 days holiday (including bank holidays)
  • Plus, everyone gets their birthday off
  • Pension Scheme
  • Life Insurance
  • Flexible working

    Apply: Send your CV & Cover letter to johnpaul.boyle@firstpointusa.com

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