Sports Consultant

Sports Consultant

We are looking for a Sports Consultant to join our team!

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.

SPORTS CONSULTANT

  • 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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