Are you passionate about sports and education, energetic and looking to develop your career? Our Johannesburg Study Abroad Sports department is looking to add an Assistant Sports Recruiter to their team and help place talented students to study and play college sports in the USA. We offer a dynamic and challenging environment where we achieve our business objectives and have fun doing it.

You’re perfect for this position if you:

  • Have a genuine passion and interest in sports 
  • Are outgoing, articulate and have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Have strong organisational skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities simultaneously 
  • Can adapt to changing circumstances and work effectively in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Are proactive and able to take initiative
  • Are confident in initiating and maintaining meaningful conversations over the phone with prospective students and handling inquiries
  • Are computer literate, particularly with Excel, Word and Outlook

Extra points if you have:

  • Played US university/college sports
  • Experience in US college sports either as a player, coach or administrator
  • Studied in the USA
  • A child who is or has recently played college sports

Your role and responsibilities:

Among other tasks, your main responsibilities will include:

Student-Athlete recruitment:

  • Conducting recruitment calls and booking consultations 
  • Following up and confirming meeting attendance
  • Reminding applicants of application deadlines
  • Assisting with the evaluation of academic and athletic potential of students
  • Identifying and attending career days and educational expos at top schools around South Africa
  • Identifying and attending sporting events across South Africa
  • Building meaningful connections with coaches and key staff at leading South African high schools, assisting in the facilitation of successful partnerships and recruitment opportunities
  • Proactively engaging with clients to foster strong relationships and secure valuable referrals, contributing to the growth of our network
  • Ensuring timely follow-ups and facilitating a smooth contract review process to enhance client satisfaction and retention 
  • Assisting in the development and improvement of the company’s recruitment processes
  • Assisting with attaining the team KPIs which are subject to review weekly

Reporting and compliance:

  • Tracking and recording all client communications and interactions on the CRM system
  • Ensuring all tasks and activities are up-to-date and not overdue
  • Ensuring a timely and successful delivery of solutions according to client needs and company objectives
  • Ensuring all client personal and financial information is securely handled and stored


  • Providing regular feedback to the Business Director and Manager on progress, issues or concerns
  • Staying up-to-date on product knowledge so you’re able to effectively market products and consult prospective student-athletes

Would you like to apply?

Send us an email to with your CV and one-page covering letter. Please note: If you haven’t heard from us within two weeks, you may consider your application unsuccessful.

About Sable International

Sable International offers innovative professional services to international citizens. We create tailor-made solutions to meet the accounting, wealth, financial, currency and nationality needs of our clients. We pride ourselves on providing solutions that suit our clients’ unique individual circumstances; our employees are key in achieving this goal.

The staff in our Abuja, Cape Town, Durban, Harare, Johannesburg, Kampala, London, Lagos, Lusaka, Melbourne, and Monte Estoril offices are passionate about their areas of expertise and take pride in helping our clients achieve their goals. As a result, we have an energised and fun company culture, something that sets us apart from other professional services firms.