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 Success Coach 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 diploma or degree in business or sports administration
  • 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 USA 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 Services:

  • Evaluating student-athlete's academic and athletic ability
  • Conducting orientation and onboarding of new student-athletes
  • Creating student-athlete timelines and ensuring they are accurate and up-to-date
  • Creating student-athlete resumes and ensuring that the resumes are up-to-date
  • Editing and producing student-athlete highlight reels
  • Searching and negotiating student-athlete scholarships or financial aid for relevant tertiary institutions
  • Completing college and university applications, ensuring all deadlines are being met
  • Building and maintaining strong, long-lasting client relationships whilst managing client expectations

Business Development:

  • Researching and maintaining the company coaching database
  • Liaising with clients to obtain referrals
  • Identifying and attending career days and educational expos at top schools around South Africa
  • Identifying and attending sporting events across South Africa
  • Aiding in the development and improvement of the company’s recruitment processes

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

Ad-hoc:

  • 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 sajobs@sableinternational.com 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.