Sports Career Counselor
Sports Management WorldWide
Sports Management WorldWide (SMWW) is the global leader in sports business education. We offer a positive, high performance culture with a mission to help change lives. SMWW has over 15,000 graduates from over 140 countries now working in sports. We offer cutting edge sports business education courses, degrees, and conferences, that successfully launch and advance dream careers in sports business.
About the job:
Our fast-paced dynamic team has an infectiously positive attitude and drive to win. We are looking for a sales representative to help quickly develop and expand our client base. Your exceptional communication skills will connect you with students by email and phone–quickly establishing trust and rapport.
*Effectively market and pitch the unique SMWW training courses and conferences.
*Identify students needs and help tailor personal career path strategies.
*Build, manage, and maintain a sales pipeline
*Serve as a career expert in all sports including basketball, baseball, football, soccer, hockey and other sports.
*Turn one student into four through the best marketing channel… word of mouth.
*Act as an outward-facing ambassador of SMWW’s beliefs, brand, and product
*Value teamwork and taking initiative
*Learn more about opportunities in sports business than you knew existed
When the rubber meets the road you put your head down and get the hard work done. You have something to prove. You want to be a part of a team that pushes you and improves you day in and day out. You are resilient and confident, but also well spoken on the phone and eloquent in emails.
*1-2+ years inside sales experience with experience making high volume outbound phone calls
*Passionate about sports
*Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal
*Adaptive ability to keep up in a high paced, competitive start up environment
*Self-managed, highly motivated, and confident
*Very organized and diligent in managing your day
*Have a sense of humor
*Did we say passionate about all sports?
*You like being rewarded for your results and want to make a difference in peoples lives
*Enjoy watching ESPN all day (our office has 6 TV’s on various sports channels all day.
*Your friends say you are honorable, ethical, and treat all individuals with respect.
*Love helping people achieve their dreams
*College experience preferred.
*Prefer students who have successfully completed a SMWW Online training program
What’s in it for you:
*Highly competitive base salary and/or commission based on your previous sales experience
*A fun and outstanding work environment
*Opportunity to travel to NBA Summer League Games, NFL Combine, Winter Baseball Meetings, MLS Draft, NHL Draft
*Family friendly environment
A few words you might use to describe yourself: unstoppable mindset, coachable, exceptionally driven, resourceful, results-oriented, passionate about helping students grow, big picture thinker who rolls up sleeves to results, persuasive, assertive, honest, strong sales closing ability, quality follow-up, attention to detail, intuitive, gregarious, outstanding verbal communicator and active listener. . .and a sports nut.
With two offices, one in Portland’s famous Pearl District, and one in Gloucester, England, we’ve built great spaces where creativity and sharp minds thrive. Our offices offer big windows, sit-stand desks, TV’s, a sports minded atmosphere, and a pool table. (the fun factor!)
To apply, please email your resume, attached to an email about your favorite sports team. Put “I read the SMWW website” in the subject line. (And please, study the website SMWW.com to make sure you are excited to work for us!)
Do not stop by the office or call. Thank you!
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- do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers
Job Type: Full-time