Sales and Recruiting Specialist - Spire (Geneva · OH)

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Job Description: Sales and Recruiting Specialist
About Us:
SPIRE Institute & Academy (IA) is a comprehensive academic, athletic, personal skills and career development experience located within a world class event and wellness complex. Constructed on nearly 500 acres with more than 750,000 sq. ft. under roof, SPIRE ( encompasses four divisions: SPIRE Academy, an accredited college preparatory international boarding school and multi-sport/specialty training and development academy for 9-12 graders and a post grad program; SPIRE Institute, the research and development arm studying performance improvement across multiple disciplines; SPIRE Events, a facility and team that hosts local, national and international tournaments and events with the NCAA, the Big East, Big Ten and Atlantic 10 conferences, Olympic trials and world championship qualifiers; and SPIRE Fit, a community membership-based fitness, swim and health center open to the public. Sports currently featured on campus include swimming, track and field, basketball, esports, drone racing, wrestling and lacrosse.
Responsible for recruitment of Academy and Camp students, and management and growth of Independent Representatives (IR), integrity of reservations and maximization of IR/SPIRE relationship.
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Prospect potential Academy student and camp customers through daily phone calls, email or other outreach strategies
  • Work closely with the admissions and marketing teams, and the sports directors, to support effective strategies for increasing enrollment
  • Host tours with prospective families, teams, groups 
  • Demonstrate selling skills and product knowledge in all areas of Academy and Camp programs
  • Represent SPIRE at national and International private school/boarding events and competitions 
  • Develop and display appropriate marketing and sales tools throughout SPIRE, at events away from SPIRE, and be available during events to promote SPIRE academy, camps and events
  • Assist in developing and executing sales and marketing plans designed to grow business for academy, camps and representatives
  • Responsible for achieving sales targets while focusing on retention of student athletes and family satisfaction
  • Communicate job expectations and work with the admission team to put action plans in effect to achieve sales revenue
  • Streamline processes, prepare accurate pipeline reports and work collectively to reach enrollment goals
  • Grow an Independent Representative (IR) network in key marketplaces through the signing of representatives that align with SPIRE’s goals and values
  • Follow up with all IRs providing updates, support and education on all SPIRE developments and pertinent communication.
  • Partner with marketing to ensure all sales tools and future IR web pages are updated
  • All duties related to account management of IRs 

Knowledge, Skills and Ability
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Sports Management, Business, Marketing or related field
  • 2-3 years’ experience in sales
  • General knowledge of sports
  • Demonstrated track record of sales volume
  • Experience with cold calling, following up on all leads and generating pipelines
  • Desire to work collaboratively with colleagues
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to create and execute outreach plans.
  • Multi-Lingual a plus
  • Working knowledge of the rules and regulations of student-athlete recruiting  
  • All employees are required to be vaccinated against COVID -19.  Valid proof of vaccine is required

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.

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