International Football Recruitment Sales Executive

£18,000 - £22,000 yearly
  • Macclesfield FC International
  • Macclesfield, UK
  • 08 Sep, 2022
Full time Administration Education Sales Sports Management Womens Football

Job Description

Full Job Description 

Position: International Football Recruitment Sales Executive

Reporting to: Head of International Recruitment 

Overall Objective: To work on all administrative duties & projects associated with the International & Residency programmes 

Summary of Duties 
Working as part of the recruitment team to sign up leads for residency and UCLan programmes 

Recruiting & signing up football student/players from abroad 

Daily telephone calls & emails to prospective International & Residency student attendees, parents & guardians 

Collection of all player details and call data 

Work to / achieve weekly player recruitment call targets 

Help students with visa, federal loans or other queries to help complete their application 

Complete the International recruitment process through to a player a signing onto a University programme (including VISA, travel, funding and application queries) 

Complete the Residency programme recruitment process from initial interest through to a player paying in full for the programme and attending at Macclesfield FC 

Update the shared drive database with all relevant player / attendee information and helping with any related queries, travel, itinerary etc) 

Helping to organise all areas of event booking and management for residency, showcase or any other events. 

Including, but not limited to organising hotel, venues, flights and pickups, equipment, kit, nutrition trip/activities. 

Recruitment Support 

  • Responding directly to leads questions. 

  • Chasing leads for information/to complete actions. 

  • Signposting leads to correct information. 

  • Support the recruitment team to ensure they have all the information they need. 

  • Making sure international student/players are getting invoiced correctly. 

  • Chasing international payments. 

Recruitment 

  • Working as part of the recruitment team to sign up leads for residency and UCLan programmes. 

  • Telephone sales.& ongoing student/player support 

  • Point of contact for international recruits for any type of support 

General 

  • To liaise with the Heads of Department on all matters, including managing relationships with external partners. 

  • To be prepared to do other duties to further the development of MFC International as and when required. 

  • To contribute effectively to the day-day operations. 

  • To attend and contribute to all relevant In-Service training. 

  • To attend all relevant staff meetings. 

  • To keep up to date with all MFC International correspondence. 

  • To regularly engage upon CPD both MFC International and individually sourced. 

  • To show clear evidence of planning and evaluating. 

  • To ensure that all the relevant administration is kept up to date. 

  • To provide transportation to and from fixtures or events as per the needs of MFC International 

Essential 

  • Practical experience of International sports/football player student management 

  • Understanding of US (and other countries) football recruitment, University and financial processes 

  • Practical experience of International sports/football player student management 

  • Understanding of US (and other countries) football recruitment, University and financial processes 

  • Experience of project management. 

  • Flexible working hours required. Local, national and international travel where necessary. 

  • Must interconnect with all relevant MFC departments. 

  • Must have experience of using Microsoft word, Excel, PPT etc 

  • Have a flexible attitude to work. 

  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team. 

  • Have a polite and courteous manner. 

  • Be organised and have good time management skills. 

  • The ability to meet stringent deadlines. 

  • Be able to adapt to different and changing situations. 

  • Have the drive and enthusiasm to set high standards and achieve company objectives. 

  • Have a personable approach. 

  • Knowledge and understanding to company policies/procedures and regulations. 

  • Ability to liaise with parents / guardians, footballers, coaches, management and other football related individuals in a professional manner. 

  • Hold a current DBS certificate. 

  • Full clean driving licence. 

  • Be prepared to work evenings and weekend and travel abroad 

Desirable 

  • Previous experience of working within the international football or related industry. 

Person Specification 
Positive communication skills 
Winning mentality 
High professional standards 
Growth Mindset 
Team player 
Organisational skills 
Knowledge and qualifications within the sports industry 
Ability to deal with a diverse range of issues and people 
Time management 

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent 

Salary: £18,000.00-£22,000.00 per year 

Benefits: 

  • Casual dress 

  • Company events 

  • Company pension 

  • Gym membership 

  • On-site parking 

  • Sick pay 

Schedule: 

  • Monday to Friday 

  • Weekend availability 

Supplemental pay types: 

  • Commission pay