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Assistant Scout - Full Time/Part Time

Location: Corporate HQ - Chicago, IL
Job Code: 21
# of Openings: 4
EEO Job Category: (4) Sales Workers

Description

Who we are: 

NCSA Athletic Recruiting is the world’s first Athleadership Network that changes lives by building leaders through sports and connects students and their families along with high school and college coaches and the business community for the purpose of maximizing athletic scholarship opportunity and life’s potential.  The network is made available to high school student athletes around the country through relationships with ESPN, NIKE, IMG Academies, Under Armour and NFLPA.  NCSA is the leading collegiate recruiting source for more than 500,000 student-athletes and 42,000 college coaches across the country.  By taking advantage of this extensive network, more than 92% of NCSA Athletic Recruiting-verified athletes go on to play at the collegiate level.  In addition, NCSA educates over 4 million athletes and their parents about the recruiting process each year through educational resources on its website, www.ncsasports.org, presentations of the critically-acclaimed seminar “College Recruiting Simplified,” and the book from NCSA Athletic Recruiting, “Athletes Wanted.”

Founded by Chris Krause in 2000, NCSA has seen tremendous growth and has become the leader in its industry. Our team members passionately believe that leaders are created through athletics. NCSA prides itself on a culture of hardworking successful individuals. We have received such accolades as #5 on Brill Street + Company's Top 50 Gen Y Employers, Chicago's 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For, and in 2011 ranked #1760 overall and #26 in Education in the Inc. 500/5000 List of Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America.

Overview:

Assistant Scouts must be motivated by working in sports and have a desire to use analytical and critical thinking skills for the NCSA Scouting Department. The Assistant Scout will assist our Scouts in contacting prospects via phone. They will work directly with the Scouting Department. Assistant Scouts are expected to work weekend hours. This position is perfect for those who are considering pursuing a career in sales and sports.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

  • Responsible for contacting interested parents of potential student-athletes via phone calls
  • Responsible for live transferring as many qualified families to our scouting team on a daily basis
  • Responsible for documenting outcomes of conversations
  • Responsible for setting meetings/rescheduling meetings
  • Meet and/or exceed target deadlines and specific trainings to progress toward a full-time Scout position

Qualifications:

  • Recent college graduates
  • Strong phone demeanor
  • Ability to multi-task and have strong communication skills
  • Must be a proven sports enthusiast
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule that include evening hours and weekends

 

 

 

 

 





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