SPARK Schools is hiring a

Sales Lead

Reports To: Director of Marketing


Position Purpose:

The SPARK Schools Support Sales Lead drives student achievement in the SPARK Schools network by ensuring that our schools are fully enrolled with committed local families.

The Sales Lead’s role in the SPARK Schools network is integral to the SPARK Schools Support mission to create systemic change in South African education.


Responsibilities:

  • Co-ordinate the sales department and provide new strategies to enrolment officers on how to increase sales and attend to customers.
  • Ensure good customer relationships
  • Ensures that the sales department is operated in a cordial and organized manner.
  • Meet enrolment targets through various marketing and branding strategies.
  • Manage the enrolment process for each new student entering a SPARK School, from initial enquiry to submission of all necessary forms (application and contracts) and fees.
  • Collaborate with school leaders and office managers to ensure that all enrolment information is effectively transmitted to school sites.
  • Lead on-the-ground efforts to recruit families, including Open Days, school tours, neighbourhood flyering, and other efforts.
  • Participate in and drive own professional development.
  • Conduct self in a professional manner at all SPARK Schools Support and SPARK Schools events and to all stakeholders.
  • Promote the vision and mission of SPARK Schools Support to SPARK Schools Support staff and SPARK Schools staff, scholars, families, and the greater community.
  • At least three of years of experience in the field of sales.
  • Grit: Persistence through challenges.
  • Excellence: A track record of high expectations personally and professionally.
  • Mission and Vision alignment: Understanding of and passion for the SPARK School's mission to provide excellent education at an affordable cost.
  • Self-reflection: Finding the capacity to bring your best self to challenges and opportunities.
  • Service
  • Persistence
  • Achievement
  • Responsibility
  • Kindness
  • Empowerment