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Careers

At the Sports Science Institute of South Africa (SSISA) we are committed to creating a workplace which provides an opportunity for all employees and potential employees to fully optimise their potential. We are continually searching for talented individuals to join our SSISA family and would like to invite you to apply for vacancies listed on this site that match your skills, qualifications and ambitions.  

FRONTLINE RECEPTIONIST -  (the GYm@oldmutual, PINELANDS) 

 

FRONTLINE RECEPTIONIST – The gym @oldmutual

Pinelands, Cape Town

The Gym at Old Mutual in Pinelands is operated by the Sport Science Institute of South Africa and is seeking to employ a Receptionist for the following shifts: 

Monday to Friday:  5-hour shifts set between 05h30 and 20h30

Every fourth Saturday and Sunday 07h00 to 13h00

Rate:  R38 per hour

Please note that reliable transport is an essential requirement to ensure that you are able to present yourself timeously for the morning shift.

A bubbly personality, good people skills and being able to work shifts are essential. Previous experience or knowledge of the fitness industry is an advantage.   To start as soon as possible.

Please send your C.V. plus a covering letter explaining your current situation and how this position would fit into your lifestyle to hr@sportsplan.co.za by Thursday 28 February 2018.

Please ensure that the position you are applying for is included and that your application clearly addresses all the points stipulated.

If not contacted within two weeks of closing dateplease consider your application to have been unsuccessful.

 

FRONTLINE RECEPTIONIST - (NEWLANDS)

 

FRONTLINE RECEPTIONIST

Newlands, Cape Town

The Sports Science Institute in Newlands is seeking a Frontline Receptionist to deal with our customers.    This position involves ad-hoc shift work and it is essential that the successful candidate has a driver’s licence and their own reliable transport and can commit to being available to work certain 4 or 6-hour shifts between 05h15 to 21h00 throughout the week, on a rotational basis.

Rate: R38 per hour

This particular position will require the person to be available for the following shifts:

Friday 17h30 to 21h00

Saturday 13h00 to 19h00

Sunday 16h00 to 19h00

Possible other shifts on an ad hoc basis:

Sunday 08h00 to 12h30

Morning shifts 05h15 to 09h00

Evening shifts 17h00 to 21h00

Important attributes are: 

  • A cheerful personality with excellent people skills 
  • The ability to work fast and correctly whilst dealing with multiple tasks
  • A good level of computer literacy in Excel and Word
  • Previous experience in the fitness industry would be an added advantage
  • Meeting the requirements of our employment equity goals

Should you be interested in applying, please send your C.V. plus a covering letter explaining your current situation and how this position would fit into your lifestyle to hr@sportsplan.co.za by Thursday 28 February 2018.  Please ensure that the position you are applying for is included and that your application clearly addresses all the points stipulated.

If you have not been contacted within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application has not been successful in this instance.

 

SALES CONSULTANT: WELLNESS & FITNESS

 

SALES CONSULTANT:  WELLNESS & FITNESS

Newlands, Cape Town

 

DO YOU HAVE EXPERIENCE IN GYM MEMBERSHIP SALES?  WE’D LOVE TO HEAR FROM YOU.

The Sports Science Institute of South Africa, a well-known operation with multiple fields of interest relating to sports performance, health and wellness, is seeking a driven, successful Sales Consultant to sell both new and continued memberships at its gym, the Wellness & Fitness Centre, in Newlands, Cape Town.

 

The ideal incumbent for this position will have:

       a proven track record in successful sales, both telephonic and face-to-face

       worked in a related industry or with a related type of experience

       a strong sales drive and a passion for the industry

       the drive to seek new business

       experience in a pressurised sales environment which requires constant customer service as well as sourcing own leads on a daily basis

       strong administrative and financial skills

This position is offered on a permanent basis with a basic salary of R7 500 plus a good commission structure.

Please send your application to hr@sportsplan.co.za by 28 February 2018, along with a clear motivation letter which addresses all the points noted above as well as an indication of your salary range. 

Please consider your application to have been unsuccessful if we have not contacted you within two weeks.