Current Vacancies

FRONTLINE RECEPTIONIST

The Sports Science Institute of South Africa (SSISA) 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 3 to 7-hour shifts between 05h15 to 21h00 throughout the week, on a rotational basis as required.

Rate: R37 per hour

This particular position will require the person to be available for a minimum of five shifts within the following times:

Monday to Friday                shifts of 3.75 to 5.00 hours between 05h15 to 21h00

Saturdays                              shifts of 6.00 to 6.75 hours between 06h15 and 19h00

Sundays                                 shifts of 3.25 to 4.50 hours between 07h45 and 12h30

and 15h45 to 19h00

Public holidays                     a minimum of four public holidays per annum

You will also be required to cover shifts within these hours on an ad hoc basis.

Important attributes are:

  • A cheerful personality with excellent people skills
  • Good energy levels very early in the morning or late afternoon
  • The ability to work fast and correctly whilst dealing with multiple tasks
  • The ability to process, follow through and communicate feedback regarding instructions or information
  • Good time management skills
  • A competent 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 30 August 2019.  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.

The Sports Science Institute of South Africa (SSISA), a well-known operation in the field of Wellness and Fitness, has a vacancy for a Marketing Junior Account Manager at its base in Newlands, Cape Town.

 

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Diploma/degree in Marketing
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in the Marketing and Digital Marketing arena
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and design platforms
  • Exceptional writing skills (project briefs, reports, content for digital platforms and promotional material)
  • Project and event management skills
  • Ability to multi-task, work to deadlines and service multiple sponsors/partners
  • A valid driver’s licence and own transport

 

PERSONAL SKILLS/ATTRIBUTES:

  • A passion for sport and health
  • Experience in working under pressure
  • Friendly, outgoing personality
  • A team player
  • Creative, proactive and highly organised
  • Adaptable to new projects and requirements

 

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL USE THESE ABILITIES TO:

  • Implement marketing and advertising campaigns linked to business strategy and budget targets
  • Develop, co-ordinate and source content for campaigns
  • Prepare marketing reports by collecting, analysing and summarising sales data
  • Support sales staff by providing sales data, market trends, forecasts, account analyses and new product information
  • Research competitive products and maintain research databases
  • Manage relationships with key internal and external stakeholders
  • Plan and co-ordinate promotional events, meetings and trade shows
  • Develop, prepare and co-ordinate digital content creation in consultation with relevant partners
  • Remain aware of trends and relevant marketing knowledge

Preference will be given to candidates who meet our employment equity aims.

Send your C.V. to hr@sportsplan.co.za, specifying the position applied for.  Your application should also include a letter covering all the points noted, as well as an indication of your current and required salary range.

 

Applications close on 02 August 2019.  If you have not been contacted within two weeks, please assume that you have not been short-listed.

The Sports Science Institute of South Africa (SSISA), a well-known operation in the field of Wellness and Fitness, has a vacancy for a Social Media Portfolio Co-ordinator at its base in Newlands, Cape Town.

 

We hope to find a mid-level multi-skilled social media enthusiast who has the ability to engage with words and images and has a proven interest in sports or fitness.

 

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL USE THESE ABILITIES TO:

  • Plan digital marketing campaigns to create awareness of the brand and position its products
  • Maintain an engaging social media presence across all platforms
  • Proactively engage with SSISA experts, staff and members to generate content
  • Manage online communication with followers in a meaningful and proactive manner
  • Create and deliver content in a vibrant and dynamic way
  • Monitor and report on the effectiveness of social media initiatives
  • Introduce current technologies and trends in social media, design tools and applications

 

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Degree/diploma in Marketing or relevant field
  • Minimum 3 years’ working experience
  • Strong understanding of current online marketing concepts, strategy and best practice.
  • Proven work experience in the management of the social media platforms, i.e. well versed in Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn with at least one year’s first-hand experience in community management
  • Content management and copywriting skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience managing SEO, keyword search and affiliated programmes
  • Experience in SEM, e-mail marketing, and social media marketing
  • Familiarity in web design
  • Previous experience in a similar digital marketing role

 

ADVANTAGEOUS:

  • Experience at a digital agency
  • Familiar with basic design tools (Canva)

 

PERSONAL SKILLS/ATTRIBUTES:

  • Experience in working under pressure
  • Friendly, outgoing personality
  • Ambitious, proactive, hardworking and eager to grow
  • A natural team player

 

Preference will be given to candidates who meet our employment equity aims.

 

Send your C.V. to hr@sportsplan.co.za, specifying the position applied for.  Your application should also include a letter covering all the points noted, as well as an indication of your current and required salary range.

 

Applications close on 15 July 2019.  If you have not been contacted within two weeks, please assume that you have not been short-listed.

RECEPTIONIST:  THE GYM @ OLD MUTUAL
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 third Saturday and Sunday 07h00 to 13h00

Rate:  R37 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 22 August 2019.

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 date, please consider your application to have been unsuccessful.