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Work for the most innovative sports and academic brand in Africa

WE ARE HIRING!

All applicants must:

Send a copy of your CV and complete assignments below by  Tuesday the 19th of April 2022 in order to qualify for an interview.

 

N.B: Please send all the required documents in one email with your Name, Surname, Telephone number, The position you are applying for and the city you come from. Submit your application to va@worldwidescholarships.com 

 

As the World Wide Scholarships Group is a global organization that provides a variety of services to high profile clientele, we need to ensure you have what it takes to work with us prior to our interview. 

 

1.    DISC Profile: https://www.123test.com/disc-personality-test/  (Screenshot your results, click here to see example)

2.    Typing Test: https://www.typingtest.com  (Screenshot your results - Take the one minute test with medium text.

Click here to see example) 

3.    Send a video link (google drive or youtube) of you introducing yourself and answering the following questions:

  • What is your name and surname? 

  • What languages can you speak? 

  • Do you have any experience in event coordination? 

  • Have you visited any countries outside of South Africa? 

  • Do you have a vehicle licence?

  • Do you own a car? 

  • ​Which job are you applying for and what makes you unique for this job? 

4. Pressure testing WWS can often become a very busy and fast environment, as any major sport company does. To be a WWS Team member you need to be able to handle the pressure and keep up with the pace. Please complete your pressure test and submit it together with the information requested above.

Please visit our websites and social channels and watch our videos to find out more about the WWS organisation. Websites: www.worldwidescholarships.com , www.wwsacademy.co.za,  www.worldwidesoccertrials.com  

 

Social Channels:

Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/WWScholarships/  

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/world_wide_scholarships/

Sales Presentations: 

1. https://youtu.be/x_AA9W6suSk  

2.https://youtu.be/lS_VxPhLIgY  

3. https://youtu.be/v-xsIQ2GOZs 

4. https://youtu.be/6hUAxKqeS7w  

 

More about our CEO, Munya Maraire: https://youtu.be/SaSDeRxsWsc  

 

Please submit your application to va@worldwidescholarships.com

Assignment deadlines: April 19th, 2022

Job interview: April 22nd , 2022 

Job commencement: May 1st, 2022 

 

Our current vacant positions:

OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR

 

Description
 
Typical responsibilities of the job include:
 
Collection of client documentation
Travelling to both local and international events
Booking and having meetings and appointments with Clients to provide them feedback 
Assisting clients register for various applications necessary for school/universities. 
Typing letters for clientele for VISA, Sponsorship and Reference purposes
Filing and maintaining client information
Managing diaries and important dates for clientele 
using a variety of software packages
booking transport and accommodation
managing databases
implementing and maintaining procedures/administrative systems
liaising with staff, suppliers and clients
preparing letters, presentations and reports

The work offers excellent scope for promotion into senior PA/administrative positions.
 
Qualifications and training required:
 
A degree in English, business, IT, languages, information science, administration or management can be beneficial, particularly for the most prestigious positions. Previous clerical, secretarial or commercial work experience is essential. All applicants for this position must have a valid passport and be available to work late nights and weekends. 
 
Key skills for ADMINISTRATOR:
 
Flexibility
Adaptability
Good interpersonal skills
Ability to multitask
Organizational skills
Communication skills
IT skills
Secretarial skills

Pressure Testing. - As a WWS administrator you will be expected to research and communicate with schools from nations across Africa. You will need to come up with a rollout plan, inclusive of budget. As an administrator you are being judged on your ability to ascertain how we should go about execution. Your ability to think about the unforeseen and necessary milestones, challenges and milestones, are being highly critiqued here. 

Project assignment: 

If we wanted to get information on the top 500 top schools in Africa on their top honours students. How would we go about it? Use this document link to structure your proposal: https://bit.ly/3OiIZhK

 

 

SOCCER ADMINISTRATOR
 

Description

Typical responsibilities of the job include:
 
Data collection
Registration at for academy, camps and trials locally and internationally
Travelling to both local and international events
Booking and having meetings and appointments with academy players and trialists to explain their selections
Managing academy proceedings and set up 
Typing letters for clientele for VISA, Sponsorship and Reference purposes
Filing and maintaining client information
Managing diaries and important dates for clientele 
using a variety of software packages
booking transport and accommodation
managing databases
implementing and maintaining procedures/administrative systems
liaising with staff, suppliers and clients
preparing letters, presentations and reports

The work offers excellent scope for promotion into senior PA/administrative positions.
 
Qualifications and training required:
 
A degree in English, business, languages, administration or sports management can be beneficial, particularly for the most prestigious positions. 
This position is best suited for candidates that have a strong interest in football and follow both the local and international leagues.
Previous clerical, secretarial or commercial work experience is essential. All applicants for this position must have a valid passport and be available to work late nights and weekends. 
 

Pressure testing - World Wide Scholarships hosts camps and trials in various countries as a soccer administrator you will be in charge of communication to these students that attend our camps and be able to quickly communicate with them in various languages using innovative methods. To complete your pressure test, please translate the Italian form attached to English. 

Download and translate form: https://bit.ly/3rgC5Qk 

SOCIAL MEDIA ADMINISTRATOR

 

Description:

 

Forward-thinking, fast paced company looking to hire someone with strong knowledge and understanding of the digital media landscape, including various social media websites. Company is currently redesigning our website, and will soon launch a social media campaign. The intern hired for this position will need strong critical thinking skills in order to integrate into our vibrant and passionate team who are very excited to share this exciting launch with an intern hoping to gain a ton of great online experience.

 

Responsibilities:

 

Contribute to website redesign project in various ways

Monitor and post on blogs, forums, and social networks

Online outreach and promotion using Facebook, MySpace, LinkedIn, Twitter, and more

Website and social media optimization

Keyword analysis

Cost/benefit analysis

Update social media platforms and write copy for posts.

Create images for social media posts.

 

Requirements:

 

Students applying for this internship should be Marketing/Business or Language majors, with 3 years of experience on the Web and a solid understanding of youth markets. All applicants for this position must have a valid passport and be available to work late nights and weekends. 

 

Majors / Degree programme: 

 

Marketing, Business, Communications

 

Pressure testing - As a social media administrator you should be able to plan, coordinate and design a schedule for posting. Please use the following example as a format for your project (only 3 posts are needed for your planned schedule): https://bit.ly/3KMnWSE

MARKETING AND EVENTS ADMINISTRATOR

 

Description:

 

We are looking to hire a marketing coordinator with outstanding organizational and research skills. Marketing coordinators are expected to be creative individuals with fantastic communication skills and excellent time management.

To ensure success, marketing coordinators should be detail-oriented and have a solid understanding of marketing techniques with a keen interest in providing a consistent brand voice across all marketing activities to specific audiences. Top candidates will exhibit critical thinking skills, strong problem-solving skills and meticulous attention to detail. All applicants for this position must have a valid passport and be available to work late nights and weekends. 

 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Develop strategic marketing initiatives and activities.

  • Implement marketing plans that include print, broadcast and online content.

  • Create branded advertising campaigns, and support the marketing and design teams by coordinating and collating content.

  • Setup tracking systems for marketing campaigns and online activities.

  • Conduct market research to identify marketing opportunities and negotiate media coverage.

  • Traffic all advertising efforts to appropriate channels.

  • Develop and manage all internal communication systems.

  • Create, maintain and strengthen the organization’s overall brand through all media avenues.

  • Organize and streamline service offerings into user-friendly concepts.

  • Manage print contractors and other promotional vendors.

  • Maintain strict confidentiality of sensitive information.

  • Simplify complex data into a user-friendly format such as graphs, charts and other visual aids for clients and management.

Majors / Diploma  / Degree programme: 

 

Marketing, Business, Communications

Pressure test: As an events coordinator you would need to understand the logistics of planning an event in another country. Please put together a checklist and budget for a soccer event that will be hosted by WWS in Zimbabwe. Please work towards the date of 30 April 2022. 

Please also create an invitation for this event using www.worldwidesoccertrials.com as your reference.  

 

SALES AND MARKETING REPS

 

Description:

 

Our company is looking for a sales representative to be responsible for generating leads and meeting sales goals. Duties will include sales presentations, explanations and demonstrations, as well as negotiating contracts with potential clients.

In order to be successful in this role, you will need to have a deep understanding of the sales process and dynamics, and also superb interpersonal skills. Previous experience in a sales role is an advantage. All applicants for this position must have a valid passport and be available to work late nights and weekends. 

 

Responsibilities:

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  • Generating leads.

  • Meeting or exceeding sales goals.

  • Negotiating all contracts with prospective clients.

  • Helping determine pricing schedules for quotes, promotions, and negotiations.

  • Preparing weekly and monthly reports.

  • Giving sales presentations to a range of prospective clients.

  • Coordinating sales efforts with marketing programs.

  • Understanding and promoting company programs.

  • Obtaining deposits and balance of payment from clients.

  • Preparing and submitting sales contracts for orders.

  • Visiting clients and potential clients to evaluate needs or promote products and services.

  • Maintaining client records.

  • Answering client questions about credit terms, products, prices, and availability

Requirements:

  • Experience in sales.

  • Understanding of the sales process and dynamics.

  • A commitment to excellent customer service.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Superb interpersonal skills, including the ability to quickly build rapport with both customers and suppliers.

  • Experience using computers for a variety of tasks.

  • Competency in microsoft applications including word, excel, and outlook.

  • Able to work comfortably in a fast paced environment.

Majors / Diploma  / Degree programme: 

 

Sales, Marketing, Business, Communications

 

Pressure testing: Please send us a video of you selling one of our products that you can find listed on our websites. The video should be 3 - 5 minutes long. 


 

WWS COMMUNICATIONS INTERN

Description: 

We are looking for a dynamic, energetic intern who is eager to learn about our company by assisting various departments. You will be working closely with our team to conduct research, capture data and attend meetings where you will be asked to take minutes. You will be making phone calls and be expected to make a minimum of 70 calls a day and answering social media questions and queries. 

To be successful as an Intern, you should be willing to help with any tasks assigned by a supervisor. You will be involved in upcoming projects as well as assisting with current campaigns. All applicants for this position must be available to work late nights and weekends. 

Intern Responsibilities:

  • Fulfil tasks set out by supervisors from several departments.

  • Attend meetings and take minutes.

  • Perform research at a supervisor's request.

  • Schedule meetings 

Intern Requirements:

  • A final year student or recent graduate.

  • Eager to learn and work with various departments in the company.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.

  • Ability to multitask.

  • Cope well under pressure.

 

Key skills for this job:

  • English speaking and another African language

 

Pressure test: Send us a video of you saying the following script in another language other than English “ Good day, this is (your name) calling from World Wide Scholarships. We received your application and would love to take a moment of your time to tell you more about the opportunities we have available. Are you free now to talk?”