Director of Business Development and Sales – Kids Sports and Fitness

  • Full Time
  • North Chicago, IL, USA
  • $50,000 to $65,000 USD / SALARY
  • May 31, 2024
  • Season Start Date: May 1, 2024
  • Season End Date: December 31, 2024

Website KIdokinetics - North Chicago

MultiSports for Youth

About the job

This role is perfect for a highly motivated self-starter looking for an opportunity and not a “job!” Kidokinetics is actively looking for a dynamic, optimistic, and high performing individual with expertise managing and growing a business and building a high-quality team. Kidokinetics is a mobile sports program that introduces children ages 6 months – 10 years to over 20 different sports in a non-competitive environment. Our mission is to help children develop lasting self-confidence and a lifelong love of physical fitness.

Responsibilities: Your primary responsibilities include:

  • Prospecting to drive enrollment of schools, daycares, and other key targets in Kidokinetics programming.
  • Driving customer relationships and satisfaction, leading to strong renewals, and growth opportunities.
  • Playing a leadership role in coaching and leading a team. You will be responsible for hiring, onboarding, and training new coaches to ensure our services are delivered with the highest standards of excellence.
  • Overseeing the quality and success of Kidokinetics day-to-day operations including marketing initiatives, sales strategy execution, social media, staffing, customer service, training, and workplace employee activities
  • Monitor and analyze sales performance metrics, providing regular reports and insights to Franchise owners
  • Engage and maintain positive relationships with directors of youth-serving organizations, school administration, community partners, and parents to build Kidokinetics partnerships and support business expansion.
  • Facilitate enrollment processes for new clients.
    Respond to all agency, parent, and community inquiries and complaints in a timely manner, seeking guidance from the leadership team.
  • Uphold and follow health and safety regulations.
  • Conduct periodic community events and demo days for prospective customers
  • Promote and adhere to the workplace values of Kidokinetics

Ideal Candidate Profile

Our ideal candidate will have a strong background in team building and growing a business through strong sales and business development skills. You must be competitive in nature, with a strong work ethic and teamwork mindset. You will take ownership for the full sales cycle, from lead to close, and must love the thrill of the hunt. Kidokinetics partners with daycares, schools, parks, rec centers and more to offer classes. Experience or strong network in schools, organizations like Park Districts, Summer camps, is highly desired. We desire someone who is willing to learn and loves working with children. Our team members are passionate about growth, collaboration, and our mission to positively impact the lives of young children in our community by giving every kid the confidence to be active for life. If you have a growth mindset and you thrive under pressure, you are probably a great fit for our team! What can we do for you? This opportunity will give you the life skills to succeed for any career. We also provide you a flexible and fun work environment. Our team is incredible, and you will absolutely love our culture, our mission, and this opportunity for a rewarding career.

Experience and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree (preferred) or equivalent combination of education and business
  • Strong network in schools and/or experience of running kids camps (summer camps etc,.) strongly preferred.
  • Teaching or coaching children (required). Please list ages in resume or cover letter.
  • Preferable having a sports-related background (either as an athlete or coach).
  • Formal management experience preferred but not required

Additional Requirements:

  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Must pass a level 2 background check to be considered for employment.
  • Must be willing to travel up to 50% of the time.
  • MUST have reliable means of transportation – Kidokinetics is a mobile program.
  • Monthly gas stipend provided.
  • Some domestic travel is required once or twice annually for training or convention attendance

About Kidokinetics:

Kidokinetics is an exciting and unique mobile sports program developed to provide children with the opportunity to improve their fitness, while developing their coordination and self-confidence. The program teaches the basic skills of various sports with a focus on developing motor skills in a fun and non-competitive environment. Kidokinetics also offers birthday parties, camp, and enrichment programs. Our mission is to help children develop lasting self-confidence and a lifelong love of physical fitness.

The program is offered at various locations (daycares, preschools, elementary schools, after-school program locations, community centers and residential homes) and classes are structured and age-appropriate for children ages 18-months (parent & me) to 10-years. The classes are high energy and most importantly fun for children, and the coaches!

Tagged as: business development, sales, youth sports program

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