College Ambassador

Dallas Mavericks

Part Time
Dallas Mavericks
Dallas, TX

Job Details

Description:

The Dallas Mavericks are seeking driven, creative, and energetic local college students for an Ambassador position for the 2017-18 season. This is an opportunity for someone with an outgoing personality, passion for the Mavericks and their campus, to start a career in the sports industry. The Dallas Mavericks College Ambassadors primary focus is supporting the Mavericks brand by promoting upcoming games, events, and special offers to the student population.

Students will gain valuable experience working with the front office. The goal of a Mavericks brand ambassador is to excite students in new and unique ways while increasing recognition of the Mavs College Pass program. This ambassador program is a paid position and is ONLY for currently enrolled students of sophomore or junior status for the 2017-2018 school year.

Responsibilities:

  • Positively represent the Mavs brand on campus at all times. Consistently acting with professionalism and being courteous to fellow students, campus administrators, and local community leaders
  • Promote the Mavericks and College Pass on campus using the provided materials to create brand awareness of events and promotions on campus
  • Work with Mavs front office staff to develop ways to integrate a Mavericks activation into big events and/or gatherings taking place on your campus
  • Identify and build relationships with key student groups on campus that would be interested in bringing their groups and organizations to Mavericks games
  • Work with Group Sales to identify new or untapped advertising and sales opportunities on and around campus
  • Become a credible brand expert: know our team and our product offerings
  • Build brand awareness via social network sharing of relevant Dallas Mavericks content
  • Create reports every other week to send to Mavericks front office staff. Reports may include: providing a summary of your communication with sales/advertising prospects, activation recaps, general market analysis for your campus, timesheets, and suggestions for future Mavs-related sales and marketing opportunities on campus
  • Weekly time commitment will vary between 5-10 hours each week, depending on activities during the given week

Minimum Requirements

  • Must be currently enrolled in a local college or university and be classified as a sophomore or junior for the 2017-2018 school year
  • Business or Sports Management major is preferred
  • Must have access to reliable transportation and communication (phone and email)
  • Team player with a positive attitude, self-confidence, professionalism, resourcefulness, integrity, motivation, and a very strong work ethic
  • Passion for sports and knowledge of the Mavs and the NBA
  • Frequent user of social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, etc.)
  • Excellent organizational and communication (written and verbal) skills
  • Self-motivated and disciplined to work independently, with the ability to multi-task
  • Previous business/leadership experience preferred. This may include prior work in event marketing/promotions, previous brand ambassador experience, or high involvement on-campus in a student group
  • Well connected on campus - knowledgeable about your campus, its hot spots, and behind the scenes activities taking place

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