VSG is looking for Live Events Street Team members in a Part-Time role, who are highly motivated with exceptional people skills to be an integral part of the Tampa Bay Lightning’s Marketing team, focusing on the development and execution of all grassroots marketing initiatives that engage new and existing audiences, provides opportunities to drive revenue, and push the brand forward.
Reporting directly to the Sr. Manager of Fan Engagement, the Street Team will be responsible for assisting with all community involvement from a grassroots standpoint. This entails the set-up of all grassroots marketing efforts while out at events such as fairs/festivals, charity events, hockey clinics, etc. around the Tampa Bay area.
While at events, the Street Team will be responsible for providing information to fans relevant to the Tampa Bay Lightning organization and assist fans with any inquiries they may have regarding the upcoming schedule, events, tickets, Kids Club, Student Rush, etc. In addition members of the Street Team will also aid with office duties for the Marketing department when necessary.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Research and execute grassroots mobile marketing events around the Tampa Bay community representing VSG including local festivals, parades, sports related events.
Drive Rolling Thunder, grassroots marketing vehicle to grassroots marketing events. (F-150 and trailer)
Assist in maintenance of grassroots marketing vehicle. (Stocking promotional items, cleaning/organizing vehicle, routine vehicle maintenance)
Execute set-up of grassroots marketing vehicle at grassroots events.
Manage the promotional table while at all grassroots events. (Mingle with fans, answer questions, etc.)
Track key performance indicators for all Rolling Thunder events
Assist with marketing live events. (watch parties, Fan Fest, Draft Parties, BrewFest, etc.)
General office duties as assigned by Live Events department.
Must have valid Driver’s License
College Students currently pursuing a degree in Sport Marketing, Sport Management or Marketing preferred.
Must be high-energy, detail-oriented, team players.
Must have flexible schedule and be willing to work grassroots events, some Lightning home games, and complete some office hours.
Must be willing to work weekends and nights as most grassroots events take place on weekends and nights
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Must be a high-energy, detail-oriented team player
Familiarity with the different facets of Sports Marketing
Knowledge and understanding of grassroots marketing efforts
Excellent time-management and interpersonal communication skills
Demonstrate professionalism, punctuality, dependability, initiative, organization, and prioritization
Must be able to work in a part-time capacity, for 5-10 hours per week
Must have flexible schedule and be able and willing to work weekends including grassroots events, watch parties, season kickoff events and playoff initiatives
Ability to lift a maximum of 50 pounds, with or without accommodation
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.