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Job listing closed on 10 Feb 2024
20 Jan 2024

Community Marketing Representative

🇺🇸 San Jose, CA, USA
Part Time
0+ years exp.
US$19.40 per hour

Position Title: San Jose Earthquakes Community Marketing Representative

This is a part-time position that will represent the San Jose Earthquakes at all community events and home games throughout the 2024 MLS season. Through this position individuals will play a leading role in growing the San Jose Earthquakes fan base by interacting with potential and existing fans, and providing information and collateral such as ticketing opportunities, marketing events, promotional items, and team-related activities. Additionally, individuals will help enhance the game-day experience and create memorable moments for San Jose Earthquakes fans at home games. Salary starts at $19.40/hr. with the opportunity for monetary bonuses.

Primary Responsibilities at Community Events:

· Represent and promote the San Jose Earthquakes in a fun and professional manner throughout the year at Earthquakes & community events, viewing parties, player meet and greets, sports tournaments, festivals, and more.

· Build relationships with important communities within San Jose including -but not limited to Mexican, Portuguese, Vietnamese, and college students.

· Build relationships with local small businesses and owners then recruit them into our Earthquakes small business program.

· Build relationships with youth soccer leagues around the Bay Area, and communities in Salinas, Peninsula, and Alameda.

· Responsible for setting up, tearing down, and management of all interactive elements at community events.

· Promote current marketing, sales, promotional, and team-related news, and initiatives.

· Support the sales team to generate leads and sell tickets at events.

· Assist with Q (the mascot) as their handler at events.

· Be a knowledgeable representative of the San Jose Earthquakes.

· Other duties as required.

Primary Responsibilities at Gamedays:

· Enhance the fan matchday experience at PayPal Park by fostering lasting memories for fans.

· Help execute various fan engagement activations including, but not limited to Kaiser Thrive Court, Heritage Drum, Inflatable Soccer Darts, giveaways table, and more.

· Assist with lead-generation and name-capture efforts in the stadium.

· Assist with on-field ceremonies and half-time contests, including assisting the group tickets team to set up flags.

· Assist in keeping fans engaged with the game.

· Suggest content ideas that improve fan engagement and stadium atmosphere.

· Be a knowledgeable representative of the San Jose Earthquakes.

· Work all Quakes matches at PayPal Park, including regular season and exhibition matches such as international friendlies, U.S. Open Cup, and Leagues Cup.

What we are looking for:

· Outgoing, passionate, energetic, and motivated professionals.

· Knowledge of San Jose Earthquakes, soccer, and MLS preferred.

· Available two weekends per month.

· Available to work all Quakes home games throughout the season – shift starts 2 hours and 45 minutes prior to kick-off until the end of halftime.

· Ability to work on a team and be proactive.

· Adaptable and can take the lead on initiatives.

· Excellent customer service and speaking skills.

· Flexible schedule to include nights, weekends, and some holidays.

· Expect 10-15 hours per week.

· Ability to lift at least 25-30 pounds at a time; requires prolonged standing.

· Requires prolonged standing and walking.

· Access to a cell phone and email on a daily basis.

· Must be 18 years or older by January 1, 2024.

· Must be able to meet at PayPal Park for training.

· Bilingual is a plus!