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Community Engagement Ambassador - Part-time Seasonal for 2020 Season with Oakland Athletics in Oakland · CA

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Community Engagement Ambassador
Department: Community Engagement                                                                                                        Reports to:
Community Engagement Manager, Manager of Youth Baseball and Softball Programs                                                                                                         
Status: Part-Time, Seasonal, Non-Exempt, $14.14/hour                                                                        Duration: March-September 2020                                                                                                                  City/State: Oakland, CA      __________________________________________________________________________________________                                  About the Oakland A’s Community Fund
The Oakland A’s Community Fund takes an innovative and dynamic approach to support education, promote youth sports, and provide economic opportunity in order to help make Oakland and the East Bay a more equitable and inclusive community for all. As Oakland’s team, we are committed to the health, vitality and happiness of our community. We enrich Oakland and the East Bay through sports and civic service.
Position Summary                                                                                                                                       
The Oakland Athletics are looking for dependable, enthusiastic, highly motivated, and hard-working individuals to serve as an ambassador to effectively communicate and educate fans about the Oakland A’s Community Fund by assisting with community programs and in-game fundraising activations throughout the 2020 season. 
Ambassadors will have the opportunity to be assigned to support various community engagement programs, providing an array of experience in the industry, all while helping the community. Average 4-6 hours per shift.
Position Responsibilities      
  • 50/50 Raffle
-Facilitate raffle ticket sales via electronic handheld device and/or PC from the time the gates open until the end of the 6th inning
-Educate fans on the details of the 50/50 Raffle program and answer questions about the work of the Oakland A’s Community Fund 
-Patrol assigned area during the games to promote raffle sales and reconcile tickets sold and cash received after each raffle
  • Community Corner
-Facilitate the Flash Sale and Prize Wheel from set up to breakdown, from the time the gates open until one hour after first pitch
-Manage inventory and reconcile cash and credit card donations
  • Additional Game Day Fundraisers
-Assist with in-game silent auction through setting up inventory prior to gates open, oversite during the game, and closing of the auction at the end of the 3rd inning
 -Assist with Jerseys Off Their Back sweepstakes by facilitating scratcher sales from the time the gates open until the end of the 6th inning. Patrol assigned area during the games to promote raffle sales and reconcile tickets sold and cash received after each raffle. (September only)
 -Other duties as assigned
  • Youth Baseball & Softball
-Assist with facilitating Play Ball events and other youth baseball and softball initiatives including but not limited to Clinics and Take the Field programs
 -Other duties as assigned 

  • Ability to work well independently and be self-motivated
  • Excellent cash handling and customer service skills
  • Comfortable approaching people and selling in front of crowds
  • Basic understanding of the timing, etiquette and pace of baseball
  • Comfortable using technology
  • Detail oriented with the ability to work efficiently in a high-stress environment
  • Must be able to walk long distances, climb up/down stadium seating, bend and stand for long periods of time
  • Comfortable working non-traditional hours, primarily evenings, weekends and holidays according to the Athletics home schedule
  • Must be 18 years of age or older by the first day of employment
  • Available to work a minimum of 75% of the games from March through September, with the potential for post season games                                                                                                           
  • Must meet hiring requirements.

  • 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.

Job Questions:

  1. How did you hear about this job?

  2. Are you at least 18 years of age?

  3. Are you available to work 75% of the Oakland A's home games?