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POSITION: Flying Squirrels Street Team
REPORTS TO: Director of Promotions & Director of Corporate Sales
START DATE: Late Winter- Early Spring
END DATE: Early September (plus playoffs, if applicable)
COMPENSATION: $8-$10 Based on Availability
HOURS: Approximately 5 Hours per Game and outside appearances
The Flying Squirrels Street Team serves as the ambassadors of the Richmond Flying Squirrels throughout the community and in-game. Street Team members play an integral role in enhancing the Flying Squirrels brand through community appearances, in-game promotions and overall presence on gameday. Members of the Street Team will oversee the selling of nightly raffle & Launch-a-Ball, assisting with pre-game activities, attending promotional appearances outside of The Diamond, assisting the Corporate and Group sales departments and ensuring FUNN is had by all!
Qualifications & Requirements
- Must be available for at least 75% of Richmond Flying Squirrels home games, as well as a flexible schedule that accommodates nights, weekends, and holidays.
- Energetic, outgoing personality and positive attitude.
- Strong work ethic with the passion and desire to work in the business side of the sports industry.
- Local candidates are preferred.
- Strong communication skills and superior customer service.
- Sales experience and brand representation.
- Not afraid to have FUNN!
- Selling 50:50 raffle tickets, Launch-a-Ball, jersey auctions, etc.
- Attend promotional rundown meeting to be assigned that night’s duties.
- Work in Fan Services, at marketing tables or Kids Club booth on gameday.
- Assist with pregame on-field activities such as parades, banquet bashes, high-five tunnels, first pitches, etc.
- Assist with postgame activities on busy nights such as kids run the bases and launch-a-ball.
- Be a positive fixture at the front gates as fans enter and leave the stadium: passing out programs, giveaways, greeting fans, & handing out exit coupons.
- Assist both the Corporate Sales and Group Sales departments when needed.
- Attend outside promotional appearances to assist both Nutzy and NUTasha.
- Attend tabling and community events on weekends or during office hours.