Atlanta Hawks College Ambassador - Atlanta Hawks and State Farm Arena (Atlanta · GA)

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Facility Operations/Event Staff: Game Day/Event Staff
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We are taking a responsible approach to creating environments that allow us to do what we do best – host and entertain fans during a basketball game or special event. We’ve been closely monitoring the impact of the pandemic on our communities and team members. As part of our commitment to health and safety, we are implementing a mandatory vaccine requirement for current full-time and part-time team members, as well as all newly hired employees. If you are not vaccinated, your offer will be rescinded unless you provide - and the Atlanta Hawks & State Farm Arena approves – a valid religious or medical explanation as to why you are not able to get vaccinated that the Atlanta Hawks & State Farm Arena is able to reasonably accommodate. Learn more here about our COVID 19 health and safety protocols.

Who are we: A professional basketball team and state-of-the-art arena/entertainment venue that specializes in creating memorable experiences for each guest we interact with. Some of our favorite things are live sports, concerts, comedy shows, family shows, and most any other world-class event you can think of, and we’re looking for someone who shares the same interests. We live for the fast-paced world of sports & live entertainment, and as such, we work hard, run fast, execute flawlessly, and party it up when it all comes together. Lastly, we strive to deliver wonderful experiences that create lasting memories, and we prefer to surround ourselves with those who are the best at what they do.
Who are you: An enthusiastic lover of sports, live entertainment, and people. You have true passion for engaging in meaningful interactions and creating memorable experiences for all guests. You strive to be helpful, engaging, and knowledgeable of all things Atlanta Hawks and State Farm Arena. You enjoy being a part of an exciting and dynamic group, and you’re committed to continuously enhancing the productivity and effectiveness of your team. Lastly, you enjoy working hard and celebrating hard, and you’d be shocked if guests weren’t positively impacted by their interactions with you.

The Atlanta Hawks are seeking current local college student(s) to serve as brand ambassadors on campus and at grassroots marketing events around their community. The Atlanta Hawks College Ambassadors will be responsible for driving and shaping the Hawks' image on campus by promoting upcoming games, events, and special offers to the student population. The goal of a Hawks brand ambassador is to excite students in new and unique ways while increasing ticket sales on a collegiate level. Apply now to be a part of the '22-'23 class of Hawks College Ambassadors and jump-start your career in sports!

  • Work with Hawks front office staff to develop ways to integrate the Hawks brand into big events and happenings taking place on your campus. 
  • Identify and build relationships with key student groups on campus that would be interested in bringing their groups to Hawks games. 
  • Always represent the Hawks brand on campus, consistently acting professionally and being courteous to fellow students, campus administrators, and local community leaders. 
  • Become a credible brand expert: know our team and our product offerings.
  • Work with Hawks Groups/Membership Consultants to identify new or untapped advertising and sales opportunities on and around campus. 
  • Promote the Hawks on campus by wearing team-issued apparel and using provided marketing collateral to spread the word and create buzz around special events and promotions. 
  • Build brand awareness via social network sharing of relevant Atlanta Hawks content. 
  • Create weekly reports to send to Hawks front office staff. Reports may include: providing a summary of your communication with sales/advertising prospects, event/promotion recaps, general market analysis for your campus, timesheets, and suggestions for future Hawks-related sales and marketing opportunities on campus. 

  • Must be currently enrolled in a college or university that is located within a 100-mile radius of Atlanta. 
  • Business (sales, marketing, sport management) major preferred. 
  • Must have access to reliable communication (phone and email). 
  • Must have reliable transportation during the school year to attend meetings at Hawks offices in downtown Atlanta. 
  • Passion for sports and knowledge of the Hawks and NBA preferred. 
  • Previous business/leadership experience preferred. This may include prior work in event marketing/promotions, previous brand ambassador experience, or involvement on-campus in a student group or Greek life. 
  • Ability to work an average of 5 hours per week, plus attend various events (as needed) both on campus and in Atlanta. 
  • Able to work both independently and in a team environment. The majority of your time will be spent on campus, but collaboration and knowledge sharing with other Hawks brand ambassadors will be key to the success of the program. 
  • Self-motivated and well-organized. Must be able to handle multiple projects/tasks at the same time without daily and direct supervision. 
  • Campus expert- knowledgeable about your campus, its hot spots, and behind-the-scenes activities taking place. 
  • Social chameleon- have the ability to work and interact with a variety of groups and organizations on campus. 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Frequent user of social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Vine, Snapchat, etc.). 

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.

Job Questions:

  1. At what college or university will you be currently enrolled for the ‘22-’23 school year that is located within a 100-mile radius of Atlanta?

  2. What is your anticipated graduation date?

  3. What interests you in the College Ambassador Program?

  4. What organizations and roles are you currently a part of at your university?

  5. Do you have access to reliable transportation?


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