Part Time Live Events Assistant - Tampa Bay Lightning (Tampa · FL)

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Marketing: Fan Development

Job Summary:

VSG is looking for a Live Events Part-Time Assistant who is highly motivated with exceptional people skills to be an integral part of TBL’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 Live Events Manager, the Live Events Part-time Assistant 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 Live Events Part-time Assistant 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 programs, etc. Assistant will also aid with office duties for the Marketing department.

Essential Duties and 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 all grassroots marketing events. (F-150 and trailer)

  • Maintain grassroots marketing vehicle. (Stocking promotional items, cleaning/organizing vehicle)

  • 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.)

  • Schedule future events for the Rolling Thunder calendar. (Finding local events, coordinate with contacts, etc.)

  • Track key performance indicators for all Rolling Thunder events

  • Assist with duties at certain Lightning home games.

  • Assist with all marketing live events. (watch parties, Fan Fest, Draft Parties, BrewFest, etc.)

  • General office duties as assigned by Sports Marketing department.


  • Must have valid Driver’s License

  • Must be high-energy, detail-oriented, team players.

  • Must be able to lift (25) pounds and perform some manual labor.

  • Must be able to work all grassroots events and certain Lightning home games.

  • Must have flexible schedule and be willing to work all 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 25-30 hours per week 

  • Must have flexible schedule and be able and willing to work all grassroots events, Fan Fest, Watch Parties, some Lightning home games, and some onsite office hours

  • 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.