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Account Trainee - Gulf States Toyota - Outlyr (Houston · TX)

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THE JOB / Account Trainee 

 Responsible for planning and executing event and experiential marketing programs. 
 We are looking for an eager, hard-working trainee to join our team in Houston, TX! Working as an Account Trainee on the Gulf States Toyota client account will include the responsibilities of event planning logistics, event marketing, customer service, event analysis, fleet management and logistics, administrative management.  
Are you able to prioritize assigned tasks, work under pressure and succeed in a time sensitive environment? Are you not afraid to get your hands dirty? Then this is a great opportunity to learn about the industry as a whole and work events at some amazing venues across a five state gulf region. 
This Trainee will be able to work as part of a team and collaborate with various internal divisions, client partners/ vendors, and consumers. Strong team dynamics skills and excellent interpersonal skills are required for this position. You are able to drive long distances, physically set up activations, and stand up to 8 hours at a time. 
This is a temporary position with full-time hours, including most weekends, and holiday travel/work. The length of this assignment is approximately four (4) months. Will you be the next member of our team? 
  • Work with supervisors and determine on-site execution procedures including checklist of site plans, supplies, communications, merchandise, etc. 
  • Help execute on-site activities including set-up, registration, engaging the participants/staffing, premium distribution, and event breakdown for 20+ events including but not limited to NCAA College Football, NBA, MLB, MLS, and festivals. 
  • Serve as a marketing ambassador and effectively and enthusiastically communicate client brand initiatives and/or product offerings to and with event attendees 
  • Craft event summaries and market recap documents, including key leanings, strengths, weaknesses, and recommendations to present to client 
  • Demonstrate ability to communicate with the client daily, multi-task, maintain deadlines, troubleshoot on-site challenges, and juggle client demands 
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs and stand for 8 hours at a time 
  • Frequent road travel to event sites in the Gulf States Region (TX, AR, MS, LA and OK) 
  • Other related duties as assigned 
  • You have a passion for and expertise in sports, entertainment, gaming, music and/or celebrity & lifestyle culture 
  • You have a Bachelor’s Degree 
  • You have 0-1+ years’ work or internship experience in events or a sports related field 
  • You are someone who is confident, outgoing, engaging and a self-starter 
  • You have excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • You are a great teammate but can also be the QB if needed 
  • You are excited to plan events and then go execute them – watching all your new ideas come to life 
  • You are comfortable engaging consumers at events with brand knowledge 
  • You have a strong work ethic and “can do” attitude, no task is too small  
  • You are a MS Word, Excel and Power Point PRO 
  • You have a valid driver’s license and clean driving record 
  • You love to road trip, work weekends and nonstandard hours 

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.

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