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CONTRACT POSITION – EVENT CREW - MARKETING
2021 AAU JUNIOR OLYMPIC GAMES
July 12 – August 10, 2021
 
EVENT SUMMARY:
The AAU Junior Olympic Games are known as the largest youth multi-sport event in the United States. It consists of roughly 15,000 youth participants from around the country competing in 12+ sports and includes an action-packed Celebration of Athletes. In attendance are teams, coaches, family, and friends, many who make the trip to Houston their family’s summer vacation. This summer will mark the 55th anniversary and 3rd time Houston has hosted the Games, so the bar is set high. Help us exceed expectations and show the AAU everything that the city has to offer. Your work will leave a lasting legacy in our community for many years to come.
 
You will be employed by the Harris County – Houston Sports Authority (HCHSA), the host of the Junior Olympics. The HCHSA provides oversight to world-class, professional sports venues and promote the region for sports-related events, which enhance economic development and bring better quality of life to residents.
 
POSITION DESCRIPTION:
This is a great chance to get real-world, practical, hands-on marketing experience onsite at a major sporting event. This position will support the HCHSA marketing team in various aspects of event promotions and on-site event logistical execution. Additionally, you will support the Event Crew – Operations team as needed. 
 
RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Your primary responsibility will be at least one of the following functions based on your background: photography, videography, social media (capturing content), signage maintenance and patrol,  media support, and event communications.  However, like all great marketers will be required to wear many marketing hats.
  • Throughout the event you will be required to support the Event Crew - Operations team as needed. From load-in of the event through load-out this is physically demanding work, often for long hours and usually outside. However, you will not be asked to do anything that we will not do ourselves.
 
ADDITIONAL EXPECTATIONS & QUALIFICATIONS:
  • You are available to support onsite throughout the entirety of the event
  • High motivation, focus, customer focused, well mannered, ability to work hard for a long sustained period of time.
  • Due to the physical nature of the work, current college undergraduates, graduate students and recent graduates preferred. You must be at least 18 years old at the time of the event.
 
COMPENSATION:
  • Those who work the full term (July 12 – August 10, 2021) will be paid a one-time lump sum of $1,500.00 within a week of the completion of the event. You will be responsible for all taxes and a 1099 will be issued to you. Those who do not complete their full term of work will forgo any and all compensation.
  • When working, all meals will be provided to you 
  • You will be provided a staff shirt 
  • You are responsible for your own transportation. If you are coming in from out of town, you are responsible for securing, and paying for, your own lodging.

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.