POSITION SUMMARY:Houston Dynamo FC is seeking candidates for Marking Associate. Marketing Associates serve as key community ambassadors for the Dynamo FC and Dash at a variety of public events in the Houston area and at home games for both teams. Their mission is to interact with potential and existing fans, providing information and collateral as well as ticketing opportunities. These motivated individuals also execute interactive contests and giveaways. Other opportunities within sponsorship, team-related activities, marketing and public relations also exist as a part of this program. DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Enthusiastically interact and communicate with fans at Dynamo FC and Dash games as well as community and sponsor events
Facilitate activation at events, while providing superb customer service and displaying excitement about the organization
Have a working knowledge of USA and international soccer, team promotions and current ticket programs (trainings will be provided)
Distribute Houston Dynamo FC and Houston Dash collateral during events and promotions
Assist in set-up and breakdown of interactive tent and event display
Available to work Houston Dynamo FC and Houston Dash game days as well as other international games/events that may be associated with the organization
Drive promotional vehicle; must have a good driving record and valid Texas driver’s license.
Ability to work evenings, holidays, and weekends.
Experience working promotional events.
Moving and lifting objects that exceed 50 lbs.
Ability to read, listen and communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.
Ability to work independently and complete duties and projects with minimal direct supervision.
Strong organizational skills with attention to detail.
Ability to work under above-average pressure in meeting urgent deadlines.
Ability to work long, irregular hours and weekends as dictated by event schedules and project timetables.
Must be proficient with computers and MS Office programs such as Word, Excel, & Outlook.
Bilingual (English & Spanish)- Preferred
SKILLS, ABILITIES & OTHER ATTRIBUTES:
Ideal candidate will be able to work independently and always maintain professionalism.
Energetic, friendly, and enthusiastic.
Outgoing, strong, positive attitude and personality.
Must be a “team player” and flexible to constant changes.
Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment.
Willing to offer and implement ideas and suggestions.
Punctual and professional.
*We are an equal opportunity employer. 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. **Houston Dynamo FC has recently implemented a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy. Please note that reasonable accommodations will be considered if you have a qualifying medical condition that is a contraindication to vaccination or you object to vaccination on the basis of sincerely held religious beliefs and practices.