San Diego Padres

Pad Squad

Req No.
2017-1161
Category
Entertainment/Production
Type
Part-Time

Duties & Responsibilities

 

  • Represents the San Diego Padres in a pleasant, enthusiastic, and professional manner, acting as the front-line ambassador on the Club’s behalf
  • Embodies the Padres Brand Essence: Fun, Community, Innovative, & Meaningful
  • Serve as community marketing “street team” to further Club’s promotional schedule or initiatives, ticket sales, and/or marketing assets
  • Performs on-camera for in-game promotions as assigned, interacts with fans throughout the ballpark, on a personal basis or to a large crowd enhancing the atmsosphere and energy at Petco Park; performances may include dance routines, talent showcases, and performing arts routines
  • Attends numerous community events to gain positive exposure for the Padres, including but not limited to: fairs, festivals, and non-profit functions. Works with the Padres Community Affairs staff to showcase Live, Learn, Play, Serve initiatives
  • Execute interactive programs for Live, Learn, Play, Serve initiatives
  • Engage in all Community Relations programs and Baja region initiatives
  • Act as an ambassador for Health & Fitness programs such as Padres Pedal the Cause
  • Performs scheduled and spontaneous visits for fans (i.e., birthday, first game, VIP)
  • Assists with the production of the Padres in-ballpark pre-game show, including interaction with Club executives, partners, and VIPs
  • Drive the Padres brand, events, and marketing concepts through the use of social media
  • Speak in front of large groups at community events or as a part of the Padres Speaker’s Bureau to deliver the Club’s message
  • Serve as liaison to provide the Padres with feedback from members of the community at Padres games and public events
  • Keeps up with the team’s performance on the field, current Club news, and demonstrates general baseball and team history knowledge
  • Helps Club reach out to targeted marketing demographics
  • Supports the Sales team to create leads through grassroots marketing opportunities

Job Requirements

 

  • Must be a minimum of 18 years of age
  • Must have either high school diploma or GED. Some college is preferred but not required
  • Performing arts and public speaking experience highly preferred
  • Entertainment and production experience a plus
  • Demonstrates effective communication skills, a friendly and engaging personality, poise, confidence, and a well-rounded skillset
  • Availability to work during 75% of Padres home games and 75% of other community & special events as needed, including weekends, some midweek day games, and holidays
  • Spanish bilingual proficiency a plus
  • Previous experience working in military; college; or Hispanic communities preferred
  • Previous experience in marketing; sales; or customer service
  • Must be comfortable performing activities and interacting with fans on camera in front of large crowds (40,000+ fans)
  • Knowledge of the game of baseball is preferred
  • Ability to stand and walk and/or run for extended periods of time
  • Ability to ascend and descend stairs
  • Consistent, punctual and regular attendance
  • Must have reliable transportation and the ability to travel throughout San Diego County as needed
  • Professional image and demeanor
  • Strong ability to work well with co-workers and supervisors in a team environment

 

Please note: Applications will be reviewed over the next several weeks. We plan on hosting auditions in early-November. Thank you in advance for your patience. 

 

TITLE: Pad Squad

DEPARTMENT: Marketing

REPORTS TO: Manager, Community Marketing

SUPERVISES: N/A

STATUS: Part-time; Non-exempt (Must reapply each season)

 

The San Diego Padres is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

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