Description

  • Oakland Roots SC street team members are responsible for representing the Club and the brand at public events in and around Oakland and the East Bay. Oakland Roots are looking for enthusiastic individuals who are looking to break into the professional sports industry, who love sports and/or/both soccer, and want to represent the Oakland Roots ahead of the clubs. Inaugural Founders Cup season.

  • Oakland Roots Street Team represents the Roots brand in all of its grassroots efforts in the community, including large and small-scale events, brand awareness projects and youth soccer league partnerships. The Street Team is also an integral part of the setup, execution, entertainment and fan engagement efforts within the marketing team.

  • The ideal Street Team candidate is an outgoing, accountable, responsible, positive and detailed individual with a passion for sports. This position is currently an hourly part-time role for our grassroots events (weekends and/or/both evenings) with an opportunity for career growth.

Responsibilities

  • • Execute grassroots marketing events throughout the East Bay as assigned, including but not limited to youth soccer tournaments, community events, festivals, parades, concerts and away game watch parties. Prior experience will be well received.

  • Act as a representative of the Oakland Roots in the East Bay’s diverse community and assist in the continued growth of the Oakland/East Bay soccer community.

  • Set grass roots metrics, capture fan data for analytics to evolve future marketing and sales efforts.

  • Engage, answer questions and create a dialogue about the club with prospective fans, partners and the community to drive awareness of the Oakland Roots mission and brand.

  • Assist in event management and operations from setup to dismantle of all club equipment with the prime objective to actively engage fans.

  • Assist in managing inventory, and storage of all marketing/promotions materials and giveaways.

  • Must exhibit exceptional work ethic, professionalism, creativity, thoroughness, excellent organizational skills and good decision-making.

  • Must be able to work flexible hours, including evenings, weekends and holidays.

  • Must have a valid driver’s license and a mobile phone

  • Possess the ability to thrive under pressure with a positive attitude and maintain a high level of pride, professionalism and appearance.

  • Must be passionate about the Oakland/East Bay soccer and sports market, from youth and recreational through professional levels a PLUS

  • Must be passionate about helping the community and be comfortable in large crowds.

  • Must be able to lift equipment of at least 30 lbs or stand for extended periods.

  • Must be 18 years of age or older.

Disclaimer

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. The duties listed do not represent an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in this position.

Equal Opportunity Statement

Oakland Roots SC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of Oakland Roots SC to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or creed, sex, age, disability, citizenship status, marital status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.

To Apply

If you are interested in applying for this position:

  • Please submit résumé and cover letter to work@rootssc.com.

  • Please enter the title of the position you are applying for in the Subject Line of the email.