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Ambassador Program

 

Be an Official Representative of the Sunflower State Games!

Our organization is now accepting applications for High School students to serve as Ambassadors of the Sunflower State Games. SSG Ambassadors will promote the Sunflower State Games to their school and community.

About the Program

We are looking to partner with High School students across the state of Kansas to assist our organization in educating the public and creating awareness about our Olympic style sports festival. The Ambassador Program will provide High School students with valuable experience in marketing, communications, and public relations. Our Ambassadors will be an extension of the Sunflower State Games team in their own High School!

Responsibilities

  • Actively promote and market the Sunflower State Games and its various programs to fellow students, coaches, teachers, staff, and school community as a whole.
  • Display promotional materials including official posters and brochures at your school and sports venues.
  • Promote the SSG web site and registrations links through various electronic platforms including email & message boards.
  • Make presentations about the Sunflower State Games to student athletes and coaches at seasonal sports meetings and practices.
  • Promote the Sunflower State Games at various school sponsored activities.
  • Collaborate with P.E. Teachers on ways to incorporate aspects of the Sunflower State Games in class.
  • Create a pitch for the morning announcement describing the opportunities that are available for students.
  • Responsibly promote the Sunflower State Games using school affiliated social media outlets.
  • Utilize already established channels available at the school to promote the event.
  • Send progress reports to the Sunflower State Games staff about ongoing promotions.

Qualifications

  • Ambassadors must be High School student athletes with a passion for sports.
  • Prior experience as a Sunflower State Games athlete is preferred but not required.
  • Must be outgoing, self-motivated, enthusiastic, and willing to embrace the mission of the Sunflower State Games.
  • Basic understanding of marketing principles.
  • Ability to utilize social media.

Benefits

  • Valuable experience and excellent resume builder.
  • Opportunity to utilize the Ambassador Program as volunteer/service hours.
  • Opportunity to network and build relationships.
  • All Ambassadors will receive a complimentary individual sport entry for the 2020 Sunflower State Games upon completion of minimum requirements. Some limitations may apply.

Application / Selection Process

  • All interested High School students meeting the qualifications listed above may apply to serve as a Sunflower State Games Ambassador.
  • Only one Ambassador per School will be selected.  Ambassadors will be selected based on the effort, content, and creativity of their application.
  • All applicants must obtain written permission from the High School Principal or Athletic Director to be considered.
  • Application Deadline: March 1st, 2020
  • Click for Ambassador Application and Submission Instructions

 

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