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Ambassador Team

Sports Backers Ambassador Team


Meet the 2019 Ambassadors!

Calling all members of the active community! Would you like to be part of a team that helps transform greater Richmond into the most physically active community in the nation by leading the area in embracing and celebrating an active lifestyle? Would you like to help Sports Backers promote not only our nationally recognized events, but also our quality programs and initiatives that encourage health living right here in our community? Well here is your chance! We are currently accepting applications for our Sports Backers Ambassador Team.

The Sports Backers Ambassador Team is a year-long commitment starting March 2020 running through February 2021. As a member of our Ambassador Team, you will hit the ground running learning everything there is to know about Sports Backers so that you can help us spread our mission and vision all around town. In return, you will earn major bragging rights and a variety of perks for your hard work.

Click on the “Apply Now” button below and fill out the form and submit a 30 second video telling us why you want to be an Ambassador. If you cannot submit the video in the form, please email one to Nan. Questions? Email Nan Callahan at [email protected]. The deadline to apply is Friday, February 14, 2020 at 5 p.m.

Sports Backers Ambassador Team Requirements

  • Work as a volunteer at three events – such as an expo, Sports Backers event, or community tabling.
  • Wear Sports Backers apparel to other races and community events.
  • Attend periodic Ambassador socials.
  • Work to get five people to register for a Sports Backers event throughout race season.
  • Positively promote Sports Backers mission, and events through your personal social media channels.

Sports Backers Ambassador Team Benefits

  • Free apparel & swag to make it easy to promote your Sports Backers love when out in the community.
  • Free entry into one event of your choice, excluding full training team entries.
  • Option to earn more free event entries, merchandise, or other perks through extended participation, including training teams.
  • Shareable discount code for events.
  • Invitation to annual Sports Backers Volunteer Thank You Reception.
  • Opportunity to participate in Ambassador exclusive events and socials.

Additional Rewards

  • Working two additional expos or volunteer positions is a free entry into an event good for you or a friend.
  • Five or more social media mentions a month is good for a merchandise voucher valued at $25. Posting must be screenshotted, can be Instagram story mentions.
  • Hosting a group run or party to promote an event is good for free event entry.
  • Posting about a price increase deadline on social media is good for $5 off or refunded to your event entry. Posts must be screenshotted, can be Instagram story mentions.
  • Recruiting over five people to sign up for an event during your term as an ambassador will result in a special ambassador item.