Cheat Sheet to Becoming a Brand Ambassador

Even if you’re unfamiliar with the term “brand ambassador”, you’ve probably encountered a few in your lifetime. Essentially, brand ambassadors are individuals hired by a company to positively represent a brand. This can look like promoting a certain brand or product at events, working with customers in person or virtually, or ven assisting managers with marketing campaigns. If becoming a brand ambassador is something that you’re interested in, we’ve put together a cheat sheet to give you an overview of how to start.

Create a Well Written and Designed Resume

Before you can begin applying for brand ambassador jobs, it is critical that you organize all your prior work experience and skills into a resume. Your resume should be easy to read and written without any spelling or grammatical errors. You should also make sure that your resume is catered for brand ambassador jobs. There are many helpful examples online that you can check out to make sure that your resume is up to speed.

Attain High-Quality Photos

Many brand ambassador jobs will ask you to provide a few pictures of yourself, so you want to make sure that those photos are high-quality and clear. While you don’t necessarily need to get photos professionally taken, your photos should have a high resolution and look professional. Avoid photos that are blurry and don’t provide a clear image of yourself. In most cases, photos taken with a real camera as opposed to a phone will be the better option.

Establish your own Website

One great way to stand out while applying to jobs in the brand ambassador industry is through the promotion of yourself on your own website. Establishing a website for yourself is a great way  to get your name out and for employers to learn more about you and how you can help out their brand. For assistance with creating your own page, check out these tips.

Find a Reliable Staffing Agency

Before you begin to apply for positions, it can be helpful to do research and review various staffing agencies that hire brand ambassadors. Look for staffing agencies who offer consistent, reliable and predictable pay schedules. For example, Shiftgig hires brand ambassadors with a pay schedule that is guaranteed to be bi-monthly.

Apply to Multiple Positions

Once you’ve gotten your resume, photos, website, you are ready to start applying to brand ambassador jobs! Because these jobs can be highly competitive, it is in your best interest to apply to multiple positions to provide yourself with the most opportunities. Just make sure you find staffing agencies that work well for you.

Interested in becoming a brand ambassador? Apply to work with a staffing firm powered by Shiftgig and pick up some brand ambassador shifts! You create your own schedule and can pick up shifts whenever you like.

About The Author

Jane Smith is the Community Relations Manager at Shiftgig. She is passionate about helping Shiftgig Specialists and helping transform the way people work. In her free time, Jane loves cooking, exploring Chicago, and spending time with family.