Portal Seasonal Ambassador

Position Title:                    Portal Seasonal Ambassador

Reporting To:                   Program and Events Manager

Position Overview

The Flatiron NoMad Partnership, who launched Portal, the latest technological art sculpture that currently connects New York City and Dublin, Ireland through a visual livestream, is looking for a part-time ambassador. This role is in the Flatiron District of New York City. Hours will be between 10AM-3PM throughout the summer season. Days are subject to change and flexibility is needed.

The Role

The Portal Ambassador is a dynamic, interactive and engaging role within the Flatiron NoMad Partership with a specific focus on the guest experience and how the public relates to the Portal experience. This role is fully on-site and will be leading the guest experience with the public visiting Portal. A successful applicant will be comfortable working outside in all types of weather and value guest experience. Ideal applicants have an interest in hospitality, experience-driven initiatives, and public spaces. This position reports to the Program and Events Manager for the Partnership. Responsibilities to include:

On-Site Visitor Guest-Experience 

  • Welcome and greet guests with enthusiasm and warmth. 
  • Engage with visitors in an easy and enthusiastic manner to raise brand awareness. 
  • Monitor crowd behavior and handle any unforeseen situations with professionalism and poise, ensuring the safety and well-being of visitors. 
  • Interface directly with Flatiron NoMad Partnership staff, Portals.org staff, and Dublin ambassadors while on-site. 
  • Support and assist in the curation of planned programs and activations at the Portal. 
  • Provide event recaps which includes estimation of # of guests and any incidents experienced. 

Preferred Skills

  • Must be 21+ to apply 
  • Previous promotional experience is required 
  • Ability to be a team player and adaptable in any changing environment 
  • Ability to work the entire event schedule including training 
  • Availability during weekends, holidays and during the week as needed 
  • Must have access to Whatsapp 
  • Is extremely reliable with excellent organizational and problem-solving skills 
  • Excellent verbal communication skills with a friendly and approachable attitude 
  • Strong public speaking abilities to effectively communicate to diverse audiences 
  • Ability to self-manage and self-motivate while remaining a team player 
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time outdoors  
  • Interest in executing hands-on, public-facing events 
  • Ability to work outdoors and be exposed to various weather conditions for extended periods of time 

Pay Range

Pay rate is $25/hour and an end-of-season bonus will be provided when the season is complete. This is a part-time hourly position, approximately 10-25 hours per week.

To Apply

Please submit your resume and how you heard of Portal to careers@flatironnomad.nyc

Please include “Seasonal Portal Ambassador – [YOUR NAME]” as your subject line. We are looking for applicants immediately. Please note: Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

The position will be on site at the Flatiron Public Plazas.

For more information on the Flatiron NoMad Partnership, visit FlatironNoMad.nyc or @flatironny on Instagram, X (Twitter), and Facebook.

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