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Activation Manager – Part-Time Travel Position

Job Description

Job Title: Activation Manager

Date Position Opens: August 1, 2024

Compensation: $30.00/hour

Hours: Part-time from August 1, 2024 through December 31, 2024


As an Activation Manager, you will be employed for certain marketing programs (the “Programs”), managed by the Agency for its clients. In this position, you will work with a designated Agency Representative and act as a liaison between the agency and the venues at which you will carry out your job duties. This includes becoming knowledgeable of all aspects of the Programs, becoming familiar with all products that are promoted in the Programs, and being available to answer questions of venue/event contacts and event attendees.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS include the following:


  • Act as the face of the client brand or product associated with the Programs
  • Assist your Agency Representative and local venues to manage the shipping process, including assistance with:
    • Receiving inventory of products, premiums, and equipment and determining storage location(s)
    • Coordinating the unloading of supplies from the truck and verifying correct quantities received
    • Packing equipment at the end of the event and scheduling a pick-up time and location
  • Assist your Agency Representative and local venues to manage allocation and distribution of products and premiums, including:
    • Verifying logistics, including times, locations, and messaging
    • Serving correct products at correct times and correct temperature
    • Ensuring that quantities of products and supplies have been distributed appropriately
  • Set up and run activation elements throughout the event, including:
    • Managing technology to ensure a streamlined experience
    • Troubleshooting technology issues
    • Managing distribution of giveaways to correct parties
    • Managing retail sales and operating point-of-sale (POS) technology as needed
  • Engage with consumers at designated locations, including
    • Distributing products and premiums
    • Using dedicated talking points while engaging with customers on-site
    • Taking photos of customers with the product and engaging with activations
  • Timely complete advance work, set up, and tear down of product display and clean up at each designated site
  • Capture and create content to be used on various social media outlets, interacting digitally with fans and properties
  • Attend all required trainings
  • Train and lead on-site brand ambassadors to ensure activation is successfully executed
  • Manage Program expenditures in accordance with Agency procedures and submit business expenses timely and according to Agency policies
  • Strictly comply with all laws and Agency policies pertaining to the safe operation of a motor vehicle
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Agency


  • Possess a valid driver’s license and driving record acceptable to Agency
  • Able to travel independently
  • Refrains from use of alcohol or drugs (including prescription and non-prescription drugs) that impair ability to safely operate motor vehicle
  • Refrains from engaging in any activity that distracts from driving or takes eyes or attention off the road
  • Possess strong public speaking skills, sound organizational skills, and computer literacy
  • Exhibit a professional demeanor and compelling customer service attitude
  • Self-directed, tactful, diplomatic, and able to deal with the public in a clear, courteous, and professional manner
  • Display a high level of energy and a dependable, strong work ethic
  • Adept at responding to new opportunities and adapting quickly to shifting conditions
  • Demonstrate an ability to follow directions and meet deadlines
  • Able to drive larger vehicles, which may include trucks with attached trailers and 4-wheel trucks and vans


  • Must be at least 25 years of age and have at least three years of work experience, preferably in marketing, advertising, or a related field


  • Must have or be able to secure reliable transportation for local travel
  • Extensive travel required, both interstate and locally (depending on Programs), extending into nights and weekends
  • Work may be performed in outside weather conditions, which may include rain, humid conditions, extreme heat, altitude, and extreme cold


  • College graduate, preferably with a degree in marketing, advertising, or a related field


  • Standing and sitting for prolonged periods of time; occasional lifting of moderate to heavy weight objects

*Consent to an MVR check and Agency’s satisfaction with the results are conditions of employment

**Consent to a background check and compliance with Agency’s drugs and alcohol policy are conditions of employment, and drug/alcohol testing may be required in accordance with applicable law

***Employees will be eligible for paid leave, where applicable

To Apply:

If you feel that you are qualified and you are interested in applying, please update your ATN Talent Profile and then email your resume.  If you don’t yet have an ATN Talent Profile please create one prior to sending your resume. 


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