College Ambassador Program

  • College Ambassador Program

    College Ambassador Program

Represent the College

The College Ambassador Program offers students the opportunity to gain experience in marketing, branding, digital and social media. College Ambassadors present as the ‘face’ of the College, playing an integral role in the College’s brand awareness, student recruitment and admissions processes, by communicating directly with their peers and providing an honest insight into their own personal experiences as students at the College.

Through participating in the College Ambassador Program, students will have an opportunity to represent the College, share their experiences, and develop skills that future employers value.

College Ambassadors will gain experience in: 

  • customer service
  • public speaking/Interviewing
  • school/agent liaison
  • cross cultural and interpersonal skills
  • networking with other students, staff and industry
  • marketing skills

College Ambassadors benefit from the program and will: 

  • develop transferable skills through training and hands-on application
  • enjoy an enhanced College experience and make new friends
  • gain skills and experiences that improve their resume
  • attend and participate in local activities in Adelaide
  • receive a certificate of appreciation from the College Director

Brand Ambassador Role Description

The Brand Ambassador Program is a voluntary program open to College students enrolled at either the College or the University of Adelaide.

Duration

Brand Ambassadors are appointed for 12 months from March 2018 to February 2020 and may reapply for the position or have their position extended the following year.

Brand Ambassador Contract

To participate as a College Ambassador students are expected to sign a College Ambassador Contract  which commits them to the following responsibilities and attendance requirements. Students who fail to meet these requirements may have their position terminated.

College Ambassador Responsibilities

  • represent the College at marketing activities
  • attend special College events, to cover the event, collecting content (images, interviews)
  • appear in promotional material
  • work with the College buddies, and College Social Club
  • create peer to peer content and share the brand message on College social media channels
  • answer student questions on social media networks
    (Facebook Live, Skype)
  • assist with marketing initiatives by positively representing and promoting the College

Attendance Requirements

Attendance is required at:

  • new Ambassador Training
  • orientation
  • graduation
  • College Photoshoots
  • city events and activities
  • monthly Student Ambassador meetings

Time commitments

College Ambassadors will not be expected or encouraged to miss any classes. Other commitments however, should be organised around Ambassador commitments. Compulsory College Ambassador training will be conducted outside of class time.

Unreasonable expectations will not be placed on Ambassadors in the lead up to and during the assignment/exam period, but Ambassadors will be expected to attend some events and workshops during school holidays and weekends.

Key selection criteria

  • great interpersonal and communication skills
  • passed all their units, with teacher recommendation/referral
  • extracurricular activities
  • a positive and outgoing person who wishes to share their experiences with other students
  • academic performance is a priority and student can be asked to leave the program if their grades are affected by their College Ambassador role.
  • active on social media

Applications

Selection process timeline

  • Applications open – Fri 1 March 2019
  • Applications close – Mon 11 March 2019
  • Interviews – 13 March – 15 March 2019
  • Successful applicants notified – 19 March 2019

To Apply

  1. Submit the online application form
  2. Create a 15 second video introducing yourself and answering ‘Why do you want to be a College Ambassador?’. Email your video to kessarne.mitchell@kaplan.edu.au

Good luck!

Questions

For more information on the Brand Ambassador Program please email the College Marketing Coordinator.

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