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BRAND AMBASSADOR: A Marketing Job That Pays Well And You Can Do It While In School

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Greg loves his job as a Brand Ambassador, representing products and motivating young people. It pays really well, and allows him to support his family and double career as a gospel singer.

Job Title: Brand Ambassador & Gospel Singer

Job Summary: Demonstrators and Product Promoters

Job Description

Demonstrators and product promoters create public interest in products, such as cosmetics, housewares, and food. They encourage people and stores to buy their products by showing the products to prospective customers and answering questions.

On-the-Job Training

Short-term on-the-job training

Additional Info

Demonstrators and product promoters usually receive on-the-job training.

Quick Facts

Average salary
Average salary
National Statistic Change Location
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$20,000 - $45,000
Projected job growth
Projected Job Growth
10 to 20 percent
Typical schedule
Typical schedule
Full-time, Long hours, Part-time, Varies Widely
Typical workplace
Typical workplace
Indoor, Outdoor, Travel, Hospital / Clinic, Office
Personal qualities
Personal Qualities
People skills, Public speaking ability, Verbal communication skills, Written communication skills

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m='12280'>for</span> <span m='12390'>marketing</span> <span m='12720'>and</span> <span m='12790'>promotions</span> <span m='13540'>precisely,</span> <span m='14420'>actually</span> <span m='14720'>I do</span> <span m='15020'>a</span> <span m='15190'>couple</span> <span m='15420'>of different</span> <span m='15640'>things</span> <span m='15850'>in</span> <span m='15950'>life,</span> <span m='16970'>which</span> <span m='17210'>is</span> <span m='17540'>obviously</span> <span m='17900'>a</span> <span m='17950'>motivator</span> <span m='18340'>for</span> <span m='18460'>you</span> <span m='18600'>guys.</span> <span m='19070'>But</span> <span m='20430'>in</span> <span m='20640'>this</span> <span m='20900'>field</span> <span m='21080'>particularly,</span> <span m='22100'>marketing and</span> <span m='22490'>promotions,</span> <span m='24920'>anybody</span> <span m='25770'>calls</span> <span m='26080'>us up</span> <span m='26482'>and</span> <span m='26884'>we come</span> <span m='27286'>out.</span> <span m='27690'>For</span> <span m='27760'>instance,</span> <span m='28390'>Jamba</span> <span m='28650'>Juice</span> <span m='28800'>I'm</span> <span m='28900'>working</span> <span m='29080'>with</span> <span m='29280'>today.</span> <span m='30280'>They</span> <span m='30440'>called</span> <span m='30840'>me,</span> <span m='31160'>asked</span> <span m='31480'>me to</span> <span m='31680'>come</span> <span m='31910'>out.</span> </p><p><span m='32049'>They</span> <span m='32380'>gave me a</span> <span m='32450'>certain</span> <span m='32750'>amount</span> <span m='33130'>for</span> <span m='33190'>hourly,</span> <span m='34240'>which</span> <span m='34410'>is</span> <span m='34510'>way</span> <span m='34740'>more</span> <span m='34930'>than</span> <span m='35090'>most</span> <span m='35310'>people</span> <span m='35550'>would</span> <span m='35750'>think.</span> <span m='36240'>So</span> <span m='36736'>I'm making</span> <span m='37232'>pretty OK</span> <span m='37730'>money.</span> <span m='38060'>I</span> <span m='38390'>take</span> <span m='38540'>care</span> <span m='38760'>of</span> <span m='38830'>me,</span> <span m='39070'>my</span> <span m='39200'>wife</span> <span m='39480'>and</span> <span m='39610'>my</span> <span m='39730'>son</span> <span m='40220'>on doing</span> <span m='40674'>what I do.</span> </p><p><span m='44310'>Not</span> <span m='44510'>only</span> <span m='44700'>do</span> <span m='44800'>I</span> <span m='44890'>do</span> <span m='45020'>this,</span> <span m='45330'>but</span> <span m='45440'>I'm</span> <span m='45610'>also</span> <span m='45850'>a</span> <span m='46090'>recording</span> <span m='46540'>artist.</span> <span m='46720'>I'm a</span> <span m='46830'>gospel</span> <span m='47250'>singer.</span> <span m='47610'>So</span> <span m='47970'>I</span> <span m='48070'>sing</span> <span m='48360'>around</span> <span m='48560'>the</span> <span m='48640'>country.</span> <span m='49130'>I go</span> <span m='49586'>to different</span> <span m='50042'>places</span> <span m='50498'>and</span> <span m='50954'>encourage</span> <span m='51410'>people,</span> <span m='51990'>such</span> <span m='52200'>as you</span> <span m='52430'>guys,</span> <span m='53050'>to keep</span> <span m='53526'>on going,</span> <span m='54002'>to keep</span> <span m='54478'>being motivated</span> <span m='54954'>to keep</span> <span m='55430'>doing the</span> <span m='55906'>thing that</span> <span m='56382'>you do.</span> <span m='56858'>And</span> <span m='58770'>that's</span> <span m='59040'>all</span> <span m='59190'>I</span> <span m='59330'>do.</span> <span m='59540'>I</span> <span m='59890'>share</span> <span m='60190'>so</span> <span m='60350'>much</span> <span m='60550'>good</span> <span m='60730'>news,</span> <span m='61050'>and</span> <span m='61508'>encourage</span> <span m='61966'>everybody</span> <span m='62424'>to keep</span> <span m='62882'>pushing</span> <span m='63340'>to the</span> <span m='63798'>end</span> <span m='64256'>and</span> <span m='64714'>reach your</span> <span m='65172'>goals.</span> </p><p><span m='65630'>My</span> <span m='65810'>journey's</span> <span m='66180'>been</span> <span m='66280'>a long</span> <span m='66750'>one.</span> <span m='69110'>It took</span> <span m='69395'>me three</span> <span m='69680'>years</span> <span m='69810'>to</span> <span m='69900'>graduate</span> <span m='70165'>high</span> <span m='70430'>school</span> <span m='70690'>because</span> <span m='71090'>I</span> <span m='71160'>was</span> <span m='71400'>in</span> <span m='71620'>the</span> <span m='72066'>hospital,</span> <span m='72512'>because</span> <span m='73250'>I</span> <span m='73540'>had</span> <span m='73860'>40</span> <span m='74210'>surgeries.</span> <span m='74500'>And</span> <span m='74790'>I'm</span> <span m='75030'>still</span> <span m='75380'>pushing</span> <span m='75710'>in</span> <span m='75850'>getting</span> <span m='76120'>here.</span> </p><p><span m='79370'>You</span> <span m='79510'>can</span> <span m='79630'>find</span> <span m='79780'>my</span> <span m='79890'>music</span> <span m='81305'>on</span> <span m='82255'>iTunes,</span> <span m='82920'>Amazon,</span> <span m='83390'>whatever</span> <span m='83550'>the</span> <span m='83870'>case may</span> <span m='83990'>be,</span> <span m='84260'>under</span> <span m='84500'>Greg</span> <span m='84860'>Tre</span> <span m='85140'>Harris.</span> <span m='85840'>Tre</span> <span m='86230'>is spelled</span> <span m='86670'>T-R-E.</span> <span m='87160'>Greg</span> <span m='87520'>is</span> <span m='87880'>obviously</span> <span m='88060'>spelled</span> <span m='88430'>G-R-E-G.</span> <span m='88750'>Harris</span> <span m='89162'>is</span> <span m='89574'>normal.</span> </p><p><span m='90398'>And</span> <span m='90810'>you</span> <span m='91200'>can find</span> <span m='91420'>me</span> <span m='91520'>on</span> <span m='91660'>Facebook,</span> <span m='92130'>Twitter.</span> <span m='92690'>My</span> <span m='93250'>website</span> <span m='93730'>is</span> <span m='93930'>gregtreharris.com.</span> <span m='95744'>And</span> <span m='96176'>you can</span> <span m='96608'>see me on</span> <span m='97040'>all these</span> <span m='97430'>different</span> <span m='97510'>places,</span> <span m='97770'>just encouraging</span> <span m='98030'>you guys.</span> <span m='98480'>Obviously,</span> <span m='98720'>I'm</span> <span m='99080'>on</span> <span m='99130'>YouTube,</span> <span m='99430'>too.</span> <span m='99910'>Check</span> <span m='100260'>out the</span> <span m='100410'>videos</span> <span m='101100'>and</span> <span m='101160'>me</span> <span m='101280'>speaking</span> <span m='101820'>and</span> <span m='102040'>me</span> <span m='102320'>encouraging</span> <span m='102900'>all</span> <span m='103040'>you</span> <span m='103520'>guys.</span> </p><p><span m='104180'>It's</span> <span m='104350'>been</span> <span m='104460'>a</span> <span m='104530'>long</span> <span m='104820'>journey,</span> <span m='105230'>but</span> <span m='105500'>I'm</span> <span m='105770'>glad</span> <span m='106080'>to</span> <span m='106390'>be</span> <span m='106530'>here</span> <span m='106840'>and</span> <span m='106910'>working.</span> <span m='108360'>School</span> <span m='108930'>is</span> <span m='109170'>important.</span> <span m='109960'>Make sure</span> <span m='110070'>you</span> <span m='110250'>graduate.</span> <span m='111285'>Like I said,</span> <span m='111690'>it took me</span> <span m='112030'>three years,</span> <span m='112370'>but</span> <span m='112450'>I</span> <span m='112620'>worked</span> <span m='112750'>hard</span> <span m='113130'>in those</span> <span m='113300'>three</span> <span m='113470'>years.</span> <span m='114060'>Even</span> <span m='114480'>though</span> <span m='114900'>they</span> <span m='115740'>tried</span> <span m='116160'>to</span> <span m='116270'>let</span> <span m='116470'>me</span> <span m='116540'>not</span> <span m='116580'>graduate.</span> </p><p><span m='116975'>I</span> <span m='117370'>worked.</span> <span m='117940'>I</span> <span m='118030'>went</span> <span m='118230'>to summer</span> <span m='118390'>school.</span> <span m='119170'>And</span> <span m='119445'>did</span> <span m='119720'>everything</span> <span m='120100'>possible</span> <span m='120950'>to</span> <span m='121060'>get</span> <span m='121240'>to</span> <span m='121370'>where I</span> <span m='121490'>am</span> <span m='121680'>now,</span> <span m='121860'>to</span> <span m='121990'>be</span> <span m='122090'>able</span> <span m='122250'>to</span> <span m='122360'>be</span> <span m='122470'>in</span> <span m='122560'>the</span> <span m='122630'>workforce.</span> </p><p><span m='124000'>I</span> <span m='124170'>wish</span> <span m='124530'>I</span> <span m='124720'>knew</span> <span m='125330'>how</span> <span m='125450'>to</span> <span m='125530'>become</span> <span m='125800'>a</span> <span m='125840'>brand</span> <span m='126100'>ambassador</span> <span m='126320'>a</span> <span m='126440'>long</span> <span m='126650'>time ago.</span> <span m='127180'>This</span> <span m='127370'>is</span> <span m='127430'>not</span> <span m='127690'>necessarily</span> <span m='128090'>a</span> <span m='128139'>field</span> <span m='128360'>that</span> <span m='128509'>you</span> <span m='129030'>have</span> <span m='129220'>to</span> <span m='129310'>go</span> <span m='129470'>to</span> <span m='129550'>college</span> <span m='130000'>for,</span> <span m='130199'>precisely,</span> <span m='130601'>but</span> <span m='131810'>you</span> <span m='131940'>still</span> <span m='132280'>can</span> <span m='132710'>jump</span> <span m='132890'>in</span> <span m='133160'>as</span> <span m='133370'>a young</span> <span m='133610'>adult.</span> <span m='134340'>And</span> <span m='134660'>as you're in</span> <span m='135110'>school,</span> <span m='135600'>this is</span> <span m='135810'>a</span> <span m='135870'>wonderful</span> <span m='136370'>field to</span> <span m='136460'>be</span> <span m='136790'>in--</span> <span m='137120'>marketing</span> <span m='137530'>and</span> <span m='137640'>promotions.</span> <span m='138210'>I</span> <span m='138320'>love</span> <span m='138650'>my</span> <span m='138810'>job</span> <span m='139110'>like</span> <span m='139410'>no</span> <span m='139710'>other.</span> </p>","file":{"id":208180,"video_id":"2707782982001","name":"63546766","duration":141738,"thumbnail_url":null}});