UBC REC has an immense presence throughout the campus, whether it be through leagues, tournaments, or events, there’s always something going on. If you’ve ever wondered how it all comes together, or what it would be like to work on the crew’s that work on these ventures, wonder no more, UBC REC volunteer staff applications are now open! In a three part series, The Point will cover each one of UBC REC’s sectors that you can apply for. To start things off, we’ll be taking a look at the Marketing sector!
Marketing sector, or M-Sec for short, acts behind the scenes at raising awareness for events, works with sponsors, and runs health promotions among other things. Working in close contact with both the Events and Leagues sectors, M-Sec acts as the face of UBC REC. The marketing sector is a great fit for applicants of all varieties, providing a host of opportunities for individuals with unique skills. With that being said, here’s a look at all of the sectors available for application in the Marketing Sector…..
The Health promotions team works at raising of awareness of a both mental and physical health initiatives on campus. They provide weekly “Rexercise” initiatives that provide students with a chance to become active during the school week. Health Promotions also runs biweekly Vlogs and produces exercise guides, as well as healthy eating recipes.
The newly combined Design/Marketing crew works at raising awareness for all of UBC REC’s initiatives. Through graphical design work, as well as the creation and utilization of marketing campaigns, the Design/Marketing crew is a crucial part in promoting all of our upcoming events and activities to the UBC community.
The Media department of UBC REC creates content through a variety of mediums that cover, and help promote the work of all of UBC REC’s sectors. Whether it be taking photos at a league game, creating a video to raise awareness for an event such as Storm the Wall, or covering events through photo galleries, the Media department is a great chance to show off your video and photography skills.
Sponsorship works at attaining and utilizing relationships with UBC RECs sponsorship network in order to provide advertisements and merchandise for events and tournaments. Individuals working in the Sponsorship department will have a presence at a variety of UBC REC events, promoting our sponsors through giveaways and other ventures.
The Public Relations department works at building partnerships and relationships with the on and off campus community to help increase the profile and presence of UBC REC. The Public Relations department works in four major areas: the REC Rep network, alumni development, community partnerships, and participant recognition. As an assistant director in the Public Relations department, you will establish and maintain contacts with the university community and administrative levels of the university.
The Point is UBC REC’s online magazine, and provides a voice to UBC REC. Individuals working at The Point are responsible for managing UBC REC’s social media portals(Facebook, Twitter, Youtube), and are also required to provide content for the section which they are assigned to(Leagues, REC life, Tournaments, Health Promotions, as well as Event coverage). So if you have a knack for writing, or are a social media fiend, be sure to apply for The point!
All applications can be found here, and be sure to apply by the registration deadline of March 27! Stay tuned for the next two parts of this series next week, where the Events and Leagues sectors will be covered. Good luck to all those applying!