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The Secret to Successfully Landing Promotions Jobs!

How Familiar Are You With Promotions Jobs?

Have you ever wondered how people land fun promotions jobs at music festivals, trade shows, fashion shows and product launches? If you don’t know where to look or who to talk to, then working these types of special events can be a challenging endeavor. But since you’re reading this blog post—you’re on the right track! Signing on with our agency at Tigris can better position you to get hired for promotions jobs in your area but first, let’s clear up a few misconceptions in the industry.

Misconception #1: You must have supermodel looks and a body to match to work promotions jobs.
FALSE. While profile photos are collected during the application process, the real focus is on people who are presentable, poised and professional. Brand image is important and every client has different qualities they are looking for.

Misconception #2: Staff working promotions jobs must wear revealing clothing to attract consumers for a better chance at selling a product or service.
FALSE. A reputable brand agency will never provide their staff with a uniform that is anything less than professional. Wardbrobe is always communicated in advance so staff can make an informed decision about what they do and don’t feel comfortable working.

Misconception#3: Promotions jobs offer minimum wage.
FALSE.  While your pay may vary depending on the brand or event, payment from Tigris is consistently fact higher than industry standard and typically ranges from $18 to $30/hr plus some authorized expenses like parking.

Misconception#4: There is next to no work involved in promotions jobs.  Your job as a promotional model is to look good.
FALSE. When the promotion jobs description includes the word “model”, many people assume that the only requirement  is a pretty face, but that’s not the case in the promo model world—at least not for us. Staff are expected to have in-depth knowledge of the brands they represent so they can proactively engage with the public and intelligently respond to the queries they receive.

As Canada’s #1 brand experience agency specializing in dynamic personnel, promotions, marketing and events. we would hate to think that these misconceptions deter great people from working amazing promotions jobs with us. If you’re looking for fun, flexible, reputable work—Tigris would be a great fit for you!

Work The BEST Promotion Jobs in the Industry with Tigris!

At Tigris, we create and staff memorable experiences that help consumers connect to specific brands. We conceptualize and turnkey high marketing impact programs to promote products, and services, most often within an event environment. Our main goal is to execute extraordinary brand experiences—but we can’t do this without the support of charismatic and engaging event personnel! That’s why we NEED YOU—for our promotion jobs!

In business for 10 years, we have over 1,200 temporary staff on our roster across Canada who LOVE working our experience events and campaigns. We believe we have the best group of events staff in the business and are offering potential candidates an opportunity to meet with us at one of our interview sessions in:

Toronto on Wed., Jan. 22 | Calgary on Sat., Feb 1 | Vancouver on Wed., Feb. 19 | Montreal on Wed., Mar. 5

For us, it is imperative that we meet all of our staff face-to-face in order to accurately gauge who is a good fit to work our promotions jobs – not only for our agency, but more importantly, for our clients. We want to get to know our staff on a personal level so that they feel as comfortable working for us and so we know which opportunities to submit and book them for. At this interview session, you will learn about Tigris and we will aim to learn about you. We conclude with a thorough Q&A.

To get involved in promotions jobs or obtain  more information about our upcoming interview sessions, please send your resume and 2-3 recent photos to recruiting@tigriseventsinc.com. Alternately, you can apply on our website. All interviews will be booked via email.

We look forward to hearing anyone interested in top promotions jobs soon!

Serena Holmes
Serena Holmes
Serena Holmes (formerly Schwab) is the President & CEO of Tigris Incorporated. She is a Broadcast Journalism graduate from Ryerson University. She began working in events in 2000 and started with Tigris as an events staff in 2004, was promoted to management and later accepted partnership. Serena took over operations of the company in 2008. Since that time the roster has tripled and the company continues to grow at a healthy pace. Some keynote clients include Rogers, Motorola, GTAA, CHIN Radio, Appleton Rum and many others. Google PLus Profile:

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