Sony Corporation of America, located in New York, NY, is the U.S. headquarters of Sony Corporation, based in Tokyo, Japan. Sony's principal U.S. businesses include Sony Electronics Inc., Sony Mobile Communications (USA) Inc., Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC, Sony Network Entertainment Inc., Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc., Sony Music Entertainment, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, and Sony Online Entertainment LLC. With some 900 million Sony devices in hands and homes worldwide today, a vast array of Sony movies, television shows and music, and the PlayStation Network and the Sony Entertainment Network, Sony creates and delivers more entertainment experiences to more people than anyone else on earth.
Sony strives to inspire and fulfill the curiosity of the consumer through engagement and emotional connection with the Brand. We are launching a new brand concept location that will deliver extraordinary experiences to the Sony consumer in a way that only we can.
Your role, as a Sony Brand Ambassador, is to be the face of the brand to our customers. You will be required to have knowledge about all things Sony and be able to articulate that knowledge in a way that turns visitors into loyal Sony fans. Whether discussing the latest product innovations, demonstrating our PlayStation gaming and technology portfolio, or highlighting an immerging Sony Music artist, your goal will be to drive forward the power of entertainment that is our legacy.
We are seeking candidates that are passionate, enthusiastic, cheerful and willing to learn. Effective communication and presentation skills are essential in order to capture the attention of an individual or audience while showcasing key features and benefits of our products and services. You should be able to deliver an exceptional and memorable experience by recommending product and service solutions to fit their lifestyle needs. You will be required to engage with consumers during planned events and through general foot traffic into this location. You will also be responsible for ensuring that all Sony products and services are merchandised according to plan and functioning properly.
Be passionate about innovation, technology and entertainment
Maintain a working knowledge of Sony’s products and services as the Subject Matter Expert
Customer focused, with the ability to translate customer wants to Sony experiences that deliver on that desire. Your smile should be both seen and felt!
Ability to present yourself professionally in any setting and dress according to the outlined requirements of the job
Detail-oriented with the ability to multi-task as needed
Communicate effectively with individuals and groups
Team player with the ability to work independently
A proactive learner with the ability to stay on top of market trends, news and buzz
Ability to work in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment
Strength in collaborating with other team members
Up to speed with the latest trends of NYC or the world, not limited to technology, innovation, entertainment, but other industries (e.g. fashion, food, culture, others)
Positive thinking and enthusiastic to challenge new things
Bilingual a plus
Bachelor's degree preferred
Consumer electronics retail experience is preferred
Must have the proven ability to focus on customer service and to drive desired business results
Must be able to stand/walk for extended period of times, climb a ladder (up to 20 feet), and lift 50 pounds, all with or without reasonable accommodation
The ability to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends is a must
Candidates must be authorized to work in the USA
Sony is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, legally protected physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, status in the U.S. uniformed services, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information or membership in any other legally protected category.