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AIP025 | How to Make Money Using Your Acting Skills as a Brand Ambassador – with Rachel Venokur

AIP025 | How to Make Money Using Your Acting Skills as a Brand Ambassador – with Rachel Venokur

by September 9, 2015 0 comments
Rachel Venokur

Rachel Venokur

Rachel Venokur of Productions Plus–The Talent Shop talks with host Ben Hauck about using your skills as an actor to generate an income as a brand ambassador.  In the interview, Rachel explains what Productions Plus–The Talent Shop does and how it uses brand ambassadors for a wide range of events it staffs all around the country.  She goes into detail about what a brand ambassador does, what skills make for great brand ambassadors, what pay range a brand ambassador might expect, and how special skills or certifications may command a higher pay scale when working as a brand ambassador.  Rachel believes actors are well suited for working as brand ambassadors given their talent and training, and she describes some of the skills actors often bring to brand-ambassador work.  Rachel also shares how Productions Plus–The Talent Shop goes about staffing its events, which can range in time and commitment and which complement the lifestyle of an actor who is looking for flexible work.  Lastly, Rachel shares how someone may register with Productions Plus–The Talent Shop to potentially work as a brand ambassador.

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Rachel Venokur’s Bio
Rachel Venokur

Rachel Venokur

Rachel Venokur works as a sales account manager for Productions Plus–The Talent Shop.  As a former actor herself, she recognizes the importance of having flexible side jobs as you’re building your acting career.  Rachel believes that working as a brand ambassador can provide actors with a lucrative and flexible line of alternate work that draws deeply from their natural talents and skill set.

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