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Turning a Hobby Into A Dream Job: Sports Marketing with Tamara Curl-Green

Digital communication to the masses

Tamara Curl-Green, Senior Marketing Manager for the Houston Dynamo and Houston Dash, grew up loving sports but only saw it as just a hobby. Little did she know that, she would one day be managing the social media and digital marketing efforts for huge professional sports teams like the Colorado Rapids and currently the Houston Dynamo and Houston Dash. 

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In this interview, we chat about how Tamara got into social media, the struggles she faced living by herself in Denver, and some of the successful marketing campaigns she helped bring to life.

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Quote of the Day

I was born to make mistakes. But I ain’t scared to take the weight. Eryka Badu

3 Lessons from Interview

  1. How she got through moving to a city alone and coping with her grandmother’s death.

  2. How she got a campaign for the Colorado Rapids to go viral

  3. How to deal with hate and difficult fans on social media


Featured Book

I Am Because We Are: Readings in Black Philosophy by Frederick Hord 

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Getting to Know Tamara Curl-Green

What is a helpful resource for you?

SocialnSport blog. Helpful blog written by one of the leaders in the sports marketing industry.

Twitter. Tamara likes to use hashtags to create sport chats, and talk with people within the industry.

Who is a helpful person that helped you on your journey?

David Burke, former President of Houston Aeros. He has been a great mentor for Tamara along her journey.

What is your purpose on this planet?

Tamara’s purpose is to understand and communicate with people.

How to connect with Tamara?

Houston Dynamo Twitter@HoustonDynamo

Houston Dash Twitter@HoustonDash

Personal twitter @TamaraCG

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Hi my name is Joycelyn Chen and I'm a 19 year old Los Angeles native currently residing in Boston. Marketing and Advertising. Food and brunch enthusiast, photography and film, and tennis player.