Community Ambassador role goes to Gunn
Canaries goalkeeping legend Bryan Gunn is to become the club's new Community Ambassador.Gunn, who has been sponsorship sales manager in the marketing department for the past seven years, takes up his new role on Monday.
Canaries goalkeeping legend Bryan Gunn is to become the club's new Community Ambassador.
Gunn, who has been sponsorship sales manager in the marketing department for the past seven years, takes up his new role on Monday.
The former Scottish international, who played 477 games for City before retiring in 1999, will attending events and engagements on a local and national basis to promote the club, raising its perception and developing community links.
He will act as the principal link with the club's community partners, including Football in the Community, The Study Centre and Canaries for the Community.
“I'm extremely proud to be offered this unique role within the club,” he told City's web site. “I've enjoyed my time working in the sales and marketing department and am now very excited about being given the chance to promote Norwich City's massive involvement within the community.
“Hopefully, this will not only increase the awareness of our hugely worthwhile community projects locally, but also on a national stage.
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“It also gives me the opportunity represent the club on a civic level, similar to the duties I carried out during my time as Sheriff of Norwich during the club's centenary season.”
Director of sales and marketing Andrew Cullen added: “The club can play a key role in community affairs and we are acutely conscious of the unique opportunity we have to propel football as a powerful force for good.
“The last few years have seen the club become involved in a number of new community initiatives, but there still is a plethora of positive opportunities where we can help to make a difference to people's lives, especially at a local level.
“We are all delighted that Bryan has agreed to take on such an important role and that we can now look forward to contributing even greater focus to existing and new community projects in tandem with our various community partners.”