We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
JOB SUMMARY: The Richmond Flying Squirrels are looking for enthusiastic and energetic mascot performers to entertain and interact with fans during home games and at numerous events at outside community appearances. Mascot performers are brand ambassadors who play an integral role in representing and facilitating family funn.
FUNN ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
• Perform at all home games and other non-game events, as required.
• Create skits and routines to entertain fans, demonstrating high levels of creativity and innovation. Work closely with game entertainment team to ensure execution is successful.
• Proactively seek appearance opportunities in the community
• Maintain and care for all mascot costumes as well as props and equipment
• Maintain and grow our community outreach effort • All other duties as assigned
• Reliable transportation and a valid drivers license with clean driving record
• Previous mascot experience preferred
• Previous performance (dancing/acting) experience preferred
• Flexibility to work long hours including nights, weekends and holidays as required
• Fan-friendly and outgoing
• Must work well with children and staff members
• Creative, ambitious, energetic personality with the ability to motivate others
• Ideal candidate should be in good physical condition and highly energetic
Physical Demands and Working Environment:
• Good physical condition and able to withstand the demands of performing in a costume in all-weather elements
• Animation skills as a mascot in non-speaking character
• Team player who works well with full and part time staff members
Candidates should be between 5’7” and 6’ tall or between 5’2” and 5’7”