Greenberg Sports Group

Led by Chuck Greenberg, one of the sports industry's most well-respected owners and operators, Greenberg Sports Group manages the operations of three highly successful and award-winning franchises within Major League Baseball’s player development system. Those franchises are the Frisco (Tx.) RoughRiders (Double-A Central – Texas Rangers), Myrtle Beach (S.C.) Pelicans (Low-A East – Chicago Cubs) and State College (Pa.) Spikes (MLB Draft League).

Greenberg is the former Managing Partner & CEO of the Texas Rangers, a role he assumed in 2010 after his group of investors (Rangers Baseball Express, LLC), which included Baseball Hall of Famer Nolan Ryan, acquired the Major League Baseball franchise from Tom Hicks and Hicks Sports Group.

Chuck's prior accomplishments are highlighted by serving as Chairman and Managing Partner of the Double-A Eastern League's Altoona (Pa.) Curve from 2002 to 2008 and representing Mario Lemieux and renowned businessman Ron Burkle in landing ownership of the bankrupt Pittsburgh Penguins in 1999. He again represented the Penguins in 2007 on successful negotiations to build the state-of-the-art Consol Energy Center in downtown Pittsburgh and secure the franchise's future in the city for at least another 30 years.

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Mascot Performer (Part-Time, Seasonal) - Myrtle Beach Pelicans (Myrtle Beach · SC)

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Who are the Myrtle Beach Pelicans?
We are the Class-A Affiliate of the Chicago Cubs and are located less than a mile from the beautiful white sand beaches that stretch for 60+ miles along the Grand Strand. Myrtle Beach hosts 20,000,000+ visitors annually and the destination consistently ranks among the best in the country.  The Pelicans are entering their 24th season in Myrtle Beach and play at beautiful Pelicans Ballpark.  
 
Myrtle Beach Pelicans Awards & Accolades
#1 MiLB Ballpark Experience (Stadium Journey Magazine, 2020)
2020 Community Award Winner (SC Governor’s Conference on Tourism & Travel)
2015 Bob Freitas Class A-Advanced Award Winner (Baseball America)
Carolina League Excellence in Marketing & Promotions Award
Top 5 Myrtle Beach Attraction (TripAdvisor)
TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Recipient
Franchise Sellout Record (15)
Franchise Record for Average Nightly Attendance (3,877)
Back-to-Back Carolina League Champions (2015 & 2016)
 
Do you want to be a SUPERSTAR?
In most every industry you'll find people who are content with where they are. However, you'll also find people who have the drive, will and determination to keep getting better every single day. With the Myrtle Beach Pelicans we pride ourselves on hiring those types of people in every department. Under the leadership of the Greenberg Sports Group, we want to hire stars that will become superstars in the sports industry and have the track record to prove it. After you've established yourself as an operations expert we'll want to promote you here or you'll have opportunities within Greenberg Sports Group. If you are interested in becoming a SUPERSTAR, then you've come to the right place.
 
Position Description
The Myrtle Beach Pelicans are seeking an individual to perform as one of the team's mascots. This paid, part-time position will give candidates a valuable experience in the professional sports industry. Candidates who have completed a four-year college degree or working toward a degree are a plus, but not necessary. All appropriate candidates will be required to audition as a part of the interview process. The hired candidate will report directly to the Director of Fan Engagement to help enhance the fan experience at TicketReturn.com Field. The position will run from April through the end of the baseball season in September.
 
Mascot Operations
  • Perform as Splash the Pelican or Rally Shark at all Pelicans home games and if necessary, community events.
  • Work with Pelicans staff to develop and execute new skits, dance routines and other in-game mascot entertainment.
  • Create a fun and energetic in-game experience by personally interacting with fans inside and outside of the stadium.
  • Ensure the proper use and maintenance of mascot equipment and alert manager of repairs that are needed in a timely manner.
  • Represent the Myrtle Beach Pelicans in an appropriate and professional manner at all times.
 
Qualifications
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including all home games.
  • Outgoing, dependable and organized, with a willingness and desire to have fun.
  • Provide high-energy entertainment during games through the creation of skits, dance, and prop use. 
  • Comfortable performing in front of large crowds with an ability to generate crowd enthusiasm.
  •  Must be adaptable, versatile and tactful in dealing with the public.
  • Ability to learn quickly and work well under pressure.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Ability to handle the demands of working in full-body costume (i.e. work outdoors in all weather conditions, move easily with limited peripheral vision).
  • Possesses strong communication skills and the ability to work well with others.
  • Previous mascot performance experience preferred, but not necessary.
  • Must be between 5'10" and 6'2" in height.
  • Ability to lift at least 30 lbs.
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.
  • Care for mascot costumes such as cleaning and basic maintenance.
 
Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions of this position.  This position requires employees to be athletically and physically fit, have good vision, frequently use hands, hear, and walk/run/jump in extreme hot or cold weather and other inclement conditions while dressed as a Mascot.
 
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.
 
Duration/Compensation
  • This is a seasonal position that begins April 1 and will conclude at the end of September.
  • Monthly stipend of $1,000/month.
 
Application Process
Candidates wishing to apply for the position should apply via teamworkonline.com.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.

Job Questions:

  1. Do you have prior mascot performing experience?

  2. Are you comfortable performing in front of large crowds?

  3. Are you comfortable wearing a mascot suit and performing the necessary physical demands?