Aberdeen IronBirds

Aberdeen IronBirds

In-Game Host/MC

Aberdeen IronBirds - Part Time
Aberdeen · MD
Marketing: Game Operations/Presentation
Are you a natural born entertainer? Do you love the roar of the crowd? Has it always been your dream to dress up as a 6-foot-tall hot dog and race against an ear of corn, a crab, and a giant blue bird? If you answered yes to those questions, this is your chance to create a new persona as On-Field MC for the Aberdeen IronBirds during the IronBirds season! Be a part of the most fun, family-friendly entertainment environment in Harford County by leading the Flight Crew, our in-park hype squad! This role will report directly to the Director of Creative Services.
  • Effectively communicate with gameday production staff and be a contributing member to the entertainment team
  • Coordinate with assistant performers/crew in-game (Flight Crew, mascots, camera operator)
  • Coordinate with gameday entertainment staff and Corporate Partnerships Director to meet gameday objectives
  • Take responsibility for activation of sponsorship materials, contests, and other promotions
  • Find and motivate fan participants for between inning contests / promotions
  • Assist in setup/break down of props and materials for gameday use as needed
  • High energy to sustain multiple hours per night over  6-game homestands
  • An outgoing and engaging personality capable of representing the IronBirds' brand
  • Confidence, creativity, and the ability to entertain fans of all ages
  • Comfort and expressiveness in front of big, loud crowds
  • Strong reading and improvisation skills 
  • Basic knowledge of Baseball
  • Professionalism in dealing with players, coaches, and on-field personnel during pre-game entertainment and ceremonies
  • The ability to work 95%+ of IronBirds home games, plus pre-season activities/promotional campaign creation and potential playoff games; visit GoIronBirds.com to see the schedule 
  • Prior experience in theater, sports, television, radio, or other entertainment media preferred but not a requirement.
  • Additional performance talents (singing, dancing, juggling, tumbling, etc.) a plus!
Physical Requirements
  • The In-Game Host/MC will be required to stand for extended periods, walk, jog, run, navigate stairs on foot, crouch, bend, jump, dance, and more
  • Occasional lifting of items up to 50 pounds
  • Occasional exposure to extreme heat and cold. 
  • Significant amounts of time will be spent talking during job duties

Job Questions:

  1. Why are you the next face of the IronBirds' brand?

  2. How many IronBirds games are you able to work in the remainder of the 2024 season?

  3. What skills and experiences have you had that make you uniquely qualified to engage a stadium of 5000+ fans and entertain effectively?