Part-Time Swarm Squad with Charlotte Hornets in Charlotte, NC

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POSITION OVERVIEW
The Swarm Squad is a group of highly energetic, positive, and creative individuals primarily dedicated to increasing the Hornets fan experience at home games and events.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Contest and Promotion Facilitation: setup and break down of on-court games, participation in skits, passing out prizes and giveaways, etc.
  • Fan Activation: encourage fan and crowd participation, with a focus on the upper level, as well as on the concourse and in the stands
  • Game Night Assistant Duties: pregame prep work (rolling t-shirts, assisting with rehearsals, etc.), escorting participants in pregame fan experiences
  • Assist with auxiliary/non-game Hornets events as needed
REQUIRED SKILLS, EXPERIENCE, AND ABILITIES
(To perform the job successfully, the candidate should demonstrate the following competencies to perform the essential functions of this job.)
  • Must be at least 18 years old and a high school graduate (or equivalent) as of July 1, 2019
  • Flexible schedule that accommodates at least 75% of all home games, including some late afternoon call times, nights, and weekends
  • Energetic and have a positive attitude
  • Ability to take direction well and work well with many personality types
  • A high level of physical activity is required, including but not limited to: 
    • Assist in on-court contests, skits, and other promotions, often involving running and carrying props and equipment 
    • Running, skipping, hopping, and crawling drills 
    • Lifting and carrying heavy objects (at least 25lbs) 
    • Walking and/or running up and down tall/steep stairways 
  • Indoor and outdoor appearances that may involve standing, walking, and performing in hot and cold temperatures
  • Assisting in setup and break down of games and events

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