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Community Mascot Performer - Grand Rapids Griffins (Grand Rapids · MI)

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Marketing: Mascot
The two-time Calder Cup champion Grand Rapids Griffins, primary affiliate of the Detroit Red Wings and proud member of the American Hockey League, announce an immediate opening for a part-time Community Mascot Performer.

Responsibilities:
  • Perform as Griffins mascot Griff during designated community relations appearances and team/sponsor/media events
  • Entertain and provide remarkable experiences for a wide variety of audiences while serving as a goodwill ambassador for the organization
  • Help care for and maintain the mascot costume

Qualifications:
  • A flexible schedule that allows for daytime, evening and weekend appearances (ideal for college students)
  • Ability to interact with people of all ages and backgrounds
  • Expression of a friendly, engaging, enthusiastic and animated personality within a non-speaking role
  • Good physical condition and ability to withstand the demands of performing in a costume, sometimes in temperature extremes
  • Unquestionably reliable, self-sufficient and professional
  • Energetic, outgoing and creative
  • Conduct/behavior that adheres to the organization’s core values, mission and vision
  • Must be at least 18 years old, have your own vehicle and reside in West Michigan
  • Prior mascot or related experience (cheer, theater, gymnastics, dance, etc.) preferred but not required
  • Background check required

Compensation: 
  • $40 per appearance (typical duration 60-90 minutes) plus mileage

Job Questions:

  1. Are you at least 18 years old, do you have your own vehicle, and do you reside within 30 minutes of Grand Rapids?

  2. Do you have previous mascot experience? If so, where/when?