Mascot Performer / Appearance Coordinator - Southeastern US Minor League Baseball Team (Southeast USA)

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MASCOT PERFORMER/APPEARANCE COORDINATOR
A Southeast US Minor League Baseball Team are seeking their next Mascot Performer/Appearance Coordinator.  Being positioned in a major market, the mascot will be making hundreds of appearances during a calendar year and has a high profile in the community.  From home games to various charitable, sponsor, personal, and media appearances.  The preferred candidate will have at least two years of mascot performer experience in a team sport setting with a passion for performing and a strong grasp of the business side of the position, while focus on growing the team's brand.
 
REPORTS TO: Director of Community Relations
 
JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Be the lead mascot performer for home games and around 200+ outside appearances in the greater community
  • Develop programs and seek event appearances to grow the mascots positive presence in the community as an extension of the Team's brand
  • Continue existing programs and annual appearances where the mascot's presence is eagerly anticipated
  • Develop and continue revenue-producing mascot opportunities like in-seat visits, holiday deliveries, etc.
  • Develop creative and engaging in-game skits and crowd interactions
  • Manage and produce social media channels at a high level that maintains the character’s brand
  • Process, coordinate, and fulfill appearance requests
  • Manage a part-time assistant to act as the mascot’s handler on game days and back-up performers for appearances, when necessary
  • Maintain mascot costumes, accessories, and props in top condition through regular washing and repairs
  • Maintain the team’s mascot van through regular cleanings and attention to any maintenance that may be required
  • Participate in regular departmental meetings, full staff meetings, and all game day staff meetings
  • Assist with team functions – outside of the mascot suit – as is occasionally necessary
  • Work cooperatively with the Director of Community Relations and VP of Communications for various community and media appearances
  • Other duties as assigned by the Executive Vice President/COO and General Manager




QUALIFICATIONS
  • Physical ability to perform in a mascot costume on a regular basis during home games, outside appearances, and video/photo shoots
  •  At least two years of mascot performer experience, preferably in a team sport setting
  • Ability to utilize the Microsoft Office software suite and Outlook calendar to coordinate/fulfill appearances, invoices, and track both revenue and expenses
  • Extremely organized and detail oriented, resourceful, quick learner, and able to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Self-starter that’s motivated to perform at a high level
  • Licensed and insurable driver able to operate a mini-van to and from appearances
  • Ability to lift up to 25 to 50 pounds regularly
  • Excellent communication skills – in-person, phone, and email
  • Graphic design and/or video editing ability is preferred, but not required 

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.

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