FC Dallas Mascot Performer - Tex Hooper (Part-Time)

Event Part-Time Staff | Personal Para Eventos (Tiempo Medio) Frisco, Texas


Description

FC Dallas is looking to hire a part-time Mascot performer. We are seeking a hardworking individual to provide top quality fun and entertainment as the team’s mascot, Tex Hooper. The individual in this position will be a world-class performer and ambassador for the organization at appearances representing the team with pride and passion.  They are responsible for support of the marketing department and all mascot program management, which includes all appearances, game operation duties and general administration.

The individual must have very flexible hours (many events are during the day or on weekends) and a reliable means of transportation as events are held throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. 

Starting Pay is $75/hour with a minimum of 2 hours per event!


What you’ll do:

  • Individual will have a desire to perform in front of an audience.
  • Friendly and charismatic personality, while maintaining a professional demeanor.
  • Always represent the organization in a professional and appropriate manner, inside and outside the suit.
  • Perform at matches, community events, private parties and more.
  • Procure, manage, and maintain costumes, outfits, props, and other items.
  • Manage appearance schedule and roster of back-up mascot performers.
  • Communicate with internal and external clients to book and schedule Hooper in a timely manner.
  • Provide creative ideas as it relates to growing the mascot program and how it can support the organization and its various departments.
  • Assist with matchday scheduling, setup and breakdown.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

You are:

  • Self-motivated, creative, and able to perform in front of large crowds.
  • Able to work independently as well as in a collaborative team environment by building rapport and strong interpersonal relationships.
  • Capable of exhibiting good judgement and decision-making skills.
  • Required to be able to work a flexible schedule to include some nights, weekends and holidays based on game schedule.
  • Must be able to work majority of home matches and other events including weeknights, weekends, and holidays. Please note our mascot performs outside in summer months and must take into consideration the likelihood for high temperatures. 

 

Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 17 years old.
  • Must be between 5'10" and 6'2" in height for suit.
  • Previous experience as a mascot performer or in a mascot suit required.
  • Live in Dallas-Fort Worth area and have reliable transportation.
  • Must be able to withstand and perform within extreme heat conditions, rain, restrictive outfits, and impaired vision.
  • Ability to perform on feet in mentioned conditions for at least two hours at a time.
  • Sitting, standing, walking, reaching with arms and hands, climbing, balancing, stooping, bending, lifting, pushing, pulling, kneeling, or crouching are all part of this position.
  • Must be able to go up and down stairs several times throughout the events.
  • Pushing/pulling/carrying and lifting may include up to 50 lbs.