Seasonal Mascot Performer

Marketing Seattle, Washington


Description

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

Job Title:        Seasonal Mascot Performer

Department:   Marketing

Reports To:    Manager, Marketing

Status:            Part-time Seasonal, Non-Exempt

**This position is expected to work approximately 20-40 hours a week dependent on game and event schedules during the months of January-September 2021. Must be available to work a varied schedule of hours and days that includes days, nights, weekends and holidays**

 

Primary Objective:  Act as an ambassador of the club while performing for fans at Mariners home games, community events and other club obligations.  The Mascot Performer is responsible for engaging and entertaining fans, while representing the Seattle Mariners.  A great personality, reliability and excellent physical shape are a must.  We are seeking an animated person who can provide high-energy to the character.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Act as the official mascot of the Seattle Mariners
  • Perform as the official, lead mascot of the Seattle Mariners at home baseball games
  • Engage Mariners fans and encourage crowd interaction
  • Create, rehearse and execute skits, dance routines and other forms of mascot-related entertainment
  • Work closely with the Marketing Manager to develop innovative and entertaining performances
  • Represent the Mariners at a wide range of club events and other charitable and private appearances throughout the Northwest with occasional travel outside the region.
  • Maintain costume, props and mascot locker room

 

Education and Experience:

  • Prior mascot experience with a professional, collegiate or minor league sports team
  • Prior performance experience in dance, drama, acrobatics, or other relevant fields preferred
     

Competencies, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA’s):

  • Possesses strong people skills and ability to engage with individuals of all backgrounds and ages, especially children
  • Must be reliable to report to work on-time and to work in assigned area independently
  • Exhibits teamwork; collaborates and communicates with team members with a positive demeanor
  • Strong interpersonal and nonverbal communication skills; all interactions are respectful and appropriate for the audience
  • Comfortable with crowds and public interaction

 

Physical Activities and Working Conditions:

  • Due to costume restrictions applicants must be between 5’7” and 5’11” and weigh between 140lbs and 190lbs.
  • Must wear and perform in assigned mascot costume at all times when working
  • Works in all weather conditions while wearing the mascot costume
  • Lifts up to 25 pounds
  • Works shifts dependent on game and event schedules including nights, weekends and holidays