MLB Mascot Assistant

Posted on Nov 15, 2018 by Chicago White Sox

Chicago, IL 60601
Leisure & Sport
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Overview: The Chicago White Sox are seeking a highly-motivated, high-energy individual with previous mascot experience to assist and support Southpaw and all aspects of the mascot program. The Mascot Assistant will need to have a flexible schedule and be available to work days, nights, weekends, and some holidays. The Mascot Assistant will need to be comfortable dancing and performing in front of crowds and using their outgoing personality to be the voice of Southpaw throughout the Chicagoland area. The candidate must have strong written and verbal communication skills and a proven ability to juggle multiple tasks and deadlines. Responsibilities: Assist in the coordination and execution of Southpaw's event activations. This includes, but is not limited to: Chicago White Sox home games, White Sox-related events, and Corporate Partner activations. Responsible for coordinating Southpaw's school shows. Emcee Southpaw's school shows. Set up and break down mascot equipment for games and events. Work alongside the Mascot Coordinator to oversee a successful partnership between the White Sox and independent event organizations. Act as the on-site liaison at Southpaw's activations. Speak to guests and fans for Southpaw during in-game visits and appearances. Be in suit for appearances as seen fit by the Mascot Coordinator. Qualifications/Characteristics: College degree in Marketing, Performing Arts, or other related field. Effective communication skills, both oral and written. 1 year game presentation or performance experience in dance; performance or acting training is highly preferred. Due to costume restrictions, ideal height range is 5'8" to 6'0". Strong organizational skills; must be able to multi-task. Previous mascot experience in college or another professional capacity. Must have strong interpersonal skill with the ability to work with multiple departments and initiatives Must be comfortable speaking in public as an emcee with ability to be spontaneous when interacting with a crowd. Event management experience is preferred Must be available to work nights and/or weekends as dictated by the game/event schedule Candidates interested in applying for this position should e-mail a resume to: INCLUDE A LINK TO RELEVANT "IN-SUITE" PERFORMANCES WITH YOUR RESUME Please insert Mascot Assistant as your subject line. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

Reference: 561323477

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