The Las Vegas Aviators have the proud distinction of being the longest enduring franchise in the history of professional sports in the state of Nevada. The Aviators are the triple-A affiliate of the Oakland Athletics. The Aviators home games are played at the Las Vegas Ballpark in the master planned community, Summerlin, Nevada, a community in Las Vegas.
ABOUT THE ROLE**:**
The Las Vegas Aviators Mascot/Handler Crew represents the Las Vegas Aviators during games and year-round at community events. A Mascot Crew member may either be the Mascot or the handler, team members should be ready and able to perform in either capacity. This work consists of facilitating guest experiences and, assisting the mascot while walking to navigate surroundings and attending to other logistical needs of the mascot. This work requires frequent physical body movement, standing for extended periods of time, walking for extended periods of time, and the ability to manage hot and humid environments. Contacts require skills in positive interactions with children and adults, the ability to remain energetic and engage and entertain audiences. The physical demands are high because most work is performed at outdoor events throughout the year, with occasional events in a climate-controlled environment.
WHAT YOU WILL DO**:**
Represent the Las Vegas Aviators in a professional, enthusiastic and positive manner at all Las Vegas Aviators home games and community events.
Participate and assist with in-game promotions including sponsor elements, giveaways, on-field promotions, halftime games, etc.
Create a memorable experience for all fans and community members in attendance at home games and community events.
Assist in creating skits, videos, and other creative content related to the Las Vegas Aviators mascot and the Las Vegas Aviators.
Preserve the identity of the mascot without deviating from established character including: body language/mannerisms, attitude, fan interaction, and team representation.
Maintain and care for all mascot costumes as well as props and equipment.
Work cooperatively with all departments for various community and media appearances.
Promote current marketing, sales, and promotional initiatives of the Club.
Drive the Aviators’ brand, events and marketing concepts through the use of social media.
Serve as liaison to provide the Las Vegas Aviators with feedback from members of the community at Aviators games and public events.
Must be focused and responsible for guiding the mascot in a variety of physical conditions to ensure the safety of the mascot, and those around the mascot.
Be able to think quickly and look for opportunities to guide performers to best engage people and create a fun environment.
Assisting performer with costume, navigation, hydration, and any other duties that will be difficult for the performer while in costume.
Inventory the costume before and after the performance to make sure all of the costume parts are accounted for.
Keep the performer on schedule, and monitor breaks for the performer.
Minimum height requirement is 5'9".
High energy and enthusiasm.
Ability to work in a team environment.
Preserve identity of the mascot.
Able to work nights, weekends and holidays.
Part time policy
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