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Kroc Mascot Performer

Kroc Mascot Performer

Job ID 
2016-1643
# of Openings 
3
Job Locations 
US-IN-South Bend
Category 
Health and Fitness
Type 
Regular Part-Time

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Overview

Hours

Regular Part-time. 8am -5pm (Must be able to work weekdays, weekends and holidays as needed, hours of operation may vary.)

 

 

Job Summary

Mascot Performers are responsible for being positive representatives for the Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center by performing as R.J. Kroc at a variety of school, community, and other events.    

 

Responsibilities

Key Responsibilities

 

  1.  Maintain a consistency of character while performing as RJ Kroc at scheduled events.
  2. Arrive on time to events and provide own transportation to and from events.
  3. Interact with the public using appropriate mascot behavior.
  4. Care for and maintain the RJ Kroc costume.

Specific Functions

 

  1. Maintain a consistency of character while performing as RJ Kroc at scheduled events.
  2. Complete mascot training before performing at events.
  3. Read event detail sheet before each event to familiarize yourself with the purpose and details, as well as, ensure you have adequate directions to the location.
  4. Arrive on time to events and provide own transportation to and from events.
  5. Obtain directions to event site prior to event to ensure on time arrival at location.
  6. Transport R.J. Kroc costume from Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center to events and return costume within 12 hours of event.
  7. Interact with the public using appropriate mascot behavior.
  8. Wear the R.J. Kroc costume properly and make sure to never be seen in partial costume.
  9. Never communicate verbally or reveal your identity while in costume.
  10. Entertain children and adults by interacting in an animated and appropriate manner.
  11. Distribute promotional materials as requested.
  12. Care for and maintain the RJ Kroc costume.
  13. Communicate effectively with Mascot Spotter and Marketing, Membership and Public Relations Director.
  14. Keep R.J. Kroc costume in appropriate traveling case when transporting.
  15. Regularly wash the RJ Kroc costume following the care instructions precisely.

 

Expectations

 

  1. Keep a flexible schedule to accommodate requested RJ Kroc appearances and events.
  2. Maintain RJ Kroc costume on a schedule that is consistent with events and does not interfere with appearances.
  3. Work in a cooperative manner with the other on-site directors of the RJKCCC program, discussing any problems that may be occurring within the facilities in which their programs operate.
  4. Attend all scheduled staff meetings and leadership team meetings when required.
  5. Follow and ensure adherence to The Salvation Army Policies and Procedures.
  6. Perform other assignments/duties as directed.

Qualifications

  1. Must be at least 18 years of age.
  2. Experience in mascot performing is preferred but not required.
  3. Must be able to read, write and communicate in English.
  4. Must be at least 6 feet tall (to fit the R.J. costume).
  5. Must have experience working with people of all ages; experience working with children is a plus.
  6. Must attend and complete mascot trainings as directed.
  7. Must be in good physical and mental health and also be able to withstand high degrees of heat inside of the closed mascot costume.
  8. Must be flexible with regard to scheduling and be available for events on weekends as well as during the week.
  9. Must be able to provide own transportation to events, including the transport of the R.J. Kroc costume.
  10. Maintain a professional attitude and approach to problem solving.
  11. Certified in CPR and First Aid is preferred.
  12. Be able to read, write and communicate in English.
  13. Be able to lift and carry 40 lbs.