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Mascot Coordinator

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Position Summary/Objective:

You will be a part of building an entertaining and exciting atmosphere where you will help elevate our mascot program to the next level for both our Timberwolves and Lynx teams. You are a critical part to the execution of our departments needs before, during, and after all home games and events. We are looking for a self-motivated, ambitious, and passionate individual to join our dynamic team.

What would you do?

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform these essential functions:

  1. Lead mascot role of Prowl for Minnesota Lynx games and events.

  2. Collaborate with Live Programming and Entertainment team to incorporate Prowl elements into game entertainment at each home game.

  3. Manage appearance schedule for Prowl, including communication with internal and external stakeholders.

  4. Expand in-game mascot program for the Timberwolves and Lynx, including on-court and video skits/routines.

  5. Assistant for Crunch during Timberwolves games and events.

  6. Ability to perform as any of the organization’s multiple characters.

  7. Generate mascot program revenue through paid appearances.

  8. Assist with hiring, scheduling and overall supervision of game-night Mascot Assistants.

  9. Maintain the Prowl costume and props associated with the program.

  10. Other duties as assigned.

This job description is not crafted to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time.

Proficiencies or equivalent experiences:

  1. Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred.

  2. Maintaining physical fitness is necessary to meet the physical demands of performing.

  3. Must be comfortable performing in front of large crowds.

  4. Previous mascot experience is preferred.

  5. Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.

  6. Strong written and interpersonal skills required.

  7. Digital literacy required: experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook) is preferred.

  8. Able to work flexible hours including nights, weekends and holidays.

  9. Ability to work well on a team and independently.

  10. Must have a valid driver’s license.

  11. Excellent attention to detail.

Supervisory Responsibility, if any: This position does not have supervisory responsibilities.

Travel: Position may require travel.

Additional information:

COVID-19 Vaccination Policy Proof of completed COVID-19 vaccination and booster will be required prior to your start date.

Work Environment

This job operates in a professional office environment. In addition to working office hours staff may be required to work Timberwolves and Lynx games as well as external events including but not limited to: charity and networking events. Work is both sedentary and active in nature. The working environment is generally favorable, and office lighting and temperature are adequate. Work is generally performed within an office environment with standard office equipment available. This job also operates in a sports arena, which includes bleachers/steps as well as moderate noise levels .

Physical Demands

Work is generally sedentary in nature. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate and exchange information with others both in person and over the telephone. The employee frequently is required to remain in a stationary position, as well as operate computers and other office equipment. Staff will occasionally ascend and descend bleachers/steps and traverse around the arena both on event days and non-event days. Staff will frequently move boxes of merchandise and equipment weighing up to 30 pounds.

EEO Statement

The Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx are an equal employment opportunity organization.