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22 Dec 2023

PT - Captain Fear Mascot

🇺🇸 Tampa, FL, USA
Part Time
2+ years exp.

Job Title: Captain Fear Mascot Department: Community Relations

Reports To: Senior Cheerleading Manager Status: Non-exempt (eligible for overtime)

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers vision is to be the premier NFL Franchise both on and off the field that sets the standard in global sports entertainment and embodies the spirit of Tampa Bay. The Buccaneers aim to employ individuals whose professionalism and dedication align with our vision.

Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the duties, knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. If requested, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable employees with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This position reports to the Cheerleading & Mascot Manager. Captain Fear is a part time position that serves to promote Tampa Bay Buccaneers at home games, as well as in the Tampa Bay area. The mascot performer must be an upbeat, outgoing individual with the ability to interact with all types of people. Captain Fear is a vital component of the in-game experience at Raymond James Stadium. Candidates must be comfortable performing regularly in front of thousands of fans.

Core Functions:

  • Maintain the character and personality of Captain Fear, both at home games and at community appearances
  • Perform as mascot at all home games during the NFL season
  • Help create a fun and energetic atmosphere at home games
  • Perform as mascot at community appearances throughout the year
  • Plan, develop, and implement mascot skits with Cheerleading and Mascot Manager to be performed at home games
  • Develop and maintain the mascot’s costume and props
  • Provide a high level of customer service to fans and sponsors

Skills & Abilities

  • Great communication and interpersonal skills
  • Positive, energetic personality
  • Ability to learn quickly and work well under pressure is essential
  • Reliable, punctual, and courteous
  • Flexible schedule for nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Comfortable performing in front of large crowds
  • Knowledge of the game of football
  • Ability and desire to be creative, zany, and fun-loving

Experience & Education

  • Degree preferred
  • Previous experience as a mascot at the Collegiate level or with a Professional Sports team required
  • Dance experience welcomed
  • Candidate must be in good health, above average physical shape and conditioning due to the severe heat and humidity conditions in Florida
  • Background Check will be performed
  • Must have own vehicle and be willing to travel
  • Valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record a must

Work Environment

The Company is a professional, fast paced, creative business environment. Other environment conditions:

  • Extended evening, weekend work hours sometimes required; required to work all home games. May have to work occasional holidays
  • Requires dancing, running, lifting, throwing, standing and working outside for extended periods of time in costume.
  • Physical Demands: HIGH; this position calls for a great deal of physical exertion
  • Lifting more than 20 pounds is required
  • Job duties require employee to drive company or personal vehicle

This job description is intended to set forth the core functions required for this position and describe the general nature of the work performed by employees in this position. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job. Employees may be assigned additional responsibilities as necessary. The Company reserves the right to revise this job description at any time and to require employees to perform other tasks as circumstances or conditions of the Company’s business, competitive considerations, or the work environment changes. This document describes the position currently available and is not an employment contract

The position covered by this Job Description is expressly declared to be “at will,” meaning the Company has the right to terminate the incumbent’s employment at any time, with or without cause. Any written or oral promises or representations to the contrary are expressly disavowed and should not be relied upon any employee. Any change to this “at will” employment status must be in writing and signed the by the Chief Operating Officer of the Company.

It is the policy of the Buccaneers to provide equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, disability, age, veteran status or any other legally protected status, including sexual orientation and gender identity.

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