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22 Mar 2024

PT - Events & Entertainment - Flag Runner

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

Job Title: Flag Runner Department: Events & Entertainment

Reports To: Events & Entertainment Manager Status: Non-Exempt

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 provided to enable employees with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Job Summary:

The Flag Runner will work at all Tampa Bay Buccaneers home games in addition to large-scale events and Training Camp when deemed necessary. Flag Runners add to the overall game day and event atmosphere by engaging fans and feeding off the game’s energy to pump up the fans for crucial moments throughout the game.

Core Functions:

  • Run with large Buccaneers Flags (20 lbs.) through the end zones after each Buccaneers scoring play during all home games.
  • Assist with all needs as directed for pre-game, in-game, halftime, and post-game elements.
  • Engage with fans to create a fun and energetic atmosphere throughout game day and events by distributing giveaway items and demonstrating team spirit when appropriate.
  • Assist with the distribution and collection of all promotional and game day materials.
  • Serve as an ambassador for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on game days and other events.
  • Other duties as assigned to enhance the overall game-day entertainment and event experience as deemed necessary or as directed by the Events & Entertainment Manager/Coordinator.

Secondary Core Functions:

  • Operate t-shirt cannons and other promotional items as needed.

Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to run while carrying a 20 lb. flag.
  • Ability to adhere to, deliver, and execute timelines, rundowns, layouts, promotions, and entertainment elements on game days.
  • Ability to work with and assist other crews as needed.
  • Must be lively, outgoing, enthusiastic, positive, hardworking, and willing to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent in entertaining, communicating, engaging, and interacting with crowds and individuals.
  • Flexible and capable in the ability to lead and be led.
  • Ability to work well under pressure, on multiple tasks, and troubleshoot where necessary.
  • Ability to throw/toss promotional items before, during, and after the event.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with teammates/leads and Events & Entertainment Manager/Coordinator and be responsive to feedback.

Experience & Education

  • Dancing/Entertainment background is a plus, but not required.
  • Knowledge of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, NFL, Football preferred.

Work Environment

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

  • Must be able to work flexible hours for Game Days and Events (including weekends, nights, and holidays)
  • Must be able to work all Buccaneers home games.
  • Physical demands include running, lifting, standing for prolonged periods, and working long hours in a variety of weather conditions including humidity, rain, and intense heat, this position calls for a great deal of physical exertion.
  • Ability to assist in set-up and breakdown which may require frequent lifting and/or carrying up to 50 pounds.

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 change. 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 by any employee. Any change to this “at will” employment status must be in writing and signed 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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