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Now Hiring: Mascot Coordinator

Posted: Jan. 4, 2011

The Mascot Coordinator shall be responsible for coordinating a multitude of appearances for the Phoenix Suns Gorilla as well as attending special events and ensuring their implementation and success. He or she will report to the Community Relations Manager.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Gorilla at all appearances and coordinate with the contact person to ensure that the event is set up properly.
  • Schedule community relations, Phoenix Suns Charities, public relations, and marketing appearances for the Gorilla.
  • Oversee all youth programs related to the Gorilla.
  • Update and monitor the website section pertaining to the Gorilla, includes downloading photos and updating new content from various events to enhance the Gorilla’s image.
  • Prepare, manage and track all expenses as it relates to the Gorilla budget.
  • Use creativity to enhance the Gorilla’s image during shows
  • Work with vendors to coordinate pricing, timing, and delivery of giveaway items.
  • Outgoing personality with ability to direct and command attention from large groups of people.
  • Provide high level of customer service with groups requesting an appearance from the Gorilla in order to build relationships throughout the community and state.
  • Required Skills/Knowledge/Qualifications:

  • Four-year degree
  • Excellent organizational, written, and verbal skills; creative conceptualization as it relates to children’s shows and performances
  • Knowledge of the NBA
  • Effective organizational skills, ability to meet strict deadlines, and handle multiple assignments
  • Professional and personable demeanor and approach
  • Ability to work nights/early mornings, weekends and holidays
  • Team player and great communicator with all levels of organization
  • A proficiency in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint; Web or HTML experience a plus
  • Interested and qualified candidates please fill out your profile as completely as possible as incomplete records will not be considered including a cover letter. To see how the hiring manager will view your application, click on "edit your information" and follow the instructions. Also, please note that you have one chance to fill in your cover letter information once you press "apply for this job."

    To apply online click on the following link (job will expire at midnight EST on 1/15/2011):

    Suns Legacy Partners and Sports & Entertainment Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.