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Creative Entertainment Coordinator

San Antonio Spurs

San Antonio, TX 06-11-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

Creative Entertainment Coordinator (Mascot) FT

At Spurs Sports & Entertainment (SS&E), we work in service of something bigger than ourselves.    

To us it is so much more than just a game or concert.  It takes all the members of our Spurs team to harness the power of sports and entertainment to create moments that excite, memories that endure, and connections that strengthen our community. SS&E owns and operates the San Antonio Spurs (NBA), Austin Spurs (NBA G-League), and the San Antonio FC (USL), and manages day-to-day operations of the Frost Bank Center, Toyota Field and STAR Complex.   

We know that our people are our greatest asset as an organization. We aspire to provide our teams with meaningful work, to live our values - Integrity, Success & Caring – day-to-day in what we do and foster an inclusive culture for our 1K+ employee workforce.  

The Austin Spurs Game Presentation team is seeking a Creative Entertainment Coordinator who is a highly motivated, self-sufficient performer with an acute attention to detail! We are in search of a candidate that has the skills to multi-task, meet goals, and ensure that all Austin Spurs elements of the mascot program are in working order and running efficiently. This position includes the opportunity of performing and supporting appearances, game operations, and other general administration tasks. The position will be challenged to conceptualize new skits, as well as other innovative ideas, to enhance game presentation. The candidate should continually keep up with current entertainment industry trends and have a basic knowledge of working in video production.

What You'll Do: 
• Develop and manage DA Bull's brand through live, virtual/social and community-based entertainment.
• Tasked with performing at appearances, which include DA Bull, The Coyote, and other costume work, as deemed vital.
• Responsible for performing at Austin Spurs home games (including but not limited to skit writing/performing, fan engagement, crowd interaction, etc.).
• Partner with the Mascot Team to receive training in a manner consistent with DA Bull and to work together to collect the necessary tools with which to fully perform. Tools include costume pieces, props, and any other entity required to perform an appearance in timely and fully. All purchases must be approved by appropriate supervisors.
• Assist and support the Austin Spurs Game Presentation department with other events and/or duties, as assigned.
• Assist the Coyote mascot program at Spurs games and appearances as needed.

Who You Are:  
• Experience in professional workplace setting, seeking higher education and/or minimum two (2) years of team mascot experience, preferred.
• Availability to work Austin Spurs home games.
• Must maintain a high level of fitness to perform at the highest level as a professional mascot.
• Must have reliable transportation to and from the office, appearances, and games.
• High level of social intelligence to work with all types of people while receiving and implementing last-minute feedback in performance from numerous sources.
• Takes direction well and works with team to discuss and plan new ideas.
• Creative mind with the ability to think on the fly, work in a fast-paced environment and have a presence that entertains large crowds.
• Savvy in content/digital editing and development is preferred.

In every position, each employee is expected to: demonstrate alignment with SS&E's core values and mission, collaborate with internal/external community members and demonstrate ongoing development. 

If you don't have experience in every single bullet above, no sweat – we still want to hear from you and encourage you to apply!  
*SS&E is an Equal Opportunity Employer*

Nothing contained in this job description is intended to be a contract of employment, nor does any information contained herein represent a guarantee of employment for a specific duration.  Your employment with SS&E is ''at will'', which means that either you or SS&E may terminate the relationship at any time. Essential functions listed above must be performed with or without accommodations. 

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r73z36-34-239-170-244-42 in your application.