Emcee - Game Show Room Host

All In Adventures Escape Rooms - West Nyack, NY

Part-time
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JOB OVERVIEW:

AIA Game Show Room is looking to hire a highly extroverted personality in the local area to host our new live game show room in the Palisades Mall in West Nyack!

This position is responsible for executing a unique, unpredictable, family-friendly live entertainment experience for guests of all different ages, backgrounds and group sizes. Our Game Show Room Host’s primary mission is to deliver the rules, emcee trivia/game questions and to guide game-playing guests through a series of fun challenges until winners/a winner is named. We want people who like to have good clean fun and aren’t afraid to show their quirky, and {appropriately} comical personality. The ideal candidate will be reliable, fun, personable, energetic, adaptable, and most importantly - always happy to engage with others and ensure they have a memorable time!

This person will work without direct supervision, handle dynamic, fast-moving situations and remain calm even when met with various types of personalities/demands. The Game Show Room Host will set the tone and make fun possible.If visiting guests’ level of enthusiasm starts to wane, you're the person who will get everyone back in the game - ensuring everyone has a blast!

Our games are meant to be memorable, which equates to (1) a clean, well-maintained facility, (2) creative, exciting game formats, (3) excellent guest-service, and (4) a reputation for ensuring each and all have a fun, gratifying experience.

If you’re passionate about live entertainment, immersive games, and you have a genuine desire to do something cool, amusing and unique for work. . . we’re looking for you!

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Previous public speaking or hosting experience preferred, but not necessary (teachers, trainers, actors, DJ’s etc. all encouraged to apply)
  • Years of experience in the live entertainment industry preferred
  • Professional, friendly, self-confident, comfortable and well-spoken in front of large or small groups with an emphasis on positive reinforcement
  • Perform live broadcasts that are entertaining and informative
  • Ability to work a crowd by being witty, upbeat and entertaining – keeping the game going!
  • Excellent communication skills, outgoing personality, and interest in interacting with guests of all ages; able to improvise in a live game show environment
  • Strong sense of humor, ability to laugh at themselves and engage guests in a variety of activities
  • Be flexible in dealing with the public and a real “people person”
  • Creative and can think on your feet
  • Entertain players and encourage them while they are playing
  • Great attitude and likes to learn
  • Works/reacts well in a fast-paced, competitive environment
  • Can attract guests to your game room as they pass by in the mall
  • Welcome guests with an enthusiastic, authentic greeting, including check-in, waiver sign-in etc.
  • Provide safety instruction to all guests and ensure equipment is in working condition prior to game play; explain rules and demonstrate the game to show how it’s done
  • Must be self-starter and promoter
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong attention to detail and a commitment to safety
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to keep game moving along
  • Follow procedures to keep game play fair for everyone
  • Maintain company standards with appearance to ensure guest satisfaction
  • Reset game props after each game, ready for new players
  • Manage all game inventory, oversee inventory of all props and storage and report replacement, repairs to appropriate people
  • Promote provided marketing and promotional initiatives and solicit referrals as needed
  • Ensure that promotions and contests are executed properly
  • Possibly appear in promotional and entertainment video features in-game, TV and/or online
  • Be responsible for and operate small PA systems or microphone technology
  • Proficient with computers
  • Able to use simple math skills to keep an accurate score
  • Be 21 years of age or older

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Work well under pressure
  • Work days, nights, weekends and holidays as required
  • Able to work in a noisy, fast-paced environment with distracting conditions
  • Ability to walk, stand, stoop, bend, lift 100% throughout your shift
  • Operate and carry 50lbs
  • Read and write handwritten notes and able to manage basic computer functions

HOW TO APPLY:

Step 1: Upload your current resume today!

Step 2: Send a short (: 30 second - 1 minute) video recording of you introducing yourself to us and outlining why you should be selected as the next Game Show Room Host for All In Adventures. (Your video should show us why you’re excited to interview for this role)! Simply copy/paste the following web address to submit your short video: https://allinadventures.wufoo.com/forms/swkqn810q0mo37/

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified in this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Job Type: Part-time