Indianapolis Colts - Mascot Intern

Indianapolis Colts - Indianapolis, IN4.5

InternshipEstimated: $13,000 - $17,000 a year
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Position Overview
The Indianapolis Colts are seeking a highly motivated individual to fill a Mascot Intern position within a fast-paced, team-oriented environment. This individual will work with the Mascot Coordinator and Assistant in scheduling appearances, helping with administrative duties of the department and serving as a back-up for appearances, as needed. The internship is paid and will require additional evening and weekend hours as dictated by the department’s events and game day responsibilities.

Reports to: Mascot Program Coordinator and Mascot Program Assistant

Position Responsibilities:
Learn the dynamics of the character, Blue, from the Mascot Program Coordinator in order to serve as a back-up performer, as needed
Assist with scheduling appearances and school shows
Track media coverage for Blue
Attend appearances with Blue to assist, as needed
Assist with the planning and creation of promotional elements for the program (i.e. Colts.com stories and updates, press releases, social media posts, etc.)
Manage fan mail for the department
Assist with Colts marketing events and programs, as needed
Assist Blue on game days (skits, fan interaction, t-shirt tosses, etc.)
Help manage Blue's email account and Facebook page

Skills/Requirements:
High school diploma or equivalent
College mascot experience preferred
Previous experience as a mascot is mandatory
Exceptional communication (oral & written) skills
Strong computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook)
Videography and editing skills is a plus
Willingness to learn
High energy, positive attitude with a creative and outgoing personality
Commitment to teamwork, as well as individual responsibility
Detail oriented, highly motivated, organized, with an ability to multi-task, be flexible and passionate about working in sports
Ability to work nontraditional hours in a fast pace, ever changing environment
Valid Driver’s License and the ability to drive a company vehicle

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.