Gameday & Event Entertainment

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Part Time
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Tampa, FL

Job Details

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are seeking entertainers and actors with big personalities to serve as ambassadors for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in our Gameday & Event Entertainment roles. Highly motivated, committed individuals wishing to build upon their education and professional experience with practical experience in the fast-paced world of the National Football League are preferred.

These are part-time, paid positions.  

 

Overall Functions and Requirements for all Gameday & Event Entertainment roles:

  • Lively, out-going, enthusiastic, positive, attentive, reactive, engaged, interactive and professional at all times
  • Work all 10 Buccaneers home games (www.buccaneers.com for actual dates), Training Camp, and other events as needed
  • Must be able to work flexible hours for Game Days (including weekends, nights and holidays)
  • Ability to assist in gameday and event set-up and breakdown which may require frequent lifting and/or carrying up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to adhere to and deliver and execute timelines, rundowns, layouts, promotions and entertainment elements
  • Ability to work well under pressure, on multiple projects, and trouble-shoot where necessary in a fast-paced environment
  • Assist other game day crews and departments
  • Knowledge of radio use and protocols
  • Flexible and capable in the ability to lead and be led
  • Handy, responsive, hardworking, and eager to help
  • Knowledge of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, NFL, Football, Raymond James Stadium and the Tampa Bay area
  • Ability to collaborate and work well with others and with large groups
  • May be asked to safely use and drive golf carts and vehicles
  • Annual training required

 

Descriptions and requirements specific to each role:

PROMO TEAM:

The Promo Team adds to the overall game day and event atmosphere by engaging and entertaining fans through sponsor giveaways, entertainment and experiences.  

Core Functions:

  • Engage with fans to create a fun and energetic atmosphere
  • Setup, execution, and promotion of game day elements including the pre-game Bucsparilla parade, in-stadium giveaways and sponsor/partner activations
  • Assist with maintenance, distribution and collection of all promotional and game day materials
  • Use t-shirt guns, slings and other equipment as needed for distribution of promo items
  • Other duties as assigned

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent in entertaining, communicating, engaging, and interacting with crowds and individuals
  • Ability to work and interact well with the youth
  • Dancing/Entertainment background is a plus, but not required
  • Ability to throw/toss promotional items prior, during and after the event

 

PIRATE SHIP CREW:

The Pirate Ship Cast Member will focus on adding to the overall game day and event atmosphere by engaging and entertaining fans as a pirate performer.

Core Functions:

  • Perform as Pirate, maintaining the character and personality of a pirate throughout the entire event/game 
  • Distribute giveaway items demonstrate team spirit
  • The coordination and execution of all game operations as it relates to the Pirate Ship, sails, cannons, bell, and ship giveaways
  • Assist with the functioning of the Pirate Ship such as resupplying and maintaining the gases, firing the cannons, unfurling the sails/flags and all ship giveaways
  • Other duties as assigned

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Comfortable performing as a Pirate
  • Previous acting or performance experience preferred but not required
  • Extremely safe, responsible, positive and flexible to adjust to changes

 

FLAG RUNNER:

The Flag Runner will focus on running large Buccaneers flags through the end zone on game days, leading the Intro Flag Team program, assisting with Pirate Ship Giveaways and adding to the overall game day and event atmosphere by engaging fans.

Core Functions:

  • Run large Buccaneers flags through the end zones after each Buccaneers touchdown, field goal and/or safety
  • Engage fans by demonstrating team spirit and distribution of promo items/giveaways
  • Assist with distribution and collection of promotional giveaways and game day materials
  • Use t-shirt guns, slings and other equipment as needed for distribution of promo items
  • Other duties as assigned

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Ability to throw/toss promotional items
  • Excellent in communicating, engaging, and interacting with crowds and individuals
  • Physical strength, stamina and ability to run while carrying large flags

 

How to Apply

All applicants must submit a complete application and cover letter via Teamwork Online. Be sure to include the video or link to a video as requested in question 5 of the application.

Although a selection does not guarantee a position within that department, applicants may select two of the following departments of interest for placement:

  • Promo Team
  • Pirate Ship Crew
  • Flag Runner

 

Please Note: 

Due to the high volume of applications expected, we ask that all communications in regard to the positions be conducted via Teamwork.  Please ensure that your initial submission is complete. Only applications submitted through Team Work Online will be considered for this position (no phone calls/emails please).

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