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Vikings looking for next big mascot

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If you have always wanted to be in the middleof the action at Vikings games always enjoying the best view in the house, theteam may have the perfect opportunity for you.

The Minnesota Vikings are looking for the next big thing to take over on thefield. It isn't exactly what you may think. The team is scouting a MascotCoordinator to take over as the team's official mascot, Viktor the Viking.

JobDescription
Perform as Viktor at games, in the community, at special events, and otherappearances mandated by the organization.
Maintain the mascot costume, props, and vehicles.
Coordinate Viktor's schedule and book appearances.
Increase program revenue by generating additional paid appearances.
Develop skits and videos to increase fan entertainment value of the character.
Expand on existing school assembly program to meet revenue goals and create avaluable branding piece for the team's youth fan base.
Assist with youth related programs such as kid's club programs, regionalmarketing events and youth football initiatives.
Must collaborate and work in concert with other entertainment groups such asthe Minnesota Vikings Cheerleaders and the Skol Line Drum Line.
 

Requirements
Minimum of 4 seasons of collegiate and/or professional mascot experience.
College degree is highly preferred.
The ability and desire to work long, flexible hours including evenings,weekends and holidays.
Must have strong communication and organizational skills.
Familiarity with Outlook, Excel, Power Point, and Photoshop
Experience with video production will be considered a plus
Knowledge of social media tools including, but not limited to, Facebook,Twitter, and Instagram is required.

Interested applicants canfind more information here.

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