In-Stadium Host, Toronto Argonauts

  • 170 Princes' Blvd, Toronto, ON M6K 3C3, Canada
  • Contract

Company Description

Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment (MLSE) one of the world's premier sports and entertainment companies, owns the Toronto Maple Leafs (NHL), Toronto Raptors (NBA), Toronto FC (MLS), Toronto Argonauts (CFL), Toronto Marlies (AHL), Raptors 905 (NBA D-League), TFC II (USL) and Raptors Uprising Gaming Club, the Toronto Raptors Esports franchise in the NBA 2K League. Its charitable arm, MLSE Foundation, focuses on funding initiatives to support youth through sport and recreational programs. In 2017 MLSE Foundation, with support of community and corporate partners, built MLSE LaunchPad, a 42,000-sq. ft. space dedicated to programming that support its four Pillars: Healthy Body, Healthy Mind, Ready For School and Ready For Work.

MLSE also owns and operates Scotiabank Arena, Canada’s premier sports & entertainment venue hosting more than 200 events each year, as well as two digital channels (Leafs Nation Network and NBA TV Canada), and has a partnership with Live Nation (the biggest concert promoter in the world). MLSE has also invested in and operates five of Toronto's sports facilities – Coca-Cola Coliseum, BMO Field, BMO Training Grounds at Downsview Park, home of Toronto FC's Academy and the First Team's practice facility, the Toronto Raptors’ training facility and the MasterCard Centre for Hockey Excellence, the practice facility for the Maple Leafs and Marlies.

MLSE’s common purpose is to unite and empower employees to deliver extraordinary moments to our fans and each other.

Job Description

As part of the Game Presentation team, the Toronto Argonauts In-Stadium host is an integral part of the game night experience. Attending all Argos home games at BMO Field, as well as various community initiatives and events, the In-Stadium host will be responsible for presenting in-game promotions and features, conducting interviews, and adding to the overall excitement of the fan’s experience.

  • Available to work a minimum of 9 Toronto Argonauts home games and other events as necessary
  • Knowledge of Toronto Argonauts past and present history
  • Understanding of the game of football
  • An energetic and passionate personality
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Able to take direction and show initiative in a fast-paced environment
  • Broadcast background and/or education

Qualifications

To qualify, all applicants will be asked to submit a formal resume/CV, complete the full online application and submit a link to an online video no longer than 5 minutes in length (YouTube preferred) to your demo reel via the "Message to Hiring Manager".

Additional Information

 

Apply by: March 20, 2020.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment Partnership will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities in the job application process. If you have difficulty using our online application system and you need an accommodation due to a disability, please email [email protected] Please note this email is only for accommodation requests. Resumes sent to this email address will not be considered.

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