Game-Day Host

Posting Dates: 
Tuesday July 13, 2021 to Sunday August 15, 2021
Number of Positions: 
2
Department: 
Interuniversity Sports
Duration: 
September 1st, 2021 to March 31st, 2022
Hourly Rate: 
$14.25 / hour
Job Description: 

The University of Ottawa, Varsity Athletics is seeking highly motivated individuals who will be responsible for the promotion and entertainment of all Gee-Gees home Football, Soccer, Rugby, Hockey, Volleyball and Basketball games in addition to special Varsity Athletics events.

The Game-Day host will be responsible for managing the fan engagement at Varsity events and will work closely with game-day staff. The Gee-Gees Game-Day Host engages with the spectators and creates an exciting fan experience. This is an amazing opportunity for students to work in an energetic, team-based sport environment at the University of Ottawa. Please note that the Gee-Gees Game-Day Host will mostly be working weekends and evenings at varsity games. Applicants will need to have a flexible schedule.

Responsibilities include: 

  • Create an exciting fan experience
  • Engage with fans throughout the event over the microphone
  • Announce special messaging to attending fans
  • Master of ceremonies (emcee)
  • Assist in the game-day operations, facility, and event set-up/ tear-down of varsity events.

Qualifications:

  • Excellent oral communication skills in both English and French.
  • Bilingualism is required.
  • Outgoing and positive personality and team spirit
  • Comfortable with public speaking
  • Experience working with crowd an asset
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of people
  • Ability to provide an excellent customer service
  • Able to stand for long periods of time and lift over 20 pounds
  • Flexible schedule with ability to work minimum 10 hrs/ week, during the week, evenings, and weekends.
Send resume to: 

All interested candidates must email a cover letter and resume to ggevents@uottawa.ca . Please note your full name and position title in the subject line of your email.