Mascot Handler for Spring 2022 is open.
Gardner-Webb is hiring an intern Mascot Handler in support of the GWU Live Mascot – Bo the Bulldog.
The Little Dawg (mascot handler) is an unpaid intern on the Web & Digital Communications team who supports the strategic initiatives of Gardner-Webb University through participating in the care, social media content creation, marketing, transportation, and training of our official live mascot.
Applicants must be currently enrolled as an undergraduate student at Gardner-Webb and able to commit a minimum of one academic year to the program. Previous experience with live animals and working with people of all ages at large and small-scale events and social media and marketing interest is preferred, and students from all majors may apply.
A Runnin’ Bulldog Handler’s mission is to actively promote Gardner-Webb through working with the live mascot and university constituents, while upholding the values, ethics and traditions of GWU. As a handler, this individual will work closely with the Social Media Manager to promote GWU and the live mascot program through managing and creating content for his Facebook, Instagram, TikTok and Twitter social media channels. The handler will also be responsible for ensuring all live mascot schedules and needs are met.
All candidates will be expected to work a 10 hour weekly average inclusive of all time spent on assigned duties including mandatory training sessions.
If you are interested, please email Kim Kreuzman including a video as to why you are interested and a great fit for the position.
Video Application must be submitted no later than Friday, January 28 at 11:59PM.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.