Open Positions

Mascot: Mack the Knight

The Corvallis Knights are currently accepting applications to be the Mack the Knight mascot! We are looking for fun, outgoing individuals who aren’t afraid to move and jump around in order to get a crowd excited about the Corvallis Knights!

If you think you have what it takes–then please fill out the below application right away!
Job Description:

Mack the Knight must be an outgoing individual who works well with others and can engage with fans of all ages. He/she must be in strong physical condition to wear a multi-layer costume, endure high temperatures and stand, walk, run or dance for extended periods of time. Mack must be able to read individuals’ social cues to understand the level of interaction each fan may want. Ideal applicants for this position should have a creative and energetic personality with the ability to motivate others and have a passion for having fun.

This position may include opportunities in the following areas:
– Represent the Corvallis Knights at home games and at a wide range of events throughout the Corvallis area
– Meet and greet fans prior to, during and after events
– Perform duties in a respectful manner deemed acceptable according to the team standards

Qualifications:

– Candidates must be able to lift/move weights of 50 lbs.
– Available to work flexible hours including nights and weekends
– Take and follow direction from Community Relations Manager/On-Field Emcee
– Collaborate with promotions team and on-field Emcee
– Punctuality is mandatory
– Maintain costume cleanliness and wellbeing
– Performance/dance/acting background a plus, but not required
– Previous mascot experience a plus, but not required
Wages:
Being Mack the Knight is a paid position, part-time, hourly at minimum wage. Must be able to attend all home games. Some community appearances as well, flexible scheduling.

FLSA & Employment Status: part-time seasonal. Exempt.

Click here to apply for our mascot position.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

2018 Corvallis Knights Internships

Purpose:

Our internship program exists to expose students to the sports business world through a wide range of pre-season projects and summer assignments that require teamwork, critical thinking, creativity, enthusiasm and commitment. The program is in place to create an environment for students to improve their business acumen while gaining practical experience and networking opportunities.

Remaining Roles Available:

  • Box Office Operations & Ticket Sales
  • Hospitality & Concessions Operations
  • Merchandise Operations & Sales

Details:

We are offering internships beginning in December 2017 and continuing through the end of August 2018. In addition to weekly office hours, interns are expected to regularly participate in staff meetings and community events, both pre-season and in-season. The season includes a minimum of 32 home games, plus additional events at the stadium. While each internship has a focus area, we are a small organization and everyone wears multiple hats. Flexibility and collaboration is a key part of our program.

Wages:

All internships are unpaid and must tie to the intern’s formal education program by integrated coursework or the receipt of academic credit.

Application Deadline:

The first round of applications were accepted through November 3, 2017. However, we are continuing to accept additional applications until all roles are filled, so please do not hesitate to apply if you are still interested but missed the first deadline.

Click here to apply for one of our internship opportunities.

WORKING FOR THE CORVALLIS KNIGHTS

Before applying for a position, please take a brief moment to review our core values and expectations. We are an equal opportunity employer, and we are looking for attitude over aptitude. The traits of a Knight are as follows: a passionate, enthusiastic, hard-working, flexible, talented and tough critical thinker.

Attendance at all games and events is required for all interns and staff. Individuals should plan to have team-related commitments through the end of August. Job postings for concessions and hospitality staff will be posted in February 2017.

Knights Alumni

We are incredibly proud of the individuals who have been a part of our rich history. We are truly a Knights Family and we remain connected with many of our former interns, staff and players. Former Knights interns have gone on to work for:

  • Nike
  • Adidas
  • New York Yankees
  • Portland Trail Blazers
  • Portland Timbers
  • San Diego Padres
  • Texas Rangers
  • NBA League Office
  • Sports Illustrated
  • JetBlue Airways Headquarters
  • University of Oregon Athletic Department
  • Fred Meyer Headquarters
  • Nocking Point Winery
  • Reser’s Fine Foods
  • Van Vleet Meats

Additional Team Info

If you receive an interview, please come prepared by arriving on-time, in business attire and with at least 2 copies of your resume. It is in your best interest to do research on the team and the West Coast League and to come with relevant questions about the organization and the roles you applied for. When applying for a position, you will be asked for 3 references. These references may be contacted in the event that you are under serious consideration for a position.

We are a drug-free workplace. Consuming drugs or alcohol at the office or stadium, or showing up under the influence of drugs or alcohol, is strictly forbidden and will result in immediate termination. Business attire is expected in our office. Khakis, team-issued shirts and Nike shoes are expected on game days and at community events. While representing the team publicly, you are expected to maintain appropriate grooming and personal hygiene.

The Corvallis Knights are equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, sex, national origin, disabilities status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.