Staffing

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If your interested in applying or would like to inquire about further details, click here to fill out the survey. Send questions regarding application to  hr@katsucon.org.

Guests Relations

Five Guest Liaisons Needed!!
This position is responsible for acting as the liaison between the domestic guests and as a personal spokesperson for Katsucon. The ideal candidate should be hard working, flexible, fun, forward thinking, creative and detail oriented. Knowledge of pop culture, anime, voice acting, theater work highly desired, but not mandatory.

Requirements Before the Convention:

  •  Attend staff meetings as required by Dept. Head
  •  Communicate with the guest, via introduction by Dept. Head
  •  Attend any training as needed by Katsucon
  •  Respond to guest inquiries regarding their appearance.

Duties & Responsibilities onsite at the convention:

  •  Have own transportation and be able to appear on-location at Feb 13-15
  •  Be able to lift 25lbs (we help guests move merchandise/setup)
  •  Be able to stand for up to 2 hours at a time
  •  Be comfortable and calm in crowd settings
  •  Must be a good communicator
  •  Responsable, Detail Oriented
  •  A passion for helping
  •  Additionally, the liaison ideally should research their guest and provide any onsite assistance to them during the convention.
  •  Accompany Guests, acting as guide, scheduler, to help them arrive at events on time.
  •  Deliver water and food to guests, or help them to the Guest only lounge. (provided)

Guest Interpreters
This position is responsible for acting as the liaison between the international guests and the convention.
Qualifications and Responsibilities:

  • Candidate should be hard working, flexible, fun, forward thinking, creative and detail oriented.
  • Must be able to fluently speak to interpret and communicate with guests.  Language: Japanese.
  • Must be able to attend staff meetings as required by Dept. Head via phone, virtual or in person.
  • Must be able to respond to guest inquiries regarding their appearance, If so needed to coordinate events and schedule.
  • ​Must be able to lift 25lbs (we help guests move merchandise/setup)
  • Must be comfortable and calm in crowd settings
  • Must be a good communicator
  • Must have a passion for helping
  • Accompany Guests, acting as guide, scheduler, to help them arrive at events on time.
  • Deliver water and food to guests, or help them to the Guest only lounge. (provided)
  • Desired Qualifications But not Mandatory:
  • Knowledge of Jpop culture, anime, voice acting, theater work highly desired.
  • Have own transportation to the convention.

Accommodations and meals are provided and available at the hotel for the duration of the convention as needed for liaisons.


Security Members Needed!

We are looking for people to join us to have fun and keep our guests and staff safe!

General Qualifications:

  • Must be comfortable and calm in crowd settings
  • Must be able to gain control of tense situations that involve alterations.
  • Must be a good communicator
  • Must be a team player
  • Must be responsible, Detail Oriented
  • Must have a passion for helping people.

Responsibilities before the Convention:

  • Must be able to attend staff meetings physical or virtual.
  • Must be able to attend any training as needed by Katsucon

Responsibilities during the convention:

  • Must have own transportation and be able to appear on-location at Feb 12-15
  • Must be able to lift 25lbs (we help with move in and move out)
  • Must be able to stand for up to 2-4 hours at a time

Accommodations for staff will be discussed if interested. ​


Accommodations for staff will be discussed if interested. ​