GACUCON (GCC) Cosplay and Party Host

Are you an experienced community leader, activity host and cosplay fan? Do you like managing parties and communities for live events? Then we invite you to apply to become one of the GACUCon Cosplay Party Host and sail as part of the crew on this rare voyage!

What is the GACUCon Gaming & Cosplay Cruise?

The GACUCon Gaming & Cosplay Cruise in 2023 is a 4 day cruise event sailing from Los Angeles on July 10 – 14, 2023. It is 4 days of playing games and enjoying cosplay parties with photo ops during your travel time, all between fun in the sun and exotic destinations. Aboard the Royal Caribbean ship GACUCon Gaming & Cosplay Cruise will take place across several private venues for the charter including Conference Center, Lounges or activity venues (Laser tag, minigolf, karaoke, etc.). Guests will have activities like scavenger hunts, group min-golf, cosplay cocktail parties and friendly Nintendo Switch tournaments for charity or prizes with other fans of the hobby from across the globe on vacation alongside them.

Position Responsibilities

As the Cosplay Party Host you will be managing the run of show for a few activities each day centered on cosplay but inviting non-cosplay guests to enjoy on days 2 and 3 aboard the sailing. You will work with the Event.Cruise organizers to recommend activities, supplies, equipment including their expected budget for approval. Depending on the final signups 2-3 months before sailing this may include activities such as cosplay masquerade with open bar, cosplay themed laser tag, mini-golf, karaoke and group tours off the ship in the port vicinity or beaches. Though this depends on you if hired to help maximize the fun on the sailing for this community. This includes the following responsibilities:

  1. Have an energetic and community focused personality
  2. Ability to speak publicly as an activity and party host to a crowd and on camera for promotional materials
  3. Thorough understanding of the cosplay and gaming communities
  4. Direct cosplay experience with willingness to cosplay through these activities
  5. Proven experience managing parties, meetups for conventions or major events
  6. Ability to manage guest engagement and issues as needed
  7. Develop community guidelines for each title prior to sailing
  8. Managing  signups, questions at live activities
  9. Engage with guests and maintain professionalism as a representative of the event
  10. Time management to ensure you and the guests are on time for all scheduled activities
  11. Prepare and distribute activity materials proactively to ensure smooth and enjoyable activity for participating guests
  12. Work with Event.Cruises staff to request supplies, prize support, etc. as needed for activities requiring them.

Position Requirements

  • Must be 21+ years of age
  • Must have passport that does not expire by sail date
  • Must be in Los Angeles by time of sailing
  • Must have vaccination card as required by Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines (Subject to change)
  • Ideal candidates will have cosplay outfits or costumes available but a separate fund may be considered for new and relevant cosplay builds on request.
  • Ideal candidates will have an outgoing social media presence and following but not required.

Additional Information

  • Event pass included (Shirts, cocktail hour open bar, swag bag)
  • Shared crew cabin included (Split with other Crew) with option for pro-rated private cabin or to bring along friends/family
  • Friends & Family discount on event passes
  • Food, water, tea, juice included for all meals aboard the ship
  • Time off to visit the ports and enjoy cruise amenities
  • Discounted options to book your own private cabin or with friends or family members
  • Daily pay/stipend of $100 through for each sail day
  • Additional earning opportunities for referral sales optional if interested up to $100 per referral (Contact if you are interested in this even without this position).

If this sounds good or you meet a few of the criteria but not everything, apply! We use the pool of applicants for all years

If you have any issues with the application, email for assistance

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"EC_Dru is one of the co-founders of Event.Cruises including GACUCON Game Cruise, D20 the RPG Cruise and Battle Barge the Wargaming Cruise. He's travelled the world and dragged his hobbies along with him as a game master, painter of minis and most recently a 3d printing adept. You can find him @CruiseDru on Twitter."

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