FUN is getting ready for another season and as we look to expand content we are looking for new FUN Hosts and Official Contributors to help with our Region Recap shows and other FUN content.
Region Recap has been a big success but we know we can do more and that there are still areas that are underrepresented in our coverage. Our goal is to bring in passionate individuals who want to help their region shine by providing in-depth knowledge on events and teams from their area.
We have two types of FUN Staff positions available: Form is located here
Official Contributor: Official Contributors are vetted individuals who provide information, insight and support to help create FUN content. Official Contributors may also create content but on a less regular basis and/or are not on air on a consistent basis. Official contributors work with their teams lead by a Show Runner through scheduled deadlines and expectations during the competition season.
FUN Host: A FUN Host is someone who is an on-air personality on FUN shows and content. FUN Hosts are both the face of FUN but also work in the background with to create shows through scheduled deadlines and expectations. FUN Hosts work with a team lead by a Show Runner to create great content for the community.
Some attributes that make a good fit to be a member of FUN Staff:
*Enthusiastic personality and a drive to get the job done no matter what.
*Ability to meet deadlines: Our fans and fellow staff rely upon everyone getting their commitments done on time. During the competition season this will in many cases require 24-48 hour turnarounds on content creation.
*Knowledge of the FRC game and knowledge and representative of teams and events in their region and neighboring areas.
*Ability to work with others including other FUN Staff and guests.
*Willing to check Discord on a daily basis during competition season for announcement and communications. Less frequent during off-season.
*Willing to create/assist in the creation of Behind the Bumpers and other short form content videos at competitions
Additional requirements to be an Official Contributor:
*At least 1 complete year of FRC experience
*Official contributors typically will be assigned duties that will require 1-2 hours per week of research and script writing
Additional requirements to be a FUN Host:
*Confidence in front of a camera with a strong vocal presence.
*Relatable to the audience and willing to interact with members of the FUN chat room (both friends and trolls alike).
*Ability to broadcast out of a quiet space without being disturbed, have a webcam (other than a laptop webcam), microphone (other than a laptop microphone), headphones, and a wired internet connection with at least 3mbps upload.
*18+ years of age.
*Not currently in high school.
This host position will be live on camera for a weekly show most likely on Monday’s during the competition season and will need to spend time some time on the days prior doing research, preparation and script writing. Some shows/regions requirements may vary.
Typically our hosts spend 25 minutes on air with 20 minutes of prep time prior and 2-4 hours each week with research and script writing during the competition season.
This form will be closing approximately 11:59pm ET on Sunday October 13th. After which we will contact you to perform an interview to make sure you are a great fit for FUN and FUN is a great fit for you.