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Jobs (Edmonton): Character Escape Room Host – Cryptic Characters

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Jobs (Edmonton): Character Escape Room Host – Cryptic Characters

Cryptic Characters is hiring a part-time/casual Character Host.

Cryptic Characters is an escape room that specializes in providing immersive storytelling and game play for our players. As we prepare to open our third Escape Experience we find that we need to expand our team.

Our Character Hosts, in costume and character, introduce groups of players to the story of their adventure, while also providing critical information. The host then watches the players via the security camera system ensuring that safety rules are being followed, and providing hints in character via walkie talkie/intercom.

In addition to running the escape rooms, Character Hosts perform a variety of customer service duties including checking in guests, explaining gameplay rules, taking bookings, answering the phones and accepting payment. Professionalism and salesmanship is expected at all times while interacting with guests.

Other duties, as needed:

  • Cleaning
  • Assisting with repairs and maintenance
  • Assisting with our social media presence
  • Occasional help with large group bookings outside of “typical” hours
  • Contributing to the development and testing of new puzzles and escape room scenarios
  • The starting wage for this position is $17.50 per hour.

    Successful applicants will have…

    • A professional and friendly attitude
    • The ability to adapt and learn new skills
    • Problem solving skills
    • The ability to work as part of a team, as well as being a self starter

    At this time we are able to offer casual hours, 5-10 hours per week. These hours would primarily be on weekends and sometimes weekday evenings. As business increases, hours may also have the potential to increase.

    Acting training/experience, particularly improv, is an asset. As is experience in customer service and sales.

    Send cover letters and resumes to with the subject line: Character Host.
    Please indicate your anticipated availability.

    Application deadline October 31st, 2023.
    If selected for an interview you will be contacted by November 5th.

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