• Washington, DC, USA
  • 17-19 +Bonus
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

Medical, Dental, Vision available for full time crew


Are you looking for the right fit? Do you often consider yourself to be one of the most intelligent people in the room? Enjoy problem-solving and figuring things out while being embraced by an environment of fun and, at times, pure genius. Desire to learn new avenues that can translate into your future career? This role is perfect for someone that loves to be surrounded by a team that cares and teaches. We value coaching and learning every day.

Do you have the skills? Calling all Tour Guides, Class Instructors, Coaches, Teachers, Gamers, Techies, Theater background, Stagehands, and Axe Throwers to come and have some fun in the very first immersive group entertainment where guests step into real-life video games! If you can command a room and like to have fun while working, then you are who we NEED!


BEAT THE BOMB is the next generation of immersive group entertainment where players step into real-life video games. We use an innovative digital, interactive game system to reimagine the intersection of technology and human social connection. Since opening our flagship Brooklyn location in 2018, we've hosted over 200,000 players including hundreds of corporate team building outings, school groups, and non-profit organizations. It's among the highest ranking activities in all of NYC based on its 8,000 Google Reviews at a 4.9-out-of-5-star ranking and TripAdvisor Traveler's Choice Award. BEAT THE BOMB is expanding across the country, starting with Atlanta in 2022 and DC now in early 2023. Our location will feature a fun, eclectic food & beverage offering to complement the unique gaming experience. Check us out... The Company also offers a remote team building experience - Beat The Bomb Virtual.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

A Game Runner will assist in creating a one-of-a-kind experience for both Beat The Bomb's guests and fellow team members. Beat The Bomb Game Runners must be adaptable, working as a coach and tour guide of the BEAT THE BOMB experience.

  • Front of House (FOH) Focus:

    • Always make guests feel welcome, and excited to be at Beat The Bomb
    • Ensure all game rooms are prepped, tested and ready for gameplay.
    • Assist Managers with customer check-in as needed
    • Make sure customers are properly set up for the game in a timely manner
    • Make sure all customer areas are presentable and clean
      • Game Rooms
      • Bathroom
      • Party Room
    • Pictures! Always offer to help capture the moment with customers whenever you can
    • Head on a swivel! Downtime in your area? Always ask, "where else can I help?"
  • Back of House (BOH) Focus:
  • Ensure Bomb Rooms are set up to start the day and prior to each team's entry into the bomb room
  • Maintain a safe environment and facilitate a safe experience for our customers and fellow team members - everyone appreciates feeling taken care of!
  • Engage and have fun, then engage again and have more fun...with our customers!
  • Pictures! Always offer to help capture the moment with customers whenever you can
  • Assist Front of house team members with getting teams set up
    • Assist teams with suits, onboarding, and waivers
    • Start a team in the game if needed

The Ideal Game Runner:

  • Embodies Beat The Bomb's Values:
    • Bring Positivity
    • Take Responsibility
    • Build The Future
  • Isn't afraid to get's a paint blast facility, after all!
  • Is great with groups! We love to party... and Game Runner's need to excel in commanding groups of all kinds - birthdays, corporate teams, family reunions and beyond!
  • Has an interest in live experiences / digital gaming
  • Loves people! They thrive when engaging with others... both teammates and customers alike!
  • The ultimate teammate - they are ready to jump in and help wherever and whenever necessary!
  • Has a strong aptitude for technology and/or an interest and excitement to learn
  • Is solution oriented
  • Remains calm when faced with external pressures
  • Is friendly, outgoing and inclusive
  • Is a weekend warrior! (must be available to work weekends)
  • Doesn't mind physical activity... our paint buckets can weigh up to 50 lbs

Compensation & Benefits

  • Competitive Pay ($17-$19hr + tips & monthly bonuses)
  • Participation in monthly tip/bonus pool
  • Team Appreciation Outings
  • Free Beat The Bomb games for friends & family
  • Free fountain beverages
  • 50% Meal discount
  • Health Benefits available for full time employment
  • Sick/vacation pay
  • Commuter benefits
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