Cosplay Department Head

Reports to: Anime Detour Executive Team

Description: As the head of the Cosplay Department, you will be in charge of setting up and organizing the Cosplay masquerade for Anime Detour.


  • Lay out and plan the Masquerade.
  • Accept registrations for the Cosplay Masquerade.
  • Prepare contestants for the Masquerade, usually by providing a run-through.
  • Work with Tech, Programming, and Guests to ensure proper run time of the Cosplay Masquerade.
  • Recruit judges for the Masquerade.
  • Set judging criteria for the Cosplay Masquerade.
  • Communicate with the executive team, other departments and hotel contacts in a timely manner, primarily through email.
  • Annually submit a budget.
  • Annually prepare an inventory of the Cosplay Department’s items for insurance.
  • Recruit staff members for the department and help improve their professional skills.
  • Contribute ideas and solutions on how to improve the convention as a whole.