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Eagles looking to hire front office staff.

June 29th, 2021 @ 8:08 am

The Canmore Eagles are looking to add positions to the front office. The Eagles are seeking qualified individuals for the following positions: Events Coordinator/Game Day Coordinator and Sponsorship and Ticketing Sales Executive:

Job Description: Sponsorship and Ticketing Sales Executive

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Responsible for the development, sale and management of various sponsorship opportunities in addition to season tickets, packages, group tickets, and VIP sales packages.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: Reporting to the General Manager, for the Canmore Eagles, and be primarily responsible for:
Developing new business opportunities in the area of corporate properties, group tickets and sponsorship
Renewal of all previous years sponsorship sales
Researching new ticket and sponsorship sales opportunities and adopting game promotions that would fit within the Canmore Eagles structure
Managing accounts of new corporate sales
in game day and client events
Assisting with other items related to the sales and ticketing department, and all other duties as assigned
Plan, coordinate, and implement various marketing and ticket sales strategies, including promotion, pricing, distribution, and product development.
Establish and maintain all budgets relating to ticket sales, with an emphasis on cost reduction and revenue maximization. Meet or exceed budgeted goals.
Create and maintain customer database for efficient use in direct and targeted marketing campaigns.
Identify new business opportunities and actively prospect and research new sales leads
Maintain a record of all promotional and group customers
Create and maintain relationships with area companies and individuals to sell advertising and sponsorships, with an emphasis on season, group and partial-plan ticket packages to a variety of corporate prospects via the phone and face-to-face presentations.
Assist at games and other special events with supervision and delivery of promotional functions as required
Work within a team environment to develop and achieve common team goals.
Participate and contribute to weekly business operations meetings

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE
A degree or diploma, preferably in sales/business. An independent worker who takes initiative, self-starter, assertive attributes, strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills, with the ability to see multiple projects and tasks through to completion on a timely basis. Ideally possess sports and tourism related business experience but consumer products experience would be acceptable.
SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS
Requiring strong leadership in sales with teams, associations and the community at large
Displays strong communication and relationship-building skills
Must be a hard-working, creative, outgoing, ambitious self-motivated professional who can take initiative and be directed.
Proficiency with computer software programs, including Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook Experience with CRM software
Ability to collaborate in a team atmosphere
Represents the organization in a professional manner
Other considerations require flexible schedule with the ability to work all home games, as well as weekends, evenings, and holidays when necessary
Must have access to a vehicle at all times
Be focused on attention to detail, taking initiative, and creating a positive working environment.
Must be able to work some overtime and enjoy working with a team in a busy, fast-paced environment
Coordination and Time Management Adjusting actions/schedule in relation to others’ actions and ensuring deadlines are met.
Customer Service Must have great interpersonal skills.
Professional Rapport with Players, An appropriate mix of friendliness, patience and conduct when it comes to interacting with players.
Must have the ability to work in extreme pressure situations and make changes on the fly.
Must have a keen sense of confidentiality.
Experience in guest relations or customer service is recommended – event experience is a plus.


Job Description: Events Coordinator/Game Day Coordinator


GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: This position would report directly to the General Manager, and work closely with Canmore Minor Hockey Executives as well as the Canmore Rec Center Facilities operators.  While also working with the entirety of the business operations staff to execute our game day promotions, assist with sponsorship activations. This role requires the candidate to have time management, organizational and interpersonal skills with the ability to work in a fast-paced and exciting environment.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: Reporting to the General Manager, for the Canmore Eagles, and be primarily responsible for:
Tournament Coordinator would manage and run all CMHA Tournaments
Tournament Coordinator would manage and run all Jr.A Eagles Tournaments
Scheduling, brochure & program making
Organization of volunteers, workers, dressing rooms & refs
Organize welcome table & registration
Run and manage the tournament
Invites to teams/ correspondence with teams - emails should be responded within 48 hours
Organization of prizes, awards, goodie bags & or trophies, which will be paid by CMHA
Communicate and collaborate with CMHA regarding the acceptance of teams attending the tournaments, the choice of goodie bags and trophies
Sponsorship & obtaining possible raffle items
Provide a breakdown of tournament costs to CMHA Treasurer at the end of each event
will work all home games, select team events.
Position will be the lead for all Canmore Eagles events throughout the year including the following but not limited to; Golf tournament, fundraising events (blue white night, Christmas Trees) ect ect...
research and development of future events that aline with the Canmore Eagles organization
Assist with the selection and management of the volunteer game operations team
Manage game day volunteers in the set-up, organization, execution and breakdown of all in-game promotions, kiosks, events, etc.
Work directly with sponsors on their game-day activations, including set-up, in-game servicing, promotions, kiosks, prizing, etc.
Assist with weekly office tasks as they relate to game preparation, including managing the inventory of supplies, prizing, etc.
Assist with the creation of game operations manual for set-up, execution, tear down, etc. of all promotions and special events surrounding Eagles games.
Provide support needed by teams, officials, full-time and part-time staff members on game days.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE

Diploma/Degree or working toward a diploma or degree in the sports, entertainment and/or event management fields
Hockey Knowledge – have a basic understanding of hockey games and the events surrounding them.
English Language – Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS
Writing and Speaking – Communicating effectively as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
Active Listening – Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions when appropriate.
Judgment and Decision Making – Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one for the organization.
Coordination and Time Management – Adjusting actions/schedule in relation to others’ actions and ensuring deadlines are met.
Customer Service – Must have great interpersonal skills.
Flexible Schedule – Will require varied office hours during the week with games on both weekdays, weekends and holidays.
Professional Rapport with Players –An appropriate mix of friendliness, patience and conduct when it comes to interacting with players.
Must be a hard-working, creative, outgoing, ambitious professional who can take initiative and be directed.
Must have the ability to work in extreme pressure situations and make changes on the fly.
Proficient in Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, Outlook).
Must have a keen sense of confidentiality.
Ability to lift at least 20 lbs.
Be focused on attention to detail, taking initiative, and creating a positive working environment.
Experience in guest relations or customer service is recommended – event experience is a plus.

Please forward your resume to General Manager at andrewmilne@canmoreeagles.com or for more information contact the Eagles office.

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