Ontario Basketball Coordinator, Team Operations, Raptors 905 Contract in Ontario

Ontario Basketball

Branch ON CA

Coordinator, Team Operations, Raptors 905

Organizing people and activities, scheduling, logistics, account reconciliation, and evaluation. Assist with contract Management and special project assignment….


Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment Partnership (MLSE) is one of North America’s leading providers of unimaginable experiences. We are the parent company of the Toronto Maple Leafs (NHL), Toronto Raptors (NBA), Toronto FC (MLS), and Toronto Marlies (AHL). Our talented group of professionals are accountable for delivering everything our teams need to win. At the end of the day, our mission is simple: bring the world to its feet.


As part of MLSE’s NBA Gatorade League team (affiliate of the Toronto Raptors Basketball Club), this position will assist with the development, implementation and management of the operational functions of the team including day to day activities, contract execution, and additional projects as assigned.


  • Embedding operational plans, tactics and resolution of issues on the ground
  • Design model requirements to support initiatives of the Team Operations Director
  • Work with internal clients (Ticket Sales & Service, Communications, Public Relations, Global Partnerships, Marketing, and Basketball Operations) on core operational issues impacting Raptors 905
  • Event management including but not limited to: organizing people and activities, scheduling, logistics, account reconciliation, and evaluation
  • Organize, attend and support office management committee meetings
  • Meeting minutes, diary management
  • Accountable for achieving KPI’s and objectives
  • Reconciliation of daily accounts; month end projections
  • Assist with contract Management and special project assignment
  • Compile, Record and File documentation on a daily basis of team activities, status reports and events.
  • Imbed processes to ensure collaboration between supporting functions and external suppliers/customers.


  • A university degree in sports management and administration, business management administration, or a related field
  • Project or change management experience highly valued
  • 2-3 years of proven experience – industry experience is an asset, but not required
  • A strong management and coordination skill-set with a good understanding of operations management and coordination
  • Ability to engage, establish, maintain and cultivate excellent relationships with wide array of people at multiple levels of management including various executive level stakeholders, players and coaches, and influential community leaders
  • A thorough understanding of the NBA and NBA G League; Knowledge of the sports industry; including operations of the Toronto Raptors and Raptors 905, NBA and NBA Gatorade League, and MLSE Partnership
  • Experience working in a Client Facing and Corporate Function driving efficiencies and improving client relationships
  • Demonstrates the ability to and take direction well while also displaying strong personal initiative
  • Ability to work in a deadline-driven media environment
  • Good planning and strategic thinking skills
  • Must have advanced Excel and Modelling skills, excellent PowerPoint skills
  • A “Can Do”, positive, winning approach, incorporating integrity, confidentiality and discretion when required
  • Influential – ability to bring people along with them, both supporters & detractors
  • Works confidently, takes initiative and drives self & others
  • Experience in dealing with a variety of complex, challenging and new situations & people
  • Big picture vision; able look at all angles, question, challenge – reach the right answer by exploring options
  • Availability to work evenings, weekends and holidays as required
  • Availability and willingness to travel with the team (if requested) and be available for all home games

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment Ltd. will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities in the job application process.

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Employment Type: Freelance
Location: , ON, CA
Posted on: 2018-05-24
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