River Spirit Golf Club Event Coordinator Contract in Calgary, AB

River Spirit Golf Club

Branch Calgary AB CA

Event Coordinator
Calgary, AB

Develop and maintain database of committee members, outside groups and contacts. The Event Coordinator will coordinate golf tournament, events & wedding…

Event Coordinator/Golf Shop Attendant

The Event Coordinator will coordinate golf tournament, events & wedding operations, including; schedule development, marketing, promotion, course set-up, scorecards and hole sheets, committee liaison, starting and scoring, groupings and starting times, volunteer recruitment and training, reporting summary event wrap up. The Event Coordinator will work with all the River Spirit leagues to coordinate scheduling, wind-ups and functions of the leagues.

Golf Shop: The position will also require fulltime golf shop hours through the months of April, September and October and will work limited golf shop hours combined with the tournament and events hours in the months of May – August.

Additional income sources: This position allows for additional income from selling GPS advertising and booking new tournament business.

Supervised By: Director of Golf

The position coordinates with:

  • Golf Professionals
  • Golf Shop Service Staff
  • Food & Beverage Manager/Chef
  • Golf Course Superintendent
  • Outside Services Staff

Specific Responsibilities – include but are not limited to:


  • Develop annual tournament schedule
  • Develop and maintain database of committee members, outside groups and contacts
  • Create and implement marketing and promotional strategies
  • Compile reports, budgets, projections and revise procedures as needed
  • Develop a list of required resources including personnel, supplies, signage, rental equipment etc.
  • Monitor revenue and expenses to ensure budget goals are met
  • Develop, update and maintain “Event Book” detailing, tasks, time lines, responsibilities, contacts and historical record


  • Works with Golf Course Superintendent and Head Professional to ensure that the golf course is in tournament condition
  • Coordinate course set up with Superintendent including tee markers hole locations, rough height, green speed, special contests etc.
  • Coordinate food and beverage and set up requests with Food & Beverage Manager
  • Coordinate tee gifts, prizes and certificates with Merchandise Manager

Experience, Skills & Traits

  • Experienced computer user including; Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Experienced in public relations and public speaking
  • Experienced in written and oral business communications
  • Strong organizational, planning and prioritization skills
  • Self-motivated with desire to promote and market
  • Service and customer focused attitude
  • Effective interpersonal skills with ability to work well with all constituencies
  • Maintain and promote a positive professional image within the community
  • Remain up to date on customer relations management, marketing and business trends

Salary & Benefits

  • Monthly Salary: $2,800-$3,100 – Length of employment 7-8 months

Job Type: Contract

Job Location:

  • Calgary, AB

Required education:

  • High school or equivalent

Required experience:

  • Event Coordination: 2 years
  • Retial: 3 years
  • Customer Service: 5 years
  • Golf Course: 2 years

Required license or certification:

  • Class 5 Drivers License

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Freelance
Location: Calgary, AB, CA
Posted on: 2018-01-10
Posted by: