Vancouver Island University Athletics Events Coordinator Temporary in Nanaimo, BC

Vancouver Island University

Branch Nanaimo BC CA

Athletics Events Coordinator
Nanaimo, BC

This includes league games, Exhibition games and tournaments as well as other Special Events that are organized from time to time such as the annual golf…

Oversee all Athletic home events as well as other special events organized by Mariner Athletics. Be a primary communication link between Mariner Athletics and the Campus Recreation department as well as other departments at Vancouver Island University and external organizations.

Specific duties include:

Coordinate Home Events
Assist the Athletic Director to manage all aspects of home events. This includes league games, Exhibition games and tournaments as well as other Special Events that are organized from time to time such as the annual golf tournament and welcome week activities.

Train, Supervise Event Staff
Coordinating the home events requires a number of event staff to be trained for specific duties. Train schedule and supervise minor officials and all other personnel required to ensure the all home events are presented in an efficient and professional manner.

Special Event Development, Promotion and Coordination
The Event Coordinator has a significant role in all Mariner Athletics Special Events. Coordination of Mariner Athletics special events each year requires the Event Coordinator to liaise with many areas within VIU as well as some that are external to the Institution. The Event Manager communicates regularly with the Athletic Staff, Gymnasium Staff, and other areas as required, when planning special events. The Event Coordinator also assists with internal and external promotions.

Assist in the development and implementation of new and existing marketing strategies
The Athletic Department, like the Institution overall, is constantly searching for ways to recruit and retain high quality student athletes. The department is also constantly striving to develop new initiatives to attract members of the community to support Mariner Athletics. The Event Coordinator is required to assist in these initiatives.

Liaise with Sponsors
Liaise with sponsors and to assist with any requirements they may have around home games and events.

Liaise with external contacts
Communicate with the PACWEST and the CCAA to report all home game scores and provide any other information required.

Required Qualifications:
One-year certificate from an appropriately accredited institution; minimum one year related experience. An equivalent combination of education (such as some coursework in Rec/Tour or Events Management) and experience may be considered.

Working knowledge of MS Office. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with multiple simultaneous demands. Demonstrated ability to train and supervise junior employees.

Preferred Qualifications:
Valid class 5 BC driver’s licence and have a satisfactory driving record as per VIU policy and procedures.

Please Submit:
Cover Letter
Name and contact information for three people willing to provide a reference

Short-listed candidates must provide original transcripts, or applicable original certifications at time of interview.

Posting Period:
July 09, 2015 – July 15, 2015

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Temporary
Location: Nanaimo, BC, CA
Posted on: 2015-07-10
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