The Okotoks Oilers of the Alberta Junior Hockey League are accepting applications for the position of Business Operations Coordinator.
Our non-profit organization began play in 2005, and provides local entertainment to the Town of Okotoks through its highly successful on-ice product, with offices located at our home rink, the Pason Centennial Arena.
The role is a new one for our 2021-22 season. Reporting to the Assistant General Manager, Business Operations, the successful candidate will lead the team”™s relationships with local businesses, generating revenue opportunities while attending to administrative and financial elements in the team”™s office.
We are seeking an enthusiastic, outgoing individual with enthusiasm for sport and customer service. The position requires a self-starter who is willing to canvass the community to generate new sponsorship opportunities for the team.
Roles and Responsibilities
“¢ Generate sales of team advertising inventory through face-to-face and telephone presentations with local businesses
“¢ Create and maintain relationships with local businesses
“¢ Maintain customer database
“¢ Assist in season and game day ticket sales, especially group sales
“¢ Maintain regular office hours, acting as a customer service representative for the team
“¢ Process transactions in the team office
“¢ Assist in financial data entry and reporting, including billing and invoicing
“¢ Assist with game day operations as required
“¢ Interpersonal and customer service capabilities
“¢ Ability to work independently
“¢ Computer skills including MS Office Suite
“¢ Familiarity with the hockey industry, especially junior hockey, will be helpful
“¢ Sales and/or customer service experience an asset, but not required
“¢ Basic bookkeeping skills and familiarity with programs such as QuickBooks or Sage Accounting will be an advantage, but not required
“¢ Sports management or business educational background preferred
“¢ The position will have a performance-based compensation structure, but will include a modest base salary
Please forward application materials to:
Assistant General Manager, Business Operations
Applications will be accepted until 5:00 PM Mountain Time on Wednesday, June 16.
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