Job title: Gameday, Events & Community Manager

Company: J.D. Irving

Job description: The Moncton Wildcats is currently seeking a Gameday, Events & Community Manager. Reporting to the General Manager of Business Operations, the Gameday, Events & Community Manager is responsible to organize, manage, and execute all aspects of gameday operations delivering a superior fan experience in a state-of-the-art facility. They will also proactively plan, manage, and execute all special events and be responsible for event budgets.The Gameday, Events & Community Manager will also be responsible to engage with the community and plan, manage, and promote community programs to ensure that value is generated for all stakeholders.Key Responsibilities:

  • Proactively plan, manage, and direct live in-arena production for all Moncton Wildcats home games.
  • Collaborate with and manage game-day personnel, such as the ice team, announcer, mascot, and musical talent.
  • Responsible for all game entertainment, including but not limited to game scripting, in-arena promotions, LED/video selection, special presentations/ceremonies, live entertainment, and talent bookings.
  • Work in conjunction with sponsorships, ticketing, arena operations, retail, hospitality, public/media relations, and broadcast to ensure all contractual elements are delivered in-house and conform to company excellence standards.
  • Implement strategic plan for Game Entertainment.
  • Work with print, league, and radio partners regarding game operations and events.
  • Plan, manage and direct special event initiatives of the Moncton Wildcats.
  • Create new and innovative ideas and concepts regarding game entertainment.
  • Liaise with the building operations and AV staff on technical project regarding systems used for event presentation (i.e., LED, video, audio, lightning).
  • Manage and approve hours of part-time event staff.
  • Plan and manage game day and non-game day rehearsals, theme nights, and game-to-game elements such as crowd prompt initiatives.
  • Main point of contact for Off Ice Officials and ensuring they have the equipment and tools they need on a nightly basis.
  • Plan, manage and direct all special events involving the Moncton Wildcats and report on results
  • Proactively plan, manage and direct any community event or programming initiatives of the Moncton Wildcats and report on results

Required experience and qualifications:

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  • Two to five years’ experience in live event direction or production, event planning or equivalent work experience.
  • Formal post-secondary credentials in hospitality, entertainment, or a related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Independent, creative problem-solver.
  • Highly organized, motivated, and responsible with good time and project management abilities.
  • Ability to remain calm in a fast-paced environment.
  • Solid team player with superior organizational and administrative skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, bilingualism would be considered an asset.
  • Interest in and knowledge of hockey.
  • Able to work flexible and long hours, including evenings and weekends, as and when required.

What We Offer:

  • The successful candidate will receive a competitive salary commensurate with skills, ability, and experience, along with a comprehensive package including:
  • A dynamic, safe and rewarding work environment.
  • Opportunities for growth and career advancement.
  • Flexible health and dental benefits package.
  • Life and disability insurance.
  • Enrollment in company RRSP matching program.
  • Wellness benefits including Fitness and Weight Management Reimbursement.
  • Employee and Family Assistance Plan.
  • Employee discounts and perks.

To Apply for this Career Opportunity:We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.NOTE: The recruiter is reviewing and interviewing eligible applicants for this position as they are received. If you are interested in this posting, you are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.To learn more about our products and services, click .Moncton Wildcats Hockey Limited is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in its employment practices and to providing an environment free from discrimination.Additional Information

  • Posting Date: Mar 21, 2024

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Location: Moncton, NB

Job date: Sat, 23 Mar 2024 00:26:52 GMT