Soccer and Field Manager at Canlan Ice Sports Corp.
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Canlan Ice Sports - Burnaby 8-Rinks
OVERALL OBJECTIVE:The Soccer & Field Manager is responsible for the management and operation of the Adult Indoor Soccer League and field programs within the facility. The incumbent provides energy, leadership and initiative in promoting, developing, growing and maintaining the field programs and soccer leagues within the facility. This is balanced with strong customer service ability, team leadership and business acumen. Direct reports include League Convener(s) and the field programs instructional team. They are also responsible to identify and manage the services of independent contractors (i.e. Referees, Time Keepers). Key responsibilities include (and not limited to) customer service, scheduling, administration of the league, compiling the league stats, marketing and promotion of the league, and ordering of the necessary equipment/supplies for the league.
QUALIFICATIONS / SPECIAL SKILLS:Ø Solid knowledge and experience of soccer operations and the practices associated with operating a league including ability to teach and create lesson plans is essential as well as past playing experience;Ø Ability to interpret a rule book and administer in a fair manner its rules and penalties; Ø Proven ability to prioritize effectively & work well with Customers, Co-Workers & Management;Ø Ability to standardize and harmonize skill levels in teams and make the required adjustments in a positive customer service approach;Ø Creativity and innovation combined with excellent organizational skills;Ø Previous event management experience is also an asset EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION:Ø Diploma or Degree in Business, Recreation, Facility Management or a combination of experience and education;Ø 2 years successful experience in a Sports related business in a supervisory level position; Strong Computer Skills (Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)Ø Advanced knowledge of marketing and previous sales experience an asset
Canlan Ice Sports is the largest private sector developer and operator of recreational ice sports facilities in North America. The company's success in the recreation and entertainment industry is attributed to a combination of innovative programming and world-class facilities. We understand our customers’ need for service excellence and are committed to it.
Canlan Ice Sports Burnaby 8 Rinks is the premier recreational ice sports facility in Metro Vancouver. Our 250,000 square foot facility features six NHL-sized ice rinks, one indoor soccer field, and one dedicated figure skating rink. We’re home to the largest recreational adult hockey and indoor soccer leagues in Metro Vancouver with over 500 teams participating annually in the ASHL (Adult Safe Hockey League) and 140 teams in the Indoor Soccer Leagues. Also in the facility is the 1000 seat, full service Thirsty Penguin Grillhouse and our sport store.