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Hockey Canada Careers | Coordinator, Content Creator

POSITION:   

Coordinator, Content Creator

REPORTS TO:  Manager, Content Services
LOCATION:  While we have offices in Calgary, AB, Ottawa, ON and Toronto, ON, candidates from across Canada are invited to apply
STATUS: Permanent, Full Time
APPLICATION DEADLINE: May 7, 2021

POSITION SUMMARY

Reporting directly to the Manager of Content Services, the Content Creator is a specialist who is responsible for developing, creating and executing multimedia content for both web and social. They are well-versed in a variety of content-creation techniques to effectively tell stories and capture moments that are pertinent to Hockey Canada programs and initiatives. This expert-level content creator will develop, edit and produce videos, write web features and curate social media content across Hockey Canada’s website and social platforms (e.g. HockeyCanada.ca, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube).

POSITION KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Execute digital and social media coverage, including Team Canada, international and domestic events, Member content, development initiatives, Hockey Canada Foundation, etc.
  • Lead the development of a monthly newsletter, the Hockey Canada Insider, including sourcing and developing content ideas to support a growth strategy.
  • Assist Creative Services in development and design of video and graphic assets to be pushed out through digital and social media platforms in support of the growth and engagement strategies.
  • Execute the social and digital media presence for Hockey Canada, which includes brand voice, graphical look and feel, and tone.
  • Contributing producer for the Hockey Canada content team; this includes, but is not limited to, written and video: Hockey Canada Community features, Team Canada features, international and domestic event coverage, Hockey Canada Foundation, partners, Members and more.
  • Execute hockey and corporate communications via digital and social media.
  • Execute sponsorship, marketing, brand, community, corporate communications and human resources content via digital and social media.
  • Execute Member engagement, fan engagement and community management on Hockey Canada’s social media platforms.
  • Provide social media training and education to internal stakeholders and partners, including athletes, team staff, local hockey associations, Member employees, volunteers and event host committees.
  • Monitor social media trends, technologies, networks and applications to constantly update and evolve Hockey Canada’s comprehensive social media strategy.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 3+ years experience in content development and/or social media for a sports organization.
  • Post-secondary education in Journalism, Marketing, New Media or a related field.
  • Writing ability with work published in a major publication, notable website or newspaper.
  • Experience using content management systems.
  • Experience developing content for all forms of social media.
  • Experience in graphic design, video production and editing, and the Adobe Creative Cloud would be an asset.
  • Experience using ENG cameras.
  • Ability to prioritize workload and solve problems quickly.
  • Results-driven with ability to set and deliver on priorities.

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At Hockey Canada we are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity within our organization. Qualified Candidates are invited to submit their resume including salary expectations to [email protected].

*Bilingual Candidates (French and English) who possess the Essential Skills will be given priority in the selection process.

**A Satisfactory Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Person’s Check is required of all Hockey Canada Employees and Volunteers.

 THE ORGANIZATION 

Hockey Canada is the national governing body for grassroots hockey in the country. The organization works in conjunction with the 13 provincial members, the Canadian Hockey League and USports in growing the game at all levels. Hockey Canada oversees the management of programs in Canada from entry-level to high performance teams and competitions, including world championships and the Olympic Winter Games. Hockey Canada is also Canada’s voice within the International Ice Hockey Federation.

 MISSION STATEMENT 

"Lead, Develop, and Promote Positive Hockey Experiences."

 VISION 

"World Sports Leaders"

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