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Hockey Canada Careers | Manager, Content Services

POSITION:   

Manager, Content Services

REPORTS TO:  Senior Manager, Content Strategy
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 Senior Manager, Content Strategy, this position is the primary writer on staff, responsible for executing on the weekly content schedule for both web and social media. The position will also assist in video projects and graphic design, both in terms of content planning and editing where required.

POSITION KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work with the Director, Brand & Community Engagement, the Senior Manager, Content Strategy and Manager, Creative Services to craft a social and digital media presence for Hockey Canada, which includes brand voice, graphical look and feel, and tone.
  • Facilitate the content strategy to support the growth of digital and social platforms (including the Hockey Canada Insider).
  • Facilitate the content strategy to support the growth and content development for the Hockey Canada Insider (e-newsletter) and other database marketing.
  • Develop content plans that support the growth and storytelling strategy for Hockey Canada, including internal stakeholders and their primary initiatives.
  • Heavy involvement for news content when Hockey Canada breaking news occurs.
  • Heavy involvement for Team Canada during Hockey Canada hosted and non-hosted events; this includes, but is not limited to, team features and game coverage.
  • Facilitate social media coverage of Team Canada during Hockey Canada hosted and non-hosted events, including games, practices, community events and press conferences.
  • Facilitate hockey and corporate communications via social and digital media.
  • Enable Business Development and Marketing in the development and execution of campaigns via social and digital media.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 5+ years experience in content development (digital & social) for a sports organization.
  • Staff supervisor/management experience.
  • 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.
  • Extensive experience developing strategy behind, and content for, all forms of social media.
  • Experience using content management systems.
  • 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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