Executive Director

  International Football Team
  International
  Administration/Management
  Posted/Updated: 03/14/19



Job Summary

Job Summary: The Executive Director is crucial to the success of the entire festival!  The ideal candidate will have an innovate mindset with the proven track record, skills, and experience to put creative, customer focused major event plans into action to continue to build the brand and create the best Festival to date. Hosting a festival is not only an opportunity to showcase our amazing province, but also our fans, volunteers and communities. This role focuses on oversight and leadership of the Festival Committee staff as well as liaising with the Football League and guiding the Volunteer Festival Committee leadership team. It has the lead responsibility for the vision and execution of all events taking place within the Festival.  

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Partnering with the Events team at the league office to align deliverables and maximize results
  • Building community relationships and growing a provincial network to ensure engagement of the province as a whole
  • Budgeting and monitoring on behalf of the various committees
  • Leading and monitoring the volunteer Festival Committee Project Managers to ensure established timelines and work projects are determined and achieved
  • Negotiating or reviewing all facility rental agreements; including any required permits, permissions and arrangements
  • Supporting the Club and football’s sponsorship obligations to ensure sponsor activations  and goals are met as it relates to the Festival Events and Venues
  • Providing leadership to all Festival Committees to ensure all production related requirements are coordinated within established budgets
  • Leading a team of term employees focused on project management and administrative support to the planning and event execution
  • Supporting the Ticket Operations team to fulfill all ticketing requirements for all Festival Events
  • Acting as a public spokesperson to the media around planning and activities

Qualifications: 

  • Completion of an under graduate degree in business, marketing or communications
  • Experience in senior roles in Event Management with a focus on event planning, volunteers, sales and marketing


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