Executive Director

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



Job Summary

Job Summary: The candidate will lead the overall planning and execution of the 2020 Festival. 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 one of our festivals 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.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Leading the overall festival vision, planning and logistics
  • 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 planning and monitoring on behalf of the various committees
  • Leading and monitoring the volunteer 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 league'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 budget
  • 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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