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Events & Communications Coordinator

Ontario Lacrosse Association

Posted 4 months ago



Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Job Type

Job Description

  • Strong understanding of OLA procedures, policies, and strategic direction
  • Strong understanding of OLA leagues and club structures
  • Strong understanding of website design and various software platforms, including but not limited to the dashboards of Squarespace, PhotoShelter, Dropbox, GameSheet Inc., Mailchimp, Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Lightroom, Illustrator, Indesign, Premiere), Canva, Google Developer, Microsoft Office, and a variety of social media channels
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, along with critical thinking abilities and high attention to detail
  • Strong understanding of the importance of the sport’s brand image and official lines of professional, consistent and clear communication with members
  • Strong understanding and connection to major events in the OLA, including but not limited to AGM, SAGM and provincial championship events
  • Strong understanding of Ontario Lacrosse initiatives, including Ontario Lacrosse Festival, Ontario Lacrosse Magazine, Play Lacrosse and EPIC
  • Ability to manage budgeted expenditures within the portfolio
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; strong critical-thinking skills and high attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal skills to interact with volunteers and various stakeholders
  • Ability to work independently and take on initiatives under the framework of the OLA’s strategic plan
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize appropriately to meet critical deadlines
  • Ability to recognize noteworthy happenings and make editorial judgements that reflect lacrosse in a positive way

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Qualifications Required

  • Graduation from a university/college program (preferred fields of study include communications, digital/social media marketing, public relations, business/sport management, or similar fields), or equivalent proven experience in a comparable Provincial Sports Organization role for not less than two years
  • Demonstrated knowledge of software platforms via a submitted sample portfolio
  • Demonstrated experience with oversight of and responsibility for large amateur sports events

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