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Facility Manager of League Operations

Oct 27, 2021

The Sport and Social Club is the largest provider of adult recreational sports in Alberta. Fully integrated within the communities of Edmonton and Calgary, the Sport and Social Club hosts an average of 10,000 teams each year. We are committed to providing the absolute best recreational sport experience focusing on our mantra of "fun first, winning second". 
Start Date: November 2021
Reporting: This position reports directly to the Director of Operations and Innovation. Our Directors are very knowledgeable of the Manager of League Operations portfolio and will be assets for the MLOs to lean on for support. 
Hours: Full-time hours Monday – Friday. Some weeknight or weekend work will occasionally be required. Managers can expect to work more than 40 hours per week during seasonal start-up periods. 
Facility Management:

  • Attend seasonal facility allocation meetings with the City of Edmonton
  • Manage all facility bookings, negotiate rates and make payments on a seasonal basis
  • Build and maintain relationships with facility staff
  • Research new facilities and pursue partnerships accordingly
  • Resolve facility complaints, issues and cancellations in a timely manner
  • Ensure that new facilities are scouted and maps are filed
    League Operations:
  • Plan and execute league details, season durations and sport offerings each season
  • Research and develop new league offerings with Marketing and Operations Management team
  • Collaborate directly with the General Manager and Director on potential improvements and changes to policies and procedures
  • Work closely with senior management and other Managers to develop new league offerings
    Staff Management:
  • Hire, train and manage 3 full-time permanent staff
  • Oversee the management of our Games Coordinator, Sportsmanship, Beach Volleyball and Field Maintenance programs
  • Help plan and lead weekly meetings
  • Work with the management team to maintain strong, positive office culture
  • University degree
  • Previous leadership experience in an office environment is an asset but not a requirement
  • Strong understanding of team sports
  • High level of computer competence (primarily in Microsoft Excel)
  • Driven and goal-oriented
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Intelligent
  • Excellent time management and organization skills
  • Good Communicator: written and oral
  • Ability to work under deadline pressures
  • Willing to work hard: full-time days and some evenings throughout the year
  • Loves Sports!
    Rate of Pay:
  • $60,000 base salary
  • $2,000 in available bonuses
  • Annual performance evaluations and raises
  • Comprehensive Group Benefits Package
  • $1000 annual Wellness/Health Spending allowance
  • $40/month Cell Phone Allowance
  • 3 Weeks Vacation
  • 3 Paid Volunteer Days
  • Seasonal Flex Fridays (4 extra paid days off)
  • Shared Oilers Season Tickets
  • Unlimited free play in Sport and Social Club leagues and tournaments
    All applicants must complete the online pre-interview form and attach a resume and cover letter (attn: Rob Gillespie, Chief Executive Officer and Kyle Smith, Director of Operations & Innovation).