Assistant, Engagement and Events at Cougars Athletics

Position Start Date: July 15 , 2019
Position End Date: March 31, 2020
Compensation: $18/hr
Hours: Flexible. Ranging from 10-35 hours per week
This position will assist with the creation, implementation and execution of all Cougars Athletics
and Recreation department Events and Engagement activities. Reporting to the Engagement
and Events Coordinator, the Assistant of Engagement & Events will be responsible for a variety
of projects. The position will be responsible for managing all in-game promotions and will be
given the opportunity to exercise creativity in planning. The position will be a part of the planning
committee for all departmental events and support various promotional campaigns.
❖ Assist with development and creation of all live Cougars games to create excitement, ultimately increasing the profile and positive association with the Cougars brand
❖ Assist in implementing all necessary details before, during and after departmental promotions (coordinate prizing, game night/event elements, contests, winner
❖ Assist in the creation and execution of all department events and promotions
❖ Oversee community outreach and engagement for all Cougars Athletics and Recreation promotions including Residence Move In
❖ Manage volunteer recruitment
❖ Oversee social media of various promotions and event activities
❖ Oversee intern staff
❖ Other Cougars Athletics and Recreation duties as assigned
❖ Ability to work well independently with minimal direction
❖ Excellent communication and people skills, with an ability to interact professionally with all stakeholders
❖ Strong Volunteer Management skills
❖ Strong creativity skills
❖ Strong working knowledge of Google (drive, docs, sheets, forms etc.)
❖ Ability to effectively manage multiple projects at one time
❖ Ability to oversee interns as assigned
❖ A strong knowledge of sports and marketing trends, or a willingness to learn new skills
❖ Strong Time Management Skills with an ability to meet deadlines
❖ Strong understanding of social media best practices, specific to Instagram.
❖ Strong attention to detail in all areas of work
❖ Knowledge of U Sports considered an asset
❖ Preference will be given to those with ActiveNet knowledge
Hours: The candidate should be available to work all Cougars home games during the 2019-20 season. The hours are flexible in this position and are dictated by which events are being held. Evening and weekend work will be required.

Matthew Achtymichuk