Career Opportunity–Director of Marketing and Sales


Director of Marketing and Sales

The Drayton Valley Thunder is a Junior A hockey team competing in the northern division of the AJHL. Our team?s past successes include: regular wins against rival Alberta communities, North and South division titles, and Provincial championships. Off ice, the Drayton Valley Thunder is an important part of our community. Our players and staff participate in events, volunteer at schools and help with minor hockey.

The Drayton Valley Thunder was incorporated in 1998 and will be celebrating its 22nd Season.

Are you looking for an opportunity to meet great people and expand your skills in the world of sales and marketing? This position will provide hands-on experience in sales and marketing in the Drayton Valley area. Experience will include community engagement, promotion of our brand and use of social media, communications, and market development and growth opportunities specific to the Drayton Valley Thunder.

Reporting to the President of the Thunder Board of Directors, this position is responsible for promoting the Drayton Valley Thunder in the community. The Marketing Director will be required to: generate revenue by selling advertising, season and game tickets, and hosting fundraising events. The Director of Marketing and sales is required to work closely with the Thunder board, Team staff, and community organizations to develop and maintain positive working relationships.

This position is a full time, salary and commission position.

? Preferred Bachelor?s Degree in Business, Sports Management or Marketing and /or Marketing Experience in a sports environment or related experience
? Proficiency with Excel, Word, Adobe and social media
The successful applicant must have a positive attitude and the ability to communicate clearly and effectively to individuals and groups. Must be available on weekends, evenings and holidays as required. Long hours may be required.  The ability to work independently on multiple projects and tasks in a fast-paced environment is essential. A passion for hockey and making a difference for the Thunder community is an asset.
Submit your resume to Cindy Waronek by email:
Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted