WHL Job Opportunity: Coordinator, Marketing


The Western Hockey League (WHL), one of the world’s finest development leagues with 22 Member Clubs throughout Western Canada and the U.S. Pacific Northwest, is inviting applications for the position of Coordinator, Marketing at the WHL Office based in Calgary, Alberta.

Application Deadline: Tuesday, October 1st, 2019

Salary Range:$35,000 – $40,000

Job Description

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist with WHL Club sponsorship elements and contract delivery
  • Assist with the development of client service plans and work back schedules
  • Preparation of year end reporting for WHL corporate partners
  • Management of proof of performance auditing
  • Assist with execution of League and Sponsored contests
  • Coordinate Social Media efforts for clients, as needed
  • Assist in the development of programs for new and existing corporate sponsors
  • Create promotional calendars
  • Build club contracts based on sponsor requirements
  • Trafficking of client ads to teams and League sites
  • Schedule weekly e-newsletter insertions
  • Handle Donation requests
  • Assist with team surveys and data collection
  • Conduct research on market trends in the industry
  • Assist with WHL Events, including: WHL Awards, Business Conference, WHL Cup and other WHL/CHL Events as needed
  • General administration and other duties as assigned


  • Outgoing personality and enthusiastic attitude
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Effective time management skill
  • Comfortable working on multiple projects with tight deadlines, in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Detail oriented and organized
  • Ability to take direction
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Work, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Highly motivated with desire to work in sports
  • Experience in hockey or related sports industry is considered an asset
  • Experience working with Photoshop is considered an asset

Western Hockey League
Marketing Coordinator
Father David Bauer Arena
2424 University Drive NW
Calgary, AB T2N 3Y9

Please include in the subject line: Application for WHL Marketing Coordinator Position.

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