SFU Hockey

Job Opportunities

The SFU Men’s Ice Hockey Team is currently seeking candidates to fill the following positions. To apply, submit a brief cover letter and resume to Director of Business Development Chris Munshaw (chris.munshaw@sfuhockey.com). While the team appreciates all expressions of interest, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Hockey Operations Manager

This role is a part-time paid position working directly with the team in an operations role. The successful candidate will report to the Director of Hockey Operations and assist with team activities such as community events, travel booking & itineraries, equipment/medical needs, finances, facilities and staffing. For the right candidate this role may also include some work within the BCIHL on league-related matters.

The successful candidate should have the following attributes:
– experience in a team sport related setting
– excellent written and communication skills
– be interested in a managerial career in sports

Assistant Coach

SFU Hockey has an opportunity for an Assistant Coach to join the team and help with on-ice development of our players. The successful candidate will work closely with our coaching staff to create strategy and skill development plans, help with drills during practice, and travel with the team for games.

The successful candidate should have the following attributes:
– experience coaching hockey at a competitive level
– strong communication and attention to detail
– proven leadership qualities

Sales Coordinator

This is a part-time, paid position. This role is for an individual with a desire to work in sales in a sports-related setting. You will be a key member within our organisation, seeking new sales opportunities and negotiating partnerships with local businesses and organisations. You will be selling sponsorship & advertising packages based out of the 2,000 seat Bill Copeland Sports Centre in Burnaby. You will also be coordinating the sale of ticket packages for the upcoming SFU Hockey season. You should understand the core advertising opportunities that exist within a competitive hockey program and be able to think creatively about how companies would be interested in partnering with us.

The successful candidate should have the following attributes:
– excellent written and communication skills
– high attention to detail
– experience or be a student in a sales-related field
– be interested in a career in sports

Marketing Coordinator

This is a part-time, paid position. This role is best-suited for an individual with a desire to work in marketing in a sports-related setting. Part-time Marketing Coordinators report to the Director of Marketing, and will carry out tasks such as putting up posters, delivering tickets, setting up and running promotional events and fundraisers, and running contests/giveaways for the team. The successful candidate will work mainly on SFU Burnaby Campus, but may also be required to travel to other SFU Campuses and within the City of Burnaby. The SFU Men’s Hockey team aims to continue its growth in attendance at home games at the Bill Copeland Sports Centre, a 2,000 seat facility in Burnaby. Last year’s home opener had over 1,600 fans in attendance.

The successful candidate should:
– have excellent written and communication skills
– have a high attention to detail
– be comfortable approaching students & faculty to discuss the hockey team
– be interested in a career in sports

Digital Content Producer

This is a part-time, paid position. This role is for a video producer with a background in film and/or editing. SFU Hockey is working closely with the BCIHL to build a team of digital content producers that can output high quality promotional and highlight videos. We are seeking creative individuals with experience editing spots-related content. If you are excited by working with great content to produce exciting and powerful videos, we want to hear from you.

The successful candidate should:
– have experience with film and/or editing
– have the flexibility and resources to produce videos in a timely manner
– for filming, be comfortable working in a fast-paced and high intensity environment
– be interested in a career in sports

Athletic Therapist

This is a part-time, paid position. SFU Hockey has opportunities for athletic therapists to work during our home games at the Bill Copeland Sports Centre on Friday/Saturday nights throughout the 2017/18 BCIHL season. We are open to student therapists or graduates, but some experience with competitive hockey is desired as the therapist will work on our bench and work closely with our players during games. Please email our Director of Hockey Operations at chris.munshaw@sfuhockey.com if you are available.

The successful candidate should:
– have excellent communication skills
– be comfortable in an intense and fast-paced environment
– have experience working with competitive hockey teams
– be interested in a career in sports

Volunteer Video Coach

This role is for an individual interested in coaching, statistics, and/or skill development. The successful candidate should have some experience coaching but may be working at any level from minor hockey to junior/college and wish to gain experience with video coaching. The volunteer video coach is asked to attend every SFU home game at Copeland Arena and operate a laptop (provided) with video coaching software, tagging goals/turnovers/powerplays/penalties and other statistics during the play. Between periods the video coach will help the SFU coaching staff and players as needed with video reviews. This is a volunteer position only.

The successful candidate should:
– have excellent communication skills
– have a high attention to detail
– have coaching experience and have attended at least one Hockey Canada Coaching Clinic

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To apply for a position with SFU Men’s Ice Hockey, submit a brief cover letter and resume to chris.munshaw@sfuhockey.com. While the team appreciates all expressions of interest, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Compensation is based on experience. Your hours are flexible and a private office at Bill Copeland Sports Centre will be provided. The start date will be as soon as the successful applicant is available.

SFU Hockey is entering its 10th season in the BCIHL and competes at a level consistent with CIS and NCAA Hockey.