Located in the heart of downtown Regina, the Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame (SSHF) was established to honour outstanding Saskatchewan athletes, championship teams and sports builders, as well as to preserve the rich history of Saskatchewan sport through displays of artifacts, memorabilia, inductee portraits and citations. In attestation of the talent within the province, The Hall of Fame currently celebrates 540 inductees, representing 53 different sports and almost 150 communities throughout Saskatchewan.
Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director (ED) will align organizational capabilities, programs, and services in pursuit of the Mission, Vision, and Values of SSHF. The ED is responsible for the day-to-day management of SSHF’s operations including sponsorship, marketing, advertising, budgeting, staffing and special events. The ED will provide strategic leadership to deliver the Board of Director’s long-term organizational plans; create and communicate a shared vision where all members of the team work together to achieve organizational goals; and enhance brand awareness of the organization.
To excel in this role, the ideal candidate will, first and foremost, love sport and the nostalgia that accompanies it. As the face of the organization, their enthusiasm for celebrating sport will be contagious and on a level that matches the effort and dedication athletes commit to their respective pursuits. The ideal candidate enjoys creating buzz around events that celebrate the success of others, and is at their best when in the community, generating excitement and building relationships with athletes, teams, and sports builders who all share a spirit and passion for sport.
The ideal candidate is results-oriented and focused on the big picture. This person is an enthusiastic advocate of the SSHF and committed to enhancing awareness of the organization within the province.
This opportunity will resonate with individuals who possess:
- An appropriate combination of education and experience.
- in venue and facilities management.
- developing, managing, and monitoring budgets and finances.
- leading, coaching, and motivating staff and volunteers.
- developing, coordinating, and implementing inclusive programs, projects, and strategies in a museum and/or cultural setting.
- leveraging contemporary marketing and communications platforms to promote the organization, events and milestones including content marketing, social media, and digital storytelling.
- developing and nurturing community partnerships.
- developing fundraising campaigns and accessing philanthropic donors.
- in public relations and public speaking.
- in board governance and reporting within the not-for-profit sector.
This is not merely a job, but rather a vocation, intent on creating authentic experiences for visitors, for igniting interest is sport – both past and future, and for inspiring and educating so that the province can continue to build on Saskatchewan’s legacy of performance.
If you are an authentic leader who is committed to celebrating the province and its athletes, we would like to hear from you!
To discuss this opportunity in confidence, please call (306)543-1666.
Resumes can be directed to: [email protected] or you can apply online.