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Ringette Nova Scotia

Application Deadline: May 6, 2013   

Position: Executive Director

Job Description:
Reporting to the President or designate, the Executive Director is accountable for the day to day operation of Ringette Nova Scotia, to manage resources and processes, administer and assist with the development of programs and policy, ensure sound financial management, and provide guidance and support to the Board of Directors in the execution of the strategic plan.


The duties and responsibilities of the Executive Director include but are not limited to:

• Develop and improve processes for the implementation, communication, monitoring and enforcement of policies as approved by the Board of Directors;
• Plan and execute all programs including those related to membership services, sport development, marketing and promotions, sponsorships and fundraising, coaching, officiating and high performance;
• Assist with program evaluation and the development of new programs to meet the objectives of the strategic plan;
• Coordinate daily office operations including: mailing, printing, office supplies, storage, archives, phones, etc.

• Liaise with local associations, committees, members of government, Sport Nova Scotia, Ringette Canada and other provincial staff to foster positive and mutually beneficial relationships;
• Monitor Ringette Canada and government policies to ensure compliance and disseminating information to the Board of Directors and provincially as appropriate;
• Keep informed regarding professional trends, best practices and developments related to areas of responsibility;
• Advise the Board of Directors on matters pertaining to policy and providing support and information regarding best practices for the development of new policies;
• Encourage and support volunteer engagement by maintaining regular and frequent communications and offering guidance and assistance as required.

• Assist the Board of Directors with annual budget preparation and monitoring revenues and expenditures to ensure resources are being used effectively;
• Ensure the prudent and sound management of cash flow resulting from registration and other sponsored programs;
• Prepare all general and targeted government funding applications, and actively seeking new funding and sponsorship opportunities.


The successful candidate for this position will have:

• A sound knowledge of sports administration, recreation management and sports development principles and practices and must have a proven working knowledge of the amateur sports system.
• A high level of resourcefulness and excellent decision making ability, analytical and problem solving skills.
• Superior time management, organizational, interpersonal and oral and written communication skills.
• Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office and other related office software.
• Excellent initiative and ability to work independently and effectively manage a diverse workload with attention to priorities and deadlines.

These skills and knowledge would often be acquired through obtaining a university and/or college education in sport administration, recreation and/or the equivalent in work experience in a closely related field. Previous working experience with volunteers within a non-profit environment would be considered an asset.

Experience in ringette as a player, coach, team manager or official or a working knowledge of the sport will be considered an asset but is not mandatory.


Please submit your resume by May 6, 2013 to

All responses are appreciated, however, only those selected for an interview will receive a reply.

Salary Range: $36,000 - $41,000

Type of Position:
Full Time

View Attachment: ED Position April 2013 v2 .pdf

Contact Information:
Ringette Nova Scotia
5516 Spring Garden Road, 4th Floor
Halifax , NS
B3J 1G6
Tel. 902-425-5450


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