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Gymnastics Canada National Events Manager

5 December 2022


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Gymnastics Canada (GymCan) is the national sport governing body responsible for the governance, development, and promotion of Gymnastics in Canada. Gymnastics Canada works closely with twelve (12) Provincial and Territorial Federations (P/TSOs) and over 700 clubs to provide a broad range of programs and services to meet the needs of all participants. From athlete development to coach and judge education, Gymnastics Canada sets the operational standards and practices for the sport in Canada. Our mandate is to promote and provide positive and diverse gymnastics experience through the delivery of quality and safe gymnastics programing from playground to podium.

Under the direction of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and working in conjunction with key national and provincial staff and volunteers in the organization, the National Events Manager shall be responsible for managing and executing the vision for GymCan’s national events strategy as outlined in the association’s Strategic Plan. Specifically, the National Events Manager manages the execution of the national and international hosting strategy for GymCan in order to best position the sport of Gymnastics in the public eye while properly managing the technical outcomes of all events and competitions to the satisfaction of the various stakeholders.

Core responsibility:

The National Events Manager is a member of GymCan’s technical leadership and management team and is responsible for the planning and management of the national events strategy that encompasses all national and international level competitions hosted in Canada. The incumbent will work closely with GymCan staff, P/TSO professional staff, all volunteer organizing committees, and external funding and programming agencies, all within the framework provided by the GymCan Strategic Plan, respective policies and procedures and technical regulations.

Specific responsibilities include:
Qualified candidates should have a combination of proven expertise and experience as follows:

This is a full-time position. This position requires frequent domestic travel (8-10 times per year for an average of 8-10 days per trip). There is an expectation of long hours during competitions and some level of physical exertion in event set up and tear down. A valid driver’s license is helpful for this role.

Gymnastics Canada has transitioned to a “virtual” National Office environment but has retained a small physical office in Ottawa.  The successful candidate will work remotely but is expected to be based in Canada.

The salary range for the National Events Manager position is $57,000 – $64,000 per annum, commensurate with experience. GymCan also offers an attractive employee benefit package.

Qualified applicants are invited to submit their applications and resume, in confidence by 5pm EST, Monday,December 19th, 2022 to:

Mary DeGrasse, Executive Assistant
Gymnastics Canada
2451 Riverside Drive, Ottawa, ON  K1H 7X7
mdegrasse@gymcan.org

We thank all the applicants for their interest, but only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.