Skip to Main Content
Director of Sales & Marketing
Kootenay International Junior Hockey League Vernon, BC

Director of Sales & Marketing

Kootenay International Junior Hockey League
Vernon, BC
Expired: over a month ago Applications are no longer accepted.
  • $52,000 Yearly (plus commission)
  • Full-Time
Job Description

The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League has 19 member clubs in the Okanagan, Shuswap and Kootenay regions of British Columbia and 1 in Washington State.

This is a unique opportunity to be involved in junior hockey and make a meaningful contribution to the rapid growth of the KIJHL. The core responsibility of the Director of Sales & Marketing is to develop and execute a strategy for the sale of corporate sponsorship opportunities using a business to business model and take accountability for its success. You will be expected to gain a deep understanding of the products, market, and opportunities associated with KIJHL and junior hockey sales and sponsorship.

In this role, the successful candidate will:
• Strategically and compellingly align corporate partner priorities with those of the KIJHL.
• Identify potential corporate supporters with the capacity to partner with the KIJHL.
• Assist in the identification of corporate sponsorship inventory and pricing.
• Establish and implement strategies to maximize sponsorship revenue.
• Maintain an up-to-date knowledge of current sponsorship and marketing trends.
• Oversee delivery of sponsorship assets in consultation with League Office and Team staff.
• Maintain ongoing communication with existing clients to ensure satisfaction.
• Liaise with KIJHL team marketing representatives to identify areas of mutual interest.
• Coordinate with League Office staff to ensure billing and accounts receivable are kept current.
• Develop, prepare, and present briefing materials for KIJHL leadership as required.

This position reports to the Commissioner.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Experience with hands-on sales and marketing, including knowledge of how to develop a sales pipeline, strong working knowledge of digital sales tools such as Hubspot or Salesforce, and experience with B2B marketing.
• Ability and knowledge to work independently and develop the processes and procedures the company requires to successfully scale.
• Superior interpersonal skills including exceptional verbal and written communication and presentation skills.
• Ability to work in a fast-paced, results-driven environment.
• Flexible to adapt quickly to unfamiliar situations while contributing and accepting new ideas.
• Track record of hitting and exceeding performance targets.
• Strong critical and analytical thinking skills.
• Ability to work under pressure while maintaining outstanding attention to detail.
• Excellent computer skills.


• Salary: $52,000/year
• Term: 1-year contract
• Commission: 20% on new sales; 12% on renewals
• Expenses: Travel, office and cell expenses as approved

This is a primarily remote sales position with occasional travel required.


Kootenay International Junior Hockey League

Vernon, BC



Get fresh Director of Sales & Marketing jobs daily straight to your inbox!

By clicking the button above, I agree to the ZipRecruiter Terms of Use and acknowledge I have read the Privacy Policy, and agree to receive email job alerts.