WLA Hiring Director Of Sponsorship

The Western Lacrosse Association (WLA) is seeking applications to fill the position of Director of Sponsorship. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing all efforts to obtain major sponsors to promote the brand name “WLA” and the WLA logo, including:

  • Preparing proposals for sponsorships,
  • Attracting and selling league-wide sponsorships,
  • Manage media relations and public information,
  • Propose “grassroots” marketing programs for Clubs,
  • Attend to the marketing parts of all agreements and contracts,
  • Attend to required marketing upgrades of the WLA website, and
  • Other duties as required by the Board of Governors.

The successful candidate will have a background in sales and marketing, preferably with experience related to selling sponsorships in sports or similar events. The Director of Sponsorship is a contract position reporting to the WLA Board of Governors, and is compensated by stipend at the conclusion of the season. The stipend will be negotiated with the successful candidate.

The WLA is a senior men’s box lacrosse league consisting of 7 teams from the Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island of BC. Founded in 1932, each year the teams play for the right to compete against the Ontario Lacrosse Association champion for the Mann Cup.

If you are looking for your next exciting opportunity in sales and marketing, and are interested in being a key part of “the fastest game on two feet”, please forward your resume and cover letter no later than 12pm on Tuesday, April 28th, 2015 to tonilowe@shaw.ca, with the subject line WLA Director of Sponsorship. We thank everyone for their submissions, but only short-listed candidates will be contacted.