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Job listing closed on 13 Apr 2024
28 Mar 2024

Manager, Game Presentation - Abbotsford Canucks

πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦ Abbotsford, BC, Canada
Full Time
2+ years exp.

Position: Manager, Game Presentation

Department: Abbotsford Canucks

Reports to: General Manager


The Manager, Game Presentation manages and oversees all game-related and other in-arena promotional activities and special event activities for the Abbotsford Canucks AHL hockey club.


(Other duties may be assigned as required)

  • Direct live in-arena production for all Abbotsford Canucks home games
  • Manage game-day personnel, including the Ice Team, Hype Team, and Game Host
  • Responsible for all game entertainment, including but not limited to game scripting, in-arena promotions, LED/video selection, special presentations/ceremonies, live entertainment, and talent bookings
  • Work in conjunction with sponsorship, ticketing, arena operations, retail, hospitality, public/media relations, and broadcast to ensure all contractual elements are delivered in-house and conform to company excellence standards
  • Implement strategic plan for Game Entertainment
  • Train other personnel in headset producing
  • Work with television, print, league, and radio partners regarding game operations and events on local and national levels
  • Script and direct special event initiatives of the Abbotsford Canucks
  • Produce and direct other event initiatives of the company within the arena
  • Create new and innovative ideas and concepts regarding game entertainment
  • Liaise with building operation and event services staff on technical projects regarding systems used for event presentation (i.e., LED, video, audio, lighting)
  • Manage and approve hours of part-time event staff
  • Evaluate and update processes for booking and managing talent on game days, including announcer, DAK operators, in-game host, organist, anthem singers, drummers, DJ, etc.
  • Plan and manage game day and non-game day rehearsals, theme nights, and game-to-game elements such as crowd prompt initiatives
  • Main point of contact for Off Ice Officials and ensuring they have the equipment and tools they need on a nightly basis


  • Two years’ experience in live event direction or production at a senior level or equivalent work experience
  • Formal post-secondary credential in Broadcasting or a related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Independent, creative problem-solver
  • Highly organized, motivated, and responsible with good time and project management abilities
  • Ability to remain calm in a fast-paced live environment
  • Solid team player with superior organizational and administrative skills
  • Strong live direction, scripting, and copy-writing skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Interest in and knowledge of AHL Hockey
  • Able to work flexible and long hours, including evenings and weekends, as and when required

Vancouver, and its neighbouring city, Abbotsford are two of the most diverse cities in the world and Canucks Sports & Entertainment strives to create a workforce that is inclusive, equitable, and represents our beautiful, unique communities. We value unique perspectives, ideas, and creativity that support a diverse, inclusive, respectful, collaborative, and fun work environment. Canucks Sports & Entertainment is committed to building and supporting a diverse team.

This position will remain open until filled.