Field Hockey Canada > SUMMER JOB OPPORTUNITIES: Communications and Events Coordinators

Field Hockey Canada is excited to offer two summer job opportunities in 2019. Please share and apply today!

Communications Coordinator

The Communications Coordinator will work closely with Communication Manager and CEO to develop and execute a well-planned website and social media schedule surrounding on and off-field events. The successful candidate will be involved with events and other duties as we are a dynamic and changing environment and staff need to be adaptable and ready for all tasks. The Communications Coordinator will be responsible for the following:

  • Provide general assistance to the Communication Manager in the preparation and execution of digital content including articles, videos, photos, etc.
  • Share Field Hockey Canada content via social media channels, including the coordination, tracking, administration, scheduling and analysis of both paid and organic social media content.
  • Maintain and handle social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, etc.
  • Build and improve processes, metrics, reporting and analytics designed to optimize social content and results.
  • Support the creation, design and publishing of printed materials (posters, flyers, placards etc.)


Events Coordinator

The Events Coordinator will work closely with the Communications Manager, CEO and High Performance Manager to plan and coordinate Field Hockey Canada events. The Events Coordinator will be responsible for a number of FHC events this summer, including the supporting and delivery of the National Championships, leading delivery of the Hall of Fame and Senior National Team’s Pan American send off events as well as leading select fundraising events. Additional responsibilities include:

  • Liaising with internal and external partners involved in the planning and execution of the events on the event logistics, volunteer recruitment and training, development of media, marketing materials, announcements, communications, etc.
  • Coordinates guest lists, food service arrangements, menu planning, decorative and table set up, name tags and staffing for events.
  • Responds to enquiries from the public about events, including assisting with media requests.


These summer positions are made possible in large part thanks to the Government of Canada’s Summer Job program.

**NOTE: In previous years, positions of this type have been reserved for student applicants only. This is not the case anymore. CSJ has opened the applications up to any individual possessing the skills and experience.**

Application Details

If you have a passion for working in sport and believe you have the appropriate experience and skill set for either of these positions, please submit your resume and cover letter electronically by Sunday, May 12, 2019 to: Kevin Underhill (

People are encouraged to apply for both positions if they believe they possess the appropriate skill set and experience. Note: Field Hockey Canada’s head office is in Vancouver, BC but we are accepting applications from across the country.

Please make the subject lines as follows:
“Events Coordinator Application – Your Full name.”
“Communications Coordinator Application – Your Full name.”

Field Hockey Canada is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from everyone. In addition, Field Hockey Canada is committed to providing accommodation for people with disabilities. If you require accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

We appreciate your interest; however we will only be contacting people selected for an interview.