OPERATIONS MANAGER: Maple Ridge 2024 BC Summer Games

(8-month term position commencing January 15, 2024 (or sooner))


We are seeking a dynamic, enthusiastic, confident, creative, skilled, and experienced individual to serve as the OPERATIONS MANAGER for the Maple Ridge 2024 BC Summer Games. The successful candidate will be adept at leading, organizing, and managing details and people. The successful candidate will have the desire to help develop the Maple Ridge 2024 BC Summer Games into a community event to remember, which will bring together up to 2,700 participants (athletes, coaches, and officials) and as many as 2,400 volunteers.

The OPERATIONS MANAGER will report to the President, Vice President operational areas, and Director of Administration for the 2024 BC Summer Games and will work closely with the 14 Directorates in keeping all Directors and the Board as a whole informed on the progress across all areas of the Games, providing planning and administrative support (directly or delegated to the Games office staff).

The successful candidate will have experience working with a non-profit Board, on tight timelines, and a demonstrated ability to meet deadlines, multi-task, and be a strong yet diplomatic leader who can work in high stress, fast-paced environment.

The OPERATIONS MANAGER will also be required to set up and maintain a well-functioning Games office and guide staff in the support of the 14 Directors and their 75+ Chairs as they plan within their areas of operation.

The OPERATIONS MANAGER will have a variety of skills and responsibilities and will have experience working with people, leading and supervising staff and volunteers, and an understanding of events. The successful candidate will have strong computer skills, be able to work long hours and weekends, as needed, be comfortable both leading and stepping back to let others lead, as appropriate, able to work independently but as part of a team, and have a strong desire to help volunteers find success in their areas of responsibility.

Duties will include: hiring and supervising all Games staff, setting up and managing the Games office, assisting the Board Members and Committee Chairs in meeting critical deadlines, assisting/monitoring the functioning of various systems and processes, coordinating securing and then distributing and dismantling of all Games property, and attending all required meetings. Past experience in event and/or BC Games planning is helpful but not mandatory.

Please send resume and covering letter by December 12, 2023:
Director of Administration: Maple Ridge 2024 BC Summer Games
410 Sea Shell Lane, North Vancouver, BC V7G 1R2
Attn: Cheryl Nex email: cheryln@bcsummergames.ca

BC Games Society - 200 - 990 Fort Street, Victoria, BC V8V 3K2