JOB POSTING - Alpine Ontario seeking Executive Director, Collingwood office

Article #3284
Published By: Kathy Stahr

Alpine Ontario Alpin
POSITION TITLE: Executive Director


Alpine Ontario is the Provincial Sport Organization recognized by Alpine Canada Alpin, Canadian Snowsports Association, Ontario Winter Games, Canada Winter Games and the Ontario Government under the umbrella of the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport.  It has a critical role in leading, fostering, and encouraging interest and participation in alpine, para-alpine and ski cross racing, amongst Ontario skiers of all ages and abilities and promoting excellence in high performance.

The mission statement of Alpine Ontario is to provide leadership and structure for high quality, sustainable and affordable programming, and communicate the competitive, recreational and lifestyle benefits of ski racing to the community.

Alpine Ontario has over 30,000 members and 41-member ski clubs, which include athletes, parents, coaches, volunteers, officials, and corporate partners.  Alpine Ontario generates critical funding through sponsorship, government funding, donations, and membership fees. These funds are used to develop the following:

     **as per the AOA/ SOD management services agreement

Alpine Ontario headquarters are based in Collingwood, ON with eight full-time office staff dedicated to operations, administration, communications, and athletic and technical development, as well as a staff of highly qualified coaches operating the Ontario Ski Team. The organization as a whole is governed by an elected independent Board of Directors.

Alpine Ontario Membership Benefits:


Position: Executive Director

Type: Full Time

Reports to: Board of Directors

Location: Collingwood, ON

Executive Director of Alpine Ontario:

The Executive Director is an open-minded strategic and creative thinker, advocating for the sport of alpine, para-alpine and ski cross racing in Ontario. The creation, development and stewardship of relationships with members of Alpine Ontario (including member clubs), external stakeholders such as Alpine Canada Alpin, Sponsors and Partners is paramount to its success. As Executive Director, you will be responsible for driving and delivering the strategic and operational priorities of Alpine Ontario as agreed upon with the Board of Directors.

You will oversee the strategic direction, growth and day-to-day management of Alpine Ontario, by continuing to deliver the following elements of our strategic plan and our business:

Key Capabilities:

Proven Experience:

Responsibilities of the Executive Director:


Strategic Planning:

Operational Management:


Marketing, Communications, and Commercialization:

Stakeholder Management:

Indigenous Affairs:

Social, Environmental, and Ethical Practices:

Selection Criteria:

In addition to demonstrating relevant experience identified in this Position Overview, candidates applying for the Executive Director role will require a range of personal and professional skills, including:

Key Relationships:

As Executive Director you will work with and carefully manage a number of key relationships including:

Commitment to Role:

The Executive Director of Alpine Ontario is required to live in Collingwood, Ontario where the office is located.  Due to the nature of the position and the sport of alpine ski racing, the Executive Director will be expected to spend significant time outside the office, building and fostering external stakeholder relationships, both on the ski hill and in corporate settings. The position will necessarily involve weekend and evening work. This is a full-time role.


An attractive compensation package will be offered, commensurate with the experience and skills of the successful candidate and the nature of our sport organization.

How to Apply:

Should you be interested in pursuing this leadership opportunity, all applicants are invited to submit** their cover letter and resume for consideration today to:

Please include in the subject line of your application: AOA Executive Director Search

**Applications will be received directly by the Hiring Committee. AOA staff will not be privy to this email account.

This role posting will close on March 8th at 11:59pm EST.

Alpine Ontario is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment within an exciting and challenging work environment.


Contact Us

BC Alpine Ski Association
403 - 1788 W Broadway
Vancouver, BC, V6J 1Y1 P: (604) 678-3070