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2015 Collective

We are looking for members for the 2015 Collective!  Currently, we are looking for a Treasurer, a Secretary, an Event Planner/Fundraiser and an Advertisting/Marketing Manager.  The description and duties of each role is listed below.  If you would like to apply for one of these roles, please e-mail us at info@notsoamazon.com.

President (Executive)

Description:  The President plans, organizes, directs and evaluates membership in the league.  In conjunction with the Collective, the President formulates policies which establish the direction taken by the organization.

Main Duties

  • Manages a Collective of up to ten members
  • Establishes objectives for the league
  • Formulates and/or approves policies
  • Approves all tasks performed
  • Coordinates the work among Collective members
  • Sets and oversees timelines and deadlines for the season
  • Calls and chairs meetings, and creates agendas
  • Coordinates the sorting of teams in conjunction with the Collective
  • Supports Collective members in their tasks
  • Acts as signing agent and as representative of the league

 

Vice-President (Executive)

Description:  In conjunction with the President, the Vice-President aids in the planning, organizing, directing and evaluation of the membership of the league.

Main Duties

  • Oversees members of the Collective
  • Completes and submits application for Diamond/Field permits
  • Creates regular season and playoff season schedules with equipment distribution
  • Coordinates the purchase of team shirts
  • Acts as liaison between the league and sponsors
  • Coordinates the engraving of the trophy and plaques, and the purchase of medals
  • Coordinates the preparation of certificates in conjunction with the Secretary
  • Acts as signing agent

 

Treasurer (Executive)

Description:  The Treasurer prepares various financial reports and performs a variety of accounting tasks.

Main Duties

  • Prepares and coordinates the preparation of financial statements such as the budget and monthly income statements
  • Notifies and reports to the President concerning any trends that are critical to the organization’s financial position
  • Calculates and prepares payroll cheques for umpires
  • Manages the e-commerce account in conjunction with the Web Manager
  • Receives and records payments
  • Issues refunds as needed
  • Acts as signing agent

 

Secretary (Executive)

Description:  The Secretary performs a variety of administrative duties in support of the Collective.

Main Duties

  • Prepares and edits materials for team binders
  • Answers electronic enquiries
  • Maintains the manual filing system
  • Records and prepares minutes of meetings
  • Makes reservations for venues
  • Manages membership information, team rosters and the wait list
  • Maintains inventory of merchandise
  • Coordinates the preparation of certificates in conjunction with the Vice-President
  • Acts as signing agent if needed
  • May compile data, statistics and other information to support research activities

 

Umpire Coordinator/Equipment Manager

Description:  The Umpire Coordinator/Equipment Manager oversees the activities of the umpires outsourced by the league and the activities associated with the equipment.

Main Duties

  • Liaises with the President of the Ontario Umpire Association
  • Manages the umpiring schedule
  • Updates rules and regulations of the league
  • Monitors activities to ensure safety
  • Enforces safety rules and regulations
  • Provides emergency or first aid assistance when required
  • Oversees equipment distribution and transportation
  • Maintains, repairs or replaces equipment
  • Replenishes First Aid kits as needed

 

Team Representative Coordinator

Description:  The ‘Team Rep. Coordinator’ acts as liaison between the Collective and Team Representatives, and manages Team Representatives.

Main Duties

  • Organizes and conducts Team Rep. information meetings
  • Communicates league information to Team Reps.
  • Records weekly attendance for all members
  • Collects weekly scores and updates the website in conjunction with the Web Manager
  • Prepares team binders in conjunction with the Secretary
  • Supports Team Representatives in their tasks

 

 Team Mentor Coordinator

Description:  The Team Mentor Coordinator acts as liaison between the Collective and Team Mentors, and manages Team Mentors.

Main Duties

  • Organizes and conducts Team Mentor information meetings
  • Plans, organizes and coordinates an orientation for all members
  • Creates a skills clinics schedule
  • Facilitates skills clinics, and demonstrates and instructs softball techniques
  • Organizes and coordinates practices
  • Supports Team Mentors in their tasks

 

Event Planner/Fundraiser

Description:  The Event Planner/Fundraiser plans, organizes and coordinates the events of the season, and develops appropriate fundraising plans and publicizes events on behalf of the league.

Main Duties

  • Provides entertainment and social gatherings for members
  • Meets with sponsors and/or venue contacts to plan scope and format of events
  • Coordinates services for events such as catering, signage, displays, special needs requirement, audio-video equipment and printing
  • Organizes registration if needed
  • Prepares promotional materials in conjunction with the Advertising/Marketing Manager, and publicizes events
  • Approves invoices and maintains financial records in conjunction with the Treasurer
  • Develops and organizes events for fundraising purposes

 

Advertising/Marketing Manager

Description:  The Advertising/Marketing Manager develops and implements communication and information programs, develops appropriate advertising and marketing plans, and publicizes activities and events on behalf of the league.

Main Duties

  • Advises on the advertising strategies of the league
  • Develops and implements advertising ‘campaigns’
  • Prepares communication materials designed to inform members
  • Prepares and oversees preparation of presentations
  • Coordinates special promotions
  • Prepares promotional materials in conjunction with the Event Planner/Fundraiser
  • Maintains the NASL Facebook group and the NASL Twitter account in conjunction with the Web Manager
  • Initiates market research

 

 Web Manager

Description:  The Web Manager designs, develops and manages the league’s website.

Main Duties

  • Develops the architecture of the website
  • Sources, selects and organizes information for inclusion on the appearance, flow and layout of the website
  • Creates and optimizes contents for the website using a variety of graphics
  • Develops the graphic elements for team shirts
  • Updates weekly team schedules, scores and standings on the website
  • Manages online registration and ticket sales
  • Maintains the NASL Facebook group and the NASL Twitter account in conjunction with the Advertising/Marketing Manager
  • Manages the e-commerce website in conjunction with the Treasurer


 

REGISTRATION FOR THE 2015 SEASON WILL OPEN MARCH 1ST.

Please check back in February for further details.

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