Director of Sport - Sport Nova Scotia

Post date: Dec. 2, 2019

Application Deadline: Dec. 31, 2019

Position Start Date: Dec. 2, 2019

Make a difference to sport in Nova Scotia
Become the Director of Sport


Picture this… Every single Nova Scotian has lifelong opportunities to experience the positive benefits of sport. Every. Single. Nova Scotian!

Sport has the power to build individuals, communities and positive social change. We are seeking an innovative builder to mobilize and invigorate the sport system in the Province so that all Nova Scotians have places to play, competitions to win and memories to create.

Our new Director of Sport will be a natural collaborator and will ensure that all efforts are complementary to the work of our valued partners including schools, municipal recreation departments, multi-sport organizations, community groups, government departments, agencies, and so on.

Our successful candidate will have…

  • A compelling and inclusive vision of a vibrant, high-potential sport system;
  • The ability to cascade this vision to the frontline so that everyone knows their role and achieves their goals;
  • The reputation as a leader people are excited to follow;
  • Passion for their relationships and partnership developed over years of seeking collaborative solutions;
  • A results-orientated track record in developing and managing innovative sport development initiatives from conceptualization to delivery;
  • An ability to use the written and spoken word to inspire and connect; and
  • An unbridled love of sport.

Reporting to the CEO, the Director of Sport will be based out of Halifax. A full job description is available at

If this describes you to a tee and you're hungry for that next big challenge, we'd love to hear from you! Please send your resume and cover letter to We will be screening resumes beginning on December 16, 2019.  Please note only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Sport Nova Scotia is a non-profit, non-government, equal opportunity organization dedicated to the development, administration and promotion of amateur sport.

Type of Position: Full Time
Employment Type: Employee
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Contact Details

Contact Name: Erin MacNeil
Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia
5516 Spring Garden Road
Halifax, NS B3J 1G5
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