Career Opportunity

Chief Commercial Officer (Completed)

Moncton, New Brunswick

Building a stronger Atlantic Canada, one player experience at a time.

Headquartered in Moncton, New Brunswick, Atlantic Lottery Corporation has been delivering lottery excellence to Atlantic Canadians since 1976. With a mandate to provide government regulated and responsible products for those who choose to game, Atlantic Lottery is proud of its past 41 years spent providing players with fun, safe games, providing employees with career best work experiences and providing its four provincial shareholders with operational excellence and growing economic contributions by delivering 100% of lottery profits back into community hands.

While considered a leader in their industry, Atlantic Lottery understands the opportunity of a rapidly evolving gaming environment and competitive global open market and the need to accelerate the organization’s strategic and operational competitiveness by driving competitive renewal in company culture, enterprise-wide innovation and re-staging of critical systems and processes.

Reporting to the President & Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the Chief Commercial Officer is one of four positions, along with the CEO, Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Chief Strategy & Competitive Renewal Officer (CSCRO) which comprise the first level of leadership at Atlantic Lottery.

The CCO is broadly responsible for the strategic direction of the corporation’s commercial assets and its technology. They will have accountability for the creation of strategies and operating programs critical to ensuring the corporation is competitive in player and market insight in knowledge, in brand and products offered across the channels in which they operate.

They will work closely with their direct reports (Vice President, Information Technology and Vice President, Sales & Marketing) with overall responsibility for budgets across their span of direct leadership.

The CCO, together with the C-Level Officers and Executive Team, will set the longer-term direction for the corporation, with respect to matters with a multi-departmental scope and will share in the responsibility for delivering on the corporation’s goals as set in the corporation’s Strategic Operating Plan, Annual Business Plan, and the Corporate Balanced Scorecard. Together they will be accountable for constructing strategy and oversight of operations supporting the corporation’s broadest goals of achieving responsibly generated sustainable growth in profit, expanding player franchise, and operating the enterprise under a competitive cost structure.

The CCO will work closely with the CFO to engage in the development of financial plans synergistic to the corporation’s goals. Additionally, the CCO will have important alignment with the CSCRO whom will lead culture, innovation, systems and process renewal change across the entire enterprise. The CCO and the Executive team will work closely with the CSCRO and their Strategy & Competitive Renewal team to architect and implement broad based change toward the broader goal of competitive leadership.

The successful candidate will possess an Undergraduate degree or Master’s degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Information Technology or a related discipline. They will have at least 10 years of combined leadership experience in Marketing, Sales and/or Technology. Gaming experience will be an asset. They will have superior knowledge and understanding of social, political, technological and economic factors that impact the gaming business, either in gaming or in related fast moving environments such as consumer goods. The new CCO will have proven experience leading through organizational change as well as experience developing and managing a large, complex and dynamic environment. They will have a proven track record of success in executing on functional/corporate strategy, building high-performing divisions and teams and generating strong performance results.

For additional information on Atlantic Lottery Corporation, please visit www.alc.ca

If this exciting opportunity meets with your career aspirations, please forward your résumé and interest in confidence to Royer Thompson at recruit@royerthompson.com. For further information, please contact Amy Reid, Partner and Vice President Recruitment at 902-422-2099.

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