The Peterborough Petes announced four new additions to their marketing team on Tuesday, September 21 2022. This includes two internal staff members moving into new roles and two employees returning to the Petes for the 2022-23 season.
Petes Marketing Team:
Adam King (Director, Marketing) – Adam joined the Petes Business Operations team in December, 2021 as Coordinator, Game Operations & Major Events. In July 2022, Adam began the role of Director of Marketing with the Petes. He previously worked for Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment (MLSE) as a Game Presentation Coordinator where he worked with Toronto FC, Argonauts, Maple Leafs, and the Marlies. He’s a graduate of Brock University’s Sport Management program where he did his undergraduate and Master’s degree in Sport Management.
Jordan Downer (Coordinator, Game Operations & Major Events) – Jordan originally joined the Petes in 2013 as a volunteer and has held multiple part-time roles with the team, including Game Night Host and DJ. Jordan was named the Coordinator of Game Operations & Major Events at the start of the 2022-23 season. He is now responsible for managing all aspects of a game night from a fan’s perspective, such as in-seat and on-ice activities, game night music, and visual video board content. A Peterborough native born and raised, Jordan still resides in the city with his dog Dax.
Morgan Blaind (Coordinator, Marketing & Community Engagement) – Morgan joined the Petes as an intern in 2021. She soon transitioned into a part-time role after graduating from the Sport Management program at Durham College before getting hired full-time in November of 2021 as the Coordinator of Administration and Community Engagement. After demonstrating knowledge and interest in marketing, Morgan made the transition to the Coordinator of Marketing and Community Engagement in August of 2022.
Connor Massie (Coordinator, Communication) – Connor rejoins the Petes as Coordinator, Communication. In this role, he handles the Petes social media, public relations and graphic design. Connor originally joined the Petes in January 2020 as the Game Operations Intern, later moving into a marketing role with the team. He then worked as Manager, Game Operations & Community Events for the Cape Breton Eagles (QMJHL), before returning to the Petes in August 2022. Born and raised in Peterborough, Connor attended Lakefield College School and holds an advanced diploma in Sports Management from Durham College.
The Petes are also welcoming five new Marketing & Communication Interns for the upcoming term. A full list of the Petes Business Operations team can be found here.