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Cricket Australia

Cricket Australia is the custodian of cricket in Australia, and as the national governing body its purpose is for cricket to unite and inspire the nation. 

At Cricket Australia, we embrace differences in gender, age, ethnicity, race, cultural background, disability, religion and sexual orientation. We value diversity. Cricket Australia encourages all people to apply for this role.

Junior Particiaption Specialist - Queensland

As a result of a new and important strategic initiative to increase sustainable participation in cricket, we are seeking a talented and passionate person to work with cricket clubs and associations in the adoption of cricket’s recommended junior participation pathway. This is a pivotal role within the Game and Market Development Team with the key responsibilities including:

  • the introduction of the national recommended junior pathway to Junior Cricket Associations with a strong focus on the MILO in2CRICKET & MILO T20 Blast program
  • further aligning CA and State & Territory promotional strategies / opportunities to increase exposure of the MILO T20 Blast program.
  • increase the conversion of children that sample school based cricket activities into sustainable club based participation.
  • contribute, by being an integral member of our national Entry Level program specialist team 

To support your transition into this position, you will have proven experience in a sports, sales, strategy, project management or educational focused role. We are looking for people who recognise the benefit sport offers in the physical and emotional development of children. Your passion, commitment and drive to get kids physically active is important to us - not necessarily an intricate understanding of the game.

You must be able to demonstrate the ability to work strategically and autonomously, with outstanding interpersonal and influencing skills that will allow you to engage and motivate a broad and diverse range of people from children, volunteers and administrators.

Please note this is a contract position until 30 June 2018. Successful applicants will be required to interview on the 4 July 2017. We are looking for the appointment to start on 17 July 2017.

If you are ready to make a difference and help cricket to become Australia’s favourite sport, we look forward to hearing from you. To apply, please outline in your cover letter why you feel you are the best candidate for the role.

Cricket Australia offer a competitive salary package and extensive employee benefits including, salary packaging, gym access and discounts with our corporate partners.

Apply here.

Applications close Wednesday 28 June 2017

National Match Referee


Cricket Australia (CA) invites applications for an additional National Match Referee to join its team. The National Panel Match Referee team consists of five full time individuals who are responsible for supporting and assessing umpiring across all CA competitions, and to ensure that CA continues to produce high quality umpires for interstate and international cricket.

To do this, the role of the Referee includes:

  • To provide accurate and timely performance assessments for each umpire who participated in the match
  • To uphold the spirit of the game
  • To ensure that the game is conducted according to the Laws and the standard Playing Conditions, Codes and Policies that are applicable
  • Assist with the responsibilities of the playing control team
  • If necessary, participate in a pre-match meeting with the umpires and captains to discuss the playing conditions relevant to the match and any concerns umpires and or captains may have
  • To liaise with the ground authorities to ensure that all aspects of player safety is looked into
  • To oversee the Code of Conduct process and to manage any reports that arise in the match in accordance with the relevant Code of Conduct processes
  • Attend such cricket matches, camps and meetings as needed.

To be considered for these roles, applicants should possess the following attributes.

  • Demonstrated management and leadership experience;
  • Experience in managing conflict;
  • Strong knowledge of cricket Laws, Playing Conditions, Policies and interpretations;
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills and stakeholder management ability.
  • Sound organisational and administrative skills.
  • Proficient with administration tasks and report writing.
  • Sound IT skills.

Desirable attributes.

  • Knowledge of cricket umpiring skills and techniques.
  • A relevant tertiary degree.

Please note this is a contract role, and the vast majority of the Match Referee’s workload will be between 1st September 2017 and 31st March 2018.

At Cricket Australia, we embrace differences in gender, age, ethnicity, race, cultural background, disability, religion and sexual orientation. We value diversity. Cricket Australia encourages all people to apply for this role.

Applications close Friday 30 June 2017

UNSW

University of NSW

The University of New South Wales is an Australian public research university located in the Sydney suburb of Kensington.

Cricket & Water Polo

An exciting opportunity exists to join UNSW’s high performance sporting clubs in the role of Club Administrator.

This role would work across both UNSW Cricket Club (competing in the Premier Cricket Competition in Sydney) and UNSW Wests Water Polo Club (one of the oldest and most successful clubs in Australia).

This role has been created in response to the increasing professionalism of amateur sport, resulting in the two club’s combining resources to appoint a full time Club Administrator. The successful applicant will focus on the growth of both clubs, improving administrative procedures and working closely with the governing bodies and UNSW Management.

The successful applicant will:

  • Develop club administrative procedures
  • Liaise closely with Arc Sport (UNSW) to further student engagement both high performance and social
  • Liaise with both clubs governing bodies i.e. Cricket NSW and Water Polo NSW / Australia
  • Order equipment and coordinate distribution
  • Coordinate player fee payments
  • Administer local junior and student speci c water polo competitions including venue bookings
  • Establish student Cricket gala days and student based cricket competitions
  • Coordinate Social media strategies across both Clubs – news, announcements, sponsor engagement
  • Develop and coordinate media relations both externally and within UNSW
  • Administer member database and communication platforms
  • Administer club junior development programs

Elite athletes from either sport wishing to combine their sport with a career are encouraged to apply.

Written applications should address the following key selection criteria:

  • Experience in sports administration (minimum two years in similar role preferred)
  • Strong community sporting knowledge (preferably in Cricket and Water Polo)
  • Excellent communication, presentation and IT skills
  • Demonstrated understanding of club administration
  • Ability to work autonomously

A contract based remuneration package up to $60,000pa is available to the right applicant.
Apply to:

UNSW Cricket Club / UNSW Water Polo Club Matt Sanders msanders@insightprojects.com.au

Applications close Friday 30 June 2017

WICB

West Indies Cricket Board

CWI’s mission is to manage, develop and promote cricket to the benefit and enjoyment of the West Indian people and the world.

Director of Commercial, Marketing & Communications

The Director of Commercial, Marketing & Communications will be integral in establishing CWI as a commercially viable organisation through overseeing the development and execution of CWI’s commercial, marketing and communications strategic and tactical initiatives, and will directly contribute to the delivery of a superior CWI product and the enhancement of its brand.

Key Responsibilities:

The Commercial, Marketing & Communications Department is responsible for all of CWI’s revenue generation and support services activities including commercial partnerships, event management, digital, marketing & promotions and communications.

The Director will play a lead role in the development and execution of CWI’s commercial strategy, while directing the daily operation of the function through the effective management of the team, commercial partner relationships and contracts, the efficient deployment of resources and supplies, and the control of assigned budgets.

Key Areas of Focus:

  1. Revenue Generation: oversee the maximization of the Company’s revenue generation opportunities from new and existing revenue streams as well as sponsorship.
  2. Management of Commercial & Marketing Activities: oversee the development of and roll out of all commercial and marketing activities including brand development, advertising campaigns, ticketing services, protecting and growing the value of CWI’s brands/intellectual property, sponsor relationship management.
  3. Stakeholder Management: develop effective professional relationships with broadcasters, media and commercial partners; forming strategic alliances and providing advice to Territorial Boards on commercial projects.
  4. Communications: oversee the development, implementation and continuous review of a long-term communications strategy, ensuring all communications consistently support the positioning of the brand.
  5. Digital: oversee the development, implementation and continuous review of a long-term digital strategy for all WINDIES digital products, content and social media channels.

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Master’s Degree in a business related field.
  • Minimum 10 years working experience in the area of sponsorship, business development, or digital & technology; 5 years in senior management roles, preferably with a federation, agency or sports administration body.
  • Strong commercial/business acumen, communication proficiency, problem solving abilities and strategic thinking
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills with a demonstrated track record of successful people management
  • Demonstrated success in driving revenue and new business opportunities and developing and negotiating commercial agreements.
  • Demonstrated success and experience in introducing innovative marketing initiatives to maximize business performance and event management.
  • A thorough working knowledge of internal and external communications strategies and principles.

Applications:

For more information or a detailed job description, please visit www.cricketwestindies.org

Please send your CV along with a covering letter and completed application form via the provided 'APPLY' button by June 30, 2017.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Apply here.

Applications close Friday 30 June 2017