Western Australian Cricket Association
The Western Australian Cricket Association (WACA) is the governing body of cricket in the state of Western Australia, home to WA’s elite teams, the Alcohol.Think Again Warriors and the Alcohol.Think Again Western Fury, and the T20 Big Bash League’s Perth Scorchers. It oversees the development of the game across a variety of metro and regional areas, age groups and communities. The WACA’s vision is to make cricket Australia’s favourite sport, in conjunction with Cricket Australia, and to be the leaders across national team representation, elite team success, participation, engagement and fan experience.
Business Development Manager
The reigning BBL Champions, the Perth Scorchers, attract over 900,000 TV national viewers per match and sell out crowds at #TheFurnace. To capitalise on the growing popularity of the Club, the WACA is seeking a highly experienced, organised and motivated candidate to sell Perth Scorchers sponsorship, corporate hospitality, events and functions.
Reporting to the General Manager - Commercial, Marketing and Communications, you will be responsible for developing new business relationships while generating and negotiating new revenue opportunities for both the Perth Scorchers and the WACA.
Business development will include sponsorships across the Perth Scorchers, the WACA grassroots programs, the Dennis Lillee Club, match day corporate hospitality, large scale events and corporate functions. You will be actively managing the sales process from lead generation, to credentials pitch, to providing solutions, to negotiations through to close.
You will be required to have demonstrated ability in business development and achievement of reaching set targets. With at least three years experience in a similar role you will also have strong administration skills, strong attention to detail and exceptional interpersonal skills to positively influence and build strong stakeholder relationships. Established networks within the WA corporate community is essential.
This role will initially be offered as a 12 month contract with an attractive base salary and bonus structure, with an opportunity to extend.
Please forward your application in confidence to email@example.com by 27 February 2015.
The WACA is an equal opportunity employer.
The Western Australian Cricket Association is a leading sports organisation in Australia. An exciting opportunity exists for a passionate, proven performer who can identify and develop talented athletes for Western Australia's elite cricket teams.
Reporting dually to the General Manager - High Performance and Cricket Australia's National Talent Manager, you will be tasked with managing a talent identification, selection and development system that monitors and enhances the performance of Western Australian teams and players competing at the elite level.
The Talent Manager will convene and manage the day to day operations of the State Match Committee ensuring that a strong alignment between state and national selection philosophies contributes to the performance of both Western Australian and Australian teams.
In addition to senior domestic matches, the Talent Manager will also attend national underage championships, talent camps and District Cricket fixtures. You will utilise leading technology to complete comprehensive assessments, provide detailed talent reports and drive an individualised approach to player development.
You will work closely with WACA high performance staff, develop strong relationships with District Club coaches and communicate regularly with Cricket Australia on current and future playing lists. You will also be responsible for the integration of coach development and performance information services across WACA high performance programs as well the training and management of talent identification staff across regional and metropolitan areas.
To be successful in the position you must have highly developed interpersonal skills and the proven ability to identify and develop talented athletes. You will have significant experience working within high performance sport and have a strong background in cricket. Ideally, you will hold qualifications in sport science, sport management and/or elite coaching.
Please forward your application in confidence to firstname.lastname@example.org by 5:00pm Monday 2 March 2015.
The WACA is an equal opportunity employer.
Closing Date: 02-March-2015
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Australian Cricketers' Association
The Australian Cricketers' Association (ACA) is the official collective and representative body of professional cricketers in Australia, safeguarding the rights of present and past, male and female elite cricketers.