The AFL is Australia’s premier sporting organisation supporting a constantly evolving national competition which has experienced rapid growth over the past 10 years. The AFL currently has 650 permanent employees across four state bodies: AFL Vic, NSW/ACT, QLD, NT and at AFL House. AFL NSW/ACT is the state’s controlling body for the code of Australian Football in NSW and the ACT. AFL NSW/ACT is responsible for the governance, administration, development and marketing of all aspects of Australian Football throughout the region.
AFL NSW/ACT has more than 237,000 participants playing at all levels of football, from the introductory NAB AFL Auskick program to senior community football. It is also responsible for the growth and development of Australian Football across the region. AFL NSW/ACT employs more than 270 staff across the region, consisting of about 100 full-time staff (including 20 trainees), and 170 part-time and casual staff members.
This role is responsible for increasing Australian Football participation of in the region. Growing participation is a key element of the AFL’s strategy to build its process in developing markets. This role will lead four development regions across NSW and the ACT and the development of strategies to enhance the footprint of the AFL’s programs and utilisation of AFL’s resources across the regions to grow participation of our code.
The role reports to the Chief Executive Officer – AFL NSW/ACT and has 5 key direct reports:
The successful candidate will work closely with all the NSW / ACT exec in addition to AFL Game & Market Development Department, National Program Managers and Regional Teams. The key focus will be to drive regional oversight and Leadership and oversee four development regions across NSW and the ACT, including NNSW, Sydney Illawarra, GWS and ACT / SNSW. It will drive collaboration and best practice across regions and lead development of regional strategies and delivery of regional plans and targets. This will include:
Experience & Qualifications
For a confidential discussion, contact Jonathan Harris, Manager Partner, Australia and New Zealand, at +61 (2) 9006 1160 or email@example.com.
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