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Women's Football Development Manager - contract role

Advertiser: New Zealand FootballMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
3 Nov 2019
Auckland, Rodney & North Shore
Work Type
Sport & Recreation, Management

Football is the global game and one of the largest participation team sports in New Zealand, providing experiences and opportunities for all – male and female, young and not so young, talented athletes and community level players.  New Zealand Football’s mission is to lead, inspire and deliver football in New Zealand, and our staff are passionate and talented people who are committed to living our core Values:  Unity, Pride, Passion and Respect.

New Zealand Football is seeking applications for a Women’s Development Manager to cover parental leave of around 8 months.

The position is responsible for leading the strategy to get more girls and women playing and loving football.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Being NZ Football’s leader and advocate for Women’s Football;
  • Leading and supporting a regional network of development officers within the seven Federations
  • Implementation of new initiatives that encourage increased participation of women in football and Futsal at all levels: as players, administrators, coaches and referees.

We’re looking for someone with a tertiary qualification in sports management, substantial experience in the area of community sport development and working with and leading females.  Experience in national sporting organisation management would be valuable.

To be successful in this role you’ll need excellent communication and relationship management skills with the ability to effectively sell initiatives to skilled professional staff.

Please apply with a covering letter outlining your qualifications and experience together with your CV.  A job description is available on our website:

You’ll be covering parental leave from December to the end of July 2020.  Applications close at 9am on Monday 18 November 2019.  Please note all applicants must have the legal right to work in New Zealand.

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand?
  • How much notice are you required to give your current employer?
  • What's your expected annual base salary?

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