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Competition Coordinator - ACT & Regional NSW


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1 Sep 2023
Full Time
Closing date
27 Sep 2023

About the role

As a Community Football Administrator, you'll serve as a crucial link in the chain of our operations. Your primary responsibility will be to provide effective and efficient administrative support to our Community Football Competitions within the selected geography. Your role will play a pivotal part in the regional hub team, where we collectively drive the execution of our Community Football Competitions. If you're a dynamic professional with a passion for both administration and community-driven initiatives, we invite you to be a part of our vibrant team. In this role, you'll not only provide the backbone to our operations but also contribute to the enduring growth of AFL across communities.

A day in the life of

Key Accountabilities:

  • Provide expert administrative support, managing leagues and competitions that bring communities together through the joy of football.
  • Embrace the collaborative spirit of the 'HUB' environment, extending your regional support and offering specialist assistance in a designated area of football operations to all leagues within the geography.
  • Navigating the world of databases, you'll oversee the PlayHQ database, including the competition management system.
  • Be the architect behind league events such as presentation nights, season launches, and other functions that elevate the football experience.
  • Champion the fixture process and its implementation, ensuring that the heart of the game – the matches - run smoothly and seamlessly.
  • Prepare and distribute all league match day paperwork, ensuring that every detail is covered for each game.
  • Keep the community updated by managing scores, results, and the league ladder through Play HQ and the league's website and social media platforms.
  • Maintain and curate the league's online presence through its website and social media channels, engaging the community and fostering a sense of unity.
  • Bring your expertise to the table by contributing to key projects, both within and outside your core role, ensuring we continually evolve and grow.
  • Be a driving force in the overall success of the team, sharing your insights and enthusiasm with your colleagues.

Our ideal team member

Core Competencies:

  • Demonstrate an impeccable record of efficient and effective administration skills, ensuring every aspect runs seamlessly.
  • Flourish in a fast-paced environment, where adaptability and efficiency are key to success.
  • Showcase remarkable organizational skills, keeping all elements of your responsibilities meticulously managed.

The perks

  • Play The Day Your Way – a flexible approach to your working life
  • My Development – lean into the AFL’s My Development program consisting of on-the-job training, coaching and mentoring, and formal learning
  • Play Well – access to our extensive Health and Wellbeing program centered around our belief in a healthy body, healthy mind, and healthy workplace
  • My Benefits – with thanks to our AFL Corporate Partners, access great benefits and discounts
  • AFL Silver Memberships – permanent team members can access AFL matches at Marvel Stadium and the MCG, enjoy and share the experience of our game with your family and friends!

How to Apply

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Additional Information

Full Time
Job Type
Event Management
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