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Competitions Coordinator

National Rugby League

The National Rugby League, formed in 1998, is the pre-eminent rugby league club competition in Australia and New Zealand.

21 Jun 2022
Full Time
Closing date
7 Jul 2022


At the National Rugby League (NRL) we’re very proud of our game and the impact it has on players, fans and communities. Rugby League is an inclusive sport for everyone. Our workplace champions inclusion and celebrates diversity.

The participation team connect and engage with all areas of Community rugby league to deliver a safe, enjoyable community friendly experience. The team provides a number of opportunities across schools, junior league and the volunteer network including school introductory programs and competitions, teacher support and training, volunteer education and resources as well as world class player retention programs and playing formats. The NRL WA team purpose is to create lifelong engagement in Rugby League state-wide across WA and to continue to promote and grow the sport in our State.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Competition Coordinator - WA to join the team reporting to the General Manager - Western Australia. This Competitions Coordinator is responsible for the support and promotion of NRL WA clubs and associations. In addition, this role will champion the administration and delivery of NRL WA competitions and major events, both male and female for all age groups.

The successful applicant will have a passion for Rugby League and growing participation at all levels of the game. A pragmatic thinker with the ability to build strong relationships with key stakeholders. You will be highly organised and have strong knowledge of Rugby League and Rugby League’s administration processes.

In the role you will work on:

  • Planning, coordinating, delivering and promoting the NRL WA competitions including Finals, State Representative comps and Special events
  • Act as the NRL WA Member protection Information Officer by providing information and guidance on complaints procedures and being the first point of call for any enquiries, concerns or complaints about harassment, abuse or other inappropriate behaviour
  • Ensuring the effective coordination of player registrations, clearances, & the My Sideline management system.
  • Collation & recording of competition statistics
  • Provide the required competition resources to ensure efficient delivery of all competitions, including trophies, match books & other resources as required
  • Manage, coordinate & regularly update the NRL WA website and social media channels and compile newsletters and event programs
  • Identify positive promotional opportunities that can help publicise the sport and community clubs & associations
  • Ensure accurate & timely database management & scheduling of education courses including League Safe, Coaching & Trainers courses

Ideally you will have:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in sports management or equivalent
  • Experience working in a sports industry and/ or in a volunteer capacity for a community sport
  • Strong organisation and time management skills
  • Proficient skills in Microsoft Office programs and experience working with CRM platforms is highly desired
  • Highly effective communication and relationship building skills

Whilst we look for qualifications and experience, we also look for people who share the same beliefs as our organisation - we are UNITED, POSITIVE, INCLUSIVE & DISCIPLINED. Should you meet most of the criteria and share our beliefs, please apply.

The NRL is a child-safe organisation committed to providing a safe place for all children to learn and have fun. We have strong recruitment procedures to make sure the safest and most suitable people work with us and require all applicants to undergo an extensive screening process prior to appointment, a process that will include, but is not limited to comprehensive reference checks, an identity check, “Working with Children” checks and/or national criminal history checks.

Essential Requirements

  • Sports Management / Business Degree
  • Working with Children / Working with Vulnerable People Check
  • Drivers Licence

How to Apply

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Application close on 7th July 2022

Additional Information

Full Time
Job Type
Event Management
Rugby League

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