Positions Vacant

General Manager

The General Manager (GM) is responsible for leadership of all aspects of the Wyndham Basketball Association. The successful candidate will work with the Board to ensure that Wyndham Basketball is the association of choice in Melbourne’s west, as well as solidifying Wyndham Basketball as a major player and influencer in the broader Victorian Basketball landscape.

This will be achieved through working with key stakeholders to develop and implement a business growth strategy, implementing programs and initiatives as well as overseeing the day to day operations of the association (junior domestic, senior domestic, representative, and other programs).

The General Manager must successfully balance the growth and welfare of the game with sound financial management, and strong and vibrant relationships with the players, supporters, volunteers, media, commercial partners as well as Basketball Victoria and Basketball Australia. To be considered for this role you will need to possess senior leadership experience gained within a significant commercial or sporting organisation, or other relevant context.

Selection and Appointment Criteria

To be successful in this position, you must possess the following skills and attributes:

  • Tertiary degree in sports management, business management, or equivalent experience.
  • Experience in a senior leadership role in a membership-based organisation, preferably in a basketball or other sporting association
  • Experience in operating within an executive team and interacting with a variety of senior stakeholders including peak sporting bodies, government entities, not-for-profit and/or corporate businesses.
  • Experience in rapidly growing a business through setting and rolling out a business strategy and annual business plans.
  • Commercial & financial management skills including experience with establishing partnerships, negotiating and managing contracts, and tracking & analysing business financials.
  • Experience in inspiring and effectively managing and developing a passionate and talented staff and volunteers.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including substantial experience with the MS Office suite.
  • Must have (or be prepared to obtain prior to employment) a valid Working With Children (WWC) card, drivers license and have successfully passed a police background check.

Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Performance bonus for KPIs achieved
  • Modern office space in a state-of-the-art new stadium facility
  • Flexible working arrangements supported

This is a full-time position, typically 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday, however due to the nature of the role and the sports industry, some out of hours work (including weekends and evenings) will be required as standard.

The Wyndham Basketball Association is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians with relevant skills and experience to apply for any of our advertised vacancies.

Essential Requirements

Apply for this role

To request a copy of the position description or discuss the role contact Michael Peacock on 0433 636 698 or  michael@performancearchitects.com.au

Email applications to Michael Peacock providing a brief response outlining your suitability for delivering on the role responsibilities and the selection and appointment criteria, together with your resume to michael@performancearchitects.com.au.

Note: We will commence shortlisting from 21 June, so early applications are encouraged.

Michael Peacock
0433 636 698

Technical Officials Commission Officer (TDO)

The Wyndham Basketball Association currently utilises the services of well over 200 Technical Officials (including referees, score bench, statisticians and referee coaches) from beginner to the elite level. The Technical Officials Development Officer (TDO) leads the coordination and development of all technical officials at the Wyndham Basketball Association.

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This is a permanent part time position for 12 hours per week (flexible work arrangements supported)

Applications close March 1st 2020.  *All applicants must be legally entitled to work in Australia*

Applications inclusive of a resume and cover letter should be sent to jobs@werribeebasketball.com


Volunteering

Wyndham Basketball is always on the lookout for dedicated volunteers to help the Wyndham community enjoy playing basketball.

We have many game day roles, events planning and fundraising positions available and are always keen to hear from new people. Enquire by emailing info@werribeebasketball.com

 

 

Student Placement

Wanting to pursue a career in Sports Management? Sports Administration? Or Sports Media?

Wyndham Basketball is the ideal place to kick-start your career with a placement while you study. Email info@werribeebasketball.com for more details.

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