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Development Officer

Softball NSW

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  • Rooty Hill New South Wales Australia
  • Contract/Temp
Closing 18 Dec 2019
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The position of Development Officer is responsible for the management and delivery of Softball NSW promotional, development and education programs for playing, coaching, umpiring and scoring throughout the state. The Development Officer also assists Associations in the development of the sport of Softball, working with other Development Officers and Association Committees, to maximize opportunities for Softball to be a first-choice sport among current and perspective participants.

The position has a focus towards an important role in increasing both the quality and quantity of players, coaches, umpires, scorers and volunteers of all ages as well the quality of domestic competitions. The Development Officer will be involved from grass root to elite level.


Key Result Area

Major Activities

Performance Measure

1. Roles & Responsibilities

Coordinate and deliver SNSW services to Affiliated Associations.

Investigate, Develop, Plan, Manage and Administer the NSW School event programs, ensuring Softball is established as a first-choice sport throughout all parts of New South Wales;

Assist and guide NSW Schools systems in the development, management and delivery of Softball.

Coordination of strategic planning with and for Association growth and development

Manage, deliver and coordinate the SNSW Technical Accreditation plan for Affiliated Associations

Coordinate the management of Membership Databases including education, training and reporting for Associations.

Coordination of Compliance relating to Governance and guidelines for Associations

Coordination of all Meetings for the Affiliated Associations on all aspects of Affiliate Governance and sport delivery

Coordinate, facilitate and deliver promotional and marketing programs to increase participation in Associations

Direct and effective communication with Affiliates/Regions and Stakeholders on all related matters.

Coordinate the implementation of variant and new products into Association delivery of Softball.

Successful governance, participation programming and management of SNSW Affiliated Associations






Successful delivery of education programs and training








Creation of Communication strategy with Affiliates, Regions, and other Stakeholders.

2. Building and maintaining key relationships

Partner and collaborate with peers to leverage existing programs and present an integrated approach, profile and brand.

Build rapport with existing connections to maintain networks internally and externally.

Liaise with key stakeholders to facilitate their redevelopment and compliance activities.

Engage with new communities to create opportunities for Sport development.

Maintains, fosters and leverages key internal and external relationships

3. Representative

Represent SNSW at all times internally and externally to promote a positive profile, brand awareness and perception of Softball within the community.

Public awareness and perception as one unified brand

4. Corporate Governance & Compliance

Coordinate and communicate with stakeholders to ensure policy and planning compliance for SNSW & Affiliates.

Adhere to existing policies and processes to ensure adequate governance and compliance with organization standards and regulations.

Compliance with the SNSW Policies are ensured.


Whole of Sport values are upheld

5. General Duties

Contribute to the SNSW Strategic Plan

Represent SNSW on various committees as directed by the Chief Executive Officer;

Assist with the delivery of major tournaments such as the State Championships etc.

Manage any correspondence relevant to areas of control for and on behalf of SNSW;

Under the supervision and direction of the Chief Executive Officer deliver a consistent model to enhance growth in the sport;

Any other duties as required by the Chief Executive Officer;


Successful achievement of Strategic Plan objectives

Essential Requirements

Desirable Criteria


Employer and Other Details

Softball NSW is the peak body responsible to conduct, encourage, promote, advance, control and administer all forms of Softball in and throughout New South Wales through and by various Affiliates for the mutual and collective benefit of the Members and Softball.

Softball NSW is an affiliate member of Softball Australia.

Apply for this role

Applications: Must include a cover page, CV, referees and must be sent to  by 5pm Wednesday 18th December.

Daniel Rushworth

0296774000, 0296774000

Application Form

Development Officer Softball NSW

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