Rugby Victoria

Development Officer - Northern Region

Rugby Victoria


  • Melbourne Victoria Australia
  • Full Time
Closing 13 Dec 2019
Applications 0

Description

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

Reporting to the Game Development Manager, the Development Officer will assist the Rugby Development Team in the delivery of nationally aligned community rugby programs in the Northern suburbs.

Operationally, the role includes but is not limited to the following tasks:

  • Develop relationships with relevant staff at primary and secondary schools, (near affiliated clubs where possible) and deliver nationally aligned, RV endorsed programs and events
  • Work in conjunction with the Game Development Manager to identify the priorities of affiliated clubs and deliver initiatives to increase participation across all formats of the game
  • Regularly engage with assigned clubs and foster ties with key personnel to assist in the transition of participants from school programs to a club environment while also, engaging and retaining existing players.
  • Attend junior pathway events; inclusive of training sessions and occasional matchdays.
  • Assist the Game Development Manager and Coach Development Manager with the delivery of Coaching Kids Rugby courses and other coach education initiatives as required
  • Encourage coaching staff from schools, junior and senior clubs to improve their skills through the resources and education available through the ‘Rugby Learning Centre’
  • Maintain and develop established relationships with schools that have previously ran programs, participated in gala days or other rugby-based events.
  • Assist in developing new relationships with schools that have not previously engaged with rugby-based activities, events or program
  • Use and maintain the outlook ‘Team Development’ calendar to document all activities and make these available to the Game Development Manager in a succinct and timely manner
  • Disseminate material promoting national programs and local events to stakeholders as required; inclusive of providing content to our marketing and communication team as directed
  • Provide support and participate in any other Rugby Victoria initiative as reasonably requested by senior management

Successful candidates will have the ability to achieve and maintain productive, progressive and harmonious relationships with all key stakeholders, to help facilitate the delivery of the strategic planning outcomes and overall growth of the game.

Essential Requirements

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Employer and Other Details

Rugby Victoria, formerly the Victorian Rugby Union, is a member and founding union of Rugby Australia. Within the state of Victoria, it is the governing body for the sport of rugby union.

Rugby Victoria represents the interests of 20,000 participants, Rugby Victoria provides services and support to our registered clubs, members and affiliate organisations in Victoria.

Based at AAMI Park, Rugby Victoria boasts a fast-paced, inclusive workplace suitable for all who are passionate about sport and our great game.

Apply for this role

To apply for this role, please send your cover letter and resume to Shelley Nowlan, at shelley.nowlan@rugbyvic.com.au.

Candidates must be available for an interview between 9am - 5pm weekdays.

Should you require additional information, please dont hesitate to contact Rugby Victoria at info@rugbyvic.com.au

Shelley Nowlan

03 9221 0780

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Development Officer - Northern Region Rugby Victoria

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