Netball Victoria is the peak sporting body for netball in Victoria with over 300,000 people participating in its programs across the state. Netball Victoria also proudly manages the Melbourne Vixens who compete in arguably the best domestic netball competition in the world, Suncorp Super Netball.
With the evolving landscape of women’s sport, netball continues to lead the charge as the highest participation team sport for women in Australia and now, more than ever, is an exciting time to join our team.
In 2019, the Melbourne Vixens recorded over 2 million viewers across the Suncorp Super Netball season, one of the highest viewed female teams in Australia. With this, Netball Victoria has been able secure even more corporate support year on year, now attracting multinational companies.
From a grassroots perspective, Netball Victoria’s focus is on developing innovative products and programs to appeal to the changing market needs and varied demographics, including our ‘social way to play’, Rock Up Netball.
Backing from the state government saw a recent funding injection of $64.6million - the nation’s largest ever investment in women’s sport – which will see the State Netball & Hockey Centre redeveloped and Netball Victoria’s offices move into the state-of-the-art facility by early-mid 2021.
About the role
Reporting directly to the Community & Junior Development Manager, the Junior Netball Development Coordinator will be engaged on a full-time basis. This role is required to ensure all drivers within the school strategy are delivered, including Relationship building, Participation, Transition, Retention, Internal processes, Promotion and Education.
You will also coordinate the delivery of all aspects for the Sporting Schools program including promotion, information, registration, allocation of coaches, all financial requirements, evaluation and reporting.
Along with promoting and maintaining the Community Coach database and leverage where possible the Netball Australia's Teacher Ambassador program in conjunction with Netball Victoria's program.
For further information on what the role involves, please read the attached position description.
You will demonstrate relevant tertiary qualification, a minimum of Foundation Coaching Accreditation, and ideally have worked in a similar role for at least three years. You are able to set priorities, plan work programs, meet deadlines and manage time effectively, working autonomously and as a member of a team.
You have worked with volunteers and have effective communication skills, with the ability to elicit cooperation across a diverse range of members from the netball, sporting and business communities. Along with an understanding of the school environment.
An understanding of sport culture and grass roots sporting organisations is ideal. Preparedness to travel to country regions, work evenings and weekends as required.