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Competitions & Events Coordinator

Squash Australia Ltd

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  • Brisbane Queensland Australia
  • Full Time
28 Jul 2024
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Description

The Competitions & Event Coordinator for Squash Australia will play a pivotal role in the planning and execution of national squash events by ensuring smooth operations and memorable experiences for participants and spectators alike.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Event Planning and Logistic

  • Coordinate all aspects of national squash events, including equipment procurement and travel arrangements for staff and officials.
  • Collaborate with suppliers and venues to ensure delivery of services and resources required for successful events.

2. Participant Registration and Communication

  • Oversee the registration process for players, coaches, and officials, providing timely updates and assistance to participants throughout the registration period.
  • Communicate event details, rules, and regulations to participants and work with media team to promote events.
  • Oversee the ranking and rating systems utilised by Squash and provide support to participants.

3. On-Site Event Management

  • Manage on-site logistics during national squash events, including setup, signage, registration check-in, and coordination of match schedules.
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for participants, addressing inquiries, resolving issues, and maintaining a positive event experience for all involved.

4. Volunteer/Officials Coordination

  • Coordinate volunteers to assist with various event tasks, such as court maintenance, event services and crowd control.
  • Provide guidance and support to officials throughout the event process to ensure smooth operations and effective teamwork.

5. Collaboration and Stakeholder Engagement

  • Work with associations and clubs to develop and grow national event calendar.
    • Foster relationships with key stakeholders and seek collaboration opportunities.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • Experience in event coordination, preferably within the sports industry or related field.
  • Passion for squash and a basic understanding of the sport's rules, regulations, and competitive landscape preferred.
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to multitask, prioritize, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact professionally with diverse stakeholders.
  • Detail-oriented approach with a focus on delivering high-quality experiences for participants and spectators.
  • Must be able to demonstrate an understanding of appropriate behaviours when engaging with children and young people.
  • Efficient at Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and event management software/tools.
  • Availability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends, to accommodate event schedules.
  • Strong time management, presentation skills and the ability to meet deadlines and prioritise tasks
  • Adequate computer skills and information technology literacy
  • Preparedness to be flexible in respect to work hours

Why work for Squash Australia? 

Squash Australia is an equal opportunity employer offering access to a range of benefits to support a sustainable work-life balance. Committed to safeguarding everyone involved in our organisation including Children and Young People in our care, so that they feel safe and are safe the successful candidate must provide a Working with Children Check and Police check. 

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