Golf Australia is seeking a dynamic leader for a newly created role to drive the growth of female participation in golf at all levels throughout Australia and lead the implementation of “The future of women and girls in golf: 2025” strategic blueprint.
Are you someone who can change the state of play and promote greater participation in women’s sport – someone who has the nous to cause some deliberate disruption and influence with sensitivity?
For more information, visit the Sportspeople Job Market position information page for the role.
The role, which has been partly funded through the support of the R&A, will require a dynamic leader with a track record of leading and influencing sport participation growth and development or a similar role with exceptional outcomes.
To be considered for this role it would be advantageous to have experience in developing and implementing National programs; be an innovative and strategic thinker with strong project management and business acumen; exhibit outstanding communication and organisational skills; in depth knowledge of strategy development and female engagement and participation; demonstrate excellent negotiation and stakeholder management skills; competently lead and work in project teams; understand brand and consumer needs; the ability to write and deliver strategic documents; build stakeholder buy-in with ease and have an understanding of trends in golf and/or broader sport in Australia.
The role would suit a highly motivated and growth mind-set individual who has a passion for growing opportunities for female participation in sport at all levels and for all ages. Given the popularity and profile of the sport of golf, this role is clearly one of the prized sport-participation roles in Australia.
The role is hands-on with plenty of opportunity to be out and about, including at tournaments, speaking publicly, getting recognition, setting up club awareness training, creating greater pathways / opportunities / resources etc.
There is also opportunity for professional development / career advancement in this role.