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Clubs Development Officer - Central Coast

Closing date26 Jul 2019
Location Central Coast
The purpose of this role is to support, engage and promote Central Coast Clubs by providing assistance in the areas related to development, membership recruitment & retention, sustainability and compliance.

Surf Life Saving NSW is the state’s primary water safety and rescue organisation and one of the largest volunteer movements in the country. We support more than 77,000 members in 129 clubs to serve the community through the provision of beach patrol services, coastal emergency response, training and education, sports and junior development.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a highly respected and iconic Australian organisation.

This position works with the various stakeholders in effectively managing feedback and promoting best practice.

Reporting to the Branch CEO, you will have the opportunity to use your excellent relationship management and communication skills to support the delivery of projects against a plan.

Key responsibilities

Key responsibilities for this role include (full position description available on link below):

Service Delivery
  • Support the Clubs to complete Club Health Checks and assist with development plans based on outcomes of the checks
  • Help to keep Clubs up to date with changes and new initiatives across the Branch and broader SLSNSW network
  • Assist with the creation, distribution and utilisation of Club Sustainability Reports
  • Support clubs to meet their annual compliance requirements through ongoing education, monitoring and provision of administrative support
  • Assist with the induction of key volunteers in Clubs where support is requested
  • Contribute to the maintenance and development of resources to support the delivery of programs a
  • Work towards delivery of the Branch objectives as part of the SLSCC Strategic Plan
  • Identify and supports member recognition programs and awards.
  • Advocate on behalf of Clubs to Branch, as appropriate.
Relationship Management
  • Develop ongoing relationships with key volunteers and staff and develop effective relationships with staff in key portfolios within SLSNSW.
  • Actively seek out best practice programs and initiatives from clubs within the Branch or wider NSW Clubs and promote through relevant communication channels
  • Establish relationships with relevant external community partners to assist with various aspects of Branch operations.
Essential skills required
  • Excellent communication skills both written and oral, including report and document writing competencies and presentation skills
  • Proven ability to work autonomously and as part of a team
  • Relationship management experience
  • Experience of and demonstrated success in the delivery of projects against a plan
  • Personal attributes of flexibility, energy and self-motivation
  • An ability to prioritise competing demands and demonstrated attention to detail
  • Professional manner and presentation, excellent interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to use innovation and creativity to solve issues and generate new ideas
  • Sound computer skills particularly Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook
  • Current Driver’s Licence
  • Flexible attitude to work, including weekend work and non-traditional work hours.
What’s in it for you
  • Salary packaging options
  • Work with a passionate volunteer group in an iconic organisation.

Closing Date: 26th July 2019

Location:  7/4 Teamster Cl, Tuggerah NSW 2259

Position: Full time (Mon to Fri 8:30am - 5pm)

How to apply

  • Visit our website and download a copy of the position description
  • Send through a current copy of your resume and cover letter (no more than 3 pages)
  • Review the position description and include a written response to the selection criteria (no more than 3 pages)

For further information on this role please contact Human Resources on (02) 9471 8017. Applications should be sent to Interviews will be held following the closing date.

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