Purpose – why this role is important  

The role is responsible for all operations of community football and game development activities in the Southern Region and ensuring the TSL/ TSLW Competition is managed with the highest degree of integrity and professional manner.

Day in the life – what you will be responsible for      

  • Implementation of the Southern Regional Hub that supports all southern Community Football Leagues
  • Ensure participation targets in the Southern region are met
  • Lead and guide participation across schools, AFL 9s, Auskick and Diversity in the Southern Region
  • Ensure the TSL competition is being managed and administered in line with the Laws of the Game and TSL rules and regulations
  • Ensure regional budgets are achieved
  • Ensure quality and appropriate level of staffing to meet outcomes
  • Contribute to key projects within and outside of core role
  • Support and contribute to the success of the broader team

Must haves – what’s needed to help you be successful   

  • Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills, with high level of stakeholder management skills, especially negotiation
  • Understanding of AFL State Leagues, Competition Management, and participation programs

Child Safety Standards

The AFL has a commitment to ensure we provide professional, safe and enjoyable environments to children and young people who participate in our game.

The executive and management of our organisation are responsible for undertaking recruitment and ensuring that our process’s and systems are robust and thorough, as well as being communicated and understood internally. Our recruitment process is a 5-step process and includes meeting and engaging with a variety of key people from across the organisation as well as completing thorough verification checks.

As part of our comprehensive recruitment process we ensure that all safety and legislative checks such as working with children checks, Criminal background checks, employment and personal reference checks are completed to ensure anyone working for the AFL is fit for the role they are employed in, prior to commencing employment.

The AFL takes the safety of children and young people very seriously and reviews all process and procedures in line with current state and federal legislation.

AFL Values

Play to Win

We rise to every challenge and do what we say we will do – we own the outcome. We thrive on pushing the boundaries beyond what we have done before to achieve the extraordinary for our people, fans, partners and the community.

Play Fair

Respect, integrity, honesty, empathy and a great work ethic earns us the right to play.

Play with Passion

We love what we do. Passion, energy, fun and perseverance is at the heart of our sport and is what drives how we work.

Play as One Team

We work as one team because together we achieve better outcomes. We bring out the best in each other by embracing our diverse range of ideas, skills and backgrounds to achieve individual and shared success. We celebrate our wins and always have each other’s back.

Interested candidates should send a CV and cover letter to Damian Gill – Head of AFL Tasmania via email: damian.gill@afl.com.au

Applications close Friday 27 November 2020 – APPLY HERE