The Football Operations Manager is a critical role with direct responsibility for the successful operations of all football competitions. This includes the home and away and finals series as well as our interleague representative football program.
The position has significant and important interaction with all EDFL clubs. Assisting the clubs with their operations and growth, and ensuring their governance standards, are key performance targets of the role.
Applications must be able to demonstrate:
Tertiary qualifications in Sports Management or similar, or significant management experience within a sporting capacity (experience in AFL football desirable)
Demonstrated success building and developing stakeholder relationships (clubs would be ideal)
Experience of community football club and league environments
Excellent verbal and written communication and public relations skills
Demonstrated leadership skills
Strong attention to detail
High level computer literacy skills
Preparedness to work extended hours including afterhours meetings and weekends during the football season
Current working with children checks and drivers’ licence