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Employment Status: 1 FTE (40hrs) Salary Range: $45,000 – $50,000. (Experience dependant)

Do you have a passion for COMMUNITY SPORT!

We have some big shoes to fill as our current Regional Development Manager is off on a new adventure, so we are looking for a dynamic, energetic individual to fill the role. If you are keen to get fully immersed in community sport and be a key contributor to the Associations purpose of “providing a great sport for life” we are looking for you!

Your role will be responsible with increasing participation, providing outstanding delivery of hockey at a school and club level, organising the local competitions and tournaments, and enhancing the experiences of all our current members.  You will also be a key in connecting our club and school communities.

Ideally, you’ll be experienced in sport development whether this is within hockey or sitting with another sports code. You will be enthusiastic!  Awesome communication will come naturally, and you will be able to demonstrate great leadership abilities. You must be able to show versatility and confidence.  Having experience in dealing with volunteers of different ages would be a bonus too.

About Us:

The Association governs hockey in the Nelson Region, providing social and competitive hockey opportunities to our membership and clubs, and development opportunities to schools.

With around 1000 members we must ensure we remain relevant to our community and provide a service that caters for young kids all the way through to our most senior volunteers and players.

Boasting 2 international standard turfs, we attract both national and international tournaments.

Relevant Skills and Experience

  • Motivated self-starter possessing confidence and professionalism
  • Highly developed leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Ability and willingness to take on daily administrative tasks
  • Experience with hosting and organising competitions and tournaments
  • Experience in the delivery of coach, volunteer and player development initiatives
  • Experience in delivering sport within schools
  • Cultural awareness and sensitivity, community minded

For a full role description or further information please contact

[email protected]                 

Applications close: Tuesday 18th February

Interviews will be held the week beginning 24th of February in Nelson.


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Contact our Office

Saxtons Field Hockey Stadium
125/139 Saxton Rd, Stoke, Nelson

Phone: 03 547 9988
Email: [email protected]

Contact our Head Team

Fabian Amor – NHA OPM
Phone: 027 655 8411
Email: [email protected]

Lauren Hutton – NHA RDM
Phone: 021 058 8604
Email: [email protected]

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