About the Organisation:
Paddle Western Australia is a non-profit organisation that is the peak body for Paddle sports in WA, affiliated with Paddle Australia and is based in Mount Claremont, Western Australia.
The community is including but not limited to clubs, disciplines, committees, volunteers, coaches, the Paddle Academy, the Board and the staff.
With 11 clubs located across Perth and the South West of W.A. including a membership base of 2408 members. Paddle WA thrives to create a cohesive paddling community in Western Australia that embraces the dimension of paddling as a sport: adventure, recreation and competition.
Nature of the Position:
The Development Officer is responsible for the development, organisation and delivery of Paddle WA programs and events. This role incorporates Development Officer, Communication Officer and Event Officer skill-sets.
Job Tasks and responsibilities:
Skills and Experience:
-Experience in running Paddling (or similar) events
-Excellent customer service skills
-Ability to work autonomously
-Proven track record in managing staff effectively
-Experience in a leadership role
-Ability to learn our Membership software.
-Strong organisational skills
-Problem-solving and negotiation skills
-Effective written communication skills and strong interpersonal skills and ability to interact effectively with varied stakeholders
-Experience with event organisation
-Experience coordinating education programs
-High computer literacy with Microsoft suite, WordPress, Google Suite and Social Media platforms
-Ability to prioritise tasks and manage own time
-Keen attention to detail with all written work and publications
Internal: Staff, Clubs and Discipline committees
External: Sponsors, Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries and Healthway
Contact Rosalie Evans, Executive Officer at firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications closing date: 15/02/2018
Starting Date: 26th March 2018 or earlier.