Otago Cricket Development Officer



Otago Cricket Association, based in Southland


Community based growth & development focus


Otago Cricket is one of New Zealand’s six Major Associations with responsibility for the delivery of cricket opportunities and experiences to over 10,000 players across the greater Otago and Southland region.  Our junior and youth programme delivery is closely aligned to the NZ Cricket community plan.  We have a total commitment to the growth and enjoyment of players and coaches in schools and clubs. 


The Cricket Development Officer (CDO) will play a vital role within Otago Cricket, delivering school and community based programmes across the entire Southland region.   The workload of the CDO is varied; you will be working with a mix of different people and situations.  Each day you will be faced with the challenge of utilising your coaching, planning and motivation skills to enthuse and encourage young players to maintain their involvement in the great game of cricket. 


This is an outstanding opportunity for you to apply your experience and skills in a cricket specific environment.  You will report directly to the Manager Community Cricket.  


To be successful in this role you will be:  

•              Results driven and outcome focused

•              Able to demonstrate sound coaching knowledge and experience

•              Empathetic towards the needs of young people 5 – 18 years

•              Able to demonstrate excellent presentation skills

•              Willing and able to deliver NZC coach education to new and upskilling coaches

•              An effective communicator

•              Well planned, focused and computer literate (sound administration skills)

•              Able to deliver high standards of quality customer service

•              Absolutely a team player


This is a very unique yet exciting role where you will work for an organisation dedicated to assisting your personal growth. 


To apply, please email your CV and Covering Letter to will@otagocricket.co.nz  by 4pm Friday 5 August 2016. 


A Position Description is available here or to discuss this opportunity in further detail please contact Will Deerness 0272 488 964.