Summer Cricket Development Officer 2016/17 Season



Southland Cricket Association, based in Southland.


Community based growth & development focus



Southland Cricket is responsible for the delivery of cricket opportunities and experiences to players across the greater 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 fixed term contracted Summer Cricket Development Officer (CDO) will play a vital role within Southland Cricket, delivering school and community based programmes across Southland.   The workload of this position is varied and 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 General Manager and will work closely with the Cricket Development Officer for Southland.  


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

•              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 role could be suited to a current playing cricketer with coaching knowledge and experience. The role is compatible with playing opportunities within the region and flexibility for representative commitments can be provided for the right candidate.   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 by 4pm Friday 22 July 2017. 


A Position Description is available here or to discuss this opportunity in further detail please contact Jason Domigan 027 685 8801.