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Position Vacant - Football Development Manager AFL Central Victoria

ABOUT THE ROLE                                                                                                             

The Football Development Manager within AFL Victoria and is primarily responsible for and aims to complement the delivery of the game development components of the AFL Central Victoria’s Strategic Plans.  Specifically, the Football Development Manager key responsibilities are to support volunteer networks provide high quality football activities conducted in safe, welcoming and inclusive environments in clubs, NAB AFL Auskick centres, schools and social football (AFL 9s) community programs. An important focus of the roles is also on engaging female and multicultural participants along with ensuring pathways are in place connecting these participation segments to enable easy transition of children and their families. 


Please note employment in this position is subject to a satisfactory criminal history record check. The successful candidate must possess a valid ‘working with children’ check. The AFL has extensive procedures and checks in place to protect children and young people in our organisation.



Tertiary qualifications in teaching, business, sports management or suitable work experience in related field/s.

Experience in a similar role

Holder of Level 1 Coaching Accreditation or willingness to achieve this level as a minimum

Current Victorian Driver Licence

Understanding of club environments to capably lead club volunteer recruiting, training and retention programs.

Capacity to influence people and organisations with the ability to manage volunteer and casual workface

Ability and willingness to work outside of normal business hours

Highly developed verbal and written communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills.

Demonstrated personal initiative and ability to work effectively in a team environment.

Developed IT skills particularly in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Social Media.



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Closing Date: Wednesday 20th February 


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