• Implement strategies to elevate female participation in golf at all levels throughout Australia, including high performance
  • Enable golf’s governing bodies to set an example to the rest of the sport in terms of female leadership representation on boards and in positions of responsibility
  • Drive positive change in culture and perceptions through a targeted and coordinated approach in program and service delivery

Golf Australia is the national governing body for golf in Australia with a goal to raise the level of interest and participation in the game from grassroots golfers through to the elite levels, spectators, volunteers and associated industry bodies.

Golf Australia manages national tournaments and championships including the Australian Opens as well as rules and handicapping.

One of the goals of Golf Australia is to transform the sport of golf into one that is highly engaging and fully inclusive for women and girls.

The role will require a dynamic leader with a track record of leading and influencing sport participation growth and development or a similar role with exceptional outcomes.

To be considered for this role it would be advantageous to have experience in developing and implementing National programs; be an innovative and strategic thinker with strong project management and business acumen; exhibit outstanding communication and organisational skills; in depth knowledge of strategy development and female engagement and participation; demonstrate excellent negotiation and stakeholder management skills; competently lead and work in project teams; understand brand and consumer needs; the ability to write and deliver strategic documents; build stakeholder buy-in with ease and have an understanding of trends in golf and/or broader sport in Australia.

The role would suit a highly motivated and growth mind-set individual who has a passion for growing opportunities for female participation in sport at all levels and for all ages. Given the popularity and profile of the sport of golf, this role is clearly one of the prized sport-participation roles in Australia.

The role is hands-on with plenty of opportunity to be out and about, including at tournaments, speaking publicly, getting recognition, setting up club awareness training, creating greater pathways / opportunities / resources etc.

There is also opportunity for professional development / career advancement in this role.

NOTE: Candidates MUST be legally entitled to work in Australia.

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