Jan 13, 2020

Competitions Coordinator - Cockburn Basketball Association - Closing 26 Jan 2020

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  • Perth ▸ Western Australia ▸ Australia
Full time Coordination

Job Description



Cockburn Basketball Association (CBA), located at Wally Hagan Stadium in Hamilton Hill, aspires to be Western Australia’s Leading Family Basketball Association. The Cougar Family values inclusion, enjoyment and excellence, translating to people, family and basketball. In that order. The Association proudly has more than 2,000 members across 140 competition teams, 20 representative teams, two State Basketball League programs, and booming participation programs.


Reporting directly to the Basketball Development and Administration Manager, the Competitions Coordinator will be the key plank to support the sustainable growth and delivery of the Cockburn Basketball Association’s Domestic Competition. This role has a key focus on communication, stakeholder engagement and policy/procedure implementation.


  • Affiliated Clubs and Teams
  • Junior and Senior Players
  • Parents and Guardians
  • Local Schools and Councils
  • Referees and Referees Coach
  • CBA Staff
  • CBA Board of Directors


  • Be the key point of contact for the Association via phone, email and/or other forms of communication, with response times in line with the Cockburn Basketball Association’s efficiency measures.
  • Responsible for the delivery and management of all senior and junior domestic competitions game day/nights (and WABL competition days as required) hosted by the Cockburn Basketball Association. This includes all court management responsibilities and the associated communication and relationship building tasks this requires.
  • Work alongside the BDAM to ensure the implementation of all key policies and procedures relevant to the efficient operation of the Cockburn Basketball Association’s competitions.
  • Responsible for the set-up of new competition seasons, scheduling of all competition matches and associated training session bookings using the appropriate software (E.g. Sports TG). This includes maintenance of the Cockburn Basketball Association’s website.
  • Responsible for the 12-month competitions calendar and procedures manual associated with all Cockburn Basketball Association competitions.
  • Alongside the BDAM, is responsible for the delivery of Cockburn Basketball Association’s community engagement strategy to further the growth of junior and senior competitions.
  • Coordinate and implement tribunal hearings where required.
  • Provide administrative support to the General Manager, including (but not limited to) written reports at the conclusion each competition season.
  • In addition to the responsibilities indicated, the Employer is entitled to request the Employee to perform such other duties as are within the Employee’s training and competence and are reasonably requested in order to meet the strategic requirements of the Association.


  • Relevant Basketball Competition Experience (Essential)
  • Demonstrated experience working with stakeholders in a community organisation (Desirable)
  • Demonstrated experience building strong, positive relationships with key personnel and upper-management of a community organisation (Essential)
  • Relevant Referee Coordination Experience (Desirable)
  • Community Coach Qualification – formerly NCAS Level 0 (Desirable)
  • Current Working with Children Check (Essential)
  • Current ‘C’ Class Driver’s License (Essential)
  • Up to date First Aid Accreditation – ‘Provide First Aid’ (Essential)
  • High-level organisational, interpersonal and overall communication skills
  • Demonstrated experience in managing/resolving conflicts and disputes in an efficient manner.
  • In depth understanding of Sports TG software, including back-end competition management.


  • Excellent interpersonal skills - including the ability to communicate using all methods of communication (phone, email and face-to-face)
  • Ability to prioritise and meet timelines
  • Ability to work autonomously and show initiative
  • A strong work ethic
  • A commitment to outstanding customer service and professionalism


  • Demonstration of minimum 12 months experience in a similar role (Desirable)


  • Include
  • Enjoy
  • Excel

Essential Requirements

Desirable Criteria


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