Jul 20, 2021

Game Development Officer, Melbourne (12 Month Contract) - National Rugby League - Closing date 28 Jul 2021

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  • Melbourne Victoria, Australia
Full time Development

Job Description

At the National Rugby League (NRL) we’re very proud of our game and the impact it has on players, fans and communities.  Rugby League is an inclusive sport for everyone.  Our workplace champions inclusion and celebrates diversity.  

Working across Melbourne, we currently have an exciting opportunity for a Game Development Officer to join the NRL VIC team on a 12 month contract! As an NRL Game Development Officer you will contribute directly to a number of the key initiatives of Rugby League's Game Plan including: Growing participation at all levels; Growing our fan base; Achieving deeper engagement and deliver community outcomes.

In the role you will:

The right candidate for this role will be self-motivated, energetic and enthusiastic about Rugby League. You will be passionate about making a positive difference to people's lives. This person will represent and share the NRL’s beliefs that we are United, Positive, Inclusive and Disciplined.  

You will ideally have relevant or working towards tertiary qualifications combined with experience in the sports industry.

Applicants with Teaching, Junior Rugby League coaching, first aid and/or administration experience would be suitable as well as people with experience in program development and facilitation.

Ideally you will have:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications combined with experience in the sports industry;
  • Teaching, Junior Rugby League coaching, first aid and/or administration experience is preferred
  • Experience in program development and facilitation;
  • Project, event and budget management expertise and experience;
  • Highly effective communication and relationship building skills;
  • Drivers' Licence;
  • Current Working with Children credentials.

Whilst we look for qualifications and experience, we also look for people who share the same beliefs as our organisation – we are UNITED, POSITIVE, INCLUSIVE & DISCIPLINED

Should you meet most of the criteria and share our beliefs, please apply. 

The NRL is a child-safe organisation committed to providing a safe place for all children to learn and have fun. We have strong recruitment procedures to make sure the safest and most suitable people work with us and require all applicants to undergo an extensive screening process prior to appointment, a process that will include, but is not limited to comprehensive reference checks, an identity check, “Working with Children” checks and/or national criminal history checks.

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