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Team Liaison Officers - ICC Under 19 Cricket World Cup 2018
New Zealand Cricket (NZC) are currently seeking 16 people with major event experience to take on the role of Team Liaison Officer (TLO) for the ICC Under 19 Cricket World Cup (U19 CWC) being held throughout New Zealand in January and early February 2018. The roles will involve working with an allocated team and ensuring that they meet all their competition requirements as well as ensuring a high-quality experience for all players and team management throughout the competition.
The TLOs will be responsible for ensuring that participation in U19 CWC goes as smoothly as possible for every competing team. They will be responsible for resolving any issues that arise and will serve as a key contact between individual teams and U19 CWC management.
This will be a potentially challenging (TLOs will need to be contactable 24/7) and varied role and no two days will be the same, but for successful candidates it will provide an excellent opportunity for a thoroughly rewarding and unforgettable experience and a chance to play a part in a team that may include some of the future stars of world cricket.
The TLO will travel and be accommodated with their allocated team for the duration of the team’s involvement in the tournament.
The successful candidates will be paid a daily rate for their services and, in addition, will have the following costs met by NZC:
- Travel and accommodation (bed & breakfast)
- Laundry service
- Mobile phone (NZC supplied) call and data costs relating to the event
- A daily allowance will be provided to cover other personal expenses including meals not provided as part of a match day.
Candidates interested in the TLO roles must:
- Hold a current, clean Class 1 NZ Driver’s licence.
- Be available for the following dates:
- 6 – 12 January 2018: Teams arrive in New Zealand / Warm Up fixtures - all TLOs will be required to meet their allocated team at either the hotel or designated airport.
- 13 – 29 January 2018: Competition dates / departure date for plate competition teams - all TLOs must be available for the duration of those dates and must be willing to be accommodated outside of their home town with their team
- 30 January – 5 February 2018: Competition dates / departure date for finalists
- 3 – 4 November 2017: Tournament workshop (provisional dates).
U19 CWC matches will be played in Whangarei, Tauranga, the Christchurch region and Queenstown. Participant nations are: Australia, Bangladesh, England, India, Kenya, Namibia, New Zealand, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, South Africa, West Indies, Zimbabwe, and teams from the Americas, Asia, East Asia Pacific and Europe regions which will qualify for the tournament by mid-August 2017.
To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications close Friday 18 August 12pm.
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