Cricket is New Zealand’s premier summer sport with 150,000 people currently playing the game, making it one of the most widely played sports in the country.
New Zealand Cricket provides vision, direction and guidance to cricket at all levels of the game nationally and as a member of the international cricket community. New Zealand Cricket’s purpose is to stimulate growth of the game and strengthen its support base, develop outstanding international teams underpinned by elite player development programmes, develop a strong and sustainable commercial base and deliver successful sporting events.
With around sixty employees based across our Lincoln High Performance Centre and our Auckland Support Services Office together with a number of seasonal contractors, we are a passionate, enthusiastic team committed to realising NZC’s mission of “More People Playing, More People Watching” whilst living and breathing our core Values:
- Cricket First
- One Team
- Be The Best I Can Be
- Walk The Talk
- Raise The Bar
- Appreciate And Celebrate
(2-year fixed term, part-time role)
The BLACKCAPS Selector will support the Head Coach of BLACKCAPS in the selection of playing squads and will provide a recommended list each year of the players to be contracted to NZC, together with any replacements as and when required. The Selector will also contribute to the selection of the New Zealand A team and the scouting of first class cricket. From time to time you will assist with press releases and other communications around selection decisions.
We’re looking for someone with a thorough understanding of the internal workings of cricket at both a domestic and international level and experience of athlete management database administration in a high performance environment. You’ll also need to be a strong and clear communicator with the ability to deliver tough messages with compassion.
Candidates should email a CV and covering letter to email@example.com. A position description is available below. Applications close on Friday 5 June
Talent ID Manager
The Talent ID Manager will ensure the existence of effective systems and processes for identifying emerging talent for New Zealand Cricket’s High Performance programmes, assist in selection of national teams (New Zealand A, New Zealand Under-19), advise BLACKCAPS selectors and assist in developing Major Associations’ talent identification programmes. This position will liaise closely with the BLACKCAPS Head Coach, BLACKCAPS selector and the High Performance team on current and future needs.
The successful candidate will have a good understanding of high performance programmes in professional sport, as well as proven experience and success in cricket management or selection at a domestic first class and/or international level.
Candidates should email a CV and covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org . A position description is available below. Applications close on Friday 5 June.
We have a fantastic opportunity for a Digital Manager to join our team and lead NZC’s digital strategy. Key responsibilities are:
- Assisting in the development and execution of online strategies
- Management of all online communications and content channels including producing and uploading content in conjunction with other Communications team members
- Helping to grow the BLACKCAPS brand by growing our online presence
Key skills we’re looking for are:
- Extensive social media and website management skills, including filming and editing experience
- Proven success in introducing innovative communications initiatives to maximise brand awareness
- Commercial acumen
- A strong understanding of the digital marketing landscape
- Great communication skills
It goes without saying that you’ll also need a love of cricket and be passionate about engaging with online communities.
Candidates should email a CV and covering letter to email@example.com. A position description is available below. Applications close on 8 June 2015
Major Association vacancies