Are you ready to jump on board and get stuck in to continue growing badminton in the Waikato region?
Do you have a passion for all things sport and ready to give what it takes to win in this role?
Are you a great leader that’s ready to motivate a great team?
The Waikato Badminton Association has a long and proud history of being one of the strongest, innovative, and forward-thinking regional Badminton associations in New Zealand.
Waikato Badminton Association is the driver behind making badminton happen in the greater Waikato region. We are affiliated to Badminton New Zealand, and enjoy a strong relationship with Sport Waikato, our member clubs, players, coaches, volunteers, sponsors, and supporters. We’re seeing casual playing numbers growing year on year, our events growing in variety and popularity, expanding inclusion strategies across all pathways, and it’s not a rare sight to see all 10 courts at our purpose built facility in Hamilton East fully booked!
This CEO position is available at an exciting time with Waikato Badminton Association. It’s been a challenging and trying couple of years, that have seen opportunities for creativity not go past our current team.
Key responsibilities in the role:
You will have full responsibility for operations, leading our team of staff, managing and delivering our strategic plan, managing of the finances, and the running of our facility in Hamilton East where our office is also based.
You will continue to grow our relationships across the sporting network in New Zealand, increase sponsorship partnerships and opportunities, and build our stakeholder relationships.
You will be business savvy, and a relevant tertiary business qualification would be advantageous and/or proven experience in a senior management position.
You will report to the Board and be responsible for the day to day operations of the association as well as achieving the strategic outcomes set with the Board.
You will bring the following skills and experience to the role:
Proven leadership experience, and a passion for sport (if you’re badminton crazy, that’s an advantage but not a must!)
An all-round business mindset, and a love for building relationships and widening your networks and stakeholder relationships.
A great communicator, both oral and written communication.
Facility and event management experience.
Confident in financial management & reporting.
If you’re ready to motivate a great team and lead our sport through the next phase this CEO position will be the next great step. No two days are the same, where regular weekends throughout the season are a part of this exciting role! The position offers a great and flexible work environment, with a passionate Board that has strong governance and support in place. Negotiable salary, and vehicle included in remuneration package.
Apply today with your CV and a cover letter that will make you stand out from the crowd. Never seen much badminton played before?… come on down to our stadium off Old Farm Road and see the facility and sport in action for yourself! If you have any further questions about the position, or are keen to chat further please give Stu Morgan (WBA President) a call on 021 821 574.