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Events Manager Applications Open

Wednesday, 27 July 2016 | Athletics South Australia



Athletics South Australia (ASA) is a state sporting organisation which is responsible for the administration of athletics (track and field, running, race walking, and trail running) in South Australia. ASA is the South Australian member body of Athletics Australia which is in turn a member of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF). Athletics SA has 15 affiliated clubs and administers a large range of services for members and non-members, including development programs and the provision of upwards of 50 events annually ranging from local track and field competitions, to fun runs, to regular national and (in some cases) international events.

The position of Events Manager is a crucial leadership position within ASA. The role reports directly to the CEO. The Event Manager will be responsible for the planning, successful delivery, and subsequent post event evaluation of ASA's entire suite of events. The Event Manager will play a lead role in ensuring an inclusive and enjoyable customer experience for all and look to continually improve the delivery and overall consumer experience of Athletics SA's core product offerings, including those delivered through its sub-brand, Running SA.

The successful applicant will have proven event management experience, strong attention to detail, be brilliant at managing relationships with a diverse set of stakeholders, and have impeccable time management skills. Working in a fast paced environment, you thrive in working on multiple events simultaneously. You are a good delegator and an excellent communicator who is able to work effectively and efficiently with a dedicated group of paid staff and volunteers. You are also highly skilled at managing budgets, as well as collating and utilising data to inform decision making. Knowledge and experience in athletics will be highly regarded.

If you are an experienced event manager who is looking to leave your mark on the South Australian sporting landscape, then this role is for you!

Special Conditions

Due to the nature of the position, regular work outside of normal office hours, including weekends will be required. A flexible working arrangement, including time in lieu is available

- A current driver's licence is essential

- Athletics SA is a smoke free and drug free workplace


Job and Specification and Selection Criteria

The job description and selection criteria can be accessed by visiting

APPLICATIONS Applicants are asked to send a cover letter addressing the job description and selection criteria, along with a CV, merged as a single word or PDF document. Applications not meeting this requirement won't be accepted.

Applications must be received by Monday 15th August 2016 at 4pm

To apply, please visit the job advertisements on Seek or Sportspeople







Athletics South Australia
PO Box 84, Torrensville Plaza SA 5031
SA Athletics Stadium, 145 Railway Terrace Mile End, South Australia, 5031

P +61 08 8354 3477
F +61 08 8354 1219