SWFL General Manager Position

About us

The South West Football League is an AFL Community Sporting Association with 10 affiliated clubs, including male and female football teams. The competition comprises of Colts, Reserves, Women’s and League grades. The SWFL supports and develops the game of football throughout the entire South West region. We are about Community and providing opportunities whilst enjoying the great game.

Qualifications & experience

  • Demonstrated high-level of written and oral communication skills, including the ability to be customer focused and able to communicate and negotiate with a broad range of people at all levels
  • Ability to remain calm and manage dynamic and pressure situations
  • Ability to work under direction to start processes, set priorities and manage key tasks, but as important is the ability to take initiative and make decisions using critical thinking and awareness
  • Ability to manage high workloads and meet deadlines
  • High-level of self motivation, independently and as part of a team
  • Operational and strategic planning experience
  • Management and leadership experience
  • Proven skills and knowledge in Microsoft software and MYOB
  • Demonstrated ability to co-ordinate sporting events
  • Applications close Wednesday 22nd September 2021. Please email your resume with a covering letter to swfl@swfl.com.au

Tasks & responsibilities

  • Promote the game of Football within the League and work in conjunction with the League Council and League Executive
  • Build strong relationships with current sponsors and build the sponsorship portfolio
  • Provide financial management
  • Establish strong working relationships with clubs, local government, suppliers, WACFL and other key stakeholders
  • Ensure the delivery of excellent customer service
  • Provide sound Human Resource management
  • Organise and deliver on major events
  • Distribute relevant information and conduct training to clubs
  • Maintain knowledge of the registration and competition platform