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Goodwin: We need to be versatile

Essendon senior assistant coach Simon Goodwin expects every player will have their versatility tested as they attempt to find the right balance within the team over the remaining two games of the home and away season.

5:08pm  Aug 20, 2014

Hocking enjoys tagging role

Essendon tagger Heath Hocking is continuing to enjoy the challenge of taking on the best midfielders in the competition each week.

4:50pm  Aug 20, 2014

Heppell under injury cloud

Essendon midfielder Dyson Heppell is expected to miss this week’s game against the Gold Coast after fracturing his hand at training today.

4:43pm  Aug 20, 2014

ESSENDON FOOTBALL CLUB

Indigenous Programs Coordinator

The Essendon Football Club has a reputation as a leader in the Australian sports industry, with a proud history and strong values.  We have a close relationship with Indigenous Australia and strongly support the achievement of Reconciliation.
 

Driven to be recognised and respected as the most successful sporting club in Australia, both on and off the field, we are now seeking an Indigenous Programs Coordinator to join our committed and enthusiastic Community team.

 

Reporting directly to the Community Manager, you will be responsible for:

  • Managing the overall delivery of the Bombers’ Bright Futures start up of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander job seekers project
  • Working closely with key agencies, local industry and Indigenous jobseekers within Melbourne’s North West
  • Coordinating and growing Essendon’s relationships with key Indigenous partners including the Tiwi Bombers and Wadeye Magic football clubs
  • Exploring opportunities to strengthen and expand upon the club’s existing Indigenous community development activities
  • Supporting the club’s community team with key program delivery
  • Undertaking high-level program administration and reporting

 

The successful candidate will have the following attributes:

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in dealing with Indigenous communities
  • Established understanding of the employment industry
  • Knowledge of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures
  • Demonstrated high-level project management skills
  • Experience working effectively with multiple stakeholders
  • Highly developed verbal and written communication, interpersonal, presentation and negotiation skills
  • Australian driver’s licence

To apply in strict confidence or seek a position description, please send your application to recruitment@essendonfc.com.au quoting ref IPC001

Applications close 5pm 6th March 2013

Please note that this role will be subject to background checks.

People who identify as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander with employment or community engagement career experience are strongly encouraged to apply.