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Hird excited by 2015 fixture

Essendon coach James Hird is looking forward to the challenge that awaits his side over the first two rounds of the home and away season.

3:29pm  Oct 31, 2014

List changes summary

Essendon has finalised its list ahead of the 2015 National Draft to be held on the Gold Coast on November 27 with three spots available on the club's senior list.

9:26am  Oct 31, 2014

Aylett set to move to rookie list

Essendon Football Club has delisted young midfielder Kurt Aylett ahead of next month’s AFL National Draft.

8:27pm  Oct 30, 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.