Cricket Manager – Wheatbelt

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WA Cricket

Cricket Manager – Wheatbelt

We are looking for someone who is passionate about driving cricket participation!

About the Role

This role will promote, facilitate, and support the growth and sustainability of cricket across the Wheatbelt Region, based in the Department of Local Government Sport and Cultural Industries' Wheatbelt Office (alternative options can be discussed), in Northam. This is a full-time position reporting through to the Regional Cricket Manager - South Country.

Key Responsibilities

  • Engage with the Wheatbelt Regional Cricket Board on a regular basis to ensure an aligned strategic direction for all cricket across the region.
  • Build, maintain and leverage relationships with key regional stakeholders including clubs, associations, schools/school ambassadors, state and local government, local media and local business.
  • Work to facilitate strong relationships between schools and clubs so there is a clear pathway into community cricket programs and competitions that are reflective of population and diversity of the Wheatbelt.
  • Provide leadership and management for both paid and unpaid resources required to support the delivery of cricket programs in schools and the communities across the region.
  • Work with Regional Cricket Stakeholders (Wheatbelt Regional Cricket Board, Regional Associations, and clubs) to develop the optimal junior participation pathway for boys and girls across the Wheatbelt Region - from Cricket Blast to Junior formats and into Senior Cricket.
  • Connect clubs and associations with club development and volunteer management resources and activities to help build their capacity and provide quality cricket environments for all their members and participants.
  • Work with the WAC Country Coach and Talent Development Specialist in the coordination and delivery of coach development and accreditation programs as well providing optimal support to the development of identified talented cricketers through pathway programs and regional academies.
  • Ensure all regional program and participation data is current and accurately recorded in the Australian Cricket systems.
  • Promote and maximise the utilisation of Australian Cricket digital and technology platforms both internally and by clubs and associations.
  • Manage both local WAC and Regional Cricket Board costs that are directly controllable within agreed financial parameters.


The perks!

Our people benefits include Membership passes to all cricket games at the WACA Ground and at Optus Stadium, onsite gym access, salary packaging, employee recognition program, discounts on cricket merchandise, corporate health insurance discount, corporate partner discount, flexible work arrangements and professional development opportunities.

A little bit about us

At WA Cricket we aim to be leaders in Australian sport and pride ourselves on developing inspiring players, creating a fun and inclusive community and delivering social outcomes through cricket. The iconic WACA Ground is home to the Perth Scorchers, WA Men's and Women's Teams and the WA Cricket Foundation.

Our Culture

At WA Cricket we are committed to nurturing a diverse and inclusive workforce and offer equal opportunities to all. We embrace diversity and encourage applications from people of all ages, ethnicities, abilities, sexual orientations and gender identities.

We are committed to providing a safe environment for children across Australian Cricket, and we also offer a flexible work environment for all employees. We measure ourselves on our values of Excellence, Collaboration, Inclusion and Celebration.

Sound like you?

If you feel this role is for you, we would love to hear from you!

Please submit your resume and cover letter outlining your relevant experience by 19 July 2024.

If you need assistance or adjustments to fully participate in the application process or would like a copy of the job description, please contact or call 9265 72.

We require all applicants to undergo background checks and screening prior to or during any appointments

Job Details

Depending on experience
Required Skills & Experience
Who we are looking for

To succeed in this role, you will need the following:

Current Community Coaching Accreditation (Level One), or equivalent
Relevant experience in community sport development and program delivery
Demonstrated experience in networking and stakeholder engagement.
Sound knowledge of the game of cricket in terms of avenues for growing participation
An understanding of techniques and competencies required to develop sporting skills and abilities in children and youth.
An understanding of the WA school system to optimise the delivery of cricket programs.
Understanding of how community clubs and associations operate and the challenges they face.
Knowledge of contemporary volunteer management practices
High level organisational skills to manage the logistics associated with the planning and implementation of strategy to deliver required outcomes.
Sound analytical skills to inform strategy development.
Understanding and ability to apply inclusion and diversity principles in all areas of operation.
Developed written skills to produce high quality written plans and reports.
Strong verbal and presentation skills to be able to liaise, engage and manage stakeholder relationships at all levels.
Working with Children Card
'C' class driver's license


Contact Information

298 Fitzgerald Street, Northam WA 6401, Australia
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