Hospitality and Member Events Leader – South Australian Cricket Association
Established in 1871, the South Australian Cricket Association (SACA) has a rich history as one of the nation’s premier sporting bodies with a vision for cricket to be Australia’s favourite sport – a sport for all Australian’s. Operating within the sports and entertainment industry, SACA offers an exciting and dynamic working environment and is responsible for overseeing and developing cricket at a State level.
SACA is responsible for coordinating international and domestic cricket matches at Adelaide Oval, Premier cricket matches and community carnivals, coaching and development and pathway programs for girls and boys, coaching, umpiring, volunteer development and ground management at Karen Rolton Oval. It also administers high performance cricket in South Australia, including the West End Redbacks, SA Scorpions and Adelaide Strikers women’s and men’s teams.
At SACA, we embrace diversity in gender, age, ethnicity, disability, religion and sexual orientation. We are committed to providing a safe environment for children across Australian Cricket, and we also offer a flexible work environment for employees. We measure ourselves on our behaviours – our people value accountability, team first approach and being world class.
About the role
SACA is looking for an experienced Hospitality & Member Events Leader to provide support to our Events team. The Hospitality & Member Events Leader will be responsible for coordinating the planning and implementation of SACA corporate hospitality including Member and Match Day events.
- Plan, communicate and manage and oversee SACA’s event program including member, corporate and match day events and hospitality including but not limited to;
o SACA Member Events
o Match Day Corporate Hospitality
o International and domestic cricket match days, including W/BBL, Shield, One Day Cup & WNCL matches
o SACA in Business
o Test Match Dinner
o SACA Village Green
o Bradman Rolton Medal
o Dansie McCauley Medal
o Ad-hoc concerts and sporting events
o Any other event as required
- Manage event costs in line with budget, working closely with suppliers to secure best outcomes for the business
- Ability to establish constructive and effective working relationships with multiple stakeholders
Strong attention to detail with thorough organisational and planning skills which compliment excellent MS tools/suite knowledge
A creative flair with the ability to demonstrate initiative and innovative thinking
Strong analytical skills and the ability to be effective under pressure
The ability to manage high workloads and meet deadlines within specific time frames
Exceptional people skills with the ability to manage customer relations, stakeholder communications and networking
Outstanding written and oral communication skills
A demonstrated knowledge of event management practices
You will hold a valid Working with Children Check or have the ability to obtain one