Careers

Cricket is New Zealand’s premier summer sport with 170,000 people currently playing the game, making it one of the most widely played sports in the country.

NZC’s vision is focused on ensuring cricket is a game that can be played anywhere, by anyone. Whatever their circumstances, New Zealanders will be given every reason to celebrate and engage with cricket as their game.

We have a high-performance culture, underpinned by quality people, systems and facilities, helping to produce winning BLACKCAPS and WHITE FERNS who inspire the nation and represent the best of New Zealand’s values and culture.

Cricket is one family, with quality and consistency that nurtures the game at all level and provides pathways towards success on the international stage. NZC takes a global approach and perspective to our activities for the betterment of the game in New Zealand.
We’re a passionate and enthusiastic organisation committed to living and breathing our purpose: connecting New Zealanders through our spirit of cricket.

Vacancies

Board Members

New Zealand Cricket’s constitution requires the retirement by rotation of three directors for this upcoming year. Retiring directors Martin Snedden, Don Mackinnon and Geoff Allott will be seeking re-election. Sheffield Search is assisting NZC’s Board Appointments Panel to facilitate this process.  For further information or to apply please click here.

Events Coordinator

The purpose of this role is to support with the planning and delivery of NZC events to achieve world class standards in venue operations and event delivery.

The Events Coordinator will be responsible for supporting with the planning and delivery of all NZC events, including BLACKCAPS and WHITE FERNS international matches, and where required; season launches, commercial sponsor events, team appearances, corporate hospitality and the annual awards night.

The successful applicant will have:

  • Demonstrated experience in a past event coordination role
  • Experience working with stakeholders, including but not limited to, venue authorities, councils (or similar) and national or international sport bodies
  • Strong general administration skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and organise multiple projects with changing priorities and deadlines, emerging issues, and keeping the delivery team informed
  • Knows how to get things done both through formal channels and informal networks
  • Ability to manage allocated resources to achieve targeted goals
  • A driver’s licence required (Restricted Licence at least)

The ideal applicant will have a:

A driver’s licence (Restricted Licence at least) and be tertiary qualified in Event, Venue and/or Sports Management or other relevant management qualifications

Candidates should email a CV and covering letter to careers@nzcricket.org.nz. Applications close on Monday, 10 September 2018. Please note all applicants must have the legal right to work in New Zealand.

Position Description 

Commercial Coordinator - fixed term role

We have a full time, 5-month fixed term Commercial Coordinator position available, reporting to the Commercial Partnership Manager. This role is a Partnership Servicing role, responsible for efficiently delivering benefits to a key NZC Partner plus additional Partners as required.

The ideal person will have:
• Experience working within a sports environment and/or event organiser role with at least 2-3 years’ experience
• Practical account management/activation experience
• Substantial experience working with highly confidential information
• Experience in using event planning and delivery tools and processes
• Previous experience of working in a commercial/ client facing environment required (marketing/brand management)

Candidates should email a CV and covering letter to careers@nzc.nz. Applications close on Monday 17 September at 12pm. Please note all applicants must have the legal right to work in New Zealand.

Job Description

Head Coach New Zealand U19 – fixed term

Cricket is New Zealand’s premier summer sport with 170,000 people currently playing the game, making it one of the most widely played sports in the country. 

New Zealand Cricket is a full member of the International Cricket Council and is responsible for the governance and delivery of cricket in this country. Our strategic imperative is to develop cricket as a game for all New Zealanders; and as a game for life – promoting our principles of inclusivity and diversity.

NZC is powered by a “top-down” financial model, with governance that places an emphasis on nurturing the community, junior and fan-engagement side of the game, in order to provide pathways to the international stage, and to grow the game in general.

With around 70 employees plus a number of seasonal contractors based across our Lincoln High Performance Centre and our Auckland Support Services Office, we’re a passionate and enthusiastic team committed to living and breathing our core values: Inclusivity, Respect, Tenacity, Optimism, and Fun.

We’re looking for a Head Coach of the NZ U19 team from December 1st 2010 through to the conclusion of the 2020 ICC U19 World Cup in South Africa   In this role, you will lead, develop and implement a high performance coaching and playing programme, in conjunction with the NZC High Performance staff, so as to ensure that the identified and selected players receive the coaching and developmental experiences for both short term performance at the 2020 World Cup and as part of player succession for New Zealand Cricket – 1st Class, NZ A, BLACKCAPS. This position requires you to be flexible as you may be required to work evenings and weekends understanding that cricket is a seasonal sport where seasonal variations requires you to work with the requirements of the nature of the sport.

The ideal applicant will:

  • Have a passion for Cricket and has had playing experience and knowledge
  • Has had diverse coaching experiences
  • Has had specific experience coaching age grade provincial representative players
  • Have a strong commitment to NZC Trademark & Culture
  • Holds an appropriate NZ cricket coaching qualification or Overseas equivale

 

Candidates should email a CV and covering letter to richard.smith@nzc.nz.   A position description is available on our website www.blackcaps.co.nz.   Applications close at 5pm on Monday 8th October. Please note all applicants must have the legal right to work in New Zealand.

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