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 Greg Barclay and Ingrid Cronin-Knight will be seeking re-election with Neil Craig electing to retire by rotation. Sheffield Search is assisting NZC’s Board Appointments Panel to facilitate this process. For further information or to apply please click here.

Cricket Wellington - Call for Nominations of Directors

Cricket Wellington is seeking applications for Board Members from individuals who believe that they have what it takes to be an inspirational leader.

Nominations for the position of Director are now open and must be received in writing to the Chief Executive Officer by 5pm on Thursday 29 August 2019.

This year there are three vacant Board positions as follows: Two Directors are retiring by rotation and will not be seeking re-election and one Director who has resigned their position.

Nomination Details

Director – Auckland Cricket

Auckland Cricket is seeking applications from Directors with the relevant skills and experience to serve on our seven member Board.

Auckland Cricket is responsible for the development and promotion of cricket across the Auckland region and is one of six Major Associations in New Zealand. Our operations encompass all aspects of the development of our grassroots game, through to our talent identification programme and up to our elite teams including the Aces and Hearts.

We service a diverse population and are guardians of a game that is changing rapidly. Prospective Directors will need to contribute meaningfully to setting and guiding the strategic direction of the organization, and will need to possess an excellent knowledge of the sporting environment within Auckland.
We currently have two Directors retiring by rotation and one of these is not seeking reappointment.

The person/s being sought will bring all or some of the following:

- Experience of a professional sports environment as a player, coach or administrator
- Experience of the professional cricket environment in New Zealand as a player, coach or administrator
- Previous board level experience

Please send a current CV and covering letter to Auckland Cricket Commercial Manager, James Kemp – jkemp@aucklandcricket.co.nz.

Applications close 10 Sep, 2019.

Please note that interviews for the positions will take place in the week commencing 23rd Sep.

If you have any questions regarding these positions please contact CEO Iain Laxon, ilaxon@aucklandcricket.co.nz

Commercial Partnership Manager

An exciting opportunity to join the team as a Commercial Partnership Manager!

You'll develop and grow revenue from new and existing commercial partners, through the provision of outstanding account management, project planning and delivery for specific worksteams.

Building relationships and the highest standards of account management is what you're great at. You love the cut and thrust of the commercial world of sport, working to deliver outstanding programmes within tight deadlines. You have incredible attention to detail, at the same time the ability to establish rapport and build respect with a wide range of stakeholders externally and within the cricket network.

For more information or to apply, click here.

Auckland Cricket – High Performance Manager

To effectively lead and execute the vision of Auckland Cricket High Performance Teams. The High-Performance Manager is responsible for setting and leading the strategic direction for High Performance, ensuring the delivery of world class players, coaches and staff development at all levels on a sustainable basis.

The vision of Auckland Cricket’s High-Performance Department is to be the ‘association of choice’ that primarily develops great players and people in New Zealand. Through athlete centred development we create international players that are selected and excel for the BLACKCAPS and WHITE FERNS.
Our high performance values set the foundation of our behaviours; they define how we interact with each other and ultimately how the community perceive us. 

Contact: jkemp@aucklandcricket to register an interest and for a full position description

Applications Close 30th August 2019

Canterbury Cricket Association - Network Coach

An exciting opportunity to lead Canterbury Crickets underage representative team programme Coaching and mentoring of identified players.

The Network Coach is a five month, full time, contracted position that works in the Cricket Performance area of Canterbury Cricket and reports to the High Performance Manager. The role will focus on the strategy, preparation, coaching and development of the Canterbury underage national tournament teams (U19 and U17). There will be an expectation that the Network Coach will also integrate into Canterbury ‘A’ and potentially Canterbury men and Canterbury Magicians teams assisting in driving the performance, skill level and culture of those sides.

Candidates should email a CV and covering letter to Brendon Donkers, Canterbury Head Coach bdonkers@canterburycricket.org.nz 

Applications close Monday 26 August

Job Description

Development Activator - Waikato

Northern District Cricket Association (NDCA) currently seek a positive individual to champion and develop female participation opportunities and structures within the Waikato region.

The role of ‘Development Activator – Waikato’ will be required to lead the delivery and development of sustainable female programmes and competitions, along with supporting coach and officiating training, to ensure cricket is a game which offers vibrant experiences for girls and women across the Waikato.

Should you have any queries please contact Eimear Richardson, General Manager Community; eimear@ndca.co.nz. All applications to be submitted to eimear@ndca.co.nz on/before 5:00pm Monday 26 August, including a cover letter and Curriculum Vitae.

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Northern Spirit Assistant Coach

Take the next step in your coaching career with Northern Districts. Help develop the future of women's cricket.

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Central Stags T20 Head Coach

This role will continue to develop a Central Stags team which achieves consistently strong performances in the T20 format and achieves the best possible match results.

The Central Stags Head Coach will understand and support NZC’s vision of strategic alignment and consistency across the wider NZC high-performance family, and particularly in terms of coordination with NZC’s high-performance functions.

This role will continue to develop emerging and current Central Stags in a holistic and overall sense, ensuring that the team is focused on developing a positive style of play that not only promotes the game of cricket, but is recognised as an effective performance approach.

Apply Here

Job Description

Southland Boys' High School Cricket Coach - Summer Position

Do you have a passion for cricket and an ability to inspire, motivate and encourage young people through sport?

Invercargill Southland Boys High School are looking for a Player Coach or General Coach to foster the development of emerging young cricketing talent during the upcoming season.

Job Description

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Major Associations

Auckland Cricket vacancies

Northern Districts vacancies

Central Districts vacancies

Cricket Wellington vacancies

Canterbury Cricket vacancies

Otago Cricket vacancies

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