AFL New Zealand Board Seeking Appointed Director

The Board of AFL New Zealand is seeking to fill a board vacancy for the position of Appointed Director.


The AFL New Zealand Board is responsible for overseeing the governance, promotion and development of the sport of Australian Football in New Zealand and to provide opportunities for all New Zealand residents to enjoy this exciting football code.  A dedicated team that reports to the Board through the CEO undertakes the day-to-day promotion and development of the game.

The Board has responsibility for monitoring the strategic direction of the sport in New Zealand and wishes to bring to the Board, through this vacancy, proven business, promotion, marketing or legal experience to complement the skills that already exist within the Board.

Applicants will have proven business experience at senior management or board level and be able to undertake the important governance responsibilities as well as develop the strategic plans for the future growth of Australian Football in New Zealand.  Knowledge of sports administration issues would be desirable but not essential.

Your current geographic location is not an impediment for this position or for your contribution.

An application, including a curriculum vitae and an appropriate covering letter and contactable work place references, from people who would like be part of meeting the challenges that this exciting and growing sport offers and who are willing to contribute to its continuing development, are welcomed.

Applications must be forwarded to the CEO of AFL New Zealand by email to

Subject heading: Director Positions

Applications close Friday 5pm 13th October 2017

All application will be treated with respect and confidence and will be replied to.

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