Position available: VAFA Amateur Footballer Co-ordinator

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The VAFA, Australia’s largest senior football competition, seeks a dedicated and enthusiastic person to oversee the production and publication of the weekly Amateur Footballer record.

Reporting to the Media and Communications Co-ordinator, the successful candidate will possess keen attention to detail, strong written communication skills and the ability to liaise with all associated parties to ensure the record’s timely production.

The Amateur Footballer Co-ordinator is a part-time position, with the successful candidate required to work Mondays and Tuesdays from VAFA HQ at Sportscover Arena, Elsternwick.

Key Tasks

  • Advertise for and select writers (scribes) for each section of the VAFA prior to the season’s commencement
  • Edit the weekly reports of all sections of the Amateur Footballer
  • Write the weekly ‘For the Love of the Game’ column
  • Ensure all scores, ladders, goal kickers are included correctly in each edition
  • Liaise with Amateur Footballer designer to collate all content of Amateur Footballer each week before sign off
  • Liaise with Amateur Footballer designer regarding the cover of each week’s Amateur Footballer
  • Manage advertising space in the record working with Commercial Manager
  • Organise distribution points for Amateur football including mailing weekly to sponsors and LM.
  • Responsible for uploading Amateur Footballer to the website


  • Excellent written communication and editing skills
  • Organised and able to meet deadlines
  • Desire to gain experience in the fast-paced sport media environment
  • An understanding of the VAFA competition would be an advantage

Please send applications to the Media and Communications Co-ordinator:

Mr Nick Armistead

[email protected]

by Friday 24 February