VAFA seeks Administration Officer

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The VAFA, Australia’s oldest and largest senior Australian Rules Football competition, comprising Men’s and Women’s football, has a broad-ranging Administration position available. We are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic person to fill this stimulating and varied role. The successful candidate will have proficient knowledge of business systems, highly developed communication skills, strong work ethic and a keen eye for detail.

This full-time position will report to the General Manager, Business and Projects (GMB &P).

Role Summary

  • Assist and provide support to the CEO and GMB & P.
  • Support the VAFA Administration in the efficient and effective running of the VAFA office.
  • Provide support to the Football Operations Department.
  • Provide support to the Umpires Operations Manager.

Skills and experience required

  • Tertiary qualification in a relevant field or an equivalent combination of experience and training.
  • Proficient working knowledge of MS Office and other business related systems.
  • Experience with IT platforms
  • Excellent verbal and written skills.
  • Excellent organisational skills and time management.
  • Attention to detail and commitment to quality outcomes.
  • Ability to work both autonomously and closely within a team.
  • Experience in events would be an advantage
  • Experience in marketing would be an advantage.


  • A rewarding and vibrant working environment within the sporting industry.
  • A close and supportive workplace.
  • A varied role with opportunity for professional development.

Applications close Wednesday 5th May, 2021.

Please send your resume and cover letter to Shona MacInnes at [email protected]