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Chief Executive Officer

Organisation : Sport NSW

Location : Sydney (Sydney Olympic Park)

Work type : Full-time

Profession : CEO & Senior Management

Sector : Sport & Recreation

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 25 Aug, 2022

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Sport NSW

Sport NSW is the peak industry body for sport in the state. It is the independent not-for-profit organisation, representing NSW sporting organisations as The Voice of Sport to raise and respond to issues that impact on all levels of sport and to foster the future development of sport in NSW.

You can find more information about Sport NSW here:

About the role

What is Sport NSW looking for in their Chief Executive Officer?

A dynamic & motivated leader with the ability to engage and develop lasting, positive relationships with a diverse range of member organisations and other key stakeholders. Working closely with the Board, can create a clear vision and strategic direction that effectively engages and delivers services to all its members.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A recognition of members as the primary customer, and an unwavering commitment to provide meaningful, targeted and relevant services
  • An ability to lead and provide leadership to multiple stakeholders
  • An understanding of the workings and demands of a sport and/or membership-based organisation
  • Outstanding presentation and communication skills with the experience to be a respected spokesperson and relationship builder
  • An understanding or ability to lead a peak sporting body which operates within a strategic membership support framework
  • Creative, with an ability to encourage innovation and to champion new initiatives
  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline
  • Experience in working within a sporting organisation is desirable

Please see attached the CEO PD & copy of the Sport NSW Strategic Plan

Applications close on 25 August


How to apply

Please send your CV along with a cover letter that outlines why you feel you would be suitable for this role.

To have a confidential discussion and find out more about this exciting opportunity, contact Paul Bruce from Left Field Sports on 0407 426 592.

Please submit your application via the Left Field website

Left Field Sports have been engaged by Sport NSW to manage this search assignment.


Please quote in application: Chief Executive Officer via Pro Bono Australia.

Profession: #CEO_and_Senior_Management
Sector: #Sport_and_Recreation


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