Date: April 11, 2013
Author: Golf NSW

Golf NSW is seeking an Events Coordinator [Position filled]

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An exciting opportunity exists for an exceptional Golf Administrator to come on board at Golf NSW as an Events Coordinator. This role will manage all Golf NSW participation events, including but not limited to the Women’s Summer Foursomes (and Men's Senior Foursomes), Mixed Weekend Tournament, Women’s Medal Competition, Women’s Summer Meeting, Women’s Autumn Meeting, Women’s Pewter Plate, Women's Weekend Tournament (The Vintage), Women's Country Meeting, Women's Bronze Medallion, Women's Coronation Medal, Women's Mountain Meeting. Although not essential, a knowledge of the structure of the above events would be advantageous.

Working as part of the Golf Department, you will organize these events from start to finish. Amongst other duties you will be responsible for venue liaison, developing the entry form, marketing the event, updating the website and social media forums, utilizing tournament software to manage the event; on-the-day management includes coordinating and managing volunteers, draws, player information, event reports and articles for industry publications.

The role requires someone who is self-motivated, exceptionally well organized and has a positive can-do attitude. You must be able to manage multiple events at all times.

In house programs such as Tournament Software, a CRM Database and website content management system will all be used as part of this role. You must be highly competent with all elements of Microsoft Office, and be able to quickly learn the internal software programs.

The role works extremely closely with the Golf NSW Women’s Match Committee (the majority of the above events being women’s). Previous experience in dealing with Golf Clubs and Golf Committee’s would be an advantage.


About Golf NSW

Golf NSW is responsible for promoting, encouraging and advancing the game of golf at all levels throughout NSW. This is done through organizing Championships and events, encouraging and developing Rules Officials, coaching and developing elite and non-elite golfers.


The Golf NSW offices are located in Arncliffe, and free parking is available. Standard office hours are Monday to Friday 8.30am – 4.30pm, however some out of hours and weekend work is required.

Department: Golf Department
Reports to: Events Manager
Direct reports: None
Role type: Permanent

Selection criteria – Essential

  • Knowledge of the structure of golf in NSW
  • Previous event management experience
  • Experience in managing and updating website content
  • Sound Microsoft Office skills, and ability to learn internal programs
  • Experience working with and managing volunteers
  • Ability to work autonomously, as well as part of a team
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and prioritise workloads
  • Outgoing and well spoken
  • Current drivers license.


Selection criteria – Desirable

  • Knowledge of the structure of Golf NSW participation events
  • Knowledge of the rules and game of golf
  • Qualifications in Sports Administration, Office Administration, Event Management or similar.


Salary range is $45-$50k (plus super).

Please forward your CV with a cover letter addressing the selection criteria to Christy Collier at as soon as possible. Applications close Friday 12 April 2013. Please note – applications will be assessed as they are received as we are looking to fill this position as soon as possible.

This position is now closed.