WPSA Executive Officer Position Advertised

Executive Officer (2 year contract – 15 – 20 hours per week)

Water Polo South Australia (WPSA) is a State Sporting Organisation and the governing body for water polo in South Australia. WPSA is an incorporated association governed by a voluntary Board; funded by government grants, affiliation and membership fees and other revenue activities.

Current membership comprises 4 affiliated clubs representing over 330 individual members. WPSA is affiliated with Water Polo Australia (WPA).

The Executive Officer reports to the Board, which currently comprises eleven Members from a variety of professional backgrounds. The Board supports a dynamic and flexible work environment and remuneration will be negotiated commensurate with level of experience of the successful applicant.

The Executive Officer is responsible for the operational management of the organisation. With the support of an active Board and volunteer group, and small team of staff, key responsibilities include:

  • Member and Board liaison
  • Stakeholder relationship management
  • Strategic and operational planning
  • Sports growth and development
  • Grant funding management
  • Marketing & sponsorship
  • Media & communication
  • Policy & procedure management
  • Program and event management

This is a high profile role within the South Australian and Australian water polo community and will appeal to an individual working within sports administration or wishing to transition from a corporate environment into a sports management career.

WPSA is located at the SA Aquatic and Leisure Centre, 443 Morphett Rd, Oaklands Park


You should provide a written cover letter of introduction expressing your interest in the role, in addition to addressing each of the selection criteria contained in the Position Description.

Applications addressing the selection criteria will only be considered. Please also provide a current resume, including names and addresses of at least three professional referees, and forward in confidence to president@waterpolosa.com.au  by Monday 25th April. Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interview after the closing date.


For a confidential discussion please contact Derek Seret, Board President WPSA via email to president@waterpolosa.com.au .

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