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Executive Director - Triathlon ACT

  • Lead and grow a healthy and evolving sport organisation
  • ‘Hands-on’ business operations and event management position
  • $80,000 pa + superannuation

Triathlon ACT (TACT) is the peak sporting organisation responsible for the development, promotion and governance of the sport of triathlon, duathlon, aquathon and multisport in the ACT. TACT is a not for profit organisation which is governed by the TACT Board and is a member of the national body, Triathlon Australia (TA). Supporting 13 clubs, TACT provides participation, sport development, education and performance programs and events, with a family focused, community driven and inclusive environment.

The Executive Director is accountable to the TACT Board through the President; however is responsive to the TA CEO and National Leadership Team.

The primary purpose of the Executive Director is to, through leadership excellence:

  • Advance the strategic direction of TACT
  • Manage the day-to-day operations of TACT efficiently and effectively in conjunction with the TACT Board and in line with agreed policies and directions

Key aspects of the role are:

  • ensuring the effective relationships with key stakeholders and the management of resources to achieve the objectives of TACT
  • high operational capabilities, with a focus on growth and sustainability of triathlon within ACT
  • an ability to balance working autonomously with leading, contributing to and being part of the team both locally and nationally

This ‘hands-on’ role requires an energetic and innovative leader with strong communication skills who is able to engage and work collaboratively with a diverse stakeholder group and develop and nurture key relationships within the triathlon community, including volunteers.

The successful candidate will be tertiary qualified, with senior experience within the sporting or event management industry, and the ability to strategically navigate the complexities of the local and national sporting landscape. The person must be decisive and tenacious with a demonstrated commitment to delivering both growth and a member service support focus which is built on inclusivity and camaraderie. Experience within not for profit and/or membership based organisations would be an advantage.

This is a unique opportunity to lead and grow a healthy and evolving sport organisation and would suit a candidate who has previous business leadership experience or a senior manager ready for the next step into this ‘hands-on’ leadership role. If you are looking for an exciting new challenge in your career then apply now!

How to Apply

Please note Sportspeople Recruitment will commence screening and interviewing for this role immediately. If you are intending to apply, please do so now.

Applications Close:  5pm Thursday 29 October, 2020

Preferred Format: Candidates must complete and submit the COMPULSORY Sportspeople Recruitment Application Form (attached to this advertisement) at the time of applying. The Form contains questions against which we require your specific response prior to considering your application. Sportspeople Recruitment prefers a 2 page letter of introduction and a CV of no more than 6 pages, merged into the Application Form as one MS Word file.


The Executive Director, Triathlon ACT recruitment assignment is being managed exclusively by Sportspeople Recruitment - a specialist division of People Recruitment Group.

In the first instance general enquiries should be directed to Angelique Everett on 0401 659 024 or Lachlan McMurtrie on 0423 383 663 or FREECALL AU 1800 634 388 or +61 2 9555 5000.

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