Sport Bay of Plenty


Sport Bay of Plenty's vision is to inspire and enable the Bay of Plenty to be the most active community in New Zealand. To achieve this mission our staff have the knowledge, experience and passion to lead the sector, and we occasionally seek the right people to join the team.

Below is a list of vacancies currently available at Sport Bay of Plenty. All applications must include a cover letter, current curriculum vitae and a completed Sport Bay of Plenty application form.

See the listing for details of how to apply.


Community Sport Team Leader

Sport Bay of Plenty is seeking an exceptional Community Sport Team Leader. Reporting to the Sport Manager, they will be responsible for leading and managing the Community Sport Team and supporting sport in the Bay of Plenty through improving the capability of sporting organisations in particular clubs.

As part of the Regional Sports Trust network, Sport Bay of Plenty is a well-established and credible organisation in the Bay of Plenty. Exceptional facilitation and communication skills are required and the ability to build effective working relationships and partnerships with sporting organisations, council, schools and the wider community.

You will need to be a passionate dynamic leader, and committed to the vision of enriching lives through sport, recreation and physical activity. A sport, management or business degree is essential and at least 5 years’ experience in sport administration.

Any queries regarding the position should be made to Megan Cleverley, Sport Manager, on 027 461 7219 or

Applications for this position close 4pm Friday 28 April 2017, and must be sent to

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Other Employment Opportunities

General Manager, Sport & Operations (Sport Gisborne Tairawhiti)

Reporting to the Chief Executive, you will be an exceptional leader with the ability to take overall responsibility for the operation of key programmes and initiatives delivered by SGT, in line with strategic and financial goals.

You will also have the skill to translate ideas and innovation into action to support the long-term sustainability of the Trust. To be successful in the role, you will possess proven people management experience, strong financial acumen along with in-depth knowledge of sport, recreation and physical activity. You will also have a relevant tertiary qualification.

If you possess the qualities, passion and drive required to become SGT’s General Manager Sport & Operations, SGT wants to hear from you.

To be accepted all applications must include:
- Completed application form
- Cover letter
- C.V.

Applications for this role close 4pm Monday 1 May and must be sent to or posted to The Chief Executive, Sport Gisborne Tairawhiti, P O Box 1391, Gisborne.

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To check out more employment opportunities within the Sport and Recreation industry visit the SportNZ website or NZ Recreation Association website

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