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.


Employment opportunities with Sport Bay of Plenty

There are no opportunities at this time. Please check back at a later date.


Other Employment Opportunities

Mount Maunganui Swimming Club Head Coach - Tauranga

Mt Maunganui Swimming Club’s head coach position will become vacant in October 2017.

We are a swimming club affiliated to Swimming NZ and Swimming Bay of Plenty. Our focus is competitive swimming; however we cater for all aquatic sports competitors and swimmers who want to swim for fitness. Ages of swimmers are eight to 18.

We are looking for a coach who is enthusiastic, innovative and committed. We are a community club, so the successful applicant will need to be able to work within the Mt Maunganui Swimming Club Committee’s guidelines.

Hours of work are 5.45-7.30am Mondays to Fridays, Saturdays 7-9am and Tuesday evenings 4-6pm. We have extra paid hours for programme writing and administration and the targeted meets that require a coach.

We offer great working conditions, coaching in one of the best Short Course pools in the country, and working alongside a forward thinking and a very motivated committee, remuneration is also very generous considering the hours of work.

For more info please call Greg Swanberg 021 626026 or email


Nelson Softball Manager

Nelson Softball are looking for a dynamic, energetic leader to take Nelson Softball to the next level.

This person will be fully involved and drive the Association forward. You’ll be responsible for the daily running of Nelson Softball, be a key enabler in connecting our club community and enhance the experiences of our current members.

This role involves you to deliver and report on strategy, manage competitions / tournaments and our representative program, as well as providing communication and administration to our board, clubs, subcommittees and neighbouring associations.

If you like a challenge, know how to enthuse and engage a team of volunteers and would like to make a difference in community sport, this could be the role for you.

Applications close on Friday, October 20. For more position information contact

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Centre Manager - Harbourside Netball Centre (Mount Maunganui) - Full Time

Harbourside Netball Centre is seeking an exceptional person for the role of Centre Manager.

The position, reporting to the Harbourside Netball Centre Board, will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day management of the business and giving direction and leadership towards the achievement of the Commercial, Strategic and Operational objectives set by the Board.

Experience and knowledge of the sport and recreation sector is preferable. Exceptional leadership and communication skills are required and the ability to think strategically and build effective working relationships and partnerships with sporting organisations, clubs, council, schools and the wider community.

Please send your completed application form, letter of introduction and CV to Megan Cleverley, Sport Manager, Sport Bay of Plenty at by 4pm Friday, October 27.

Interviews will take place early November.

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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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