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The purpose of this role is to lead club development projects into targeted areas and communities in the Canterbury region. The objective of these projects is to improve the provision, quality, and experience of community basketball opportunities.

The role will plan, develop, implement and continuously improve programmes and services to support and enable basketball clubs and organisations to deliver quality sport experiences with an emphasis on tamariki and rangatahi (children and young people).

The key focus area is the support and development of community clubs. Club growth and support will involve a focus on key development areas of growing the game for women and girls, creating more places to play and developing coaches and officials.

The role will work closely with the Community Lead – Canterbury Region, Canterbury Basketball Associations (North Canterbury, Canterbury, Mid Canterbury), a Regional Advisory Group and the BBNZ Community Team and other staff to identify, plan and implement regional development projects.

This is a full-time, permanent, employment opportunity that requires flexibility and a willingness to travel.  An understanding of basketball as a sport would be advantageous. To apply, click on the “apply for this job” button and upload your current CV and Cover letter.  Cover letters should outline why you believe you are the right person for this role and can be addressed to Sharon Searle, SmS Consulting Limited.  All applications must be received online and will be acknowledged by email. The deadline for applications is 5pm, Friday, 17 September.